Apr 21, 2011
Posted in Assisted Reproduction

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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Mar 3, 2011
Posted in Child Health

Acetaminophen Use in Kids – Important Medicine Safety Information

Acetaminophen Use in Kids – Important Medicine Safety Information
Acetaminophen – Tylenol among other names have been a benchmark cure to tackle fevers & pains among kids. It is effectual & easily obtainable over-the-counter. However excessively used could be damaging to the child as it tends to overload the liver’s capability of processing the medicine safely. Overdoses of acetaminophen occur easier than one may deem. Acetaminophen use is risk-free only when administered in the right dosage, not to be given more repeatedly than 4-6 hourly time intervals & not crossing 4 dosages in a twenty-four hour time span. In case one has exceeded the right dosage or giving it sooner  [...]

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