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What are the benefits of PGD IVF?

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Preimplantation genetic diagnosis or better known as PGD IVF is a procedure that is used prior to implantation that helps in identifying the genetic defects within the embryos that are created through IVF treatment to prevent the certain diseases or any kind of disorders from being passed on to the child. Benefits of PGD The below mentioned are the benefits of PGD: ·This procedure can be used to test more than 100 different genetic conditions. ·PGD is performed before the implant that allows the couple to make a decision regarding their wish of continuing with the pregnancy. ·It also enables the couples to pursue biological children who they might not have done so otherwise.

Who can benefit from PGD? The Preimplantation genetic diagnosis can benefit any couple who is at risk for passing on a genetic disease or any condition. The following is a list of the type of individuals who are possible candidates for PGD: ·Women who are 35 years old and above ·Carriers of single gene disorders ·Women with …

What are the causes and symptoms of Brain Cancer?

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The brain cancers mainly include the primary brain tumors (starting in the brain, which almost never spread to the  other parts of the body),and secondary tumors (caused by the cancers that began in another part of the body). The brain cancers are the consequences of the abnormal growths of cells in the brain. Causes of Brain Cancer There are some factors that lead to brain cancers that mainly includes: The brain as well as spinal cord cancers are more commonly found in the people that have         inherited or genetic conditions·The people who are exposed to a very high dose of radiation directly to the head.

Symptoms of Brain Cancer The headaches are mostly recognized as the first symptom and they can be severe, mild, persistent, or fluctuating. In the cases of more prominency of such headaches a person is advised to see their doctors as all headaches are not a sign of brain cancer and one should not even ignore them. The other symptoms of brain cancer include: ·Difficulties in remember…

What happens during the Hip Replacement Surgery?

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The hip replacement surgery is basically performed in two ways that includes the traditional methods and the other one a minimally-invasive technique. The size of the incision made for the surgery is the key difference between the two techniques.
In the case of a standard surgery done by the best hip replacement hospitals, the patients are given general anesthesia that helps in the relaxation of your muscles and put you to temporary deep sleep. This is done to save the patients from the pain as well as make them unaware of the procedure being done on them. In some cases an alternative is also given to prevent the pain which is known as the spinal anesthetic.
After anesthesia, your surgeon makes a cut along the side of the hip to move the muscles that are connected to the top part of the bone of the thigh which exposes the hip joint. After that a saw is used to cut the thighbone to remove the joint of the ball portion. Next an artificial joint is used to attach it to the thigh bone, wh…