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The Fertility Show, Manchester Central, 24-25 March 2018

Isobel Steer

BioNews News articles written by Isobel Steer:

Mediterranean diet in women improves IVF success

05 February 2018 - by Isobel Steer

Researchers in Greece have found that a Mediterranean diet is linked with an over 65 percent improvement in a woman’s chances of a successful IVF pregnancy... [Read More]

Gene therapy temporarily halts type 1 diabetes in mice

08 January 2018 - by Isobel Steer

A gene therapy has been used to restore normal blood sugar levels in mice with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published this month in the journal Cell Stem Cell.

New CRISPR technique reverses diabetes and kidney failure in mice without cutting DNA

11 December 2017 - by Isobel Steer

Scientists in California have used a modified form of the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing approach to epigenetically treat diabetes, kidney disease and muscular dystrophy in mice... [Read More]

AI test could be first screening tool for ovarian cancer

06 November 2017 - by Isobel Steer

Machine learning has been used to develop a promising screening test for ovarian cancer, a team of US-based researchers has said... [Read More]

Daughters inherit miscarrage risk from smoking mothers

17 July 2017 - by Isobel Steer

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy have daughters who are more likely to experience miscarriages... [Read More]

Mutations associated with cancer found in endometriosis

15 May 2017 - by Isobel Steer

Cancer-related mutations have been found in tissue taken from patients with deep endometriosis... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Isobel Steer:

Book Review: Stem Cell Dialogues - A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry into Medical Frontiers

11 September 2017 - by Isobel Steer

Is using and destroying a human embryo for medical research ethical? This question is constantly considered in our newspapers, courtrooms and research labs. You almost certainly have an opinion on it... [Read More]


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