Embryo frozen 24 years ago now delivered as a healthy baby in US

Embryo frozen 24 years ago now delivered as a healthy baby in US

Baby Emma Wren Gibson was conceived and fertilized in 1992. However, she was not implanted but frozen instead.

Dec 20, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Exercising after embryo transfer good for health

Exercising after embryo transfer good for health

Contradicting the theory of mandatory rest after embryo transfer during an IVF cycle, a new research has revealed that resuming daily activities soon after the transfer helps in improving blood flow to the uterus and overall body.

Jul 19, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Scientists find way to 'pause' embryo development for upto a month

Scientists find way to 'pause' embryo development for upto a month

Scientists from University of California, San Francisco have come up with a way to pause development of early mouse embryos for up to a month and later resume normal growth- a finding with potential implications for assisted reproduction, ageing and even cancer.

Nov 24, 2016, 18:20 PM IST

Planning parenthood through surrogacy? Things you need to know

 It is imperative that you should know what surrogacy actually is, how does it work and what are the risks associated with it.

Aug 25, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

Chinese woman gives birth to a baby girl from embryo frozen 18 years ago

The infant weighing 3,300 gm, was born in Jiangsu province on Monday. 

Jun 30, 2016, 12:13 PM IST

Egg freezing: Six key facts you need to know about it!

Human oocyte cryopreservation or egg freezing is an experimental technique in which a woman’s eggs (oocytes) are extracted, frozen and stored.

Jan 13, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

Chinese couple gets child from a 10-year-old frozen embryo

 In a rare case, a 47-year-old Chinese woman has given birth to a second child using the embryo she and her husband froze ten years ago at a local hospital, state-media reported today.

Oct 18, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

Novel Japanese model sheds light on embryo development

 To understand how life began, researchers from Kyoto University have created a lab-based human germ cell development model that reveals how “germ cells” pass genetic traits from one generation to the next.

Sep 17, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Scientists map all genes behind embryo development

An international team of scientists has for the first time mapped all the genes that are activated in the first few days of a fertilised human egg.

Sep 04, 2015, 12:33 PM IST

Mom's drinking at conception ups kids' diabetes risk

Women who drink around the time of conception may put their babies at increased risk of Type 2 diabetes and obesity in early middle age, warns a new study.

Aug 01, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Abortion in India: All that you need to know!

Ritu Singh

Jul 30, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Synthetic sperm protein can help increase chances of successful IVF

A new study has revealed that a synthetic version of a sperm protein satisfies criteria of genuine sperm-borne oocyte activation for IVF, raising the chances of it being a success.

Oct 01, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

When young sperm are not just sperm anymore

You know that in your first hours of life, cells in the nascent embryo mature into skin, heart, gut, or any type of cell - called totipotency.

May 20, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

Revealed: How embryo develops into a beautiful you!

In path-breaking discovery, scientists have revealed the secret world of embryo development where it undergoes huge changes in a short space of time.

Feb 14, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

Scientists create embryonic-type stem cells without embryos

In experiments that could open a new era in stem cell biology, scientists have found a cheap and easy way to reprogramme mature cells from mice back into an embryonic-like state that allowed them to generate many types of tissue.

Jan 30, 2014, 03:13 AM IST

Woman set to be first to give birth from transplanted womb

A Swedish woman is set to become the first in the world to give birth from a transplanted womb after doctors successfully implanted an embryo into her body.

Jan 26, 2014, 22:08 PM IST

Embryonic-like stem cells collected from adults to grow bone

Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and New York-based NeoStem Inc. are all set for the first known human trial to use embryonic-like stem cells collected from adult cells to grow bone.

Apr 07, 2013, 13:40 PM IST

Scientists create embryos with genes from three persons

In a path-breaking experiment, scientists have created embryos with genes taken from three persons, two women and one man.

Oct 25, 2012, 00:10 AM IST

Frozen human embryos can yield viable stem cells

Even after being frozen for 18 years, human embryos can be thawed, grown in the laboratory, and successfully induced to produce human embryonic stem cells.

Aug 14, 2012, 18:27 PM IST

IVF treatment to remove cancerous genes in embryos

Two clinics in Melbourne are treating women with a `pre-implantation` genetic diagnosis technique to remove cancerous genes in the embryos.

Jul 03, 2012, 13:16 PM IST