Nicholas A Tonti-Filippini

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This article presents the Billings ovulation method (BOM) as a reliable indicator of fertility and infertility periods in a woman's cycle. In a study conducted by the Australian Commonwealth of Human Services and Health in 1995, BOM (7%) was the least used and preferred method of natural contraception. It was reported that 93% of women were able to chart(More)
The purpose of this paper is to present rather than resolve some new ethical problems which are likely to become the subject of public discussion in the near future. Some problems likely to be the subjects of extensive debate are: the foetal patient, 'home abortifacients' and abortifacient vaccines, the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment,(More)
The world-wide project to map the human genome contains great promise for identifying the genetic determinants of disease and the development of gene therapies. However, at the same time it creates extensive possibilities for breaches of human rights, for the development of social policies of a eugenic kind and for the invasion of privacy and the use of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the chance of at least one live birth from one round of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment and the effect of the woman's age on that likelihood. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of outcomes from IVF treatment that did not involve donated gametes, but which included embryos cryopreserved in the retrieval cycle. SETTING AND(More)
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