|08 November 2016 by Jean Popwell, PhD, HCLD|
2017 Southwest Embryology Summit - Phoenix, Arizona - January 6 and 7, 2017
|07 November 2016 by Alex C VArghese|
global survey on professional and educational status of clinical embryologists/lab professionals and existing gaps in planning future programs.[Read more]
|01 November 2016 by Reproductive BioMedicine Online|
Combined effects of individual culture and atmospheric oxygen on preimplantation mouse embryos in vitro Rebecca L. Kelley, David K. Gardner
Causes and estimated incidences of sex-chromosome misdiagnosis in preimplantation genetic diagnosis of aneuploidy Krithika Ravichandran, Luis Guzman, Tomas Escudero, Xuezhong Zheng, Pere Colls, Amy Jordan, Jacques Cohen, Dagan Wells, Santiago Munne[Read more]
|01 November 2016 by Georgia Everett|
Seventeen children conceived through ooplasmic transplantation have all matured with regular health and cognitive abilities, according to a study.
The experimental IVF technique was conducted as part of a previous study led by embryologist Dr Jacques Cohen between 1996-2001 at the Saint Barnabas Medical Centre in Livingston, New Jersey.[Read more]
|25 October 2016 by Dr Katie Howe|
Scientists in Japan are the first to have created live mouse pups from eggs that were made from stem cells.
It is the first time that the entire process of egg development has been recreated in vitro. If the technique could be applied to humans, it could be used to treat female infertility – for older women and those whose ovaries have been damaged by cancer treatment.[Read more]
|25 October 2016 by Dr Rachel Brown|
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is considering making changes to the definition of infertility to recognise that every individual has the 'right to reproduce'.
Currently the WHO defines infertility as a disability and 'a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse'.
However, it is considering expanding the definition to include those who are lacking, or unable to find, a sexual partner with whom to naturally conceive.[Read more]
|25 October 2016 by Sarah Pritchard|
Female teachers are more likely to conceive during IVF treatment than their peers of a similar age in similarly paid professions, research shows.
The study of more than 1000 women undergoing IVF treatment in the USA also showed that those employed in investment banking and engineering had the worst chances of successful treatment. This was despite another finding that those earning $99,000 (£81,000) or more likely to succeed with IVF than those earning under this figure.[Read more]
|25 October 2016 by Antony Blackburn-Starza|
A woman in Australia has been given permission by the Queensland Supreme Court to extract sperm from her boyfriend after his sudden death.[Read more]
|25 October 2016 by Lone Hørlyck|
Bearing a child at an older age does not increase risk of birth defects when the woman has received IVF or ICSI treatment to become pregnant, a recent study suggests.[Read more]
|24 October 2016 by Hans Stöhr|
On November 7 United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Service (UK NEQAS) will start next two distributions for inter-laboratory quality control in reproductive science of periode 2016 - 2017.[Read more]