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The UK could move a step closer to allowing the creation of babies from two women and a man. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is to advise ministers and report on a public consultation and the latest advances in the field later today.
At the beginning of the process, the chairwoman of the organisation, Prof Lisa Jardine, said it was a question of "balancing the desire to help families have healthy children with the possible impact on the children themselves and wider society"

Scientists say that three person IVF could have the potential to prevent debilitating and fatal "mitochondrial" diseases but is it worth denying a child the right to knowing it's biological make up?

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