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Y-chromosome-linked infertility discovered
12 April 2021 - by Emma Lamb
The largest study to date into unexplained infertility in men has been conducted by UK and Estonian researchers... [Read More]
Organoids of human lung and brain respond differently to SARS-CoV-2
1 March 2021 - by Emma Lamb
The body's response to infection by SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) varies across different cell types, according to a new study... [Read More]
Gene responsible for the urge to urinate identified
26 October 2020 - by Emma Lamb
Scientists have identified the gene that senses pressure in the bladder and plays a key part in signalling the need to urinate... [Read More]
Embryo development 'clock' differs in mouse and human
21 September 2020 - by Emma Lamb
A newly discovered mechanism explains why pregnancies last longer in some species than others... [Read More]
Embryos with abnormal cells may be common and result in IVF success
20 July 2020 - by Emma Lamb
Errors in the genetic material of embryonic cells following IVF are more common and less damaging in normal human development than previously thought... [Read More]
Coronavirus DNA could spread across hospital ward within ten hours
15 June 2020 - by Emma Lamb
Viral DNA that models the coronavirus was present on nearly half of all ward sample sites after just ten hours in a simulation study... [Read More]
Investigational new drug may be beneficial in treating severe COVID-19
4 May 2020 - by Emma Lamb
A novel stem cell therapy may play a part in improving the survival rate of ventilator-dependent COVID-19 patients.... [Read More]
Leading medics back egg freezing extension
2 March 2020 - by Emma Lamb
Professional medical bodies are calling for the UK law on the storage limit for frozen eggs to be extended, to provide women with more choice in their reproductive years... [Read More]
China plans embryonic stem cell trials for Parkinson's and blindness
5 June 2017 - by Emma Lamb
Two teams of doctors in China are to administer embryonic stem cell therapy from fertilised human embryos to treat different degenerative diseases... [Read More]