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CONTENTS Issue #967
Battle-worn: Setting up a multi-centre, randomised, controlled trial in the UK
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Battle-worn: Setting up a multi-centre, randomised, controlled trial in the UK
17 September 2018 - by Professor Roy Homburg and Dr Albert Opoku
Why has clinical evidence on IVF 'add-ons' not been forthcoming?... [Read More]
Freeze eggs before 35 for IVF success, says UK report
17 September 2018 - by Georgia Everett
The age at which a woman freezes her eggs has a significant impact on IVF success when they are thawed, suggests a new report by the UK's fertility regulator... [Read More]
Genome editing key gene gives breast cancer insights
17 September 2018 - by Dr Melanie Krause
A new and faster way to evaluate the pathogenicity of different variants of a breast-cancer related gene has been developed using CRISPR genome editing... [Read More]
Broad Institute wins key CRISPR patent battle
17 September 2018 - by Jen Willows
A US appeal court judgment in favour of the Broad Institute may mark the close of the long-running dispute over the US patent for the use of CRISPR/Cas9 in animal and plant cells... [Read More]
BPA-free plastics harm eggs and sperm in mice
17 September 2018 - by Dr Elizabeth Oliver
Plastics that do not contain bisphenol A (BPA) – a compound known to harm reproductive health – may not necessarily be any safer than those that do, experiments in mice have shown... [Read More]
Simple urine test for early-stage ovarian cancer edges closer
17 September 2018 - by Isobel Steer
UK scientists have discovered a protein biomarker of early-stage ovarian cancer, which they hope will be detectable in a urine test... [Read More]
Three patients die from breast cancer through organ donation
17 September 2018 - by Dr Charlott Repschlager
Four organ recipients developed cancer after doctors did not detect breast cancer in an organ donor... [Read More]
Dead son's sperm used to create grandson without consent
17 September 2018 - by Martha Henriques
An investigation has been launched looking into how an embryo was created from a deceased man's sperm without his consent. [Read More]

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