Subscribe to the BioNews newsletter for free

Login
Advanced Search

Search for
BioNews

Like the Progress Educational Trust on Facebook


The Fertility Show

CONTENTS

Issue 908 (10 July 2017)

COMMENT
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
BioNews Appeal: Please donate HERE to keep BioNews independent and FREE to read

You are currently viewing the HTML Alert version of the BioNews email newsletter.

Click here to view the HTML Full Text version, or here to view the Plain Text version.

 

Welcome to BioNews by email, published by the Progress Educational Trust, providing you with news, comment and reviews on genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas. 

Visit the BioNews website at www.bionews.org.uk where you can subscribe for free to receive BioNews by email in one of three formats, and search the archive of more than 6,000 articles.

Comment

What next for genomics? Providing answers, changing lives, transforming the NHS
10 July 2017 - by Dr Rachel Brown
A packed public event, produced by the Progress Educational Trust in partnership with Genomics England, saw the Chief Medical Officer for England launch her report 'Generation Genome'... [Read More]
ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust: an arguable duty to disclose familial genetic risks
10 July 2017 - by Victoria Chico
In ABC v St Georges NHS Trust, the daughter of a man with Huntington's disease sued the UK hospital caring for her father, claiming that they had a duty of care to share the father's diagnosis with her, even against his wishes... [Read More]

News Digest

Surviving cancer means lower pregnancy rates in women
10 July 2017 - by Mikey Lebrett
Female cancer survivors are 38 per cent less likely to become pregnant compared with women in the general population, according to a study presented at the annual European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology conference in Geneva... [Read More]
Gene in brain's 'reward circuit' linked to depression
10 July 2017 - by Cara Foley
A gene that could play a key role in depression has been identified... [Read More]
Experts call for global action on unproven stem cell therapies
10 July 2017 - by Lea Goetz
International experts are calling for global action on unproven and potentially dangerous stem cell therapies and their misleading marketing to the public... [Read More]
How new 'molecular scissors' may give crisper CRISPR
10 July 2017 - by Rikita Patel
Researchers have revealed the structure and action of a new type of 'molecular scissors' known as Cpf1, which may improve CRISPR genome editing. [Read More]
First personalised vaccines shows promise for skin cancer
10 July 2017 - by Meetal Solanki
A revolutionary vaccine uses the patient’s own immune response to target tumour cells and could be the first step in bespoke, precision medicine.  [Read More]
French court allows gay spouse to adopt surrogate-born child
10 July 2017 - by Jennifer Willows
A same-sex French couple have won a partial victory in their fight to be recognised as the legal parents of their child, who was born via surrogate in the US... [Read More]
Generation Genome - sequencing is future for NHS, says report
10 July 2017 - by Jennifer Willows
The Chief Medical Officer of England's annual report has recommended that personalised medicine approaches be adopted widely within the NHS. [Read More]

Reviews

Book Review: Avery
10 July 2017 - by James Brooks
The chances were always slim that great art would be born of a multi-partner stakeholder engagement impact initiative, and children's picture book Avery does not beat those odds... [Read More]

 

 

Published by the Progress Educational Trust

CROSSING FRONTIERS

Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

Public Conference
London
8 December 2017

Speakers include

Professor Azim Surani

Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Professor Robin Lovell-Badge

Sally Cheshire

Professor Guido Pennings

Katherine Littler

Professor Allan Pacey

Dr Sue Avery

Professor Richard Anderson

Dr Elizabeth Garner

Dr Jacques Cohen

Dr Anna Smajdor

Dr Andy Greenfield

Vivienne Parry

Dr Helen O'Neill

Dr César Palacios-González

Philippa Taylor

Fiona Fox

Sarah Norcross


BOOK HERE

Good Fundraising Code

Become a Friend of PET HERE and give the Progress Educational Trust a regular donation