Philippa Taylor

Philippa Taylor is head of public policy for the Christian Medical Fellowship in the UK.



Powerful commercial interests are backing prenatal genetic screening
13 Jun 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: genetic screening, pre-natal testing, uk
How much will parents pay for the perfect baby or a baby of the right sex?


If we trust women, we should listen to them
25 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, opinion polls, women's rights
Women are more sensitive to the reality of abortion.


Exposing the dark side of egg donation
9 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: egg donation, eggsploitation, ivf
Does the health and well being of women count for nothing? Where are the feminists standing up for them? Where are the regulators?


Do sex education programs work? No, says major new study
22 Nov 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: sex education
Reviews of world-wide research show that it does not reduce teen pregnancy rates or STI rates.


Hubris and hype in stem cell research
23 Sep 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: stem cell ethics, stem cells, UK
The recent news about 'motherless babies' was gobbled up by gullible media


Good news on three-parent embryos … or maybe not
13 Jun 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: mitochondrial disease, science hype, three-parent embryos, UK
It appears that recent research from the UK has been over-hyped.


Ethical objections to embryo research can trigger genuine progress
30 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, mitochondrial disease, three-parent embryos, UK
It now appears that the 'vital' 3-parent embryo technique may be harmful.


Why are British midwives being forced to assist with abortions?
19 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, conscientious objection, midwives
Ask the head of the country's leading abortion provider.


Let’s listen to the real experts about Down syndrome
3 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, disability, Down syndrome, prenatal screening, prenatal tests
"Down syndrome isn’t a disease, it’s a type of person."


“People have to start thinking out eugenics in a different way”
7 Apr 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, eugenics, Francis Crick, HFEA, UK
Why is a high profile, massively funded, European 'superlab' named after Francis Crick?


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