How Long Can Frozen Embryos Last?
We learned this week that a woman gave birth using a 24-year-old embryo.
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Researchers Think They've Found the Next Chemo
This treatment can deliver more cancer-killing drugs with fewer side effects.
These Two Fertility Tests May Not Be Accurate
Tests that estimate ovarian reserves failed to predict who got pregnant in a new study.
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Scientists Are Trying to Prove that Addiction Is a Genetic Disease
"There are the genes that control stress, genes that affect drug metabolism, and genes that affect how readily an addiction forms."
How Much Should You Get to Decide About Your Baby's Genes?
Doctors are making judgment calls about what information to give expecting parents and what to withhold.
Fertility Treatments Take a Toll on Mental Health
Intended parents, sperm donors, egg donors, surrogates…it’s a "complex psychosocial minefield."
The Century-Long Battle to Disprove the Myth That All Women Want Children
In 1916, psychologist Leta Hollingworth published a paper in the "American Journal of Sociology" challenging the notion that women naturally want to procreate. One hundred years later, we're still struggling with the idea.