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2009-07-02 13:02:44

More than 40 scientists, bioethicists, lawyers and science journal editors are calling on their colleagues, policy makers and the public to begin developing guidelines for the research and reproductive use of stem cell-derived eggs and sperm, even though such use may be a decade or more away.

2009-05-28 14:59:43

Assisted reproductive technology is involved in the births of an estimated 219,000 to 246,000 babies each year worldwide, researchers in France estimated.

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2009-05-28 14:06:43

According to a report released on Wednesday, about a quarter of a million babies are born every year through in-vitro and other assisted fertilization techniques.

2009-03-31 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Fertility Center is pleased to announce its 50th child delivered after using preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and preimplantation genetic screening (PGS). Recent media attention about "designer babies" mentioned PGD and PGS.

2009-03-02 01:04:22

The birth of octuplets in California calls attention to a lack of regulation in the field of assisted reproduction, some experts said. Although the doctor who supervised in vitro fertilization on the 33-year-old woman who gave birth to octuplets in January is regarded by many in the field as having violated professional norms, U.S.

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2009-02-27 14:05:00

The financial crisis has resulted in an increasing number of women willing to sell their eggs at US fertility clinics, with potential payments of up to $10,000.

2009-02-04 04:00:00

Unique idea for his-and-hers Valentine's Day gifts that truly demonstrate couple's love ATLANTA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- While Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity for couples to express their love for one another, there are so many trite gifts often used to convey this important message.

2009-01-21 05:00:00

FREE Presentation/Surrogacy Seminar Series CHICAGO, Jan.

2008-07-25 15:01:08

Fertility Treatment Center: WHAT: Today marks the 30th anniversary of the world's first test tube baby. Louise Joy Brown's birth on July 25, 1978, launched the successful introduction of science into the conception process.

2008-06-19 12:00:19

LEXINGTON, Mass., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Science Center (RSC) of New England has expanded its physician staff with the addition of Dr. Carla DiGirolamo, a reproductive endocrinologist who is also accomplished in adult stem cell research and implantation biology. Starting July 14, Dr.


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