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CONTENTS Issue #793
COMMENT
Can I be my grandchild's mother?
Legislating for assisted conception in Ireland
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Event Review: Does egg-freezing enable women to 'have it all'?
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Can I be my grandchild's mother?
9 March 2015 - by Dr Anna Smajdor
The Daily Mail recently reported that a 59-year-old woman is seeking to give birth to her own grandchild... [Read More]
Legislating for assisted conception in Ireland
9 March 2015 - by Fiona Duffy
According to a recent press release from the Department of Health, the Irish Government is finally going to legislate for 'Assisted Human Reproduction and associated research'... [Read More]
It's Dad's fault: mice 'use' genetic mutations inherited from fathers more
9 March 2015 - by James Brooks
The idea that all of us - men and women - are chips off the paternal block has been given some scientific credence by a study in mice... [Read More]
Lung cancer stem cell therapy gets UK trial
9 March 2015 - by Isobel Steer
A combined stem cell and gene therapy for lung cancer will get its first clinical trial in the UK, the Medical Research Council has announced... [Read More]
Prenatal blood test detects cancer in mothers-to-be
9 March 2015 - by Kirsty Oswald
US company Sequenom has revealed that its prenatal blood test - MaterniT21 PLUS - has detected potential cancer in at least 40 expectant mothers since its launch three years ago... [Read More]
UK twin study shows autism 'largely genetic'
9 March 2015 - by Sophie McLachlan
A UK twin study estimates that between 56 and 95 percent of autism spectrum disorder cases are attributable to genetics... [Read More]
Man who used his own mother as surrogate adopts child
9 March 2015 - by Antony Starza-Allen
A single father has adopted his biological child born to his mother in a surrogacy arrangement using donor eggs... [Read More]
Drug helps young breast cancer patients avoid early menopause
9 March 2015 - by Dr Meghna Kataria
A drug can reduce the risk of infertility and early menopause in women undergoing chemotherapy for certain early stage breast cancers... [Read More]
Event Review: Does egg-freezing enable women to 'have it all'?
9 March 2015 - by Dr Rachel Montgomery
I arrived with some bemusement at this one-hour debate, 'Does egg-freezing enable women to "have it all"', to Beyoncé playing out loudly to an excited lecture theatre... [Read More]

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