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Georgia Everett

Georgia Everett is a volunteer writer at BioNews and works as an IVF Laboratory Practitioner for King’s Fertility in London. She completed an MSc in Reproductive Medicine: Science and Ethics at the University of Kent. Her thesis involves investigating the morphological and morphokinetic traits of ‘successful’ IVF embryos using time-lapse imagery, with the research being conducted in partnership with GENNET City Fertility in Farringdon. Prior to this, she studied her BSc in Medical Genetics at the University of Leicester, graduating top of her class, where she became particularly interested in embryology and medical ethics. Her undergraduate dissertation focused on the public perceptions of the legalisation of mitochondrial replacement therapy. She tweets as @GE_Everett

 


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Ibuprofen in early pregnancy may harm the future fertility of baby girls

05 February 2018 - by Georgia Everett

Women taking over-the-counter ibuprofen during early pregnancy could potentially be damaging their unborn baby girl’s future fertility irreversibly, according to a new study... [Read More]

Fresh embryos just as good as frozen for women without PCOS

15 January 2018 - by Georgia Everett

Using fresh embryos in IVF gives the same chance of a live birth as using frozen embryos for ovulatory women, according to two new studies... [Read More]

Same-sex parental support case raises consent issues

18 December 2017 - by Georgia Everett

A woman has asked the Hawaii Supreme Court to overturn a ruling denying her request to sever parental rights to a child born to her ex-wife... [Read More]

IVF and ICSI linked to congenital heart defects in children

27 November 2017 - by Georgia Everett

Children conceived using assisted reproductive techniques have a greater risk of congenital heart defects compared with children born through spontaneous conception, according to research... [Read More]

Financial incentives in Australia change doctors' IVF advice

03 November 2017 - by Georgia Everett

Australian bioethicists have expressed concern that the country's assisted reproductive technology (ART) industry has become increasingly motivated by profit, causing a conflict of interest... [Read More]

Ireland to offer state-funded IVF

09 October 2017 - by Georgia Everett

For the first time couples in Ireland will be eligible for financial aid for fertility treatments, after the Government signed off new proposals last week... [Read More]

Six genes linked to premature birth

11 September 2017 - by Georgia Everett

Six key genes have been identified in the largest study of premature birth to date... [Read More]

FDA reprimands US doctor trying to commercialise MRT

14 August 2017 - by Georgia Everett

The Food and Drug Administration has warned a US fertility doctor to stop marketing mitochondrial replacement therapy – a technique involving the creation of an embryo with DNA from three people... [Read More]

Father sues clinic for letting ex get pregnant secretly with frozen embryo

24 July 2017 - by Georgia Everett

A father is suing a London fertility clinic for £1 million after his ex-partner secretly conceived his baby via IVF following their split... [Read More]

First womb transplants in India set to proceed under different approvals

15 May 2017 - by Georgia Everett

A hospital in India is preparing this week to conduct the country’s first ever womb transplant... [Read More]

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