Subscribe to the BioNews newsletter for free

Login
Advanced Search

Search for
BioNews

Like the Progress Educational Trust on Facebook


Human Clinical Embryology and Assisted Conception MSc

BioNews, published by the Progress Educational Trust (PET), provides news and comment on genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas. You can subscribe to the BioNews email newsletter for free.




Controversial Italian fertility specialist denies stealing woman's eggs
23 May 2016 - by Rikita Patel
A controversial Italian fertility doctor has been arrested after being accused of taking a woman's eggs without her consent...

Fertility specialists warn against unnecessary, expensive treatments
23 May 2016 - by Lone Hørlyck
A number of fertility specialists have raised concerns over private clinics offering expensive 'add-on' treatments to patients, sometimes without sufficient evidence of their effectiveness...

Myriad: Patients seek right to access personal genetic information
23 May 2016 - by Antony Blackburn-Starza
Myriad Genetics has been hit by a complaint filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of four patients who are seeking a right of access to all their genetic information held by the company...





Podcast: The Birds, the Bees and Fertility Treatment - A Sting in the Tale?
23 May 2016 - by Sandy Starr
Should (in)fertility be a part of secondary school education? If so, then how we should we - and how shouldn't we - go about teaching it?...

The 14-day rule for human embryonic research in the UK
23 May 2016 - by Dr Calum MacKellar
Prohibiting what is useless and legalising what becomes useful in embryonic research without any in-depth ethical consideration may be pragmatic, but such an approach is ultimately just as irrational and meaningless as the concept of the human embryo's 'special status'...

Culturing a human embryo for 14 days – what have we learned?
16 May 2016 - by Dr Helen O'Neill
Species-specific differences in terms of developmental timing and molecular expression patterns have restricted our true understanding of early human development...





Event Review: Surrogacy in the 21st century – rethinking assumptions, reforming law
23 May 2016 - by Daniel Malynn
The wheels of reform in the area of surrogacy law are slowly getting in motion, a conference in London heard this month...

Film Review: Future Baby
09 May 2016 - by Dr Lanay Tierney
Austrian documentary film-maker Maria Arlamovsky journeys around the world, investigating the state of reproductive treatment. Her film asks a single question: how far should we go?

Book Review: Not In Your Genes - The Real Reasons Children Are Like Their Parents
03 May 2016 - by Dr Ross Cloney
Oliver James's new book shows little understanding of genetics, instead offering a media-friendly caricature of 'one gene = one trait', while focusing solely on parenting styles to explain human behaviour...

wordpress com stats plugin

Published by the Progress Educational Trust
FREE EVENT
Can Women Put Motherhood on Ice?


Edinburgh, 15 June
Click HERE for details

DataLabel Supplying Printed Labels To The UK For Over 15 Years

Advertise your products and services HERE - click for further details
Become a Friend of PET HERE and give the Progress Educational Trust a regular donation

Good Fundraising Code

Find out more about the Progress Educational Trust by downloading our brochure HERE