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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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French law currently restricts assisted reproduction to infertile heterosexual couples.
IVF refers to a technique of assisted reproduction wherein the egg and sperm are fertilised outside the body - in the lab - to form an embryo, which is then transferred into the uterus to hopefully lead to a pregnancy.
Among nearly 256,000 women who had assisted reproduction over a 2-decade period and were followed for more than 2.25 million person-years, there was no significant increase in risk of uterine cancers or invasive breast cancers.
Williams, from the University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, and colleagues examined the risks of ovarian, breast, and corpus uteri cancer in 255,786 women who underwent assisted reproduction, with 2,257,789 person-years of follow-up.
The right of lesbian couples and single women to have access to assisted reproduction was "a matter of social justice" and will likely be legislated next year, a French government minister said on Tuesday.
This was reported by the National Audit Office (NAO), whose experts have carried out an audit of the Center for Assisted Reproduction, quoted by bTV.
According to the companies, IVI-RMA Global will be among the largest global fertility network, providing assisted reproduction and related services.
And the success rate of assisted reproduction treatments has nearly doubled, from 14% in 1991 to 26.5% in 2014, according to data for National Fertility Awareness Week.
Keeping the same concern in mind and with an aim to provide the best and world-class IVF treatment and infertile treatment to patients worldwide through medial tourism at very low costs, www.arthealthcare.in has come up with infertile centers services along with training courses in assisted reproduction across India
The Assisted Reproduction Unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool was due to close this year.

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