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  • vitro fertilization
  • They argue OHIP's policy is discriminatory, since it covers in vitro fertilization only in limited circumstances. (winteryknight.com)
  • Before the advent of genetic engineering and in vitro fertilization (IVF), designer babies were primarily a science fiction concept. (asu.edu)
  • The AHR Act sets a legislative and regulatory framework for the use of reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization and related services including surrogacy and gamete donation. (asu.edu)
  • IVF stands for in vitro fertilization, an infertility treatment in which a female egg is fertilized by male sperm outside of the female body. (asu.edu)
  • The term was originally used to refer to the babies born from the earliest applications of artificial insemination and has now been expanded to refer to children born through the use of in vitro fertilization, the practice of fertilizing an embryo outside of a woman's body. (asu.edu)
  • The court decided a child of in vitro fertilization born with cystic fibrosis does not have the right to sue for wrongful life even in the presence of demonstrable acts of medical negligence because to allow such a case would grant the IVF child rights not possessed by naturally born children. (asu.edu)
  • embryo
  • Mall had a collection of over 800 human embryo specimens and was at the point of wanting to do more than just collect. (asu.edu)
  • Hwang Woo-suk, a geneticist in South Korea, claimed in Science magazine in 2004 and 2005 that he and a team of researchers had for the first time cloned a human embryo and that they had derived eleven stem cell lines from it. (asu.edu)
  • stages of human de
  • Some were proud that the UK had developed a new way of helping people have the families they longed for, but others were uneasy about the apparently uncontrolled advance of science, which brought with it new possibilities for manipulating the early stages of human development. (hfea.gov.uk)
  • Reproduction
  • A test-tube baby is the product of a successful human reproduction that results from methods beyond sexual intercourse between a man and a woman and instead utilizes medical intervention that manipulates both the egg and sperm cells for successful fertilization. (asu.edu)
  • sperm
  • There continue to be reports of new attempts to create life, sometimes labeled "synthetic" or "artificial" because the entity is not created the old-fashioned way, i.e. , by fertilization of an egg with a sperm. (lifenews.com)
  • research
  • Formed in 1994, ACT grew from a small agricultural cloning research facility located in Worcester, Massachusetts, into a multi-locational corporation involved in using both human embryonic stem cells (hESC) and human adult stem cells as well as animal cells for therapeutic innovations. (asu.edu)
  • patients
  • Those words can conjure up many images for those who hear them: cures, death of young human beings, millions and billions of taxpayer dollars, lab-coated scientists, petri dishes, and patients with serious conditions-waiting, hoping, disappointed, or treated. (lifenews.com)