HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Popular Science outlines need for long-term studies and more regulation in A.R.T.

America Online to Carry Article Exclusively and Will Host Online Chat on Tuesday, February 11 at 8pm EST

New York, NY, February 6, 2003 -- In an article in its March issue (on newsstands February 11), Popular Science magazine describes the need for long-term studies and more regulation in assisted reproductive technology (ART). The article "Sallie has 2 Mommies & 1 Daddy," explores the science behind the risks of ART and the problems with the U.S. regulatory system that have allowed untested technologies to be used on patients for decades without oversight.

One in 11 couples in the United States is infertile. Desperation to have a child is widespread. Each year, thousands of these couples expose themselves and their future children to dangerous fertility treatments that were rushed from petri dishes to patients without regulation or human trials. About a million children have been born using assisted reproductive technology-otherwise known as ART-which has become so advanced, couples using it are statistically more likely to conceive a child than those relying on the old-fashioned natural approach.

The recent claim that a fringe group had cloned a human caused yet another wave of protests from scientists and politicians over reproductive cloning. It'll cause birth defects, they said, it'll create children with unimaginable problems. But with the spotlight on cloning, Americans missed one important point: For decades, fertility clinics have been doing precisely what scares experts about cloning. By using unregulated technologies on patients, they're creating children through experimental procedures with well-documented and potentially widespread risks. PopSci magazine's article examines and discusses the need for regulation and increased research into fertility methods.

The complete story can be found exclusively on AOL in the Health Channel (Keyword: Health Poll) beginning on February 6. Beginning on Monday, Feb
'"/>

Contact: Sara Delekta
sara.delekta@time4.com
917-868-4502
Popular Science
6-Feb-2003


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Popular Science announces Third Annual Brilliant 10
2. Popular Science announces second annual Brilliant 10: the countrys top young scientists
3. Popularizing precision agriculture
4. Popular weed killer feminizes native leopard frogs across Midwest
5. Popular weed killer disrupts frogs sexual development
6. Popular weed killer demasculinizes frogs, disrupts their sexual development
7. Popular pain analgesics found to affect central nervous system: Study identifies both peripheral and CNS mechanisms of action of NSAID use
8. Popular Diet Supplement May Be A Cancer Risk
9. Emu Meat Not A Popular Choice Among Consumers, Study Shows
10. New Studies Shed Light On Facial Features Of Popular Dinosaurs
11. Popular Cure-All Tea Can Cause Toxic Reactions

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/6/2017)... 6, 2017 Mintigo , the ... announced Predictive Sales Coach TM , its new ... intelligence into Salesforce. This unique AI application will ... organizations with deep knowledge of their customers and ... engagement. Predictive Sales Coach extends Mintigo,s existing customer ...
(Date:3/2/2017)... -- Australian stem cell and regenerative medicine company, ... agreement with the Monash Lung Biology Network, a consortia ... Department of Pharmacology at Monash University, Melbourne ... support the use of Cymerus™ mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) ... is a chronic, long term lung condition recognised by ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... 27. Februar 2017  EyeLock LLC, ein marktführendes Unternehmen ... erstklassige biometrische Lösung zur Iris-Erkennung auf der ... LTE auf dem Mobile World Congress 2017 ... in Halle 3, Stand 3E10, vorstellen. ... Qualcomm Haven™ – eine Kombination aus Hardware, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:3/22/2017)... March 22, 2017  UBM and the Massachusetts ... their extended partnership and the third annual Massachusetts Medtech ... the 21 st Annual MassMEDIC Conference held ... May 3-4, 2017. MassMEDIC will ... (ADVAMED) President and CEO, Scott Whitaker , ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... 2017 The global chronic kidney ... report by Transparency Market Research (TMR). The top four ... AbbVie Inc., accounted for a share of only 41.4% ... this market are focusing aggressively on mergers, acquisitions, and ... likely to lead to market consolidation in the next ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... 2017   VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), ... and service solutions to laboratory and production ... EPL Archives, Inc., an international biorepository services ... regulated product research, development and commercialization lifecycle ... ancillary services. EPL Archives is widely recognized ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... Benchworks CEO Thad L. Bench Sr. will ... March 23-24 in San Diego. The event is a gathering of executive leadership from ... Vice President Christian Meyer will also participate in the forum. Participants will discuss the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: