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Announcement: 2018 Southwest Embryology Summit

04 December 2017 by Jean Popwell, PhD, HCLD
2018 Southwest Embryology Summit

2018 Southwest Embryology Summit - Jan. 5-6, 2018 - Phoenix, Arizona

2 Day Educational Conference, earning 1.20 CEUs.

REGISTRATION is $75.00 and REGISTRATION is OPEN, www.theswes.org 

The meeting focuses on issues we encounter in the Clinical ART laboratory, aiming to create stimulating discussions in our usual interactive setting.

 

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IVF News: Air pollution linked to poorer sperm quality

01 December 2017 by Dr Rosie Gilchrist

Men living in areas with higher air pollution are also more likely to have a higher proportion of abnormally shaped sperm. 

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IVF News: IVF and ICSI linked to congenital heart defects in children

01 December 2017 by Georgia Everett

Children conceived using assisted reproductive techniques (ART) have a greater risk of congenital heart defects (CHDs) compared with children born through spontaneous conception, according to research.

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IVF News: Lack of vitamin D linked to lower birth rates after fertility treatment

20 November 2017 by Dr Katie Howe

Women who had fertility treatments were a third less likely to deliver a baby if they had low levels of vitamin D compared with women who sufficient vitamin D, a review study has found.

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IVF News: Two couples sue fertility clinic for providing eggs with genetic abnormalities

20 November 2017 by Nina Chohan

The New York fertility clinic is facing two lawsuits from couples whose children, conceived using donor eggs from the centre, have Fragile X syndrome.

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IVF Journal Updates: Reproductive BioMedicine Online: November 2017 (Volume 35, Issue 5)

20 November 2017 by Reproductive BioMedicine Online

Articles include: 

Charlene Herbemont, Solmaz Sarandi, Jeremy Boujenah, Isabelle Cedrin-Durnerin, Nathalie Sermondade, Alexandre Vivot, Christophe Poncelet, Michael Grynberg, Christophe Sifer 

Tarek El-Toukhy, Julia Y. Kopeika, Yusuf Beebeejaun, Omar El Tokhy, Jyotsna Pundir, Yacoub Khalaf 

Norbert Gleicher, Vitaly A. Kushnir, David A. Albertini, David H. Barad 

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IVF 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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IVF 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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IVF 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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IVF 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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