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BioNews Comment articles written by Heidi Mertes:

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Company-sponsored egg freezing: perk or coercion?
27 October 2014 - by Heidi Mertes
Facebook and Apple's recently announced plans make egg-freezing sound like an insurance plan for women wanting to build their careers, but should be viewed as a last resort.... [Read More]
Egg donation for stem cell research: reconciling scientific progress and women's welfare
26 June 2006 - by Heidi Mertes
In the wake of the Hwang scandal, it became clear that the future success of developing patient-specific stem cell lines by somatic cell nuclear transfer (cloning technology) will depend primarily on a sufficient supply of human oocytes (eggs). However, oocyte donation after ovulation induction presents certain risks for the donor... [Read More]