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BioNews Comment articles written by Veronica English:

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Where is the debate about RATE?
17 December 2006 - by Veronica English
In its White Paper on the review of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act, the UK Government has reaffirmed its intention to merge the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) to form a single regulatory body - RATE - the Regulatory Authority for Tissues and Embryos... [Read More]
Egg donation for research
21 September 2006 - by Veronica English
The British Medical Association (BMA)'s Medical Ethics Committee (MEC) recently had a long and fascinating debate about egg donation for research. The debate was much broader than the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)'s consultation document, looking also at related issues such as payment for donation of other... [Read More]
'Egg sharing' affects validity of a woman's consent
7 October 2005 - by Veronica English
On 7 October, the UK's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) published the results of its sperm, egg and embryo donation (SEED) review. The British Medical Association (BMA) welcomes the majority of the conclusions in the report and particularly the principle that donation of gametes should be 'cost neutral' - that... [Read More]