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UK Government to Outlaw Sex Selection of Babies

...ld include new criteria on what medical conditions embryos can be screened for. Presently pre-implantation ...eir children. In addition it is possible to test embryos for some cancers caused by a "lower penetrance" gene - meaning not everyone who inherits the faulty ...

Scientists Create Live Birth Using Artificial Sperms Produced In Vitro

... could however, face many a difficult barriers, as embryos generally require genetic material from both, moth... maybe in future it could become possible to clone embryos carrying the fertility patient's gene to be grown into the artificial sperm or eggs that might allow...

A three-dimensional Culture System ensures Female Fertility

...h can be fertilized and ultimately lead to healthy embryos and the birth of live mice. Previously developed methods of growing follicles or eggs outside of the body do not provide the three-dimensional support to maintain the follicle structure in which the egg must grow. ‘While the research is in its earl...

Dolly Paves the Way for Exhaustive Stem Cell Research

...He said that there is something different with the embryos of primates and it will need something new to make...ork. Dolly was the one successful clone out of 270 embryos that were created by transferring a nucleus into an egg. But now with the latest technique it has im...

Transplanted Pancreatic Tissue Could Help Diabetics

...as brought the possibility of transplants from pig embryos one step closer. The results of the study appeared... to reject them. By transplanting tissues from pig embryos into mice lacking proper immune systems, they determined that the best time frame for pancreatic tis...

Stress Affects Fertility

...y using clowns to entertain the patients after the embryos were transferred to the womb, had increased pregnancy rates from 19.3% to 35.5%. Professor Berga conducted her study in 16 women between the ages of 20 to 35 with stress-related amenorrhoea, all of who hadn’t had their period for at least six month...

Pre Implantation Genetic Haplotyping to Identify 6,000 Inherited Diseases

..., says that this technique can cherry pick healthy embryos for women at risk of passing on inherited diseases. The most common disease that goes unnoticed or is very difficult to detect in the early stage are DMD and Cystic Fibrosis. Statistics show that about 100 boys are born with DMD in Britain daily whos...

Growth Factor Aids in Regeneration of Heart Blood Vessel

...es and named for the spiky appearance of fruit fly embryos with mutations of the gene. 'Hedgehog signaling is a good potential target for growing new vessels in the heart,' says first author Kory Lavine, graduate student in molecular biology and pharmacology and student in the Medical Scientist Training Pr...

Bank of Stem Cells to Give Hope to Sick Children

...very concerned about research into stem cells from embryos but we do not want to make a comment on cord blood banking.’ Prof Braude has called for a much larger NHS bank to provide a broad coverage and equitable access for those in need of the benefits that stem cell transplantation can achieve now, and th...

Harvard Begins Controversial Human Stem Cell Cloning Project

...act embryonic stem (ES) cells after creating human embryos containing DNA from patients with diabetes or neur... report notes, is highly controversial since human embryos are discarded in the process, and American researchers are banned from using federal research money ...

Research Shows That Quality Not Age As The Most Important Factor In IVF

..., the common practise in UK is to transfer up to 3 embryos per cycle in women aged 39 or more. And a maximum of two embryos in the woman aged below of 39 years. The researchers focussing their study on 1,224 cycles using fre...

Eat Dairy Products To Have Twins, Says Study

...ps because the vitamin increases the chance or two embryos surviving. Pinpointing the nutrients that are most important in producing twins could help stem the rise in twin births. There is nothing women can do about their genetic make-up, but ‘you can do something about diet,’ he said. Source: PTI Nes...

Biotech Osiris to go public

...issues about stem cells being extracted from human embryos have been clashing with scientific issues. This has led the federal government to reduce major funding of embryonic stem cell research....

Scientist Convicted As His Claims Were Found To Be Fabricated

...f researchers extracted material from cloned human embryos that identically matched the DNA of 11 patients. This led to the belief that patients could be offered individualized treatments using tissue grown from embryonic stem cells to repair damaged organs or treat diseases like Alzheimer's. But all this an...

Testtube Babies Born in Kenya

...t stage at least. The embryo or more often several embryos are transferred to the uterus via the vagina and c... The cryopreservation of mature oocytes and even embryos that have not been transferred, in liquid nitrogen, is often performed, for subsequent pregnancies. ...

Women With Breast Cancer Can Now USE IVF To Spare Their Daughters

...d forms of breast cancer will be allowed to select embryos free from genes that can cause the disease. This...nt, during which a single cell is removed from the embryos for testing. Then only the embryos without those genes would be used for fertility. This decision i...

A Couple To Create A Designer Baby As A “Saviour Sibling

...ally matched donor. So doctors now plan to create embryos through IVF treatment on her parents and those will be tested when they are a few days old to find a perfect genetic match. If there is a perfect match then the embryo will be implanted in Mrs Mariethoz's womb. After the baby is born, the doctors wil...

High Levels Of Folic Acid May Increase The Chances Of Twins After IVF

...ed that it may increase the odds of twins when two embryos are transferred during fertility treatment. Dr. Paul Haggarty, the lead author of the study published in The Lancet medical journal stated that they feel that basically the folic acid is increasing embryo survival. He explained that it is already ...

Australian Government To Fund For A Stem cell Research Center

...laws, scientists are allowed to use only spare IVF embryos for stem cell research. But former federal court judge John Lockhart recommended last year that therapeutic cloning should be permitted. It is widely spoken that the Federal Parliament is likely to have a conscience vote on the issue, as it did with ...

Research Throws Light On Regeneration of Hearing Cells

...he inner ear. By examining the inner ears of mouse embryos – that strain did not survive past birth – the researchers found more hair cells in the knockout mice than in the ears of normal mice at the same stage of development. The additional cells looked and functioned like normal hair cells and appeared to ...

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