IVF

Bid to resurrect extinct Sumatran rhino using stem cells
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Bid to resurrect extinct Sumatran rhino using stem cells

Scientists aim to create embryos to implant into a ‘closely related species’
13 Aug 2020
Coronavirus and women’s bodies: the new rules
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Coronavirus and women’s bodies: the new rules

The pandemic is changing the lives of females worldwide in unexpected ways
31 Mar 2020
Egg freezing: how does it work and how much does it cost?
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Egg freezing: how does it work and how much does it cost?

Industry is one of the fastest-growing fertility trends in the UK
14 Mar 2019
Doctors perform first womb transplant from dead donor
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Doctors perform first womb transplant from dead donor

Woman in Brazil gives birth to a healthy baby using donated uterus
5 Dec 2018
World’s first genetically altered babies born in China
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World’s first genetically altered babies born in China

If true, breakthrough ‘would be profound leap of science and ethics’ despite condemnation from medical profession
27 Nov 2018
How IVF is fuelling a UK adoption crisis
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How IVF is fuelling a UK adoption crisis

Success of fertility treatment has seen adoption rates fall by almost two-thirds in forty years
5 Nov 2018
Why British women are opting for Danish sperm
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Why British women are opting for Danish sperm

New government data shows Scandinavian semen is top choice among women looking to get pregnant
13 Sep 2018

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Woman to seek IVF with dead boyfriend’s sperm
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Woman to seek IVF with dead boyfriend’s sperm

Ayla Cresswell given green light to seek IVF treatment following ‘landmark’ ruling
20 Jun 2018
China facing growing fertility crisis
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China facing growing fertility crisis

Ageing population prompted end of one-child policy – but birth rate remains stubbornly low
9 May 2018
Baby born from embryo one year younger than its mother
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Baby born from embryo one year younger than its mother

Emma Gibson, frozen in 1992, is thought to be the oldest embryo to be successfully implanted
20 Dec 2017
Licence granted to first three-person baby in UK
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Licence granted to first three-person baby in UK

Newcastle gets green light to use groundbreaking technology that can eliminate genetic disease
17 Mar 2017
World's first 'three-parent' baby born
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World's first 'three-parent' baby born

Controversial procedure combines the DNA of several people in one baby
28 Sep 2016
World's first 'three-parent' baby born
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World's first 'three-parent' baby born

Controversial procedure combines the DNA of several people in one baby
28 Sep 2016
Human embryo breakthrough sparks fierce ethical debate
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Human embryo breakthrough sparks fierce ethical debate

Researchers keep lab-grown embryos alive for record-breaking 13 days, leading to calls for a change in the law
5 May 2016
World's first IVF puppies born in the US – in pictures
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World's first IVF puppies born in the US – in pictures

The breakthrough could help the understanding of inherited diseases in dogs and humans
10 Dec 2015
New IVF test offers hope for greater pregnancy success rate
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New IVF test offers hope for greater pregnancy success rate

British scientists says chance of success could rise from 35 per cent to 80 per cent thanks to new test
20 Oct 2015
SCIENCE: Three-parent IVF therapy explained
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SCIENCE: Three-parent IVF therapy explained

Critics say it will lead to 'designer babies' but therapy hailed as 'groundbreaking' by supporters
28 Jun 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 20 Feb 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 20 Feb 2013

20 Feb 2013
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