Egg and sperm donors should consider waiving their anonymity because it can no longer be guaranteed, according to the UK fertility regulator.
Donor-conceived children have been increasingly finding their biological parents through home DNA testing kits. Read More
Young people with cancer are potentially being robbed of the ability to have children as important information around fertility is not being communicated at the earliest opportunity says the cancer charity, Teenage Cancer Trust Read More
Happily fraud, dishonesty and forgery are seldom features of IVF treatment.
But on rare occasions (and for widely differing reasons), some patients are not wholly transparent or honest in their engagement with clinics. Read More
The BBC's World Service weekly podcast series, CrowdScience, invites listeners to pose questions about life, Earth and the universe. To find answers, they interview experts at the frontiers of knowledge.
Appeared in BioNews 1014, 9 September 2019 Read More
Patients are switching GP practices to get around the cruel rationing of NHS treatments such as IVF, claims health minister. Jackie Doyle-Price said disparity in health services in the UK was ‘unacceptable’.
She claims patients are signing up with surgeries far from home to access IVF. CCGs should offer three rounds of IVF to under 40s, but rarely do, figures show.
By Vanessa Chalmers Health Reporter For Mailonline Read More
The Sista Collective is the 'BBC's first homegrown podcast led and hosted by black British women'. This podcast was created by Jessie Aru-Phillips who is a journalist for BBC Radio 5 Live with hopes of exploring what it means to be a woman of colour living in the UK today.
Appeared in BioNews 1007, 22 July 2019 Read More