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IVF Babies at Greater Risk of Heart Disease Later in Life

Medical Express,  April 19, 2012

Swiss scientists who compared 64 children born using IVF techniques and 57 children conceived naturally found that among the former group, 30% of the participants showed high pulmonary arterial pressure and greater blood vessel rigidity at high altitude. The findings are published this week in the journal Circulation. David Celermajer, the Scandrett professor of cardiology at the University of Sydney Medical School, wrote an accompanying editorial in the same journal.

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