The number of donor eggs used in vitro fertilization has increase in U.S between 2000 and 2010, a study finds. Also the outcomes from those donor eggs produced often good results.
Researchers are seeking federal approval to attempt a new technique in which they reduce the chances of genetic birth defects by tampering with the genetic material of the women's eggs.
After examining 12 studies, researchers concluded that IVF babies have a greater risk of developing cancers.
Researchers were able to collect viable eggs from five infertile women and help trigger egg growth. One of the five women has since given birth to a healthy baby.
A 53-year-old grandmother just gave birth to a set of twin granddaughters.
Britain soon become the first nation to authorize 3 people to contribute DNA towards an IVF birth, instead of the standard two, the country's top medical officer said Thursday.
Nobel Prize winner Sir Robert Edwards, a "co-pioneer" of the in vitro fertilization technique in the 1950's, died Wednesday in his sleep after a long illness, the University of Cambridge said. He was 87.
The UK has moved closer to becoming the first country to create babies with three genetic parents via IVF in order to defeat inherited diseases.
It has been recently observed that approximately one-sixth of couples in the U.S. suffer from infertility. The research was conducted by Germaine Buck Louis from the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, Maryland, and her co-workers, who used two different methods to calculate the infertility rates.
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