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Purvi Shah

Purvi Shah is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews.


BioNews News articles written by Purvi Shah:
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Functional sperm developed from mouse pluripotent stem cells
13 September 2021 - by Purvi Shah
Researchers in Japan have successfully demonstrated the development of functional sperm cells that developed into fertile offspring from pluripotent embryonic stem cells, in mice... [Read More]
COVID-19 vaccine and infertility google searches increase dramatically
19 July 2021 - by Purvi Shah
Google searches in the USA related to COVID-19 vaccines and infertility increased after a letter was sent to the European Medicines Agency asking it to stop emergency authorisation of mRNA vaccines was published online... [Read More]
Young stem cells isolated from old mice
26 October 2020 - by Purvi Shah
An innovative method of isolating 'young' stem cells still present in old mice has been developed during a study that also highlights how the activity of mitochondria plays a central role in stem cell 'fitness' rather than age... [Read More]
Virtual embryo gives insight into early embryo development
27 April 2020 - by Purvi Shah
The first 'virtual embryo' has been created to help understand early embryo development and the evolution of one single cell into many cells of different types... [Read More]
Gut bacteria alter gene expression and potentially cut cancer risk
15 January 2018 - by Purvi Shah
New research has shown a connection between the potential role of gut bacteria having an active role in gene expression and in turn reducing the risk of cancer... [Read More]
New gene influencing caffeine consumption discovered
30 August 2016 - by Purvi Shah
Scientists have identified a gene variation that could influence the amount of caffeine a person consumes.... [Read More]
Complications for IVF babies declining, says Scandinavian study
26 January 2015 - by Purvi Shah
A study has shown a decline in the rates of stillbirths and premature deliveries of babies conceived via assisted reproductive technology in four Nordic countries.... [Read More]
Twelve healthy babies born following 'safer' IVF hormone treatment
28 July 2014 - by Purvi Shah
Twelve healthy babies have been born after trials of a hormone treatment called kisspeptin-54 that has been hailed as a safer way to mature women's eggs prior to IVF... [Read More]
Changes afoot in York, last place in UK not to fund IVF
9 June 2014 - by Purvi Shah
The Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group has agreed in principle to fund IVF treatment for couples in the area, although a formal decision on the matter will be made at a later date.... [Read More]
Stem cell scientist's appeal against misconduct verdict rejected
12 May 2014 - by Purvi Shah
Japan's RIKEN Center has announced that an appeal by stem-cell scientist, Dr Haruko Obokata, found guilty of research misconduct in relation to her claims of converting blood cells to stem cells using an 'acid bath', has been rejected... [Read More]