reproductive technology

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reproductive technology

[‚rē·prə‚dək·tiv tek′näl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
Any procedure undertaken to aid in conception, intrauterine development, and birth when natural processes do not function normally.
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In chapters on the ethics and economics of infertility, on access to infertility services, and on reconceiving procreative rights, Ryan combines a feminist commitment to the welfare of women with a Catholic vision of the common good to argue that assisted reproduction is not a private matter and that access to infertility treatment should not be left to an unregulated market.
He said in the absence of clinical signs of infertility, it may be appropriate to delay assisted reproduction until the couple had failed to conceive naturally in 18 to 24 months.
The impact of legislation and socioeconomic factors in the access to and global practice of assisted reproduction.
Leanne and Lee Derbyshire with twins Frankie and Will at a recent Christmas party for Hartlepool's Assisted Reproduction Unit families IAN COOPER
Our analysis suggests that it is the assisted reproduction group in particular who are at higher risk," Dr Carson added.
MGH signed a collaboration agreement with Cellcura's US arm in December 2010, to reflect Cellcura's engagement in the development of novel assisted reproduction therapies (ART) and stem-cell medical equipment.
Researchers tested more than 12,000 couples during a four-year period at the Eylau Centre for Assisted Reproduction in Paris.
Specific topics discussed include social factors in human reproduction, female employment and social support for fertility, and legal challenges in assisted reproduction.
This exploratory discussion paper looks at the possibility of reframing regulation of assisted reproduction away from its focus on the embryo.
Norwegian researchers say they have found evidence techniques in assisted reproduction may be linked to placenta praevia.
At the Centre for Assisted Reproduction, based at Gateshead's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, couples can expect to wait up to three years.
The director of the Cardiff Assisted Reproduction Unit has warned that rules which no longer allow men to donate anonymously might affect the future of the donor insemination (DI) programme.

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