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2009-11-19 09:28:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island IVF, a full service medical practice offering fertility services and treatments to help patients achieve successful pregnancies, is now offering a new program to help couples limit the high costs of advanced fertility treatment. Through this program and a partnership with In Vitro Sciences, Long Island IVF's Financial Share Program will limit the amount of money couples pay for their comprehensive treatment plans and provide a guaranteed...

2009-11-09 14:43:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a nationwide effort to reduce unnecessary multiple births resulting from fertility treatment, the Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area (RSC) has embraced revised guidelines issued this October by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) intended to limit the number of embryos that should be transferred during in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. "In the past 30 years that IVF has been available,...

2009-11-09 13:51:34

Just one in three women gives birth after a single IVF attempt, but the cumulative chance of a live birth increases with each cycle - where women are offered three cycles nearly two thirds go on to have babies, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Around three per cent of all children born in Sweden are test-tube babies resulting from IVF (in vitro fertilisation). "There are considerable discrepancies between the number of cycles offered by...

2009-10-20 07:17:00

DENVER, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) announced today a clinical pregnancy success rate of 77% for patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) with comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS), an ongoing IRB approved clinical study. The IVF pregnancy success rate is about 30% worldwide. In May of 2007, CCRM began the CCS study, which screens for all 23 pairs of chromosomes in a few cells removed from the embryo on day 5 or 6 of...

2009-09-30 07:30:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Incept BioSystems, Inc. ("Incept" or the "Company"), a privately-held biomedical device company using patented microfluidic technology developed at the University of Michigan, announced today that it has initiated the first U.S. human clinical trial of its proprietary SMART Embryo Culture System. The microscale SMART technology platform is designed to improve the in vitro manipulation, performance, and viability of embryos for the treatment of...

2009-09-18 09:05:40

Looking at the genetic makeup of cattle to determine their value is nothing new. An examination of a small sample of hair or blood can reveal if a calf has any genetic diseases that will lower the market price. Now, a team of clinicians and diagnosticians and genetic researchers at Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine are looking to test those calves earlier...before they are born...even before their mother is pregnant. Dr. Jim West and Dr. Paul Plummer are researching a...

2009-08-31 10:59:26

Three out of ten women who undergo polar body diagnosis go on to have a child. The extensive technique of polar body analysis (PBA) is described by researchers in reproductive medicine at Lbeck in an article in the current edition of Deutsches Óžrtzeblatt International, in which they present three successful cases and one failure (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2009; 106(33): 533-8).Polar bodies are by-products of normal cell division (meiosis) of an oocyte"”a woman's egg...

2009-08-10 12:59:00

One of first clinics in nation to offer patients unused embryos from its other patients, a more affordable and ethically appealing option for some SAN RAMON, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area fertility patients now have a new means of resolving the dilemma of what to do with leftover embryos in frozen storage, thanks to the launch of an embryo-donation program at the Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area (RSC). Increasing numbers of patients undertaking IVF to...

2009-07-06 09:09:00

AARUHS, Denmark, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisense FertiliTech A/S (http://www.fertilitech.com) announces that the EmbryoScope(TM) Embryo Monitoring System and EmbryoSlide(TM) tray have received CE approval as class IIa medical devices for use in IVF. Unisense Fertilitech A/S also received the DS/EN ISO13485:2003 and AC:2007 quality system certificate for production, installation and servicing of IVF incubators and related accessories. (Photo:...

2009-07-01 09:51:15

For the first time, scientists have shown that chromosomal abnormalities are present in more than 90% of IVF embryos, even those produced by young, fertile couples. Ms Evelyne Vanneste, a PhD student in the Centre for Human Genetics and the University Fertility Center, Leuven University, Belgium, told the 25th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Wednesday July 1), that the surprising finding meant that current techniques used in...


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