Baby Born From Embryo Frozen 24 Years Ago

The longest known frozen human embryo to result in a successful birth was born last month in Tennessee. Emma Wren Gibson, delivered November 25 by Dr. Jeffrey Keenan, medical director of the National Embryo Donation Center, is the result of an embryo originally frozen on October 14, 1992. Emma's parents, Tina and Benjamin Gibson of eastern Tennessee, admit feeling surprised when they were told the exact age of the embryo thawed March 13 by Carol Sommerfelt, embryology lab director at the National Embryo Donation Center. "Do you realize I'm only 25? This embryo and I could have been best friends," Tina Gibson said. Today, Tina, now 26, explained, "I just wanted a baby. I don't care if it's a

California Warns About Cell Phone Exposure And Health Risks

The connection between cell phone radiation and health risks is far from settled—but it’s strong enough that the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued guidelines on how to minimize one’s exposure. Though phone manufacturers generally recommend certain behaviors around cell phones, like using the hands-free option or speakerphone, most people don’t look that far into the manual. Now, California issues official recommendations about how to reduce one’s risk, not of cell phone distraction, but of the radio-frequency energy they put out. The concern emerges from studies that have hinted at a slightly increased risk for brain cancer and tumors of the acoustic nerve and salivary

First baby to be born in US after uterus transplant

A baby born at a Texas hospital is the first in the US to be birthed from a mother who had received a uterus transplant, according to the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. The hospital has not revealed many details surrounding the birth, including when the baby boy was born. The patient and her family have also asked for privacy at this time, according to the hospital. The first baby born as a result of a womb transplant in the United States lies in the neonatal unit at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Giuliano Testa, the principal investigator of the uterine transplant clinical trial at the hospital called the birth a "milestone" and "a beautiful moment of love and hope

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