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CONTENTS Issue #958
Subfertility deserves attention, but not because it is a disease
Theatre Review: 'The Egg Rumour' at the The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham
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Subfertility deserves attention, but not because it is a disease
16 July 2018 - by Dr Rebecca Brown
Subfertility provides an example of why it can be so difficult to determine exactly what makes something a disease... [Read More]
HFEA to issue regulations on IVF add-ons
16 July 2018 - by Rachel Siden
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority will require fertility clinics to give patients full information about any IVF 'add-on' services being offered to them... [Read More]
Genome editing turns cancer cells against their own
16 July 2018 - by Jen Willows
Cancer cells may be edited to attack tumours according to new research published in Science Translational Medicine... [Read More]
Pregnant Cambodian surrogates charged with human trafficking
16 July 2018 - by Dr Melanie Krause
At least 32 pregnant Cambodian women have been charged for involvement in human trafficking... [Read More]
Anonymous gamete donation to be banned in Ireland
16 July 2018 - by Grace O'Regan
The anonymous donation of sperm and eggs for use in assisted reproduction is due to be banned in Ireland by next autumn... [Read More]
Gene therapy reverses type 2 diabetes in mice
16 July 2018 - by Dr Rosie Morley
Gene therapy has been used in mice to successfully reverse obesity and insulin resistance, as well as other markers of type 2 diabetes... [Read More]
Genetics of success revealed by large study
16 July 2018 - by Paul Waldron
A person's genes can partly predict their likelihood of success in life, according to a new study... [Read More]
Genome editing lowers cholesterol in monkeys
16 July 2018 - by Dr Alexander Ware
Researchers have successfully used genome editing to reduce blood cholesterol in living monkeys... [Read More]
Fertility treatment doesn't boost womb or breast cancer risk
16 July 2018 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Assisted reproduction techniques such as IVF do not increase a woman's risk of developing womb or breast cancer, a new study has found... [Read More]
Theatre Review: 'The Egg Rumour' at the The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham
16 July 2018 - by Dr Kylie Baldwin
For a full day after seeing the musical 'The Egg Rumour' at The Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham, I had the catchy jingle from the fictional egg freezing company ringing my head... [Read More]

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