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CONTENTS Issue #778
Choosing a fertility clinic - what information is important?
Radio Review: One to One - Surrogacy
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Choosing a fertility clinic - what information is important?
3 November 2014 - by Nick Jones
The HFEA will soon modernise its website and redesign Choose a Fertility Clinic - the website's online database enabling patients to access clinics success rates, treatments options and inspection reports. But before we start, we are seeking views on some thorny issues... [Read More]
Dozens of new genetic risks for autism uncovered
3 November 2014 - by Siobhan Chan
Scientists have linked 107 genes to autism, and 22 of these genes have a significant impact on the likelihood of developing the disorder, two studies published in Nature have shown... [Read More]
Mini human stomach grown from stem cells for first time
3 November 2014 - by Antony Starza-Allen
Scientists in the USA have for the first time created three-dimensional stomach tissue from human pluripotent stem cells... [Read More]
Two genes linked to 'up to ten percent of severe violent crime'
3 November 2014 - by Arit Udoh
Common variants of two genes linked to behaviour can significantly raise the likelihood of violent criminal behavior, a study - which has received a mixed reaction from expert commentators - suggests... [Read More]
Genes could influence Ebola survival, mouse study finds
3 November 2014 - by Jenny Sharpe
Genetic factors could explain why some people survive the Ebola virus, a study in the USA suggests... [Read More]
National sperm bank opening coincides with HFEA report
3 November 2014 - by Sean Byrne
A national sperm bank set up by a £77,000 grant from the UK's Department of Health has now opened for business.... [Read More]
Radio Review: One to One - Surrogacy
3 November 2014 - by Rebecca Carr
'Not being able to have children can be a desperate thing,' says political journalist and commentator Isabel Oakeshott. After losing four pregnancies herself, Oakeshott came to a 'drastic solution': she was going to use a surrogate, and one in India at that... [Read More]

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