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1st test tube baby born from embryo screened for genetic defects

1st test tube baby born from embryo screened for genetic defects

http://www.globetrendy.net – Scientists are confirming the birth of the first test-tube baby from an embryo that had been screened for genetic defects.
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Do IVF Babies Have Birth Defects?

Dr. Mark Surrey, co-founder of the Southern California Reproductive Center, discusses the likelihood of a baby born through IVF (in vitro fertilization) to have birth defects. Dr. Surrey compares these odds to those of having a baby without fertility treatments.
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Fertility Treatment Linked To Birth Defects

Fertility Treatment Linked To Birth Defects
Research recently published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology suggests the dramatic rise in birth defects during the last 25 years may be due to the increasing number of people turning to fertility treatments to conceive a baby. The …
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Rise in birth defects may be caused by IVF, other high-tech fertility

Rise in birth defects may be caused by IVF, other high-tech fertility
A University of Toronto geneticist is calling for more study of a link between fertility treatment and certain rare genetic disorders, noting that babies born after treatment are up to 10 times more likely to suffer from the conditions — one of which …
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