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CONTENTS Issue #1057
COMMENT
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – What is IVF?
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FILM: More Trouble in Store? The Two-Year Extension to Embryo and Gamete Storage Limits
27 July 2020 - by BioNews
This film documents a Progress Educational Trust event about a new law extending egg, sperm and embryo storage limits, in order to address problems caused by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic... [Read More]
Unproven stem cell therapies, and now, strong words from the FDA
27 July 2020 - by Dr Patrick Foong and Ms Grace Borsellino
There has been general concern around the reports of untested stem cell treatments being sold before they have been proven safe and effective... [Read More]
A 3D bioprinter produces a beating human heart using stem cells
27 July 2020 - by Dr Jay Stone
In a world first, scientists at the University of Minnesota have shown it is possible to 3D print a mini beating human heart... [Read More]
Chemotherapy infertility risk more likely discussed with female patients
27 July 2020 - by Hannah Somers
Clinicians are more likely to discuss reproductive risks associated with chemotherapy with female patients than with male patients, according to a new study of American patients... [Read More]
Discovery of a tiny CRISPR protein perfect for human genome editing
27 July 2020 - by Christina Burke
An exceptionally small CRISPR-associated enzyme, which may significantly increase the efficacy of human genome editing, has been discovered by US researchers... [Read More]
Gene mutations discovered as a trigger for male infertility
27 July 2020 - by Charlott Repschlager
Mutations in the M1AP gene have been identified by researchers as a major trigger for male infertility... [Read More]
Human quadruple-stranded DNA discovered
27 July 2020 - by Daniel Jacobson
Quadruple-stranded DNA has been observed in healthy human cells for the first time, shedding light on its possible role in cancer... [Read More]
Rare genetic variant increases pain threshold during childbirth
27 July 2020 - by Martha Roberts
A key genetic variant has been discovered in women who experience less pain during labour... [Read More]
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – What is IVF?
27 July 2020 - by Susan Tranfield-Thomas
'SART Fertility Experts' is an educational project that aims to inform prospective patients about the various options available, through a series of podcasts conducted by experts working in assisted conception, including reproductive endocrinologists, reproductive urologists, genetic counsellors and mental health professionals... [Read More]

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