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Welcoming surrogacy opportunities in England and Wales
27 September 2021 - by Dr Kirsty Horsey, Dr Kamal Ahuja and Professor Nick Macklon
BioNews readers may have seen the news reports on surrogacy last week which showed that there has been an almost fourfold increase in the numbers of parental orders over the last decade... [Read More]
New Zealand fast-tracks consideration of surrogacy law reform
27 September 2021 - by Dr Debra Wilson
In November 2020 the New Zealand Law Commission|Te Aka Matua o te Ture announced that a Review of Surrogacy laws had been added to its work programme... [Read More]
First genome editing treatment for HIV enters clinical trials
27 September 2021 - by Abbie Harper
A CRISPR-based therapy developed as a potential cure for HIV has been approved for human clinical trials by the US Food and Drug Administration... [Read More]
Surrogacy on the rise in England and Wales
27 September 2021 - by Eleanor Gallegos
The number of parents using surrogacy to build their families is rising in England and Wales... [Read More]
Regional differences affect access to fertility preservation for children with cancer
27 September 2021 - by David O'Rourke
Young people with cancer in the UK face a postcode lottery leaving many at risk of missing out on the chance to have children... [Read More]
Two-drug approach could offer hope to ovarian cancer patients
27 September 2021 - by Jen Willows
A clinical trial combining two cancer therapies has shown promising results in patients with low grade serous ovarian cancer... [Read More]
Embryo-like structures created out of human stem cells
27 September 2021 - by Christina Burke
A new model of the human embryo made from stem cells has been developed by researchers in the USA... [Read More]
Artificial mitochondria generate energy and save damaged cells
27 September 2021 - by Joseph Hawkins
Artificial mitochondria capable of releasing energy, which can be used to repair damaged cells, have been created, claim a team of researchers... [Read More]
Film Review: Together Together
27 September 2021 - by Zaina Mahmoud
In Together Together, writer-director Nikole Beckwith presents the complex relationship between Matt and Anna, a couple only in the sense of being two people... [Read More]
Podcast Review: #GenomicsConversation 2021 – It's complicated! or is it?
27 September 2021 - by Dr Barbara Kramarz
'It's Complicated! Or is it?' – this is the notion that Dr Michelle Bishop, Amelia McPherson and Dr Ed Miller from the Genomic Education Programme team, a part of Health Education England, are aiming to challenge in this podcast... [Read More]

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