Category: Genetics

Genetics and Infertility

It is estimated that up to 20% of couples experience infertility as defined as not achieving or maintaining a pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse.

Family history can be a factor in determining your fertility potential. One rule of thumb is that your effective fertility will end approximately ten years earlier than your mother underwent menopause. So, if...

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Creating Healthier Babies by Genetic Manipulation. Should We Do It?

Many diseases occur as a result of mutations occurring in a particular gene. Some of these mutations can be passed on to future generations. But right now, scientists are working on a particular protocol that could potential eradicate certain diseases forever.

Can you imagine a world without fatal heart problems, liver failure, brain disorders, blindness and muscular weakness? All...

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