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High-Protein Diet Found To Reduce Fertility

... disrupted normal gene imprinting patterns in mice embryos at an early stage in their development. Some mice ...to 81 percent in the control group. Of all of the embryos in the high-protein group that were successfully implanted in the womb, only 84 percent continued to...

Rat joins list of cloned animals

...they did it. They impregnated two rats with cloned embryos and produced three live pups, one of which died soon after birth. They bred the two remaining pups, which fathered normal offspring, and have since cloned two female rats, as well....

Ginseng Associated with Pregnancy Risks

... say it is capable of causing malformations in rat embryos . However more research is called for to assess the possible effects of ginseng on human pregnancies, but according to their findings they suggest, “Use of ginseng during first trimester of pregnancy should be with caution.” ...

Test tube babies, 25 years later

...gg and you can rent the uterus." Because multiple embryos are planted in the uterus to increase the odds that one will result in a pregnancy, the number of twins, triplets and other multiple births has increased. Statistics of IVF births show 24 percent are twins and 5 percent are triplets or more.Studies h...

'Designer' baby for British couple

...hing new. We are just trying to choose between the embryos to find the one that is normal and can save the life of its sibling. "There was no selection on the basis of color of eyes or hair or sex."Charlie has Diamond Blackfan anemia which can only be cured with a transplant of stem cells from a sibling wit...

Boys demand more than girls, even before birth

...ers eat more during pregnancy. Women carrying male embryos consume about 10 percent more calories, eight percent more protein and have a higher intake of carbohydrates and animal and vegetable fats. It is widely accepted that on average newborn boys are heavier than newborn girls.// The findings give us a be...

Adult stem cells in treatment for Multiple sclerosis (MS)

...h on ESCs because this involves the destruction of embryos aged up to 14 days. These groups argue that adult stem cells are just as promising for medical research....

New fertility drug development techniques by Organon

...ggs resulted in the normal implantation of healthy embryos in these rats. The scientists at Organon who are also exploring the IVF cycle concluded that this oral compound could also play a role in other infertility indications or at other moments during and after an IVF cycle....

Benefits in fertility procedures

...e embryo. This helps eliminate the implantation of embryos that are not going to result in live births. Dr. ...s that even with PGD, they like to implant several embryos to increase the chance of one developing. The problem is this group has so few quality embryos to im...

Organs made from cloned embryos

... tissue in the body.// In this case, they grew the embryos to the stage where they could identify cells desti...it is still unclear whether these made from cloned embryos can perform all the duties of the ordinary variety, the researchers said they work well enough to pr...

A novel augmentation

...organs.The mode uses special cells taken from frog embryos called stem cells. These have the potential to develop into any specific type of cell in the frog's body - heart, skin, muscle and so on.// The major technique used by the team at Tokyo University is the use of a chemical to direct the development ...

A need for new stem cell lines

...cells, but scientists say those derived from human embryos are most useful for therapeutic and research applications. If implanted in a patient, they could grow cells afresh, offering cures for intractable diseases like Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's and diabetes. One issues is that many of the existing l...

Miscarriage linked to late embryos

.../ The researchers speculate that late-implanting embryos may be weaker and that rejection of them may be a protective mechanism designed to spare the mother the physiologic burden of supporting non-viable offspring. The new studies, which monitored the hormones in daily urine samples of healthy women tryi...

Acupuncture for conception

...ption more difficult.// Because the body rejects embryos that aren't developing properly, the rate of miscarriages among women over 40 is high, about 52 percent. Older women also have a higher chance of having a baby with Down syndrome. And older women are more likely to have problems like fibroids, scarri...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

...only one of them survived to term. Multiple flawed embryos are likely to occur with humans as well. Commenting on plans for a human cloning clinic. Drs. Zawos and Antinori emphasized that they would offer the technique only to infertile couples. They claim to have 10 infertile couples already on board. Sou...

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