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Trials for Embryo Quality Test Give Infertile Couples New Hope

by Mark Henderson, Science Editor,  Times Online,  June 29, 2009

Infertile couples are to be offered a controversial embryo quality test that could double their chances of starting a family.

At least 90 women are to be recruited by a clinic in London to take part in the study, which promises to settle a heated medical dispute about the test’s capacity to help IVF patients.

Preliminary research in the US has suggested that the procedure, which aims to identify embryos with the best chance of developing into healthy babies, can deliver IVF success rates as high as 80 per cent — more than double the average in Britain.

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