Volume 27, Issue 148 (5-2017)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2017, 27(148): 176-186 | Back to browse issues page

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Laini M B M, Afzali M A, Gholami S. A Review on Advantages and Disadvantages of Human Cloning. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2017; 27 (148) :176-186
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Background and purpose: In recent years, the importance of human cloning is discussed by researchers. But its scientific and legal advantages and disadvantages have received less attention. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of human cloning according to sporadic legal and scientific viewpoints and Islamic jurisprudence.

Materials and methods: In this review, data was collected using relevant keywords form university libraries, Qom and Najaf Hawzas and electronic databases (Persian and English). The search results were categorized according to the views on human cloning and its advantages and disadvantages. 

Results: The advantages and drawbacks of cloning was defined according to scientific and legal perspectives. None of the different views investigated in this study accept human cloning, because of its negative implications.

Conclusion: Human cloning is an important subject since it has many complications and impacts, therefore, its procedures should be done under the supervision of scientific committees and reliable jurists.

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