Latest Preimplantation genetic diagnosis Stories
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.
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated.
The success rate of in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures still remains relatively low, at only around 30%.
Research conducted at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at Oregon Health & Science University helps answer some long-standing questions about how certain disease-causing gene mutations are inherited.
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...