Wednesday, March 25, 2009
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority warns that children conceived through IVF have a thirty percent higher risk of genetic abnormalities
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has issued a warning saying that parents should be told of the risks associated with IVF, but emphasized that not all the risks are fully understood and more research is needed.
Research by the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, published online last month in the Human Reproduction journal, found that IVF babies suffer from heart valve defects, cleft lip and palate, and digestive system abnormalities due to the bowel or esophagus failing to form properly.
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