Don’t count on freezing ovarian tissue to delay menopause or stop your biological clock

The procedure is still experimental and there’s so much we don’t know about it. OfficialA company in the United Kingdom is offering women a procedure it says can delay menopause up to 20 years and allow women to delay having babies. But don’t get too excited. The costs and risks are likely to outweigh the potential benefits, plus there’s so much we don’t know about the process. What is this procedure? Ovarian tissue cryopreservation is the technical term for a procedure where a small amount of ovarian tissue is collected, via keyhole surgery, cut into tiny slices and then frozen and stored. Years later, the tissue slices can be thawed and transplanted back into the woman in the hope they will start to produce






Author: Judy Wright

This more traditional concept of natural things which can still be found today implies a distinction between the natural and the artificial, with the artificial being understood as that which has been brought into being by a human consciousness or a human mind.

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