Lisa Cooke

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Health professionals say genetic screening technology can play a vital role in preventing miscarriages and the inheritance of debilitating genetic conditions. File photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

An Irish newborn has become the first reported case in the world of a baby born free of an extremely rare fatal condition despite both of her parents (...)

Baby Bridget, daughter of Patrick Mullane and Lisa Cooke from Cork,  at Cork University Maternity Hospital where she was born on June 27th following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis at the Cork Fertility Centre

BARRY ROCHESouthern Correspondent, Cork A couple, who have had the first baby born in the Republic of Ireland following a technique to screen embryos (...)

Baby Bridget weighed in at a healthy 7lbs 9oz (3.4kg) at Cork University Maternity Hospital on June 27th when she was born to a  couple  at risk of having a baby with Cystic Fibrosis. Photograph: Google Street View

The birth of the first baby in the Republic following a technique to screen embryos for genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis prior to implantati(...)