The Fertility Show, Manchester Central, 24-25 March 2018
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Donor Conceived Register to close as HFEA ends funding
19 March 2018 - by Martha Henriques
The UK's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has said that it will halt funding for the Donor Conceived Register from the end of May... [Read More]
IVF more successful than ever, says major UK report
19 March 2018 - by Dr Kimberley Bryon-Dodd
Fertility treatment in the UK is more successful and safer than ever before, according to a report from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)... [Read More]
New RNA editing tool shows promise for dementia
19 March 2018 - by Anna Mallach
Researchers in the USA have developed a new RNA editing approach, which could be beneficial in treating dementia... [Read More]
Back to basics: Improve access to fertility care by subtracting the 'add-ons'
19 March 2018 - by Richard Kennedy
The global burden of infertility has been estimated as 48 million. As we approach the 40th anniversary of the birth of Louise Brown, the first child conceived following IVF, it is timely to reflect on the global revolution of assisted reproduction services... [Read More]
Courts uphold donor conceived child's existing relationships
12 March 2018 - by Jessica Smith
The recent landmark Court of Appeal case Re G – where the biological grandparents of a child born from donor sperm have been granted contact with the child – has been a hot topic of discussion among the legal and mainstream press... [Read More]
The silent seed
5 March 2018 - by Dr Anna Smajdor
A person's death need no longer spell the end of his or her future reproductive possibilities. A dead or dying person can have their reproductive tissue removed to enable someone else to have a child... [Read More]
Education Review: Primary Schools Resources - The Donor Conception Network
19 March 2018 - by Susan Tranfield
Donor conceived children are among us; we have come a long way since the early days of sperm donation, but it would be easy to forget that each family built through donor conception and assisted conception is going through its own particular journey. [Read More]
Theatre Review: Stuffed
19 March 2018 - by Sarah Norcross
Much as I love a laugh and a joke, 'Stuffed', billed as a comedy about fertility and IVF, seemed to me to have the potential of being insensitive and in poor taste - would I and the audience see the funny side? [Read More]
Event Review: The Future of Your Genetic Health
12 March 2018 - by Dr Rachel Brown
What are the medical and ethical implications of genetic technologies such as gene therapy, personalised medicine, and genome editing? [Read More]