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Alzheimer's Disease & Down Syndrome: Linked? by Qadoshyah Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 10:57am There has been talk on some of the Down syndrome lists about new research which came out recently about Alzheimer's disease. They found that there is a sort of mosaicism found in patients with AD - a third 21st chromosome in some of their cells. Which may be responsible for all the extra amyloid plaques which are a large part of AD. Are Down s ... Read on »
The Other Problem with IVF... by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:28pm The findings of three US studies have caused some to believe that all eggs used for IVF should be screened for defects. Because the increase of chromosomal abnormalities and miscarriage increases with age, the UK currently recommends screening only for women over 35 or women who have undergone repeated miscarriages or IVF attempts. The scre ... Read on »
Implantation failure in IVF by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 06 Apr 2014 9:32pm “ My doctor said that my embryos looked picture-perfect, yet they failed to implant – why did this happen? “ This is the question in the minds of women who undergo IVF failure and this becomes a particularly nagging doubt when they face multiple IVF failures. Many women naturally think that their uterus is defective or their body is ... Read on »
The History of ART and Surrogacy: Part Two by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:20am So lets continue onto some of the amazing things that have been done all in the name of Assisted Reproductive Technology....Again, this information is from the BBC. 'Donor Child': APRIL 1995 JAYCEE Buzzanca was dubbed "Nobody's Child" after being legally declared to have no identifiable parents. She was conceived in a California infe ... Read on »
Fertile Grounds of Inquiry: Environmental Effects on Human Reproduction by Environmental Health Posted Tue 31 Oct 2006 9:00pm Fertile Grounds of Inquiry: Environmental Effects on Human Reproduction Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Can PGS improve IVF outcome? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 3:34pm So as we get ready for Halloween and all those cute little goblins and princesses let’s tackle the million dollar question: Does PGS improve IVF outcomes? The lunch debate between Munne and Hughes at the ASRM sought to discuss that issue. Basically, Dr. Munne presented evidence that in their hand IVF outcomes are better and miscarriage rates ar ... Read on »
Born to be Wild by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Aug 2010 9:47am Since 1905, when Nettie Stevens and E.B. Wilson first identified the XY sex-determination system  found in humans and many other species, it has been recognized that males and females differ in their sex chromosome arrangement.  While males are heterogamic with two distinctive sex chromosomes (XY), females are homogamic with two of the same ... Read on »
Failure of the first attempt at assisted reproduction justifies at least one additional cycle by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:20am ...this is why contracts between Intended Parents and Surrogates/carriers cover 3 attempts of IVF.... Sharon www.InfertilityAnswers.net  Failure of the first attempt at assisted reproduction justifies at least one additional cycle ESHRE Barcelona, Spain: Research into the effect of age and the number of times wo ... Read on »
Get ready for the flood of fetal gene screening by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 18 Feb 2011 1:53pm In a recent article in Nature, Henry T. Greely, proposes that the time when prenatal genetic screening may be commonplace is closer than, well, I thought. The world’s news media was buzzing last week after researchers showed that a blood test for mothers could detect Down’s syndrome in their fetuses[1]. Last month, two research grou ... Read on »
Secondhand Suspicions: Breast Cancer and Passive Smoking by Environmental Health Posted Wed 28 Feb 2007 9:00pm Secondhand Suspicions: Breast Cancer and Passive Smoking Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »