Navigation Links
Advances in assisted reproduction create more options and new legal issues for LGBT couples
Date:8/1/2014

New Rochelle, NY, August 1, 2014Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals who want to conceive a child may face the same problems as some of their heterosexual and cisgendered peers, such as reduced fertility, but in addition they often face additional physiological and legal challenges to become parents. A comprehensive review of the most recent advances in assisted reproduction options is presented in the article "LGBT Assisted Reproduction: Current Practice and Future Possibilities," published in LGBT Health, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. Cutting-edge research and options likely to be available in the future are also discussed. The article is available free on the LGBT Health website.

A. Evan Eyler, MD, MPH, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington; Samuel C. Pang, MD, Reproductive Science Center of New England, Lexington, MA; and Anderson Clark, PhD, a Reproductive Biologist from Boston, MA, discuss the many medical options available to the LGBT community. The authors provide expert commentary on topics such as gestational surrogacy, in vitro fertilization, donor egg banks, and techniques to preserve future reproductive capability for transgender individuals whose transition plan entails procedures that will, or are likely to, compromise their fertility. The article also explores important economic and legal implications of assisted reproduction.

"In the past, many people in the LGBT communities did not regard reproduction as a realistic option; however, social and scientific progress have changed that," says Editor-in-Chief William Byne, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. "Clinicians who work with LGBT-identified people, particularly transgender youths and their families, should familiarize themselves with the material covered in this interview. Future options may become available even for transgender youths who undergo pubertal suppression prior to the production of viable gametes."


'/>"/>

Contact: Sophie Mohin
smohin@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
Source:Eurekalert  

Related medicine news :

1. NJ stroke researchers report advances in spatial neglect research at AAN Conference
2. NYU Langone experts present research, clinical advances at neurosurgeons meeting
3. Triple negative breast cancer symposium highlights current advances
4. Studies See Advances in Detecting, Treating Pancreatic Cancer
5. Hi-Tech Advances May Improve Diabetics Lives
6. Meeting in Jordan to educate medical professionals on latest advances in osteoporosis
7. Advances in ataxia research to be featured at USFs Innovative Learning and Simulation Center
8. Key research from the 2012 Breast Cancer Symposium highlights treatment advances for early breast cancer
9. Collegiate inventors honored for innovative science and technology advances
10. Research from ASCOS Quality Care Symposium shows advances and challenges in improving the quality of cancer care
11. USC Norris cancer research ranks among top clinical advances for 2012
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Advances in assisted reproduction create more options and new legal issues for LGBT couples
(Date:7/21/2017)... NEW ORLEANS, La. (PRWEB) , ... July 21, ... ... tool to allow 4th-year medical students improve their chances of acceptance to a ... particularly for those who have earned degrees outside the U.S. , According to ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... Sharon Kleyne is proud of ... her research center at Bio-Logic Aqua Research® Water Life Science®, has been released ... of sufferers of blindness. “We think that Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® will contribute to ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA (PRWEB) , ... July 21, ... ... with over 80% follow-up at 10 years, researchers from the Multicenter Orthopaedics Outcome ... knee-related quality of life a decade after surgery, though activity levels decline over ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... CANADA (PRWEB) , ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... insight into why concussion rates are on the rise, say researchers presenting their ... today in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. , “The combination of evaluating the patterns of ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... ChenMed , a ... joined JenCare Senior Medical Center as Richmond Chief Medical Officer. Dr. ... Medicine, and Associate Chief Medical Officer of Ambulatory Services for the UVA Health System, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/5/2017)... Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP ) ... company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, ... Securities Authority to dual-list its common stock on the Tel ... on the TASE on July 12, 2017 under the ticker ... it is expected that Oramed will be included in the ...
(Date:7/5/2017)... , July 5, 2017   BioLife Solutions ... developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade cell ... freeze media ("BioLife"), today announced that it has ... debt holder and largest shareholder, to modify its existing ... Pursuant to the modification, WAVI agreed to exchange its ...
(Date:6/30/2017)... ROCKVILLE, Md. , June 30, 2017 ... that since the start of May, at least ten ... financings include private investments, public offerings and a loan ... $3.3 million to almost $80 million.  Kalorama Information provides ... customers of its Diagnostics Knowledge Center. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: