Navigation Links
The first day of development -- a window to successful pregnancy
Date:6/12/2012

The success rate of in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures still remains relatively low, at only around 30%. The high emotional, health and financial costs associated with having to undergo the procedure multiple times has driven the need to develop more efficient methods of assessing the development potential of embryos to ensure that only those with the highest potential are selected for IVF treatment.

In their article Advances in embryo selection methods for F1000 Biology Reports, F1000 Faculty Member in Development Biology Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, and her Associate Faculty Member Anna Ajduk, compare the various methods currently used for assessing embryonic viability and discuss novel procedures based on advanced time-lapse imaging techniques. These new methods show signs of promise for increasing the efficiency and success of IVF treatments.

The authors argue that by developing more reliable methods of assessing embryonic quality, single embryos can be selected for transfer, which could reduce emotional costs, limit the impact on the health of mothers-to-be and improve the overall efficiency of the procedure. The authors say that reliable selection of high quality single embryos can be achieved by combining current screening methods with non-invasive time-lapse imaging techniques.

Commenting on her findings, Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz said: "This is a very effective, rapid and non-invasive way of assessing the health of mammalian embryos. I would be delighted if it can save the lives of human embryos, and I believe it should when applied in the IVF clinic."

Evidence of improvement in live birth outcomes still has to be determined by testing these methods in a clinical environment and subjecting them to randomized controlled trials; however, they offer great hope for more reliable assessment of embryonic quality and more efficient IVF treatments.


'/>"/>

Contact: Eleanor Howell
press@f1000.com
44-207-631-9129
Faculty of 1000: Biology and Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. New molecular structure offers first picture of a protein family vital to human health
2. Dana-Farber: Study reports first success of targeted therapy in type of non-small cell lung cancer
3. 70 percent of women use contraceptives during their first sexual encounter
4. UCLA launches first face transplantation program in western US
5. First study to suggest that the immune system may protect against Alzheimers changes in humans
6. First, do no harm: Study finds danger in standard treatment for a serious lung disease
7. A North American first at the Montreal Heart Institute
8. Lawson researcher receives 1 of first-ever Pfizer Psychiatry Research Awards
9. CNIO scientists successfully test the first gene therapy against aging-associated decline
10. First, Second Kidney Transplants Have Similar Success: Study
11. Response to First Treatment May Predict Epilepsys Course
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The Incredible Bulk is a ... to increase lean muscle by up to 30lbs in less ... attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , ... a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows the body to ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... up today at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show to ... lady and incredible female amateur golfer, Arlene McKitrick. The ... career female amateur golf tournament win. She won her ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a new blog ... dismemberment insurance . , Purchasing an accidental death and ... advantageous. This type of rider provides benefits if the insured ... considered a lesser form of life insurance. , AD&D ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the most ... IsoTube design to treat specific body parts and muscle groups. ... and easy to use patented cold therapy machine with the ... orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the industry ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 JJsHouse.com is a famous dress online ... business announces its latest collection of wedding dresses , ... important issue is the wedding dress on your big day; ... woman’s life. Every bride wants to find the most suitable ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:Find The Most Suitable Wedding Dress At JJsHouse.com 2
... from cancer and die from it, researchers say. ... suspect that cancers are most likely caused by the near-starvation ... researchers looked at the incidence and death rate from cancer ... those who emigrated from Europe before 1939 with those who ...
... a vaccine to protect themselves from cervical cancer as the ... American pharmaceutical giant Merck. // ,The Food and ... for use in girls and women ages 9 to 26 ... of products with potential to provide significant benefits. , ...
... experts visioned Australians are paying more on medicines than ... addressing in National Medicines Symposium at Canberra, WHO’s Richard ... over the world for buying and valuing innovative medicines. ... to reduce the pay of generic medicines. ...
... a risk of delivering babies much before the full ... by researchers // at the University of Adelaide , ... of steroids benefits their babies by reducing potential breathing ... women and their 1100 babies from the Adelaide Women's ...
... According to a recent study conducted by McGill University in ... healthy bones and also prevents cancer // . The sun ... cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer. It was also found ... birth to smaller babies. Experts from Canada, US and Australia ...
... to take action against erring Provincial Medical Service doctors. ... //to be treated at the district hospitals, community and ... practice of doctors, who arrive late and leave the ... gets over. ,The director-general (health), has issued ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Role of Vitamin D in Preventing Cancer 2Health News:UP Government Fixes Work Schedules for Provincial Medical Service Doctors 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... in the development and sale of patented biopharmaceutical medicine, ... pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today announced the business and development ... 1. Following the September 2014 JCM application ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2015  ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD ... 2014. Revenue for the quarter was $423.0 million, a 10 ... (a 14 percent increase on a constant currency basis). Net ... to the quarter ended December 31, 2013. Diluted earnings per ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... SAN DIEGO , Jan. 22, 2015  Profil Institute ... focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a new ... Drug Development,  published by Springer, a leading global scientific ... extensively analyze and illustrate techniques for use in early ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 3TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 2ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 3ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 5ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 6ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 7ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 8ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 9ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 10ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 11New Textbook "Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiometabolic Drug Development" Provides Critical Review Of Current And Emerging Clinical Investigation Methods 2New Textbook "Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiometabolic Drug Development" Provides Critical Review Of Current And Emerging Clinical Investigation Methods 3
... Aug. 4 grey healthcare group ( ghg), ... Company (Nasdaq: WPPGY ), today announced its ... of these two companies allows ghg to both broaden its offerings ... roster. ghg will gain an Eastern European hub in Prague ...
... Texas , Aug. 3 Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, ... biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering breakthrough treatments for human disease, ... financial results on Monday, August 9, 2010 before ... call to discuss its clinical development progress and financial results ...
Cached Medicine Technology:grey healthcare group (ghg) Expands Global Footprint with the Acquisition of Geoff Howe Marketing Communications 2grey healthcare group (ghg) Expands Global Footprint with the Acquisition of Geoff Howe Marketing Communications 3Lexicon to Provide Clinical Pipeline Update and Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results 2
... in-vitro diagnostic test kit for the ... in human serum/plasma. This test is ... gelatin particles coated with inactivated Trypanosoma ... are agglutinated in the presence of ...
Elisa test for qualitative detection of Total antibodies to Trypanosoma Cruzi in human serum or plasma....
Sprint Quattro Secure™ is a Steroid-Eluting, True Bipolar, Active Fixation ICD Lead....
The TVL-ADX lead is a thin, high-performing defibrillation lead that offers a true bipolar configuration designed for smarter sensing and low defibrillation threshold for greater patient safety margi...
Medicine Products: