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Blair Sowry

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Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCG to consult on reducing fertility services
4 October 2021 - by Blair Sowry
The Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group is to hold a public consultation regarding the provision of fertility treatment in the area... [Read More]
Kerala rules on donor conception birth certificate requirement
23 August 2021 - by Blair Sowry
Requiring a sperm donor's name to be recorded on children's birth certificates may breach privacy laws, according to the High Court of Kerala in India... [Read More]
Embryos to be destroyed after sperm donor withdraws consent
19 July 2021 - by Blair Sowry
An Australian sperm donor has withdrawn his consent and insisted all embryos created with his sperm be destroyed... [Read More]
Cambridgeshire CCG to review IVF policy
7 June 2021 - by Blair Sowry
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group has announced it will be reviewing its 2017 decision to discontinue funding for IVF treatment... [Read More]
Surrogacy couple win court costs after challenging hotel quarantine
4 May 2021 - by Blair Sowry
An Irish couple who challenged quarantine rules which could have prevented them returning home with their newborn baby, have been awarded legal costs by the High Court... [Read More]
Semen quality linked to environmental factors during mother's pregnancy
29 March 2021 - by Blair Sowry
Semen quality may be impacted in men whose mothers were exposed to certain chemicals whilst pregnant, a recent study has found... [Read More]
Biden appoints geneticist Eric Lander as scientific adviser
25 January 2021 - by Blair Sowry
US President Joe Biden has selected geneticist Professor Eric Lander as his presidential scientific adviser... [Read More]
Gene critical in heart development protects immune system from ageing
16 November 2020 - by Blair Sowry
A gene linked to heart development in the embryo also has a role in human immune system function, new research has found... [Read More]
Gay men in Russia using surrogacy threatened with arrest
12 October 2020 - by Blair Sowry
Gay couples in Russia who have become parents via surrogacy, may face arrest under baby trafficking laws... [Read More]
Scottish woman makes case to use late husband's sperm
21 September 2020 - by Blair Sowry
A woman is asking the Scottish courts for the opportunity to undergo IVF treatment using her deceased husband's sperm... [Read More]