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2010-05-12 06:30:00

A study published in a recent issue of a leading bioethics journal found that compensation being offered for young women to sell their eggs to infertility treatment clinics often exceeds industry guidelines, fueling the debate over how much - or even whether - egg donors should be paid.

2009-12-23 08:59:09

The largest and longest running study of children born after preimplantation genetic diagnosis and screening has shown that embryo biopsy does not adversely affect the health of babies born as the result of a subsequent singleton pregnancy.

2009-08-12 08:35:00

Montefiore's Institute for Reproductive Medicine & Health Only Site in New York Metro Area to Offer This Breakthrough Procedure HARTSDALE, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer patients who want to start a family in the future now have a new option.

2009-07-24 07:20:23

The vast improvement in cancer treatment and increased survival rates have created a challenge for young cancer patients, since the chemotherapy and radiation treatments that save lives often threaten fertility.

2009-07-21 19:28:20

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) has helped many couples conceive healthy children and is generally considered a safe practice.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.