• Human Genetic Modification Almost Reality

    Human Genetic Modification Almost Reality

    Britain may need to change its IVF laws to allow the genetic modification of human embryos so that scientists can use a gene-editing technique that could eliminate certain inherited diseases At present, it is illegal to alter the genes of reproductive “germ cells” such as eggs, sperm and embryos, but […]

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  • The ABC’s of Fertility Pills

    The ABC’s of Fertility Pills

    For women struggling to conceive, fertility drugs are the initial treatment. What do these little tablets and injections do exactly? In short, they improve on ovulation. Your doctor may have you try one of these standard medications, which may be all you need to get pregnant: Clomiphene works by stimulating the hormones […]

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  • Gender Selection Up for Debate Down Under

    Gender Selection Up for Debate Down Under

    Being able to choose the sex of one’s child is up for debate still in Australia, leading many intended parents to travel outside the country for reproductive care. This said, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) have called for public opinion on new guidelines for IVF clinics – […]

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  • Faulty genes One of the Main Reasons for Male Infertility

    Faulty genes One of the Main Reasons for Male Infertility

    Genetic inconsistency have been described as one of main reasons for male infertility in India. A report documented by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), with assistance from the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), has called for genetic screening of infertility cases in […]

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  • Twin Birth Rises 50% in Last 10 Years Due to IVF

    Twin Birth Rises 50% in Last 10 Years Due to IVF

    If at times you imagine you’re seeing double, you possibly are. The number of women giving birth to twins has increased by close to 50% in the past 10 years. Last year, 573 mothers gave birth to twins, according to data released by ICA (Immigration and Checkpoints Authority). That was […]

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