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Process of Blastocyst Embryo Transfer by rotundaivf Posted Wed 01 Jan 2014 5:28am Blastocyst transfer is a new assisted reproductive technology that has been incorporated with in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment to increase pregnancy rates while simultaneously decreasing the risk of multiple pregnancies. In vitro fertilisation usually involves the transfer of embryos two to three days after they have been successfully fertili ... Read on »
Why all IVF patients should see their own embryos by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 12 Oct 2009 10:01pm While the final outcome of an IVF cycle is uncertain, a good clinic will usually be able to make good embryos - after all, this is their core competence ! However, many clinics do not bother to show patients their embryos, and I feel this is a big mistake. We routinely show all patients their embryos, and provide them with a photograph of thei ... Read on »
Why Teeth and Implants Are Not Alternative Treatments by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 07 Apr 2014 8:23pm Sometimes patients ask why they should save a tooth with a root canal and crown when they can just place an implant.  A recent survey by Azarpazhooh et. al. demonstrated a declining pattern of preference for root canal therapy (RCT) in favor of implant supported crowns (ISC) among general dentists, periodontists, prosthodontists and oral surgeons ... Read on »
Stem Cells Turn Cloudy Eyes into Clear Eyes by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 14 Apr 2009 11:49pm More exciting news on the potential use of stem cells.  The story is from the University of Pittsburgh who has done quite a bit of research with tem cells and the testing now is limited to mice. This could potentially stand to emerge to be an alternative treatment to having a cornea transplant.  The next step is testing mice with scars on their ... Read on »
Weekly Wrap: A Glimpse of our Readers in 100,000 comments by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jan 2014 12:00am By Dan Olmsted Every day, four of us at Age of Autism -- Kim, John Stone, Teresa Conrick and to a lesser extent myself -- "moderate" the comments that are posted in response to articles on AOA. Unlike readers, we see them in one long string as they pop up as feedback to many stories at once. The most current and hot-button ... Read on »
ACT creates embryonic stem cell line; keeps embryos alive by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:26pm This is cross-posted at http://www.bioethics.net/ Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) announced in Nature Magazine in August of 2006 that they were creating embryonic stem cell lines from biopsied embyros. The headlines were a bit misleading, suggesting that this method did not result in the destruction of the embryos, when it did. Today, AC ... Read on »
Embryonic Stem Cell Method Denied Patent in EU Due to Embryo Destruction by Wesley J. Smith Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 9:14pm Well, well, well: We are told that only the desire to impose religious belief stands in the way of the development of a thriving embryonic stem cell regenerative medical sector. That has always been wrong, but now there is vivid proof: The EU patent office has rejected a patent request for the primary method of deriving human embryonic stem ce ... Read on »
Reprogramming of Stem Cells Without Retroviruses And Can Potentially Address the Political Issues of Not Destroying Embryos by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 17 Oct 2010 1:02pm This comes out of Harvard Stem Cell Institute and this stand to hold a two pack punch with putting all the politics of stem cell research in an area of satisfaction so they can march on and find another cause to worry about and the ability of science to find treatments in a faster more efficient methods.  If this route becomes the norm, then w ... Read on »
Financial Ties Between Big Pharma and the Medical Establishment: 37 Selected Articles Published Between 2005 and 2008 by Julia S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:40pm As I pointed out before ( “Is It Possible Some Doctors Still Don’t “Get” the Extent of Big Pharma’s Connection to ‘Standard of Care’ Research?” ), I believe that many physicians have somehow managed not to read the numerous articles exposing the financial connections between Big Pharma and the Medical Establishment. Many articles have appeared in ... Read on »
The New Brave New World: Natural Alternatives for the Treatment of Stress by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:14pm 1 Comment I am excited to present this guest post from Danielle Grilli from rvita.com . Americans are stressed out! In fact, according to statistics released by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2007, more than fifty percent of Americans claim that stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional lives. As explained b ... Read on »