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Preimplantation genetic diagnosis


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MAP: a highly scientific business

24 February 2017

Stéphane Viville, "infertility specialist"[1], published an article in Le Monde in which he denounced "certain tests (…) available to and paid for by patients...

MAP: Pre-implantation genetic screening "is of no interest"

04 October 2016

PGS or Preimplantation Genetic Screening is an embryo selection technique used in in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) protocols[1]. The aim is "to eliminate embryos...

British scientists want to test the “stress response” of embryos conceived by IVF

05 July 2016

To increase in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) success rates and even “exceed that observed during natural fertilisation”, British scientists have put pressure on...

Authorisation of Pre-Implantation Screening in Switzerland: Multiple reactions

07 June 2016

On Sunday, the people of Switzerland accepted changes to the law governing Medically Assisted Procreation (see Pre-implantation Screening authorised in...


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