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CONTENTS Issue #869
COMMENT
NICE update guidance on IUI rejected by professionals
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Radio Review: Personalised Medicine – Dose by Design
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NICE update guidance on IUI rejected by professionals
19 September 2016 - by Professor Roy Homburg and Dr Gulam Bahadur
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued new guidance on the use of IUI that displays a plethora of contradictions and inconsistencies in an effort to maintain the status quo, precluding a fair appraisal of IUI practice... [Read More]
FDA considering regulation of stem cell clinics
19 September 2016 - by Dr Lucy Freem
The US Food and Drug Administration has held a public hearing on proposals to regulate stem cell treatments in the same way as drugs... [Read More]
Healthy mice created from eggs and sperm without conventional fertilisation
19 September 2016 - by Paul Waldron
Unfertilised mouse egg cells that have been made to divide can develop into healthy offspring by the injection of sperm, according to a new study... [Read More]
Indian minister intervenes to help British couple take home surrogate baby
19 September 2016 - by Rikita Patel
The Indian foreign minister has intervened on social media in the case of a British couple who face having to leave the country without their surrogate-born child... [Read More]
US fertility doctor accused of impregnating patients with his own sperm
19 September 2016 - by Annabel Slater
A retired fertility doctor in the US has been accused of using his own sperm to fertilise the eggs of patients at a fertility clinic... [Read More]
Stem cell therapy reverses paralysis
19 September 2016 - by Dr Greg Ball
An experimental stem cell therapy appears to have restored some feeling and limb control in five patients paralysed by spinal cord injuries... [Read More]
Sperm shortage in New Zealand
19 September 2016 - by Dr Linda Wijlaars
New Zealand is facing a shortage of donor sperm, with some fertility experts saying women are waiting up to two years to receive treatment... [Read More]
HFEA allows mother to export dead daughter's eggs
19 September 2016 - by Antony Starza-Allen
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has allowed a woman wanting to conceive using her dead daughter's eggs to export them to the US for treatment... [Read More]
Woman who adopted child after consent error is given legal parenthood
19 September 2016 - by Antony Starza-Allen
A woman who adopted her child, after being told that an administrative error during fertility treatment meant that her legal parental status was in doubt, has been granted legal parenthood by the Family Court... [Read More]
Radio Review: Personalised Medicine – Dose by Design
19 September 2016 - by Rhys Baker
Personalised Medicine. A promise of medical treatment tailored to the individual. A promise that has been decades in the delivery. But now, as such treatment appears to be within reach, will the dream be dashed by bureaucracy, inertia and funding crises?... [Read More]

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