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CONTENTS Issue #1110
Medical and social inequalities behind racial disparities in fertility outcomes
Theatre Review: Don't Ask Don't Get, Baby
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Medical and social inequalities behind racial disparities in fertility outcomes
31 August 2021 - by Dr Alka Prakash and Mrs Uma Gordon
A recent Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority report has indicated that people from black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds undergoing fertility treatment are less likely to have a baby, with black patients having the lowest chances of successful treatment... [Read More]
Reducing levels of anti-implantation molecule increases IVF success
31 August 2021 - by Javier Bautista
Screening for a molecule that inhibits embryo implantation, and timing embryo transfer around this, could improve IVF success rates... [Read More]
Genetic screening provides actionable findings in one in six people
31 August 2021 - by Jen Willows
Offering healthy people genetic screening could provide clinically important information in over 15 percent of cases... [Read More]
Endometriosis-associated gene identified as a potential drug target
31 August 2021 - by Christina Burke
A gene associated with inflammation could serve as a future drug target for endometriosis... [Read More]
Genetic testing advances revealed at European Human Genetics Conference
31 August 2021 - by Hannah Flynn
Genetic testing could prove useful for determining a diagnosis and prognosis for people with epilepsy, attendees at the European Society of Human Genetics conference heard... [Read More]
Research sheds light on the role of ACE2 in ovulation
31 August 2021 - by Dr Joanne Delange
Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 is involved in vital cyclic ovarian functions and thus COVID-19 may impact female reproductive health... [Read More]
Professor Matt Brown announced as chief scientific officer at Genomics England
31 August 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
Genomics England has appointed a new chief scientific officer... [Read More]
Theatre Review: Don't Ask Don't Get, Baby
31 August 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
What does it mean to be related to someone? Written and performed by Alice Underwood, Don't Ask Don't Get, Baby is a heart-warming autobiographical story about coming to terms with being a donor-conceived person... [Read More]

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