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2011-01-21 00:00:49

Daniel A. Potter, MD, FACOG has been selected as a Super Doctor for the 2011 Super Doctors listing published in the January issue of Los Angeles. Laguna Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2011 Daniel A. Potter, MD, FACOG has been selected as a Super Doctor for the 2011 Super Doctors listing published in the January issue of Los Angeles. The Super Doctors listing is published annually and recognizes doctors based on colleague nominations, independent research and panel review. "It is a great...

2011-01-12 00:01:24

Reproductive Medicine Associates of CT Partners with NJ Affiliate for Award-Winning Clinical Study of Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut fertility centers (RMACT) recently participated in a breakthrough study titled "A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrating Significantly Increased Clinical Pregnancy Rates Following 24-Chromosome Aneuploidy Screening: Biopsy and Analysis on Day 5 with...

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2010-12-07 09:51:26

Mandatory genetic screening of newborns for rare diseases is creating unexpected upheaval for families whose infants test positive for risk factors but show no immediate signs of the diseases, a new UCLA study warns. "Although newborn screening undoubtedly saves lives, some families are thrown on a journey of great uncertainty," said UCLA sociology professor Stefan Timmermans, the study's lead author. "Rather than providing clear-cut diagnoses, screening of an entire population has created...

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...

2010-11-10 17:20:02

Many aspects of the German Genetic Diagnostics Act (Gendiagnostikgesetz) are out of touch with the latest technology, almost impossible to implement in clinical practice, or even detrimental to the success of recognised screening tests, such as newborn screening. The Act, which came into force in February 2010, is in desperate need of amendment. This was the conclusion reached by the Academy Workgroup "Predictive genetic diagnostics as an instrument of disease prevention" of the German...

2010-10-28 11:18:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians from Reproductive Medicine Associates of NJ have once again earned the top research award, the 2010 General Program Prize, from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. The study, "A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrating Significantly Increased Clinical Pregnancy Rates Following 24-Chromosome Aneuploidy Screening: Biopsy and Analysis on Day 5 with Fresh Transfer," was led by Richard Scott, M.D. and Nathan Treff,...

2010-10-22 16:55:21

The four guidelines include one outlining the organisation of a PGD centre and three relating to the methods used: amplification-based testing, fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH)-based testing and polar body/embryo biopsy. "The guidelines are a detailed update to the Consortium's initial PGD guidelines, published in the same journal in 2005. They have been developed as a set which, taken together, form a complete best-practice compendium," said Gary Harton, chairman of ESHRE's PGD...

2010-10-21 13:56:00

DENVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) announced today its physicians are using an embryo screening technique that allows the infertility clinic to achieve in-vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates for women ages 38 to 42 with chromosomally normal (euploid) embryos that are as good as the rates generally achieved by women 37 years old and under. "It is as if we are turning back the biological clock for these women," said William Schoolcraft,...

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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,...

2010-10-15 16:39:19

Births in Italy and Germany from eggs tested by CGH Two women taking part in the world's first controlled study of a comprehensive genetic screening test before IVF have given birth to healthy babies. The babies, twin girls born in Germany in June and a singleton boy born in Italy in September, are the first deliveries in a pilot study of comparative genomic hybridisation (CGH) by microarray, a new method of screening oocytes for IVF for a full range of chromosomal disorders. Dr Cristina...


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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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