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Bioethics and Society MSc at King's College London

Rikita Patel

Rikita Patel is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews. She originally studied Biomedical Science at Kingston University, and went on to obtain an MSc in Reproductive Science and Women's Health from University College London.

 


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Wirral reduces access to IVF

13 February 2017 - by Rikita Patel

The Wirral CCG has announced that it is cutting the provision of NHS-funded IVF cycles from three to two, in an attempt to reduce its financial deficit... [Read More]

IVF clinics are advertising misleading success rates, study finds

16 January 2017 - by Rikita Patel

A number of IVF clinics in the UK could be misleading people with their advertised success rates, a study suggests...

Watchdog finds Australian IVF clinics are misleading users

21 November 2016 - by Rikita Patel

A number of Australian IVF clinics are potentially misleading patients about their success rates, a consumer watchdog has warned... [Read More]

Boys born through ICSI have lower sperm counts

10 October 2016 - by Rikita Patel

The first generation of men born through intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) have lower sperm counts, according to a small study... [Read More]

Indian minister intervenes to help British couple take home surrogate baby

19 September 2016 - by Rikita Patel

The Indian foreign minister has intervened on social media in the case of a British couple who face having to leave the country without their surrogate-born child... [Read More]

One-fifth of genomics papers flawed due to Microsoft Excel

05 September 2016 - by Rikita Patel

Around one-fifth of scientific papers involving genomic data contain errors caused by the default settings in Microsoft Excel, according to a study... [Read More]

Animal trials of chlamydia vaccine show promise

25 July 2016 - by Rikita Patel

A nasal spray vaccine given to mice protects against chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted disease that can cause infertility... [Read More]

Genomics indicates likelihood of side effects in diabetes drug hunt

20 June 2016 - by Rikita Patel

Genomics could help predict drug side effects in patients with type 2 diabetes early in the drug development process, according to a study... [Read More]

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... [Read More]

'Ginger gene' raises melanoma risk independently of sun exposure

11 April 2016 - by Rikita Patel

The gene responsible for red hair raises the risk of melanoma whether or not people spend a long time in the sun, a study says... [Read More]

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