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Insider S Guide To Egg Donation

Author : Wendie Wilson-Miller
ISBN : 9781936303304
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Provides information and advice about egg donation for families of all types, including same-sex couples and single parents.

Stem Cells

Author : Paul Knoepfler
ISBN : 9789814508827
Genre : Science
File Size : 69. 41 MB
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Stem Cells: An Insider's Guide is an exciting new book that takes readers inside the world of stem cells guided by international stem cell expert, Dr. Paul Knoepfler. Stem cells are catalyzing a revolution in medicine. The book also tackles the exciting and hotly debated area of stem cell treatments that are capturing the public's imagination. In the future they may also transform how we age and reproduce. However, there are serious risks and ethical challenges, too. The author's goal with this insider's guide is to give readers the information needed to distinguish between the ubiquitous hype and legitimate hope found throughout the stem cell world. The book answers the most common questions that people have about stem cells. Can stem cells help my family with a serious medical problem such as Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis, or Autism? Are such treatments safe? Can stem cells make me look younger or even literally stay physically young? These questions and many more are answered here. A number of ethical issues related to stem cells that spark debates are discussed, including risky treatments, cloning and embryonic stem cells. The author breaks new ground in a number of ways such as by suggesting reforms to the FDA, providing a new theory of aging based on stem cells, and including a revolutionary Stem Cell Patient Bill of Rights. More generally, the book is your guide to where the stem cell field will be in the near future as well as a thoughtful perspective on how stem cell therapies will ultimately change your life and our world. Contents:Meet Your Stem CellsThe Types of Stem Cells and Their Clinical PotentialStem Cell Treatments: Applications and ObstaclesStem Cell Models: Past, Present, and FutureAll in the Family: An Insider's Tale of Two Stem Cells and a Black SheepAging: The Stem Cell ConnectionLaw and Order Stem CellsStem Cells for Profit: An Ethical SpectrumPatient Bill of Rights and Guide to Stem Cell TreatmentsAre We There Yet? How Stem Cells Might Work to Treat Specific DiseasesStem Cell Cosmetics: More Than Skin Deep?Stem Cell Tests for HumanityGetting Your Stem Cell Geek OnConclusion: The Future of Stem Cells Readership: A wide range of readers: patients, scientists, biotech and big pharma people, students, investors, lawyers, employees of funding agencies such as the National Institute for Health (NIH) and the California stem cell agency, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and researchers. Keywords:Stem Cells;Stem Cell Treatments;Adult Stem Cells;Embryonic Stem Cells;Ips Cells;Stem Cell Tourism;Aging;Cancer;Medicine;Regenerative Medicine;Anti-AgingKey Features:Novel insider' guide to stem cells giving people an exciting look into the world of stem cells and stem cell researchTackles practical issues related to stem cell treatments including cosmetics and sports medicine, areas of intense interest to the publicWritten by a stem cell scientist and cancer survivor who can see health-related issues from both perspectives as patient and professorReviews: “This is an opinionated but extremely knowledgeable introduction to the potentials and pitfalls of research in and applications of stem cells. The science is current, accessible, and well presented, but the best aspect of the book is its focus on ethical considerations associated with stem cell research. This is a fascinating book on important scientific, medical and consumer issues.” CHOICE

Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation

Author : Evelina Weidman Sterling
ISBN : 9780857006523
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 34. 62 MB
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Having Your Baby Through Egg Donation is a helpful, authoritative guide to negotiating the complex and emotive issues that arise for those considering whether or not to pursue egg donation. It presents information clearly and with compassion, exploring the practical, financial, logistical, social and ethical questions that commonly arise. This fully updated second edition also includes recent developments in the field, including travelling for egg donation and the emerging field of epigenetics. This book will be valued by all those considering or undergoing donor conception, as well as the range of professionals who support them, including infertility counsellors, psychologists, therapists and social workers.

The Insiders Guide To Cape Cod Nantucket And Martha S Vineyard

Author : Debi Boucher Stetson
ISBN : 1573800627
Genre : Cape Cod (Mass.)
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Famed for its history, sand dunes, salty air, quaint villages, delectable seafood, legendary sunsets, and picturesque harbors, inlets, and coves, Cape Cod attracts millions of visitors each year to its enchanted shores. Featuring information on Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard as well as Cape Cod, this entertaining, insightful guide shows tourists how to make the most of a trip to this memorable part of the country.

Insiders Guide Off The Beaten Path Montana

Author : Michael McCoy
ISBN : 0762730498
Genre : Travel
File Size : 26. 61 MB
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From the woolly wonders of the Big Montana Sheep Drive to the historic Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana offers many choices to travelers who wish to discover Big Sky Country.

Insiders Guide North Carolina S Southern Coast And Wilmington

Author : Zach Hanner
ISBN : 0762744413
Genre : Travel
File Size : 26. 71 MB
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This guide offers tourists and newcomers rich culture, incredible golf, history, magnificent natural beauty, and unspoiled beaches. Explore Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina and Kure Beaches, the South Brunswick islands, Topsail Island, and more. This book is this fast-growing area’s only comprehensive travel and newcomer guidebook.

The Insiders Guide To Nashville

Author : Jeff Walter
ISBN : 1573800481
Genre : Nashville (Tenn.)
File Size : 88. 16 MB
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From Music Row to Titans football, this eclectic guide to Nashville's heart and soul shares inside information on the rockin'-est town in the South. Learn the difference between rockabilly, western swing and honky-tonk, hop on a bus to check out the Grand Ole Opry or go to the bars where the locals shake a leg with the most complete guidebook to the sights and sounds of this country music mecca.

Insiders Guide To Branson And The Ozark Mountains

Author : Crystal Payton
ISBN : 0912367792
Genre : History
File Size : 52. 77 MB
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Cincinnati Insiders Guide

Author : Felix Winternitz
ISBN : 1573801119
Genre : Cincinnati (Ohio)
File Size : 58. 16 MB
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This guide provides an ever-important locals' eye view to the surprisingly happening Queen City. Discover Cincy and find everything you want in a city -- arts, professional sports, museums, culture, great restaurants and shopping -- without the high crime rates and overcrowded schools. It's an absolute must for locals, newcomers and visitors.

The Unofficial Guide To Getting Pregnant

Author : Joan Liebmann-Smith
ISBN : 9780471781752
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 49. 83 MB
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The inside scoop... for when you want more than the official line! Once you decide to start a family, you may think pregnancy will occur quickly. However, it takes the average healthy young couple six months to a year to conceive. This guide helps you get in the best possible shape for conceiving, discussing conception and misconceptions in depth. If pregnancy doesn't happen "automatically," you're not alone; one in six couples have fertility problems. The Unofficial Guide to Getting Pregnant provides clear, unbiased guidance on the many confusing medical, emotional, and financial issues related to getting pregnant. This book objectively reviews state-of-the-art infertility treatments and procedures, including fertility drugs, corrective surgery, IVF, and the other assisted reproductive technologies. It also covers third-party procedures, such as sperm and egg donation and surrogacy. Vital Information few resources reveal--information that can help you zero in on the most effective, economical approach for you. Insider Secrets about choosing a specialist, potential legal issues with third-party procedures, and alternative treatments that might work. Money-Saving Information to help you compare the cost of different treatments, decipher state laws on insurance coverage, and more. Time-Saving Tips to avoid delays in diagnosing and treating problems while your biological clock is ticking. The Scoop on the newest fertility drugs, microsurgical techniques, and assisted reproductive technologies.

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