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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: The Who, the What, the Why and the How

Dr Rachel Huddart

 


BioNews News articles written by Dr Rachel Huddart:

Screen all chromosomes in prenatal embryo testing, says study

04 September 2017 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

Current prenatal chromosome screening tests could miss rare chromosomal abnormalities and lead to inaccurate results... [Read More]

Americans becoming open to human genome editing

21 August 2017 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

A new survey suggests that Americans are becoming more accepting of the use of genome editing in humans, and there is strong support for moreĀ public involvement in discussions on the technology... [Read More]

Pig breeding study may help human IVF success

24 July 2017 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

US scientists have dramatically improved the in vitro maturation of pig egg cells, offering the possibility that similar successes could be achieved in humans... [Read More]

Gene therapy hope for allergies and asthma

12 June 2017 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

Life-threatening allergies and asthma could one day be treated by a single injection, say researchers who have successfully treated mice using gene therapy... [Read More]

Scientists call for new ethical guidelines for 'synthetic embryos'

27 March 2017 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

Rapid advances in stem cell and embryo research are in danger of outstripping current ethical guidelinesĀ and new regulations are urgently needed, warn scientists in a report published this week... [Read More]

Major US report supports human genome editing

20 February 2017 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

An influential advisory group has given cautious support to the idea of making heritable changes to the human genome in order to treat or prevent disease... [Read More]

Only half of chromosome is DNA

28 November 2016 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

DNA only accounts for about half of the total volume of chromosomes, as shown by new 3D images of human chromosomes... [Read More]

NHS to offer non-invasive prenatal testing to pregnant women

07 November 2016 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

A more accurate and safer prenatal test for Down's, Edward's and Patau's syndromes is to be offered by the NHS from 2018, it has been announced... [Read More]

IVM breakthrough suggests cheaper and lower-drug alternative to IVF

30 August 2016 - by Dr Rachel Huddart

Researchers have reported on an experimental technique that could improve the fertilisation success rate of in vitro maturation IVM, an alternative fertility method to IVF... [Read More]


 

 

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