Nov 4, 2011
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The assisted reproduction techniques

The assisted reproduction techniques
Infertility is a very common problem today faced by couples worldwide; there could be varied reasons a couple cannot conceive naturally. In serious cases of infertility, the medicines are futile and treatments have to be taken and each treatment varies from couple to couple. The fertility techniques are tried and tested treatments with laboratory procedures. The Intra Uterine Insemination IUI method includes preparing of seminal fluid in the laboratory. The semen washing is done here and later injected inside the uterus. The ovaries are stimulated so to produce more eggs each cycle. This method is usually followed when  [...]

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Sep 6, 2011
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What Are the Different Types of Assisted Reproductive Technologies?

What Are the Different Types of Assisted Reproductive Technologies?
Assisted reproductive technologies are meant for helping couples in overcoming the infertility challenges. But, still there are certain infertility issues that cannot be reversed using assisted reproductive technologies. The success rate of the assisted reproductive technologies is around 37% in women below 35 years of age; as women reach their 40s, the success rate drops by 11%. Below we have discussed about the four types of assisted reproductive techniques in practice currently. 1) In vitro fertilization : This is probably the most widely used technique for inducing assisted reproduction. During this procedure, the doctor  [...]

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Apr 21, 2011
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In Vitro Fertilization Controversial 3-Parent Technique

In Vitro Fertilization Controversial 3-Parent Technique
Fertility supervisory body HFEA (Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority) recently supported a medical advancement that would lead to infants being born with trio biological parents since they would be having genes from mom, dad plus a woman egg donor and deemed it as safe, though further lab experimentations are necessary prior to them being deployed in clinic settings. This divisive in vitro fertilization method essentially intervenes in the fertilization process for removal of flawed mitochondrial DNA that might cause mitochondrial conditions – an array of conditions like lethal cardiovascular issues, failed liver,  [...]

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Feb 10, 2011
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In Vitro Fertilization – How Safe is it for Women?

In Vitro Fertilization – How Safe is it for Women?
Females who are thinking about trying in vitro fertilization for infertility issues must be better informed regarding the associated risks. It is particularly pertinent for older females or those with some health issues, according to a report conclusion appearing in the British Medical Journal which examines safety of gestation & delivery following in-vitro fertilization. In vitro fertilization (IVF) – What’s already known? Though IVF method is safe for majority of the females, however it isn’t risk-free. Several forms of IVF entail the use of elevated hormonal dosages for ovarian stimulation that could be causal  [...]

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Jul 2, 2010
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IVF Treatment 411

IVF Treatment 411
IVF (in-vitro fertilization) is a multipartite fertility technology used for conception and vastly benefits baby-hopeful couples or women overcome an array of infertility challenges. Firstly, fertility drugs are the initial course of IVF treatment for stimulating ovaries into producing several ripened eggs as doable (rather than the regular single egg in each monthly cycle). Secondly, a suction needle is introduced inside the ovary for retrieving the eggs. Next step involves fertilization of egg wherein they are combined with sperm in a petri dish. Ultimately, the best quality embryos are then re-introduced back inside the  [...]

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