Clinic Claims Success In Making Babies With 3 Parents' DNA

A clinic in Kiev, Ukraine, stirs controversy by making babies with DNA from three different people to help women who are infertile bear children. It's the only clinic known to be doing this right now.(Image credit: Rob Stein/NPR)
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Authors: Goto A, Tsugawa Y, Fujimori K Abstract BACKGROUND: Little is known about the association between the anxiety toward the effects of radiation on reproduction caused by the Fukushima nuclear accident and the birth rate of people in Fukushima. Therefore, we examined changes and associated factors of future pregnancy intention among mothers in Fukushima Prefecture. METHODS: Using data from three postal surveys among women who registered their pregnancies in the prefecture (N = 6,751 in 2012, N = 6,871 in 2013, and N = 6,725 in 2014), we analyzed the factors associated with women's intention of future pregn...
Source: Journal of Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: J Epidemiol Source Type: research
In this report, we summarize the meeting, highlighting developments made during the meeting.
Source: BMC Proceedings - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Condition:   Female Infertility Intervention:   Device: 3D-TVS Sponsor:   Hatem AbuHashim Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Most of us imagine that we will have our own children when we grow up.After all, the happiest memories we have is when we were children , and just like we are grateful to our parents for bringing us up, we want to be parents too , so that we can bring our children up , and pass on the family traditions we've inherited.This is a deep biological urge , and it can come as a rude shock when you find that you can't have a baby. Infertility can create a huge void in your life – and the impact is similar to that of a death in the family – the death of your hopes and dreams.The good news is that technology exists to so...
Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
FertiQoL is a questionnaire internationally developed to measure fertility-specific quality of life. It has been validated with infertile populations in many countries and used in several studies focusing on t...
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Attention to additional factors affecting the success of assisted reproduction techniques (ARTs) is very important and with appropriate interventions in some of these factors, success rate can be as high as im...
Source: Reproductive Health - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
In conclusion, inflammatory cytokines and adipokines seem to have a pivotal role in the regulation of spermatogenesis; any imbalance in this stable environment may lead to infertility. Nevertheless, further studies are needed to clarify their exact role. PMID: 30547889 [PubMed - in process]
Source: European Cytokine Network - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Eur Cytokine Netw Source Type: research
Authors: Tannus S, Dahan MH Abstract In recent years, the prevalence of infertility has increased due to delayed child bearing and increase in the rate of male infertility. Given the high cost of fertility treatment, this option is not valid for families with low income, and those who can afford it usually choose to have multiple embryo transfers, which has led to an increase in multiple birth rates and increase in the cost of perinatal care. Due to the expected increase in infertility and decrease in the national live birth rate, the United States should set a plan to fund infertility treatment and lead a policy f...
Source: Journal of Medical Economics - Category: Health Management Tags: J Med Econ Source Type: research
(Natural News) Mushrooms have a long and well-documented history when it comes to their use in alternative medicine. The first people to acknowledge their therapeutic potential were the Chinese, who used them as natural remedies for diseases such as cancer, infertility, and post-traumatic stress disorders. Recently, more people are recognizing their use in keeping the body healthy...
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PMID: 30548406 [PubMed - in process]
Source: BJOG : An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: BJOG Source Type: research
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