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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: Songs for my Unborn Children 11 January 2021 Review
The impact of COVID-19 on oocytes 11 January 2021 Comment
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Fertility Sector 21 December 2020 Comment
Acoustic waves used to select high-quality sperm in IVF 14 December 2020 News
Film Review: What We Wanted 7 December 2020 Review
Girl born from 27-year-old embryo 7 December 2020 News
Why we should use mild stimulation in egg donation 30 November 2020 Comment
Film Review: The Art of Waiting 23 November 2020 Review
IVF does not increase long-term risk of ovarian cancer 23 November 2020 News
Japanese bill defines parenthood in fertility treatment cases 23 November 2020 News
Mother serves as her daughter's surrogate, giving birth to her grandchild 23 November 2020 News
IVF Success: What Makes Scotland Special? 22 November 2020 Comment
Competition and Markets Authority consults on draft consumer law guidance for fertility clinics 16 November 2020 Comment
IVF to be publicly funded in Qu├ębec 16 November 2020 News
TV Review: Brave New World 16 November 2020 Review
TV Review: Me, My Brother and Our Balls 16 November 2020 Review
Draft guidance from watchdog cracks down on IVF clinics 9 November 2020 News
Lessons from Lockdown: How to Improve Support for Fertility Patients 9 November 2020 Comment
Cancer risk higher in IVF babies with birth defects 2 November 2020 News
Age-Old Question: Exploring Fertility and Ageing 26 October 2020 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...