Navigation Links
Genetic test improves artificial fertilization
Date:3/27/2008

Polar body diagnosis can make artificial fertilization more successful, according to Katrin and Hans van der Ven and Markus Montag of Bonn University Clinic, writing in the current edition of Deutsches rzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2008; 105[11]: 190-6).

If the two polar bodies in an egg cell are examined, it can be seen whether the chromosomes are damaged or whether the positions of the chromosomes are abnormal. This should help to prevent pregnancies and births of severely ill children and lead to higher implantation and birth rates.

Preimplantation diagnosis (PID) on the individual cells of a developing embryo allows the hereditary material to be examined directly. In Germany, PID is thought to be incompatible with the German Embryo Protection Act. This is why polar body diagnosis has become established in parallel to the debate on ethical and legal issues. In the accompanying editorial, the human geneticist Peter Propping asks whether it is honest that German doctors continue to draw on PID results obtained abroad to compare the reliability of polar body diagnosis.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dr. Stephan Mertens
mertens@aerzteblatt.de
Deutsches Aerzteblatt International
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Large multicenter study suggests new genetic markers for Crohns disease
2. MRI: A window to genetic properties of brain tumors
3. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on clinical trials in developing countries
4. Genetic Medicine Making Inroads Against Disease
5. Family communication impacts attitude about genetic counseling/testing for breast cancer
6. Genetic counselors turn to unconventional counseling to meet demand for genetic testing
7. GSK Data Suggests Efficacy of Advair(R) and Serevent(R) is Not Impacted by Genetic Profile
8. DNA detectives find genetic markers for lung cancers most likely to recur
9. Genetic Markers May Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
10. Genetic analysis reveals range of Rett syndrome
11. Genetic research unveils common origins for distinct clinical diagnoses
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... Get ready ... SIGVARIS PERFORMANCE SOCKS. Since the socks were first introduced, they have rapidly been ... popularity has inspired four new, fun shades including: blue, lime, pink and red. ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... The ZAC Foundation, a national leader ... with important lessons on how to stay water safe with the help of a ... authored by The ZAC Foundation co-founders, follows Zeke’s water safety journey. Zeke, who ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , ... July 02, 2015 ... ... therapy (NPWT) - pipeline review 2015” provides comprehensive information on the pipeline ... Complete report on negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) with 22 market data ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... Facial plastic ... and precision. There is an art and science that goes into successful facial ... reshaping the facial features and lives of more than 2,500 satisfied facelift and ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... and management consulting services to the federal government, has announced they are among ... (IDIQ), Business Management Office Support Services (BMOSS) contract not to exceed $250 million. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SIGVARIS is Sporting Four Brand New Colors in the Popular PERFORMANCE SOCK Product Line 2Health News:The ZAC Foundation Kicks Off Summer and July 4th Weekend with Complimentary Children’s E-Book on Water Safety 2Health News:The ZAC Foundation Kicks Off Summer and July 4th Weekend with Complimentary Children’s E-Book on Water Safety 3Health News:Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (System, Wound Care, Tissue Cooling NPWT) Pipeline Review 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (System, Wound Care, Tissue Cooling NPWT) Pipeline Review 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (System, Wound Care, Tissue Cooling NPWT) Pipeline Review 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:Dr. Kevin Sadati Featured in July Issue of Popular National Magazines 2Health News:Dr. Kevin Sadati Featured in July Issue of Popular National Magazines 3Health News:Octo Consulting Group Awarded IDIQ Contract for SEC Business Management Support 2
... New Messages On Nutrition, Fitness and Lifestyle ... SusanPowterOnline.com ... Eat, Breathe, Move, Think, NEW YORK, ... took a self-imposed exile after,creating the top-selling fitness product line "Stop The Insanity." That,exile ...
... Bravo Health announced,today that membership in its Medicare ... the past year, with enrollment now exceeding 100,000,members. ... included an,acquisition, market expansions and a name change., ... Senior Partners, a,Medicare health plan product serving approximately ...
... all about bringing,people together. But when a lot of ... more bacteria. Holiday guests mean there,s more traffic in ... areas like the bathroom.,Celebrity dentist Dr. Bill Dorfman says ... your toothbrush behind closed doors., , Listen to ...
... Stonecrest Medical Center will serve an estimated 15,000 ... Permanente opened its,15th medical center this week, to ... areas. An official ribbon cutting and,dedication ceremony for ... attended by Georgia State Senator Ron Ramsey, Georgia ...
... 4 The National,Organization of Life & Health ... state guaranty associations that are playing,a central role ... Executive Life,Insurance Company of New York (ELNY) matter., ... following statement,regarding the ELNY situation: "NOLHGA and all ...
... lessen symptoms , , TUESDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- ... placebo in combating sinus infections, a new British study ... have been previously believed, particularly for the majority of ... Williamson, a senior lecturer in primary medical care at ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fitness Sensation Susan Powter Returns to Her Legions of Fans and Followers with Focus on Whole Body Wellness Program 2Health News:Kaiser Permanente Opens 15th Medical Facility in Georgia 2Health News:Statement on Executive Life of New York Matter 2Health News:Sinusitis Treatments Found Ineffective 2Health News:Sinusitis Treatments Found Ineffective 3
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2, 2015   EVO Aesthetic Center and Wellness ... for non-invasive aesthetics in Lakeway, Texas ... with the Astanza Duality laser. The medical spa is ... various medical and laser procedures. Their addition of the ... clear solution to their tattoo regret. "The ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015   Decision Resources Group finds ... less frequent dosing as the highest unmet need ... burden on both patients and providers associated with ... injections, which are the current standard of care. ... is in development for dosing every two to ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , July 2, 2015  Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica ... that it has acquired Sawae Technologica Ltda., an X-ray ... Brazil , through its Brazilian healthcare sales company, ... Local Brazil market ... increasing population exceeding 200 million, significant healthcare technical advancements ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:EVO Offers Advanced Laser Tattoo Removal With Astanza Duality In Lakeway, TX 2Retinal Specialists Indicate Strong Desire for DME Therapies Which Induce Greater Vision Gains or are Administered Less Frequently Than Currently Approved Anti-VEGF Therapies 2Retinal Specialists Indicate Strong Desire for DME Therapies Which Induce Greater Vision Gains or are Administered Less Frequently Than Currently Approved Anti-VEGF Therapies 3Konica Minolta Acquires Sawae, Enhancing Digital X-ray Diagnostic Imaging Systems in Brazil 2Konica Minolta Acquires Sawae, Enhancing Digital X-ray Diagnostic Imaging Systems in Brazil 3
... Achieve high-speed productivity in the lab ... system, dedicated for pre- and post-analytical sorting ... HSS selectively decaps and then sorts primary ... to save time, labor, and eliminate ...
... Catering to the special needs ... Infant ThermoWrap™ protects the littlest ... their most vulnerable by providing ... continuous management of an infants ...
Cocoon Disposable Patient Warming Blankets are specially designed to prevent hypothermia and maintain normothermia in your patients. The soft warm coloured material is strong and resists tearing and ...
A smaller version of the Model 525 lower body blanket, this blanket is ideal for warming the large child or small adult during upper body surgery....
Medicine Products: