60 Minutes on CBS recently reported on the science of genetics, noting that there are few fields of medicine that are having a bigger impact on how we diagnose and treat disease. (View 60 Minutes segment here.) The science of genetics has gotten so sophisticated so quickly that it can be used not only to treat serious diseases, but also prevent them well before pregnancy…Comments Off on Breeding out Disease: 60 Minutes Segment Explores Genetic Testing
Fertility Associates of Memphis responds to non disclosure testing Some people have a family history of diseases that cause devastating symptoms, in some cases significantly impacting quality of life. Increasingly, these disorders are found to have a genetic cause. Some forms of Alzheimer’s dementia, for example, are now known to be associated with specific genetic mutations. For many patients, the ability to test for such…Comments Off on News report: Genetic Tests for People Who’d Rather Not Know
Preimplantation Genetic Testing Thanks to a new kind of testing called preimplantation genetic testing, the doctors at Fertility Associates of Memphis can tell you more about your embryo than ever before. This specialized testing greatly lowers the chance of having a child affected by genetic conditions and also minimizes miscarriage when you achieve pregnancy. How it works When couples undergo an in vitro fertilization (IVF)…Comments Off on Preimplantation Genetic Testing: Screening and Detecting Healthy Embryos
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