The Progress Educational Trust's (PET's) #ExtendTheLimit campaign to extend the ten-year storage limit for social egg freezing gathered over 1000 signatures to its online petition in its first week but was forced to close it on 6 November because of the forthcoming general election.
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The Progress Educational Trust (PET) has launched its #ExtendTheLimit campaign, asking the UK public to sign an online petition requiring Parliament to address the law on egg freezing time limits.
Once the petition reaches 100,000 signatures, the Government will have to debate the topic in Parliament. The online petition can be signed at https://tinyurl.com/extendthelimit.
Men who follow a Mediterranean-style diet have higher sperm counts than men who eat unhealthily, according to a small new research study.
The Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) has recommended that the negative effect of cancer treatments on fertility needs to be better communicated to patients.
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US researchers have generated novel early embryo models – called blastoids – from mouse stem cells and implanted them into surrogate mice.
Russian biologist Dr Denis Rebrikov has begun genome editing eggs with the reported objective of learning how deaf couples can have children without the genetic mutation that impairs hearing.
This week, researchers based at the University of Technology in Eindhoven announced they had received Horizon 2020 funding to build their artificial womb prototype. This follows the news, in 2017 and again in 2019, of successful animal testing of artificial womb prototypes, named the Biobag and the EVE Platform, in the USA and Australia. This latest development towards the artificial womb improves the prospects of the technology coming to fruition. The race to develop the artificial womb is on!