Hereditary Clotting Defects (Thrombophilia)

Thrombophilia (Hereditary Clotting Defect) is defined as the genetic predisposition to developing intravascular thrombosis. It is due to hypercoagulability of blood leading to impairment of initial vascularization that takes place during implantation.

Thrombophilia affects as many as one in five Read more

IVF: The Economic Realities

Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards were responsible for the birth of the world’s 1st IVF baby, Louise Brown, in 1978. Since then about 4 million babies have been born worldwide, and the number is growing fast. The introduction of Read more

Selective Banking of Genetically Tested Donor Eggs

As a woman ages beyond 30 years, the quality of her eggs starts to decline progressively and with it also her fertility potential. By age 40 she is about half as likely to conceive and by her mid forties she Read more

Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when the uterine lining (endometrium)  grows not only in the interior of the uterus but in other areas, such as the Fallopian tubes, ovaries and the bowel. Endometriosis is a complex condition where, the … Read more