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Latest Oocyte cryopreservation Stories

2011-07-30 00:01:04

For the first time in the USA, a leading fertility and egg donation center is offering programs that include guaranteed quantities of viable eggs for its patients. CT Fertility is able to guarantee egg quantities thanks to the high quality of its carefully screened egg donors, and by supplementing any shortfall with frozen eggs from its Egg Bank, one of the largest and most successful in the world. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 CT Fertility, one of the leading fertility and egg...

2011-07-06 23:56:52

Other important data the European IVF Monitoring group (EIM) on 2008 cycles and the International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART) on 2007 cycles highlighted were Sweden's low rate of multiple births "“ the lowest in the world "“ and Spain's 30 % share of egg donations in Europe. The EIM collected data on frozen oocyte retrieval (FOR) cycles for the first time. Until today, egg freezing is still not offered on a wide scale but can be an option for...

2011-06-04 00:00:03

Studies at the Reproductive Science Center of New England have yielded an effective model for flexible day of embryo transfer for in vitro fertilization. (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 Kathryn Go, PhD, Scientific and Laboratory director at the Reproductive Science Center of New England, has been chosen to deliver a Roundtable Presentation at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). In her presentation titled Flexible Day of Transfer: a Model to Optimize...

2011-05-31 07:25:00

SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) has come a long way since the first successful IVF birth back in 1978. IVF is safer and more reliable today. A variety of related procedures has contributed to higher success rates. Louise Joy Brown, the world's first "test tube" baby, was born on July 25, 1978. Since then, advances in medical science have made In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) safer and more effective. IVF is the process by which a woman's eggs are...

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2010-12-29 07:28:10

A British couple has given birth to their third daughter this year, twelve years after conceiving a set of triplets, of which two were born in 1998. The three girls from Walsall, Great Britain, who were born more than a decade apart, are actually fraternal triplets born through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Ryleigh Shepherd, the newest addition to Lisa and Adrian Shepherd's family, came from the same batch of embryos that allowed her parents to give birth to twins Megan and Bethany....

2010-12-01 00:37:31

Clinical research by Chicago-area infertility specialist Richard Sherbahn, MD, reveals increased embryo quality and higher live birth rates with in vitro fertilization when the follicular fluid is in an ideal temperature range. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Maintaining the temperature of follicular fluid in an ideal range during the in vitro fertilization (IVF) egg retrieval procedure can improve IVF live birth success rates, according to a clinical study conducted by the Advanced...

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...

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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,...

2010-07-01 13:17:06

Embryos derived from oocytes (eggs) cryopreserved by the vitrification method are just as likely to produce an on-going pregnancy as those involving fresh oocytes, the 26th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology heard today. Dr. Ana Cobo, Cryobiology Unit director at Institut Universitari "“ IVI Valencia, Valencia, Spain, told delegates that the results of her team's research would make egg donation both easier and safer in the future. The scientists...

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2010-07-01 05:45:00

Many fertility clinics have been traditionally reluctant to freeze and store eggs until a woman was ready to use them because of low success rates. But with increasing demand and higher success rates now being reported by clinics, more than half of US clinics will now do so, according to a new study. Women who are about to have cancer therapies are the ones most likely to use this option, which has been available for the past two decades or so. But two-thirds of egg-freezing clinics will...