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Sarah Gregory

Sarah Gregory is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews.


BioNews Review articles written by Sarah Gregory:
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Radio Review: Tackling the male fertility crisis (BBC World Service, Business Daily)
30 September 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
After he had a series of unsatisfactory fertility testing experiences, Mohamed Taha decided to launch his own company Mojo Diagnostics in Lyon, France in an attempt to improve the process of sperm count testing... [Read More]
TV Review: Coronation Street's DNA Secrets – ITV
1 October 2018 - by Sarah Gregory
Coronation Street's DNA Secrets gave a whirlwind tour around the ethnic diversities hidden in the gene pools of some of the soap's most well-loved stars, past and present... [Read More]
Event Review: Is Dementia Inherited?
14 August 2017 - by Sarah Gregory
After the annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference for scientific researchers was held in London this summer, and the subsequent flurry of media interest, the UK dementia charity Alzheimer's Society announced an event for the public to discuss the much asked question: is dementia inherited?... [Read More]
Radio Review: Revisiting the 14-Day Rule
30 January 2017 - by Sarah Gregory
Matthew Hill covers the 30-year history of the 14-day rule on human embryo research, bringing the topic right up to the present day and the current debate on extending the rule... [Read More]
Book Review: The Gene – An Intimate History
12 September 2016 - by Sarah Gregory
'The Gene: An Intimate History' is the latest book from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Taking a similar approach to his previous work 'The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer', Mukherjee interweaves his personal history with a comprehensive and extensive review of the history of genetic research... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Sarah Gregory:
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Woman has mutation which may protect against Alzheimer's
11 November 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
A rare gene-mutation may protect against the onset of symptoms in Alzheimer's disease... [Read More]
France's lower house approves IVF draft law
30 September 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
France's lower house, the National Assembly, has passed draft legislation to end discrimination over women's reproductive rights... [Read More]
US couple launch lawsuit after ancestry test reveals sperm mix-up
12 August 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
A couple in Ohio is suing a fertility clinic and associated organisations after a genetic test given as a Christmas present revealed a sperm mix-up in their IVF treatment... [Read More]
Canadian doctor loses licence for using own sperm in IVF
1 July 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
A Canadian fertility specialist, Dr Norman Barwin, has lost his medical licence for using the wrong sperm, including his own, to inseminate a number of IVF patients... [Read More]
Scientists urge men to consider banking sperm before 35
20 May 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
New research has shown that men who start a family later in life are more likely to experience fertility problems and can increase the risk of health issues in their children... [Read More]
Windfall of $500 million for genomics in Australia's federal budget
14 May 2018 - by Sarah Gregory
Genomics research in Australia is set to receive a large funding boost from the Government as part of its latest federal budget for health.... [Read More]
Organoids made from patients' bladder cancers
16 April 2018 - by Sarah Gregory
Researchers in the USA have created patient-specific organoids that mimic the effects of bladder cancer tumours... [Read More]
Gene therapy reverses multiple sclerosis in mice
25 September 2017 - by Sarah Gregory
A novel gene therapy can reverse the symptoms and progression of disease in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis... [Read More]
Human 'mini-brains' in lab mimic development and disease
2 May 2017 - by Sarah Gregory
New brain organoids have been created to show development of both healthy human brain cells and those associated with genetic disorders... [Read More]
Gene linked to depression, and largest genetic study launched
10 April 2017 - by Sarah Gregory
Researchers have identified a gene variant that increases the risk of depression, while elsewhere the largest genetic study testing for risk factors gets underway... [Read More]