Swedish politicians consider opening population’s medical-research DNA database for private insurance companies

Since 1975, Sweden has taken a DNA sample from all newborns for medical research purposes, and asked parents’ consent to do so for this research purpose. This means that over time, Sweden has built the world’s most comprehensive DNA database over everybody under 43 years of age. But now, politicians are considering opening up this … Continue reading “Swedish politicians consider opening population’s medical-research DNA database for private insurance companies”

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