IVF nightmare: Broken up couple fight over frozen embryos amid claims man exploited ‘potential babies’ for sex and money

Amber* with her three children at their Hawke’s Bay home. Photo / Supplied A couple who split up after IVF treatment are fighting over frozen embryos and police are investigating…

Web-based app shows potential for improving communication skills of kids with developmental disorders

A web-based app shows potential for advancing the communication skills of children with developmental disorders in low- and middle-income countries, according to a recent study co-authored by Georgia State University…

Potential cause of racial disparity affecting infants with congenital heart disease discovered

Race was already known to matter when it came to health outcomes for infants with congenital heart disease (CHD), the most common birth defect, affecting 1 in 100 live births.…

Mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid has potential to prevent neural tube defects

The UK Government’s current proposal to fortify one type of flour with folic acid is inadequate as it suggests a low dose that would fail to prevent hundreds of cases…

Potential impact on miscarriage treatment since the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Miscarriage care could certainly be impacted by the overturning of Roe v. Wade, it’s already happening in Texas.   A miscarriage is defined as the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th…

Should I hide my pregnancy from a potential employer? – The Morning Sun

Q: I have an interview for a job that I believe I am extremely well-qualified for, and I really want. However, I’m just over four months pregnant. Should I mention…

Marine organism compounds may have potential to help human fertility

Zinc-filled oysters are often linked to improved libido and sexual activity, and now scientists at Flinders University are calling for more serious investigations into how marine organism compounds can help…

Asymptomatic COVID-19 during pregnancy could have potential long-term consequences for the baby

According to a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study, asymptomatic COVID-19 infection during pregnancy could still have potential long-term consequences for a developing baby. The study led by…

Researchers Identify Potential Target for Rhabdomyosarcoma Recurrence Prevention

In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Anand Patel and Michael Dyer from St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital about their recent research suggesting EGFR inhibitors may prevent rhabdomyosarcoma recurrence. Please can you introduce yourself, tell us…

Researchers find potential pathway linking early life infections to adult-onset cardiovascular disease

Researchers have discovered a potential pathway linking early life infections to cardiovascular disease risk later in adulthood, offering opportunities for targeted intervention. The study, led by the Murdoch Children Research…