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News: UK waits for law reform after genetic mother ineligible for legal parenthood

13 November 2017 by Sean Byrne

A woman has been denied legal parenthood of her surrogate-born child because she is single, despite being the genetic mother.

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News: Male infertility care 'insensitive' says survey

06 November 2017 by Lea Goetz

Men with infertility experience stigmatisation and a lack of support, a first survey on the subject found.

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News: Transferring just one embryo doubles IVF success

06 November 2017 by Helen Robertson

Using just one embryo during IVF results in a much higher chance of a healthy pregnancy and birth, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

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News: US surrogate fights for own genetic baby

06 November 2017 by Antony Blackburn-Starza

A US surrogate has been united with her genetic child who she carried alongside the intended parents' embryo in an apparent case of superfetation. 

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News: Financial incentives in Australia change doctors' IVF advice

06 November 2017 by Georgia Everett

Australian bioethicists have expressed concern that the country's assisted reproductive technology (ART) industry has become increasingly motivated by profit, causing a conflict of interest.

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News: Audit shows IVF postcode lottery in England has worsened

30 October 2017 by Shaoni Bhattacharya

Access to IVF (in vitro fertilisation) in England has worsened considerably over the last five years, according to data obtained by Fertility Fairness.

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News: UK NEQAS Reproductive Science Scheme 2017 - 2018

27 October 2017 by Hans Stöhr
UK NEQAS Reproductive Science Scheme 2017 - 2018

Online assessment for inter-laboratory quality control in reproductive science (Embryology and Andrology), which consists of 4 distributions per annum. Next distribution will start on November 6.

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News: Sleep duration linked to sperm structure

23 October 2017 by Taqdeer Sidhu

Sleep duration is associated with sperm integrity, according to a recent study in China.

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Announcement: World Fetus day

17 October 2017 by Dr.D'Pankar Banerji
World Fetus day

Genetics beyond IVF on 5th November 2017

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News: 'Fertility' prediction tests for women do not work

16 October 2017 by Shaoni Bhattacharya

Tests which assess how many eggs a woman has in her ovaries do not accurately predict fertility, finds a new study.

Many fertility clinics routinely offer AMH tests on the assumption that 'women with a lower ovarian reserve would be less likely to respond to treatment', according to a statement from the US National Institutes of Health, which funded the study.

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