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2012-07-03 06:26:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Imagine not being able to give birth naturally. That is the reality for 6 million women in the United States. Fortunately, assisted reproduction technologies (ART) are an option for these women. Since 1978, 5 million babies have been given the gift of life as a result of these technologies. This number (5 million) was based on the number of IVF (In vitro fertilization) and ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection) treatment cycles recorded worldwide up to 2008 with...

2012-07-02 21:45:16

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated, according to investigators from the reproduction, oncology and genetics centers of the university hospitals of Maastricht and Brussels. The results follow a review of the largest number of PGD treatments for BRCA1/2 in Europe and were presented today at the annual meeting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) by...

2012-06-12 10:54:30

The success rate of in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures still remains relatively low, at only around 30%. The high emotional, health and financial costs associated with having to undergo the procedure multiple times has driven the need to develop more efficient methods of assessing the development potential of embryos to ensure that only those with the highest potential are selected for IVF treatment. In their article Advances in embryo selection methods for F1000 Biology Reports,...


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Human Reproduction
2012-05-14 11:44:50

Human Reproduction is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that concentrates on original research, clinical case studies and opinions and debates on topical issues. The journal was broken into three distinct journals in 1995, with Human Reproduction Update and Molecular Human Reproduction. Human Reproduction Update is a bimonthly review journal and Molecular Human Reproduction is a monthly journal focusing on molecular aspects of reproductive biology. Human Reproduction covers all aspects...

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