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CONTENTS Issue #1084
Book Review: Going it Alone – A guide for solo mums in the UK
Radio Review: The Power of Three
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FILM: The COVID Vaccine – A Shot in the Arm for Fertility Treatment?
22 February 2021 - by BioNews
This film documents a Progress Educational Trust event about vaccination and assisted conception... [Read More]
Why financial and medical decision-making must remain separate in UK fertility
22 February 2021 - by Natalie Silverman
Recent weeks have seen a major shift in how private fertility treatment can be paid for, with a major clinic group now offering multi-cycle and refund programmes directly for the first time, removing vital separations between medical and commercial decision-making... [Read More]
Neanderthal genes also decrease the risk of severe COVID-19
22 February 2021 - by Anna Wernick
A group of genes inherited from Neanderthals significantly reduce the risk of developing severe COVID-19... [Read More]
Sperm donors sell on Facebook as fertility clinics run short in pandemic
22 February 2021 - by Stella Hume
A shortage of donor sperm donations has resulted in delays to fertility treatments and has fuelled demand for alternative options through social media... [Read More]
New York legalises commercial surrogacy
22 February 2021 - by Michaela Chen
New York's new surrogacy law has come into effect, ending a ban on commercial surrogacy in the state. [Read More]
Video shows 'dancing DNA' inside a cell
22 February 2021 - by Joseph Hamilton
'Dancing' DNA, imaged at the highest ever resolution, offers new genetic insight for the development of cancer therapies... [Read More]
Infertility risk linked to air pollution
22 February 2021 - by Christina Burke
High pollution levels can increase the risk of infertility by up to 20 percent, a study in China has found... [Read More]
Identification of stem cells vital for hair regeneration
22 February 2021 - by Beatrice Costa
A new method for restoring hair growth, which uses stem cells, has been developed... [Read More]
Book Review: Going it Alone – A guide for solo mums in the UK
22 February 2021 - by Dr Helen Robertson
The number of single women pursuing motherhood has seen a rapid rise in recent years. As changes in the trends of those seeking assisted reproduction become more apparent, it's perhaps even more important that relevant information and support is available to those pursuing parenthood using such approaches... [Read More]
Radio Review: The Power of Three
22 February 2021 - by Sarah Gregory
The Power of Three tells the deeply personal story of author and broadcaster, Cole Moreton, his wife Rachel and their 18-year-old triplets, Ruby, Grace and Josh... [Read More]

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