Three-Parent Babies Possible ‘In Two Years’ According to UK Report

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Mitochondria are responsible for producing about 90% of the body’s energy and a wide range of cellular processes, so it’s no surprise that defects can have incredibly devastating consequences. There is no cure for mitochondrial disease, which affects about 1 in 6000 people. Defects in mitochondrial DNA are passed down exclusively by the mother.  In order […]

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Woman Finds Out She’s Pregnant Day Before Her Husband’s Funeral

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Facebook Kristy Kirchner shares every raw emotion with her 4,000 YouTube followers, even the emotions that come with the sudden death of a beloved husband and an unexpected pregnancy. Kirchner filmed videos for her channel, called ConceiveABaby, with her husband Royce, 35. Royce was killed on October 8 in a violent car accident. A day […]

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Woman Gives Birth To First Baby Ever Born From A Womb Transplant

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A 36-year-old Swedish woman born without a uterus welcomed her first child, a healthy baby boy, in September. British medical journal the Lancet published news of the first successful womb transplant after doctors at Sweden’s University of Gothenburg confirmed that both mother and child are healthy. The woman was the recipient of a womb from a 61-year-old […]

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