Navigation Links
IVF does not increase risk of developmental disorders in children
Date:7/8/2008

p>The researchers studied the babies' neurodevelopment by assessing their spontaneous movements, known as general movements, early in infancy. "The quality of these movements reflects the integrity of the young brain and is related to developmental disorders such as CP, minor neurological dysfunction, and behavioural problems when children reach school age," said Dr. Middelburg.

Data on quality of movements in the general population was also available by assessing 450 singleton children at child welfare clinics. The researchers found that the quality of general movements of singletons born following conventional IVF and IVF using the modified natural cycle were similar to that of the singletons born to sub-fertile couples.

"However, we were intrigued to find that sub-fertility appeared to relate to less-than-optimal neurological condition in early infancy," said Dr. Middelburg. "Mildly abnormal general movements occurred more frequently in the children born to sub-fertile parents than in the general population, and this suggests that factors relating to sub-fertility rather than to IVF procedures come into play."

The children in the study are currently being assessed a number of times until their second birthday. The team intends to follow up the work by recalling them for further assessment around their fourth birthday. "Some developmental disorders, such as cognitive and behavioural problems are only fully detectable when children grow older," said Dr. Middelburg. "This study is important, not only because it informs us about the effect of hormonal stimulation on brain development, but also because we believe that many factors associated with sub-fertility may be implicated in the neurological condition of the resulting children. This is an intriguing finding that deserves further investigation."


'/>"/>

Contact: Mary Rice
mary@mrcommunication.org
34-932-308-810
European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Western diet linked to increased risk of colon cancer recurrence
2. Study finds Viagra increases release of key reproductive hormone
3. Springer increases publishing activities in South Korea
4. International team shows mercury concentrations in fish respond quickly to increased deposition
5. International team shows mercury concentrations in fish respond quickly to increased deposition
6. Weight gain between first and second pregnancies associated with increased odds of male second child
7. Mixing large doses of both acetaminophen painkiller and caffeine may increase risk of liver damage
8. Increase in ethanol production from corn could significantly impact
9. Social stress + darkness = increased anxiety
10. Age increases chance of success as two-timer
11. Predators and parasites may increase evolutionary stability
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2015)... RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina , ... in sein 35. Jahr als spezialisiertes Logistikunternehmen ... seine Position als einzige klinische Logistikfirma (Clinical ... soll. Die Kernbotschaft der neuen Kampagne lautet ... Protokollen und Lieferungen. Foto: ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... Conn. , Jan. 26, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. ... the "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the ... new corporate website ( http://www.nxt-id.com/ ) as part of ... smart wallet. The Company launched its new consumer website ... Gino Pereira , CEO of NXT-ID said, "Our new ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces ... CEO Conference on January 29 th at 10:30 ... CEO of NXT-ID will present and host a live ... wallet and its full suite of biometric technologies. Investors ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Marken startet Kampagne mit Patienten im Mittelpunkt 2Marken startet Kampagne mit Patienten im Mittelpunkt 3NXT-ID, Inc. Launches New Corporate Website As Part Of Ongoing 2015 Branding Initiatives For Wocket Smart Wallet 2NXT-ID, Inc. Launches New Corporate Website As Part Of Ongoing 2015 Branding Initiatives For Wocket Smart Wallet 3CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. to Discuss Company's Biometric Technologies at RedChip Online Conference January 29th 2CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. to Discuss Company's Biometric Technologies at RedChip Online Conference January 29th 3
... oxygen isnt the only way that carbon monoxide (CO) ... According to the findings of a new ... Medicine, CO also causes direct damage to the heart ... reduces the hearts pumping capacity and permanently impairs cardiac ...
... Mother Nature help airport security screening checkpoints better protect us ... a new book, Natural Security: A Darwinian Approach to a ... to think outside the box and pay heed to some ... survival. Biological organisms have figured out millions of ...
... accumulation in the western Antarctic Peninsula since 1850 ... in climate over the past 50 years (the period ... ice shelves on the fringes of the peninsula disintegrating. ... the number of days with snowfall has increased by ...
Cached Biology News:Carbon monoxide may cause long-lasting heart damage 2Lessons from evolution applied to national security and other threats 2Lessons from evolution applied to national security and other threats 3AGU journal highlights -- Jan. 28, 2008 2AGU journal highlights -- Jan. 28, 2008 3AGU journal highlights -- Jan. 28, 2008 4AGU journal highlights -- Jan. 28, 2008 5AGU journal highlights -- Jan. 28, 2008 6
(Date:3/3/2015)... , March 3, 2015 /CNW/- SQI Diagnostics Inc. ... commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray ... CPA, CA, CFE  to its Management team. In ... Company in its transition from a development stage ... initiatives to advance the Company,s capital market strategy ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... Crown Bioscience, Inc., a leading global ... new Life Science division specializing in in vivo and ... The first products released include in vivo grade human ... be released in vivo grade monoclonal antibodies against PD-L1 ... life science portfolio with additional antibody products as well ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... The winners of awards for supply chain resilience ... Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council (GSCRC) at the ... 25th, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, ... supply chain risk management and resiliency practitioners with luminaries ... opportunities to collaborate, develop and share best practices, and ...
(Date:3/3/2015)...  Thingee Corporation, a software development company for the ... "Technology Adoption: Making Reps, Lives Easier" during the 2015 ... ,  in Deerfield Beach, Florida , ... looking to learn how technology can help them do ... the audience for the Thingee presentation. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SQI Diagnostics Appoints Chief Financial Officer 2SQI Diagnostics Appoints Chief Financial Officer 3Crown Bioscience Launches Life Science Product Catalog 2Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Names Award Winners 2Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Names Award Winners 3Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Names Award Winners 4Thingee to present at 11th Annual Synergistix Users Conference 2
... , ... 2 (GPP2), a key guidance document for the publication of ... British Medical Journal (BMJ). "The publication of GPP2 in BMJ ... guidance for industry sponsored research and the publication of study ...
... , , NOVATO, Calif., Nov. 30 ... that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted ... the rare autoimmune disease Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS). ... the E.U. Also, in October 2009, the Committee ...
... ... ApaTech, the rapidly growing,orthobiologics company, was named Europe,s fastest ... EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). , ... revenue growth,for which ApaTech has achieved a rate of 8,318% ...
Cached Biology Technology:ISMPP Announces Publication of Good Publication Practice for Communicating Company-Sponsored Medical Research: GPP2 Guidelines Published in the BMJ 2ISMPP Announces Publication of Good Publication Practice for Communicating Company-Sponsored Medical Research: GPP2 Guidelines Published in the BMJ 3FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation for 3,4-DAP for LEMS 2FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation for 3,4-DAP for LEMS 3FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation for 3,4-DAP for LEMS 4ApaTech is Europe's Fastest Growing Lifescience Company 2ApaTech is Europe's Fastest Growing Lifescience Company 3ApaTech is Europe's Fastest Growing Lifescience Company 4