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Acupuncture does not affect IVF success rate
21 May 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
Acupuncture during IVF treatment does not increase the chances of having a baby, according to new research... [Read More]
Breast cancer drug works in half the time
21 May 2018 - by Christie Whitehouse
A new study indicates that an important drug used to treat breast cancer is just as effective when the course of treatment is shortened by half. [Read More]
Crowdfunding 'misleads' on stem cell treatments
21 May 2018 - by Lone Hørlyck
Crowdfunding campaigns to raise money for stem cell treatments tend to exaggerate potential benefits while understating potential risks of the interventions, suggests a new study... [Read More]
Time waits for no man: the impact of age on male fertility
21 May 2018 - by Annabel Slater
It's a first for the Progress Educational Trust - an event dedicated solely to male fertility: Time Waits for No Man... [Read More]
Is genetic relatedness worth the risks and costs of mitochondrial replacement?
14 May 2018 - by Dr Owen Schaefer
Amid international debate on mitochondrial donation, Singapore's Bioethics Advisory Committee has prompted much discussion nationally over the issue... [Read More]
The case for mandatory fertility counselling
8 May 2018 - by Anthony Ryb
Should everyone stepping through their doctor's door enquiring about fertility treatment receive a counselling session? Probably not, although in most situations it would certainly be useful for them. Should everyone who has decided to go ahead with fertility treatment receive a counselling session prior to starting treatment? In my opinion, that is a definite yes... [Read More]
Video review: The Code by Retro Report with STAT
8 May 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Personalised medicine is a topic that pops up frequently in the news and has been for what feels like a long time... [Read More]
TV Review: The Good Karma Hospital 
30 April 2018 - by Daniel Malynn
For those that haven't seen the previous series of The Good Karma Hospital, well done you for having dodged a very dull bullet... [Read More]
Event Review: Personal Genome Project UK's GenoME launch
23 April 2018 - by Dr Jess Buxton
Being an unashamed enthusiast for genetics and genomics research and its potential to improve human health, I was delighted when an email announcing the unveiling of the Personal Genome Project (PGP) UK pilot study arrived in my inbox... [Read More]