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CONTENTS Issue #1017
Do the Law Commissions' proposals for surrogacy reform have the child's welfare at heart?
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Do the Law Commissions' proposals for surrogacy reform have the child's welfare at heart?
30 September 2019 - by Dr Catherine Hill
Can law reform solve surrogacy's problems? That was the big question at the start of the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and the Scottish Government's joint public event in Edinburgh on 24 September 2019... [Read More]
Trans man loses legal challenge to being registered as son's 'mother'
26 September 2019 - by Jen Willows
A trans man who became pregnant and gave birth has lost his legal challenge not to be named as the mother on his child's birth certificate... [Read More]
Male infertility linked to higher risk of prostate cancer
30 September 2019 - by Dr Jennifer Frosch
Men who have had fertility treatment to assist conception in the past have a higher risk of developing prostate cancer, a Swedish cohort study has reported... [Read More]
Study finds 44 genes linked to hearing loss
30 September 2019 - by Dr Laura Riggall
Researchers have identified 44 genes linked to age-related hearing loss... [Read More]
Child cancer patients' stem cells lost in freezer failure
30 September 2019 - by Dr Yvonne Collins
A children's hospital in the USA has reported a malfunction of a freezer used to store the stem cells of cancer patients... [Read More]
France's lower house approves IVF draft law
30 September 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
France's lower house, the National Assembly, has passed draft legislation to end discrimination over women's reproductive rights... [Read More]
Book Review: Let There Be Life - An Intimate Portrait of Robert Edwards and His IVF Revolution
30 September 2019 - by Dr Sue Avery
'Let there be life' is a biography of Professor Sir Robert Edwards, known to the world as the father of IVF, and to his friends as Bob. [Read More]
Radio Review: Tackling the Male Fertility Crisis (BBC World Service, Business Daily)
30 September 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
After he had a series of unsatisfactory fertility testing experiences, Mohamed Taha decided to launch his own company Mojo Diagnostics in Lyon, France in an attempt to improve the process of sperm count testing... [Read More]

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