Careers  |  Sign In  |  Register

Researchers Develop Low Cost IVF Technology

Reuters reports that a team of doctors in Belgium has “developed a low-cost version of test-tube baby technology for use in developing countries, where sophisticated Western systems are unaffordable for most couples.” The researchers reported that their technology produces results similar to traditional in-vitro fertilization (IVF), but will cost only around $260 per cycle of treatment. The new technology is able to keep costs low because it uses “an embryo culture method that removes the need for much of the expensive laboratory equipment found in European or North American IVF clinics.”

Read the article published by Reuters.