in vitro gametogenesis (IVG) and synthetic human entities with embryo-like features (SHEEFs)
The NHS should offer patients the chance to freeze their eggs before they receive treatments that could damage their fertility, say new guidelines published by the British Fertility Society (BFS).
An 'obstacle device' has been developed by scientists in the United States which can select the fastest and healthiest sperm to use in assisted reproductive techniques.
Exposure to paracetamol during pregnancy may reduce the fertility of female offspring, suggests research in rats and mice.
Every embryo generated during an IVF treatment cycle is used first and foremost for treatment; after fresh embryo transfer, surplus healthy embryos are frozen for future treatment. If these are no longer required, due to completion of family or other reasons, they can be donated for approved research projects. These surplus embryos are an immensely valuable and unique resource.
The first ever report on the state of the fertility sector has been released by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA). It highlights marked improvements in several aspects of performance, including the reduction in multiple birth rates, and addresses shortcomings in the IVF sector.
Asia Pacific Institute of Embryology
Asia Pacific Institute of Embryology (ASPIER), one of the best embryology training institutes in the world is now accepting applications forFebruary certificate course (February 1-14, 2018).
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How do we justify state funding for infertility treatment? Some defend it by claiming that infertility is a disease. Accordingly, like any other disease, it deserves medical treatment.