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First 3-parent baby born in clinical trial to treat infertility

3-parent techniques were developed to help mothers avoid passing on mitochondrial disease to their childrenSPL/Getty Images By Helen Thomson A Greek woman has given birth to a baby boy using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people, in the first clinical trial of its kind to treat infertility. The boy was born on… Read More »

Twin baby girls were both diagnosed with a rare eye cancer just DAYS after being born

Twin baby girls, one, who were diagnosed with a rare eye cancer just DAYS after being born have battled septic shock, multiple hospital infections and A YEAR’s worth of chemo between them Mother Maryann Oakley developed retinoblastoma at six months old Discovered she had passed the gene to her twins 16 weeks into her pregnancy Twins… Read More »