Twitter Flickr Pinterest E-mail RSS
formats

Genetics in reproductive medicine

Background and Significance

by | Published on 14. April 2016, in Treatment.

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Genetic disorders may cause severe diseases in humans and are known to have adverse effects on fertility, which may even lead to miscarriages. A closer look into these genetic disorders suggests that there are two main reasons for this: Chromosomal disorders and gene mutations. In chromosomal disorders, a distinction is

(More)…

formats

“The stork in need of help”

Sequence of IVF treatment using donor eggs

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock There are many reasons why women cannot achieve a pregnancy with their own oocytes. In addition to medical reasons (e.g. cancer treatment, genetic diseases, premature menopause etc.), today, there is an increasing number of cases where socio-economic causes are at the root of the problem. Women often delay having children

(More)…

formats

Visit to the Bosporus

by | Published on 6. July 2013, in Science.

Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock The center of Istanbul is part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage – Another heritage, namely the genetic heritage, was at the heart of the 12th International Medical Conference of the Preimplantation Genetics Diagnosis International Society (PGDIS) which has been held recently in the city on the Bosporus. Last year,

(More)…

formats

Hardly any boys due to the IMSI procedure?

Hardly any boys due to the IMSI procedure?
Is it actually true that there is a shift in sex ratio towards females when using the IMSI procedure in conjunction with in-vitro fertilization? Are spermatozoa carrying a Y-chromosome not as good as those carrying an X-chromosome?

Home Posts tagged "Chromosomes"