Latest reproductive technology Stories

2007-04-16 09:00:42

The Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) will host the third annual Midwest Reproductive Symposium where physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and scientists will meet to discuss new concepts, techniques and challenges in the field of reproductive medicine.

2006-06-19 07:46:21

By Patricia Reaney PRAGUE (Reuters) - A new method of freezing human eggs could enable many more women, particularly young cancer patients, to have children, Japanese fertility experts said on Monday.

2006-01-13 13:32:49

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sperm extraction is unlikely to be successful in men with a chromosomal disorder known as Klinefelter's syndrome who are over 35 years of age, Japanese investigators have found.

2005-08-25 11:46:11

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sperm banking may not only preserve young cancer patients' ability to have children, but their emotional well-being as well, according to Japanese researchers.

2005-08-06 10:38:19

The announcement this week that South Korean researchers have created the world's first cloned dog is being hailed as a scientific marvel, but one without immediate medical benefits -- for dogs or humans.

2005-06-22 06:56:47

Older men have much more sperm DNA damage than young men do, which reduces their chances of fathering children, a Canadian study finds.

2005-06-20 22:54:13

Reproductive tourism is on the increase in Europe, but rather than condemning it, we should regard it as a "safety valve" that helps us to avoid moral conflict, according to a European ethics expert.

2005-06-19 14:05:00

Scientists in the UK have proved that human embryonic stem cells can develop in the laboratory into the early forms of cells that eventually become eggs or sperm. Their work opens up the possibility that eggs and sperm could be grown from stem cells and used for assisted reproduction, therapeutic cloning and the creation of more stem cells for further research and for the improved treatments for patients suffering from a range of diseases.

2005-05-29 23:15:00

University of Michigan researchers identify method that produces viable eggs when thawed.

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