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2011-01-06 13:27:03

A University of Adelaide reproductive biologist has achieved a major breakthrough in IVF technology that is expected to help millions of women around the world who have suffered previous miscarriages after IVF treatment. Professor Sarah Robertson, an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and member of the University's Robinson Institute, has partnered with a Danish company to develop a product which improves IVF embryo implantation rates for some women by up to 40%. In the world's largest clinical...

2010-12-21 15:00:00

- agreement also provides market planning support for India - BELLEVILLE, ON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its Animal Health division has signed an agreement with IMV Technologies (France) for the exclusive distribution of a Bioniche cattle reproduction product and a select group of embryo transfer media products in Europe (excluding Spain, the UK and...

2010-11-18 17:06:06

In a study to improve traceability of reproductive material Researchers from the Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), in collaboration with researchers from the Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona (IMB-CNM) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), have developed an identification system for oocytes and embryos in which each can be individually tagged using silicon barcodes. Researchers are now...

2010-10-28 11:18:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians from Reproductive Medicine Associates of NJ have once again earned the top research award, the 2010 General Program Prize, from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. The study, "A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrating Significantly Increased Clinical Pregnancy Rates Following 24-Chromosome Aneuploidy Screening: Biopsy and Analysis on Day 5 with Fresh Transfer," was led by Richard Scott, M.D. and Nathan Treff,...

2010-10-21 13:56:00

DENVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) announced today its physicians are using an embryo screening technique that allows the infertility clinic to achieve in-vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates for women ages 38 to 42 with chromosomally normal (euploid) embryos that are as good as the rates generally achieved by women 37 years old and under. "It is as if we are turning back the biological clock for these women," said William Schoolcraft,...

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2010-10-16 08:15:00

Two women have given birth to three healthy babies from eggs screened for genetic defects prior to in-vitro fertilization, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) announced on Friday.The babies, twin girls born in Germany in June and a boy born in Italy in September, are the first deliveries in the controlled pilot study, which is the first of its kind anywhere in the world.The new screening technique, known as comparative genomic hybridization (CGH) by microarray,...

2010-10-15 16:39:19

Births in Italy and Germany from eggs tested by CGH Two women taking part in the world's first controlled study of a comprehensive genetic screening test before IVF have given birth to healthy babies. The babies, twin girls born in Germany in June and a singleton boy born in Italy in September, are the first deliveries in a pilot study of comparative genomic hybridisation (CGH) by microarray, a new method of screening oocytes for IVF for a full range of chromosomal disorders. Dr Cristina...

2010-10-12 18:05:53

Australian scientists have developed a potentially groundbreaking new measure of the health of an embryo and the likelihood of a successful pregnancy in IVF treatment. The research could lead to significantly improved birth rates in IVF to help the one in six Australian couples experiencing infertility to achieve their dream of parenthood. It also has the potential to predict the gender of an embryo prior to implantation. The  study conducted by the University of Melbourne and Repromed...

2010-10-12 08:05:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Incept BioSystems, Inc. ("Incept"), a privately-held biomedical device company using patented, microfluidic technology developed at the University of Michigan, announced today the completion of the first U.S. human clinical trial of its proprietary, SMART Start((TM)) Embryo Culture System, and the recent submission of a 510(k) application to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration ("FDA"). A decision as to market clearance for the device is...

2010-10-11 15:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Galen, M.D., one of California's earliest fertility specialists, says that fears about the 'brave new world' of medical technology that stunned the world in 1978 are vindicated by the announcement that the British biologist who developed in vitro fertilization (IVF) for humans, Professor Robert Edwards, was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Galen, surgical and research director of Reproductive Science Center of the...