Embryo Selection to Select Against Autism

Autism and Embryo Selection

Health authorities in Western Australia have approved sex selection of embryos for families at a “high risk” of having an autistic child. Can embryo selection to select against autism be done? The Western Australian reported, “There are no genetic tests for autism, so instead of looking for a gene mutation, the screening identifies the embryo’s […]

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New Technology Could Increase Chances of Success for Patients Undergoing IVF

The Fertility Centers of New England  has introduced a novel incubator system which allows continual harmless observations of developing embryos. In a clinical Assisted Reproduction practice (ART), the best methods of embryo selection are those that do as little harm to the embryos and which also rely on the basic biology of the oocyte and […]

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