A new fertility treatment developed by doctors in Belgium may reduce in vitro fertilization costs from thousands of dollars to less than $300. Although it may not work for everyone, doctors and patients are optimistic.
Cleveland Clinic (June 26, 2013) A new IVF tool is helping couples get pregnant. Meet an Ohio couple who struggled to get pregnant but now have two very good reasons to believe the technology ... watch video
AP (Dec. 2, 2013) New federal statistics show an epidemic of twins among IVF patients, and two babies come with added risk during pregnancy. Reproduction experts are now urging more women in fertility treatment to try ... watch video
CBC (Feb. 20, 2013) A growing nationwide fertility trend is on the rise in Ottawa. Some women who don't want to worry about whether they can conceive naturally later in life are using in vitro fertilization, or IVF, to ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 27, 2014) FDA officials discussed trying ‘three-parent IVF’ in humans. This could allow mothers with damaged mitochondrial DNA to have babies free of disease.
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Reuters (Nov. 12, 2013) A team of eye-car professionals has developed technology that turns an Android smartphone into a portable, low-cost eye examination kit for use in remote areas of the developing world. Its designers ... watch video
AP (Oct. 25, 2013) Need surgery? Have cash? Put your procedure up for auction on the Medibid website, where surgeons bid for your business. But health care experts warn that valuing low cost service can be risky. (Oct. ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 18, 2014) A British university student has designed an inflatable incubator to provide a low-cost solution to premature birth care. He hopes his design will help save the lives of babies in refugee camps and ... watch video
Oct. 9, 2015 It was hoped that the development of accelerated partial breast irradiation would increase the number of early-stage breast cancer patients getting radiation treatment. A new study, however, has ... read more
Oct. 8, 2015 The likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide is very high, often because of the prejudice, transphobia and other stressors. A new study examined factors that may protect transgender ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 A surgeon and prominent patient safety researcher is calling on hospitals to reform emergency room, surgical and other medical protocols that sicken up to half of already seriously ill patients -- in ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 Patients who undergo surgeries on weekends experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. A new study identifies five things hospitals can do to overcome this 'weekend ... read more
Apr. 16, 2014 While fertility treatments have helped many people become parents, they commonly result in multiple births, increasing the risk of prematurity, and leading to lifelong complications. But this ... read more
Aug. 29, 2012 Mayo Clinic recently marked its first births resulting from in vitro fertilization using a new time-lapse incubator that minimizes disturbances from human handling as embryos develop and helps ... read more