Latest Oocyte cryopreservation Stories

2005-08-22 12:33:03

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For women seeking to become pregnant with the help of assisted reproductive techniques such as in vitro fertilization, reasonable pregnancy rates of at least 5 percent per cycle are obtainable through the end of the 43rd year, researchers at Harvard Medical School have found. After that, they report, the rate of live births is low -- no higher than 2.3 percent. Based on the findings, Dr. Sigal Klipstein and her colleagues recommend that...

2005-05-29 23:15:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A new technique might allow women diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to have children when chemotherapy and radiation treatments rob them of their fertility, researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found. By having her eggs frozen before she begins cancer treatments, a woman can preserve the hope of one day having a baby. Freezing eggs is one thing; thawing them safely so they can lead to pregnancy is the challenge. In the past,...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.