A team of UC Berkeley scientists reprogrammed embryonic stem cells of mice to exhibit development characteristics of zygotes.
Scientists have developed a DNA test that can determine whether a fetus may develop genetic conditions that can cause major medical problems in the future.
Consuming too much salt can enhance the risk of high blood pressure and related health problems, and can also pose a danger to your liver.
The U.S. National Academy of Medicine asks the FDA to approve clinical trials for three-person embryos.
UK’s Fertility Treatment Regulator allows DNA editing technique setting the stage for a future where genetically modified (GM) babies may become common.
This year’s most crucial scientific breakthrough, a Chinese experiment that successfully altered genes in human embryos, set off some alarms on ethical grounds, according to Journal Science.
A recent breakthrough in in vitro fertilization (IVF) study by Cornell University leads to the birth of 7 healthy puppies. This development gives wildlife conservationists more reasons to be hopeful that extinction of endangered species could be finally addressed in the future with the use of IVF technology.
Embryos of women who are overweight or obese at the time they conceive display distinct differences in early development compared to embryos from women of a health weight, according to a new study.
A 53-year-old grandmother just gave birth to a set of twin granddaughters.
Researchers found that the leading motive for European egg donors was pure altruism, followed by altruism and financial means combined.
British researchers reported that time-lapse imaging could improve the birth rates of in vitro fertilization.
Researchers found that the largest shark hatchlings eat the smaller and weaker ones in the wombs of their mothers.
Medicaid, America's most prominent health insurance program, is a boon for pregnant women, as well as women who are trying to conceive a child. It covers a plethora of reproductive healthcare services, including family planning and pregnancy-related care (prenatal services, childbirth, and postpartum services and care) without cost-sharing. Medicaid law strictly prohibits the states from charging co-payments, deductibles, or other such service charges.