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Evaluating embryo quality with ultrasensitive protein detection

Infertility is estimated to affect 9% of reproductive-aged couples globally, and many couples turn to assisted reproductive technology (ART). Selecting embryos with maximum development potential plays a pivotal role in obtaining the highest rate of success in ART treatment, which … Continue reading

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Scientists modify genes of embryos

A team of researchers in Portland, Oregon has carried out the first known attempt at genetically modifying human embryos in the United States. According to an article in the MIT Technology Review, researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University successfully … Continue reading

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Discovery could help improve IVF success rates

Scientists have discovered that chromosomal abnormalities in human embryos created for in vitro fertilization, or IVF, can be predicted within the first 30 hours of development from the union of a female egg and male sperm. This discovery, published in … Continue reading

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Breakthrough! FDA approves the Eeva Test

A new, breakthrough technology designed to help fertility clinics select the best embryos during in vitro fertilization (IVF) to aid in their effort to provide the best chance of a successful pregnancy is now commercially available in the United States … Continue reading

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