Dear fellow embryologists,
July 25th, World Embryologist Day, is approaching fast.
In the midst of everything that is going on, let’s make this the BIGGEST ONE YET!
Proudly wear green, have big celebration parties and flood social media with pictures of sperm-covered cupcakes and embryo-shaped treats! Share with your local news stations, newspapers, vendors and whatever other avenues to create awareness. And tell Louise Brown happy birthday!
Happy Early World Embryologist Day!
The anonymous donation of sperm and eggs for use in assisted reproduction is due to be banned in Ireland by next autumn. Donors will soon be required to add their personal information to a register, to allow children conceived using donated gametes to access personal family information when they turn 18.
Assisted reproduction techniques such as IVF do not increase a woman's risk of developing womb or breast cancer, new research has found.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) will require fertility clinics to give patients full information about any IVF 'add-on' services being offered to them. This new rule will ensure that patients seeking fertility treatment are fully informed before undertaking any extra procedures that have not been proven effective.
Eating nuts may significantly improve sperm quality and function in healthy men, suggests new research.
Still little known about outcome in this increasingly popular fertility service
Controversial procedure is tested in a randomised trial
Results derived from huge register study involving more than 1.2 million fathers
European IVF pregnancy rates now steady at around 36%, according to ESHRE monitoring
'The first time that isolated human follicles have survived in a decellularised human scaffold'