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HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority)

A UK non-departmental public body established by an Act of Parliament in 1990, which regulates treatment using eggs and sperm, and treatment and research involving human embryos. It sets standards for, and issues licences to, fertility treatment and embryo research centres.

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In defence of the welfare of women 12 November 2018 Comment
TV Review: Inside Out West - 29.10.18 (BBC) 5 November 2018 Review
In defence of IVF 29 October 2018 Comment
Video Review: A groundbreaking way to stop mitochondrial disease – TedMed 29 October 2018 Review
Home DNA test kits should come with a warning, says HFEA 24 September 2018 News
Dead son's sperm used to create grandson without consent 17 September 2018 News
Freeze eggs before 35 for IVF success, says UK report 17 September 2018 News
HFEA launches first National Fertility Patient Survey 3 September 2018 Comment
The significance of fertility: A landmark ruling on posthumous conception 3 September 2018 Comment
Why it's time to define serious and significant genetic conditions 6 August 2018 Comment
The social pioneers of egg freezing are facing tough choices 30 July 2018 Comment
Happy birthday to Louise Brown: BFS Chair, Dr Jane Stewart, reflects on 40 years of IVF 25 July 2018 Comment
Sperm extracted from fatally injured man for partner's use 23 July 2018 News
Heritable genome editing could be acceptable, says leading ethics body 17 July 2018 News
Fertility treatment doesn't boost womb or breast cancer risk 16 July 2018 News
HFEA to issue regulations on IVF add-ons 16 July 2018 News
Model predicts chance of having normal embryo as women age 2 July 2018 News
Four-fold rise in births to women over 50 in England and Wales 18 June 2018 News
The case for mandatory fertility counselling 8 May 2018 Comment
Baroness Mary Warnock interview: on the 14-day rule, philosophers as committee chairs, and the next report 30 April 2018 Comment
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