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IVF (in vitro fertilisation)

IVF (in vitro fertilisation) is a treatment for infertility, in which eggs are removed from a woman's body, fertilised with sperm in a laboratory, then returned to the womb shortly afterwards to continue developing.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Book Review: Egg Freezing, Fertility and Reproductive Choice - Negotiating Responsibility, Hope and Modern Motherhood 11 November 2019 Review
Egg freezing petition forced to close by general election 11 November 2019 News
IVF Fairness petition closed due to UK election 11 November 2019 News
Mother takes legal action against sperm bank for her child's dwarfism 4 November 2019 News
First 'blastoids' from mouse stem cells implanted in womb 21 October 2019 News
Fertility treatment is becoming safer says HFEA report 7 October 2019 News
US twin birth rate lowest for a decade - better IVF may be reason 7 October 2019 News
Book Review: Let there be life 30 September 2019 Review
France's lower house approves IVF draft law 30 September 2019 News
Male infertility linked to higher risk of prostate cancer 30 September 2019 News
IVF may increase gestational diabetes risk 23 September 2019 News
Fertility clinic ordered to reveal donor list after sperm mix-up 16 September 2019 News
Forgeries of Happiness: Dishonesty and Deceit in IVF 16 September 2019 Comment
HFEA urges IVF clinics to be more transparent about add-ons 16 September 2019 News
Selfish and septuagenarian: when do reproductive rights end? 16 September 2019 Comment
IVF temporarily changes babies' epigenetics 9 September 2019 News
Response to 'Ovarian tissue grafts to combat the menopause' by Dr Melanie Davies 9 September 2019 Comment
NHS group denies single women IVF treatment 27 August 2019 News
Single mother families formed through assisted reproduction: the evidence 27 August 2019 Comment
Ovarian tissue grafts to combat the menopause 19 August 2019 Comment
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Futures in Reproduction
15 December 2012 Churchill College, Cambridge CB3 0DS, UK
A conference celebrating the award of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine to Professor Sir Robert Edwards...
Bob Edwards and IVF: The Early Years
8 March 2011 5pm Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, 10 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DZ, UK
A discussion about the early life and work of Professor Robert Edwards, introduced by Professor Martin Johnson...
Genetic Testing in the 21st Century: Should We Screen the Human Embryonic Genome before Implantation?
8 March 2011 1.15pm-1.55pm Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
A presentation by Dr Joyce Harper to mark International Women's Day...
Congenital Uterine Anomalies and Reproductive Outcome
20 November 2009
A course for clinicians working in gynaecology, reproductive surgery and assisted reproduction...
IVF Preceptorship: Assisted Reproductive Technology - Current Practice In The 21st Century
13 November 2009 IVI Madrid-Aravaca, 68-70 Avenida del Talgo, Madrid-Aravaca 28023, Spain
A course that provides up-to-date knowledge of IVF procedures and skills useful in IVF practice...
Reproductive Medicine: Causes and Treatment of Infertility
10 September 2009 Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT, UK
An event addressing current issues and latest developments in fertility, clinical embryology and reproductive biology...
Meeting for Persons Responsible and Senior Staff
3 September 2009 9am-4.30pm Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London W1G 9LQ, UK
A meeting for Persons Responsible and senior staff at fertility clinics...