NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A UK biomedical ethics group has started a consultation program with stakeholders in biomedical business and research to gather information on perceptions of personalized healthcare technologies, including DNA testing, body imaging, and telemedicine.

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics said on Tuesday that it will accept comments over the next three months as part of an effort to explore whether DNA testing and biomedical imaging technologies should be regulated.

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