in vitro

Nuevos tratamientos de fertilidad

Posted on 03/11/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

En EspañolBebés con tres padres biológicos. Abuelas que dan a luz a sus nietos, la maternidad después de la menopausia, la eliminación de enfermedades hereditarias… Parecería ciencia ficción, pero ya es realidad. Los avances de la tecnología son tales que, a solo 35 años del nacimiento de la primera bebé concebida in vitro —la inglesa Louise Brown, nacida en 1978— decenas de miles de mujeres en Estados Unidos acuden a este procedimiento para poder concebir, muchas de ellas mayores de 40 …

With the Aid of Science! Human on Our Own Terms

Posted on 09/14/2012 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthMedical science routinely offers solutions to problems that our bodies or environment can not naturally fix. It’s great when these are cool re-imaginings and re-purposing of existing products and procedures. Other times its fine-tuning that leads to good results. This week had a bunch of cool and slightly weird stories about solving some health related issues. Wheelchair Car: There aren’t many options for driving for those in wheelchairs. Existing cars often need remodeling to accommodate the systems that allow those …