Tuesday, July 08, 2008

They Never Talk About the High Risk of ICSI to the Health of Offspring

Science News Share Blog Cite Print Email BookmarkNormal-looking Sperm May Have Serious Damage; Scientists Urge More Care In Selection
ScienceDaily (July 8, 2008) — Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), where a single sperm is injected into an egg to fertilise it, is increasingly used to help infertile men father children. Although the sperm chosen for the procedure may appear quite normal, researchers in the US have found that many of them in fact have DNA damage, which can decrease the chances of pregnancy.



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