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Why are there so many "treatments" for failed embryo implantation ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 21 Apr 2013 10:34pm As an IVF specialist , one of the commonest questions patients ask me is - Why did my IVF cycle fail ? This is a perfectly valid question , and I can understand why patients want an answer. After all, once we knew what the problem was , it's quite logical that we would be able to find a solution for it ! However, the sad truth is that ... Read on »
Poor quality embryos in an IVF treatment cycle by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Jul 2012 10:57pm When the quality of embryos in an IVF cycle is poor, the patient is understandably upset and wants an explanation. A good embryologist will sit down and try to explain to the patient what the various causes for poor embryo morphology are. However, a lot of doctors will try to pull a fast one by telling the patient an un ... Read on »
New York Infertility Treatment Center Receives DHEA Patent in Reducing Embryo Abnormalities by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Tue 20 Dec 2011 12:00am December 20, 2011 (New York, NY) - New York’s Center for Human Reproduction (CHR) is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has approved a patent application for infertility treatment , serial number 8,067,400, titled “Androgen Treatments in Females.” The claims of this allowed application - ... 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 »
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 »
UK signals go-ahead for animal-human embryos by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:27pm The British government signaled that scientists will be allowed to create part-human, part-animal embryos for research into potentially life-saving medical treatments. Caroline Flint, the health minister, is considering removing a ban on such work from a draft bill that will form the basis for new laws on fertility treatment and embry ... Read on »
All about embryo transfer by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 7:03am The embryo transfer is the final medical step in an IVF treatment cycle. In one sense, this is the climax of the medical treatment, because the embryos represent the end-product of the IVF laboratory. A good IVF clinic, working in sync with a good IVF lab will generate good quality embryos – but once these are transferred into the uterus, th ... Read on »
Why did my embryos not implant ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 18 Feb 2013 9:19pm When an IVF cycle fails , the first question patients ask is – Why didn’t my embryos implant ? The commonest answer they receive is – “ Implantation failure “. Many patients are satisfied with this, without realizing that this is just a wastepaper basket diagnosis, where the doctor is using jargon to cloak his ignorance. After ... Read on »
Defining Embryo Donation: ASRM Ethics Committee Report 2009 by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Dec 2009 12:00am "Embryos are deserving of special respect, but they are not afforded the same status as persons." - ASRM Ethics Committee 2009 ASRM ETHICS COMMITTEE REPORT American Society for Reproductive Medicine: defining embryo donationThe Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine American Society for Reproductive Medicine, ... Read on »