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CONTENTS Issue #1039
Film Review: Childless in the World's Most Fertile Country
Exhibition Review: I:DNA
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Keep calm and... stop? Fertility treatment in a pandemic
16 March 2020 - by Dr Raj Mathur and Dr Jane Stewart
The spread of a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which causes the disease COVID-19, presents UK fertility clinics and patients with a unique set of challenges... [Read More]
FILM: Frozen Fertility - The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos (Part 2)
16 March 2020 - by BioNews
The second in a series of films documenting a recent Progress Educational Trust/Scottish Government event on medical, ethical, legal, social and policy aspects of cryopreservation, featuring a presentation by Dr Melanie Davies of Fertility Preservation UK... [Read More]
Unproven report linking coronavirus to male infertility removed
16 March 2020 - by Dr Laura Riggall
A report published online that suggests the novel coronavirus may lead to male infertility has now been removed... [Read More]
Microbial DNA in blood may help diagnose cancer
16 March 2020 - by Dr Jay Stone
Different types and stages of cancer may cause unique microbial DNA signatures that can be detected in the blood, according to new research published in Nature... [Read More]
Belfast Trust postpones fertility treatment due to coronavirus
16 March 2020 - by Rachel Siden
Fertility treatments for 33 patients have been postponed at Belfast's Regional Fertility Centre due to COVID-19... [Read More]
New genetic test could identify 'high risk' bone marrow cancer patients
16 March 2020 - by Christina Burke
A new way of identifying high-risk bone marrow cancer may help predict which patients will have more aggressive disease... [Read More]
'London patient' declared cured of HIV after three years
16 March 2020 - by Dr Jennifer Frosch
Three years after receiving a stem cell transplant, a man from London is the second patient in history to be cured of HIV, doctors report... [Read More]
Film Review: Childless in the World's Most Fertile Country
16 March 2020 - by Ahmed Amer
The impact infertility has on the quality of life is significant... [Read More]
Exhibition Review: I:DNA
16 March 2020 - by Amarpreet Kaur
I:DNA is an artistic installation created from research data collated by Dr Felicity Boardman from the University of Warwick in collaboration with Santé Theatre and Media Productions... [Read More]

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