Manipulating Nature: Might There be a Cardiovascular Price to Pay for the Miracle of Assisted Conception?
Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) have brought the miracle of childbirth to literally hundreds of thousands of adults who would otherwise not have conceived children; indeed it is now estimated that 1-3% of all births in many developed nations involve ARTs1. The first ART birth, however, was not until 1978 and so even the oldest such offspring are only now entering young adult life. Will they have the same health outcomes as those babies conceived "naturally"? (SELECT FULL TEXT TO CONTINUE)
- Received March 5, 2012.
- Accepted March 9, 2012.
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