Researchers at Columbia University in New York have created embryos containing genetic material from three people and are ready to use them to start pregnancies. But they’re at a legal impasse.
By Emily Mullin, STAT
The revelations are made in the former first lady's upcoming memoir.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
I met Rachel and Jason Hallett two years ago while reporting a story about how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wouldn’t cover in-vitro fertilization for wounded veterans. Here's where things stand for the Halletts - and the legislation -…
By William Brangham
Two years ago, what this couple wanted most was to start a family, but daunting physical and financial challenges stood in their way. William Brangham revisits Jason and Rachel Hallett, who struggled with the aftereffects of a grievous war injury…
By PBS NewsHour
For the first time, U.S. scientists have genetically edited human embryos with CRISPR, thanks in part to regulatory loopholes.
By PBS NewsHour
In vitro fertilization has grown to a $3 billion industry in the U.S. that is responsible for more than 1 million babies. But implanting several embryos under pressure for success often obscures potential complications and added responsibilities that can come…
The first baby born via a technique that mixes DNA from three parents raises familiar questions about regulatory loopholes and genetics.
Senate Democrats on Tuesday filibustered a spending bill they say Republicans loaded with unacceptable provisions — namely inadequate funding to fight the Zika virus and restrictions on funding for the Affordable Care Act and Planned Parenthood. The bill has already…
By Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News
Despite sporadic reports of subsequent infertility and a variety of cancers, some fatal, it isn’t known whether these problems are linked to the process or are simply the result of chance.
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