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CONTENTS Issue #1045
TV Review: The Nest
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Fertility nursing in the coronavirus pandemic
4 May 2020 - by Debbie Evans
In my 35 years as a fertility nurse, I can honestly say that working during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the most challenging few months of my career... [Read More]
What clinic staff are doing during the pandemic
4 May 2020 - by Ephia Yasmin
The novel coronavirus has spread rapidly, and the world has had to respond swiftly to contain it... [Read More]
Self-funded fertility patients – have your say
4 May 2020 - by Dr Catherine Hill
Sharing your experiences can help make sure patients are treated fairly in the future... [Read More]
IVF clinics can apply to reopen after COVID shutdown
4 May 2020 - by Georgia Everett
The Government has announced that fertility clinics are able to apply to reopen from 11 May... [Read More]
Clinical results released from a novel blood-based multicancer test
4 May 2020 - by Emma Bunting
A new blood test can double the number of cancer cases detected before symptoms develop, when combined with existing screening programmes... [Read More]
Man who gave birth still legally a mother
4 May 2020 - by Liam Davis
A trans man who gave birth, has been unsuccessful in his latest attempt to be registered as his child's 'father' on the birth certificate. [Read More]
Breast and ovarian cancer drug repurposed to treat prostate cancer
4 May 2020 - by Javier Bautista
A drug already used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can also significantly delay the progression of prostate cancer... [Read More]
Investigational new drug may be beneficial in treating severe COVID-19
4 May 2020 - by Emma Lamb
A novel stem cell therapy may play a part in improving the survival rate of ventilator-dependent COVID-19 patients.... [Read More]
Baroness Blackwood appointed chair of Genomics England
4 May 2020 - by Dr Joanne Delange
Baroness Nicola Blackwood has been appointed chair of Genomics England... [Read More]
Coronavirus widespread in UK at very start of pandemic
4 May 2020 - by Dr Molly Godfrey
Testing for coronavirus in Iceland has revealed that the virus may have been more widespread in the UK in February and early March than was previously thought... [Read More]
TV Review: The Nest
4 May 2020 - by Susan Tranfield-Thomas
The word 'nest' has several connotations – vipers, cuckoos, supernatural entities – so many malevolent associations pop into my head. A 'nest' in a gothic context is anything but a place of safety, so I settled down to watch BBC One's 'The Nest' ready to give my overactive imagination some exercise with gloomy nursery images of spooky rocking horses and dolls... [Read More]

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