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Announcement: GENETICS SYMPOSIUM

11 May 2017 by David Morroll
GENETICS SYMPOSIUM

GENETICS SYMPOSIUM

A general overview of genomics for clinicians, nurses, embryologists and all staff working in ART with an interest in genetic technologies.

OPEN ONLY TO UK CLINICS

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IVF Journal Updates: Reproductive BioMedicine Online: May 2017 (Volume 34, Issue 5)

04 May 2017 by Reproductive BioMedicine Online

Articles include:

In vitro culture of individual mouse preimplantation embryos: the role of embryo density, microwells, oxygen, timing and conditioned media 
Rebecca L. Kelley, David K. Gardner 

Preliminary investigation of the prevalence and implantation potential of abnormal embryonic phenotypes assessed using time-lapse imaging 
Amy Barrie, Roy Homburg, Garry McDowell, Jeremy Brown, Charles Kingsland, Stephen Troup 

Magnetic cell sorting of semen containing spermatozoa with high DNA fragmentation in ICSI cycles decreases miscarriage rate 
Pascual Sánchez-Martín, Mónica Dorado-Silva, Fernando Sánchez-Martín, Mercedes González Martínez, Stephen D. Johnston, Jaime Gosálvez 

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Article: Overuse of IVF risks public funding

04 May 2017 by G. Bahadur, R Homburg, A. Al-Habib, A Muneer

The UK IVF industry is highly reliant on patients being recommended IVF treatment directly on the basis of one poor RCT with a low IUI success rate of 7%/cycle used by NICE.

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News: Babies born through IVF have higher cancer rates

03 May 2017 by Dr Rachel Brown

Children born through IVF are at an increased risk of some childhood cancers, suggests a new study.

The incidence of childhood cancers was almost three times higher in in children born to mothers who had used IVF compared with those who were conceived spontaneously. The difference was 1.5 per 1000 compared with 0.59 per 1000 children, according to the paper which was published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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News: UK NEQAS Reproductive Science Scheme 2017 - 2018

01 May 2017 by Hans Stöhr
UK NEQAS Reproductive Science Scheme 2017 - 2018

On May 8 United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Service (UK NEQAS) will start next distribution for inter-laboratory quality control in reproductive science of periode 2017 - 2018.

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Announcement: IVF Short Courses - IUI ICSI Training & Embryology Courses - IVF TRAINING INDIA

30 April 2017 by Ms.Bindu
IVF Short Courses - IUI ICSI Training & Embryology Courses - IVF TRAINING INDIA

Learn from leaders in the field of education and training of IVF - Hands on Training in Assisted Reproductive Technology - Embryology Academy for Research & Training Is now Accredited By Embryology and PGD Academy UK.

Embryology Academy for Research & Training is World Class IVF Training Centre, established Since 2003 had over 180 IVF training batches till date and have trained more than 900 Candidates from over 26 Countries across the globe

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Announcement: Learn How to Setup IUI and IVF Services - Hands on IVF IUI ICSI training courses in India for Gynaecologist and Embryologist

30 April 2017 by Ms.Bindu
Learn How to Setup IUI and IVF Services - Hands on IVF IUI ICSI training courses in India for Gynaecologist and Embryologist

Offers best  IVF Training courses in India.This accreditation aims to pool together the knowledge, group the talent & share the operational skills of ART. Exchange of views, and ideas all aimed towards improving the efficiency & subsequently enhancing the functional skills of the candidates - the ultimate goal of this endeavour.

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Announcement: Industry Experts To Present Latest Concepts In ART Laboratory Excellence

27 April 2017 by Dwight Ryan
Industry Experts To Present Latest Concepts In ART Laboratory Excellence

Dr. Kathleen Miller, Dr. Gary Smith and Dwight Ryan cordially invite you to join us for a unique educational symposium of leading experts in the Assisted Reproductive Technologies ("ART") Industry 

Date: July 8-10  

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Hope to see you in July

Click Here for more Infomation: http://medtech4solutions.com/grand-opening/

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IVF Journal Updates: New Journal: Human Reproduction Open. Volume 2017, Issue 1

27 April 2017 by Human Reproduction Open.
New Journal: Human Reproduction Open. Volume 2017, Issue 1

Articles in this new journal:

EDITORIAL

Sharing science: a new era of widening access to research in reproductive medicine 

Siladitya Bhattacharya

REVIEW

Ovarian tissue cryopreservation for fertility preservation: clinical and research perspectives 

Richard A. Anderson; W. Hamish B. Wallace; Evelyn E. Telfer

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

An independent validation study of three single nucleotide polymorphisms at the sex hormone-binding globulin locus for testosterone levels identified by genome-wide association studies 

Youichi Sato; Atsushi Tajima; Motoki Katsurayama; Shiari Nozawa; Miki Yoshiike ... 

ESHRE PAGES

Oocyte and ovarian tissue cryopreservation in European countries: statutory background, practice, storage and use 

The ESHRE Working Group on Oocyte Cryopreservation in Europe; F. Shenfield; J. de Mouzon; G. Scaravelli; M. Kupka ... 

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News: Australia ART guidelines oppose baby sex selection

27 April 2017 by Dr Jane Currie

Australia has maintained a ban on sex selection for non-medical reasons in revised guidelines on assisted reproductive technologies (ART), published this month.

After two rounds of public consultation, the Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC) concluded in its updated guidance that 'sex selection (by whatever means) must not be undertaken except to reduce the risk of transmission of a serious genetic condition'.

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