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CONTENTS Issue #996
COMMENT
FILM: 40 Years of IVF – Past, Present and Future
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Podcast Review: Future Uterus – The ultimate designer accessory (ABC)
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FILM: 40 Years of IVF – Past, Present and Future
29 April 2019 - by BioNews
This film documents an event that marked the 40th birthday of the world's second ever IVF baby (and first IVF boy), Alastair MacDonald... [Read More]
Gene therapy successfully treats 'bubble boy' disease
29 April 2019 - by Helen Robertson
Infants born with a severe immunodeficiency disorder have been successfully treated in a new gene therapy trial... [Read More]
Private IVF clinics 'exploiting' older patients, says HFEA chair
29 April 2019 - by Martha Henriques
Sally Cheshire, chair of the UK's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, has warned that private IVF clinics are misleading older patients about success rates and overcharging for their services... [Read More]
US scientists push for mitochondrial donation legalisation
29 April 2019 - by Dr Katie Howe
Scientists and patient advocates are lobbying US lawmakers to allow mitochondrial donation to be used to help avoid severe mitochondrial disease... [Read More]
Lung-disease gene edited in mice in the womb
29 April 2019 - by Dr Maria Botcharova
Scientists have used genome editing in mouse fetuses to edit a gene that causes severe lung disease... [Read More]
Dutch fertility doctor fathered 49 children, DNA tests show
29 April 2019 - by Dr Rachel Montgomery
DNA tests have confirmed a Dutch doctor fathered 49 children after secretly using his own sperm to impregnate women at his fertility clinic... [Read More]
Podcast Review: Future Uterus – The ultimate designer accessory (ABC)
29 April 2019 - by Bernie Owusu-Yaw
This podcast mini-series by ABC takes a 'womb's eye view of reproduction', in the words of its presenter Natasha Mitchell... [Read More]

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