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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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Four-fold rise in births to women over 50 in England and Wales 18 June 2018 News
Secret millionairess funded research for first IVF baby 18 June 2018 News
Book Review: 21 Miles - Swimming in Search of the Meaning of Motherhood 11 June 2018 Review
First UK womb transplant to take place this year 11 June 2018 News
New York court rules embryo to be destroyed 11 June 2018 News
Stress during military conflict lowers sperm quality 11 June 2018 News
Act to widen fertility care access goes to US House and Senate 29 May 2018 News
Bury CCG considers axeing fertility treatments 29 May 2018 News
Can lifestyle choices improve the odds of IVF working for you? 29 May 2018 Comment
Acupuncture does not affect IVF success rate 21 May 2018 News
Depression linked to lower fertility in men 21 May 2018 News
Hopes for PCOS cure as scientists reveal cause in mice 21 May 2018 News
Is genetic relatedness worth the risks and costs of mitochondrial replacement? 14 May 2018 Comment
Ex-husband must pay child support after forged IVF signature 8 May 2018 News
Baroness Mary Warnock interview: on the 14-day rule, philosophers as committee chairs, and the next report 30 April 2018 Comment
Malta prepares to overhaul laws on surrogacy, embryo freezing and IVF 30 April 2018 News
Campaign for UK Parliament to extend the 10-year storage limit on egg freezing 23 April 2018 Comment
MP Steve McCabe calls for end to postcode lottery in Ten Minute Rule Bill 23 April 2018 News
Baby born to surrogate four years after parents' death 16 April 2018 News
IVF pioneer John Biggers dies at 93 16 April 2018 News
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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...