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    The Obesity Crisis.Mariam Ghosn - 2006 - Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (2):4.
    Ghosn, Mariam The causes of obesity are complex. Both our attitudes and lifestyles will need to change in order to successfully address this issue.
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    Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease in Young Children: Part I.Mariam Ghosn - 2007 - Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (3):1.
    Ghosn, Mariam Huntington's disease (HD) is an inherited disorder. Sufferers usually develop symptoms in midlife between the ages of 30 and 50 years. HD causes neurodegeneration resulting in the progressive development of physical, cognitive and emotional symptoms. The impact on sufferers worsens over time with the final stage of the disease resulting in the need for professional assistance in a long-term care facility. More rarely HD develops in children and young adults, with less than 5% of HD sufferers being affected (...)
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    Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease in Adolescents: Part 2.Mariam Ghosn - 2007 - Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (3):3.
    Ghosn, Mariam Predictive genetic testing Part 2 will examine the issues and ethical aspects that must be considered when adolescents below the age of majority make a request to undergo predictive genetic testing for Huntington's disease.
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    Stem Cell Technology Update.Mariam Ghosn & Ford - 2006 - Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (1):10.
    Ghosn, Mariam; Ford, Norman The adult stem cells are capable of self-renewal and are responsible for replenishing cells throughout an individual's lifetime, residing not only at embryonic stage but also in children and adults. The latest advancements and updates in adult stem cell technology demonstrate that it might be possible to generate stem cells for therapeutic uses without the creation or destruction of human embryos.
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    Aspartame: An Artificial Sweetener Under Review.Mariam Ghosn - 2006 - Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 11 (4):9.
    Ghosn, Mariam A seven-year $1 million dollar study conducted by Dr. M. Soffritti found that significant trend of increasing lymphoma and leukaemia incidence in female rats fed aspartame with a significant increase in the number of female rats affected at dosages of 20 mg/kg per day and upward, thus questioning aspartame's safety. However, the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) argued that there was not enough evidence (...)
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