Surrogacy treatment is one of the infertility treatment offered at fertility clinic to the couples who could not get pregnant or carry their pregnancy due to certain health risk factors.
A person's death need no longer spell the end of his or her future reproductive possibilities. A dead or dying person can have their reproductive tissue removed to enable someone else to have a child.
A corkscrew-like structure in the tip of sperm tails has been identified by researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Researchers think the structure could help sperm to swim quickly and in the right direction.
Scientists have successfully grown sheep embryos containing human cells, taking a step towards a method for growing human organs in animals for transplantation.
A father's stress levels can affect the brain development of his offspring, new research has found. The study, carried out in mice, found that greater levels of stress around the time of conception resulted in offspring with a reduced stress response. Lowered stress response has been linked to a number of disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.
The deadline for applications for the MSc in Clinical Embryology starting in October 2018 is 12 noon (midday) GMT on Friday 9th March 2018.
Women using short-acting asthma inhalers took longer to become pregnant than women using long-acting inhaled asthma medications and those without asthma, researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia, have found.
Researchers have grown fully developed human eggs in the laboratory for the first time. The team, led by Professor Evelyn Telfer at the University of Edinburgh, UK, was able to replicate the maturation process of human eggs outside the body. Previously, this had only been achieved using mouse eggs.
The University Hospital Brussels (UZ Brussel) Centre for Reproductive Medicine (CRG) and CooperSurgical fertility companies have formed a new strategic partnership, that aims to improve outcomes for couples and individuals who wish to become pregnant.
Researchers in Greece have found that a Mediterranean diet is linked with an over 65 percent improvement in a woman’s chances of a successful pregnancy with IVF.
Adherence to the Mediterranean diet and IVF success rate among non-obese women attempting fertility
Human Reproduction | 30 January 2018