Latest Oocyte cryopreservation Stories

2009-03-19 14:25:54

For the first time, a method of preserving the possibility of conceiving children for females who must undergo cancer treatment that results in infertility has successfully come to fruition.

2008-12-08 08:26:28

Currently there are about 500,000 frozen, stored embryos in the United States - The debate about what to do with a frozen embryo after a couple is finished having children may be more complicated than it appears.

2008-11-07 09:00:24

ROCKLAND, Mass., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, announced the launch of the Human Oocyte Preservation Experience (HOPE) Registry surrounding next week's 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).

2008-10-24 18:00:43

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The day of true reproductive freedom for women has arrived. A new scientific study confirms the efficacy of a revolutionary egg selection and freezing process that, at long last, offers women a viable and reliable fertility preservation option.

2008-07-30 15:01:17

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) announced today an increase in in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates to 80 percent from its Institutional Review Board-approved clinical preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) study involving comprehensive screening of all 23 pairs of chromosomes on day five embryos (blastocysts).

2008-07-09 09:05:00

A new study found frozen embryos are just as healthy as fresh embryos when it comes to weight, risk of birth defects, and premature deliveries.

2008-07-01 21:00:19

By Vianna Davila, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 1--Stanford University researchers said they are one step closer to accurately predicting if in vitro fertilization will result in pregnancy, according to a study released Tuesday.

2008-06-30 00:02:27

By Heather May, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 29--Some women who don't have cancer but want to delay childbearing also want to freeze their eggs.

2008-06-15 15:10:00

Babies have been conceived with frozen sperm since the 1950s, and the odds have risen as a result of a relatively new technique called intracytoplasmic sperm injection. But for women, egg freezing is still experimental.

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