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Georgia Everett


BioNews News articles written by Georgia Everett:

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 (MRT) – a technique involving the creation of an embryo with DNA from three people.

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]

HFEA grants first UK licence to carry out mitochondrial donation

20 March 2017 - by Georgia Everett

Doctors at Newcastle Fertility Centre have been granted the first UK licence to use mitochondrial replacement therapy as a fertility treatment to prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial disease... [Read More]

Nottinghamshire CCGs put age restriction on NHS-funded IVF

27 February 2017 - by Georgia Everett

Women over the age of 34 will no longer be entitled to receive IVF funded by the NHS in some areas of Nottinghamshire...

Suffolk bows to public pressure to keep IVF funding

30 January 2017 - by Georgia Everett

The Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group has abandoned plans to cut all funding for IVF treatment, following a huge public response... [Read More]

Sperm mix-up involving 26 women at Dutch IVF clinic

09 January 2017 - by Georgia Everett

A Dutch IVF clinic is currently under investigation after it came to light that dozens of its patients might have been fertilised by the wrong sperm – half of whom are pregnant or have already given birth... [Read More]

3D human embryo development 'atlas' created

05 December 2016 - by Georgia Everett

An interactive map exhibiting the development of the early human embryo in unprecedented detail has been created by a team of Dutch researchers... [Read More]

'Three-person babies' grow up into healthy teenagers

31 October 2016 - by Georgia Everett

Seventeen children conceived through ooplasmic transplantation have all matured with regular health and cognitive abilities, according to a study... [Read More]

US Congress passes bill approving IVF for veterans

03 October 2016 - by Georgia Everett

The United States has introduced legislation allowing the Department of Veteran Affairs to fund fertility treatment, including IVF, for veterans wounded in combat... [Read More]




 

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