The IVF industry must go green
Free fertility treatment should be banned for those making lifestyle reproductive choices to curb climate change.
Lord Winston warns of unregulated IVF ‘jungle’
In a recent interview with the Independent Robert Winston warned of deception in the IVF market. Fertility companies, he believes, are exaggerating the effectiveness and safety of new techniques.
The big business of Australian IVF
A second Australian IVF company wil float on the stock exchange today.
China’s oldest mother
She gave birth to twins at 60 after IVF treatment.
Celebrity custody wrangle exposes vague IVF law
A child-custody battle between actor Jason Patric and ex-girlfriend Danielle Schrieber has highlighted significant deficiencies in Californian IVF law.
Lord Winston warns of eugenics in IVF
Lord Robert Winston, British IVF pioneer, has given a controversial speech warning of the revival of eugenics in the IVF industry.
Twin births soar in US due to fertility treatments
IVF is partly responsible for a million extra twins born in the US between 1981 and 2012
Rates of IVF continue to grow
A new healthcare analytics report has revealed just how big the IVF market is, and how big it is set to become.
IVF consultation launched in Australia
Australia is to conduct a review of the ethics and clinical practice of assisted reproductive technology.
Stop fretting about 3-parent embryos and get ready for “multiplex parenting”
With artificial gametes, the sky’s the limit for parents.
IVF kids now 1.5% of all births in US
Latest figures from the SART
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The kids are OK
A study in the journal Fertility and Sterility has found that children born from assisted reproduction are as healthy and well-educated as their naturally conceived peers.
Final triplet arrives five years later
From eight embryos come two boys in 2008 and a girl in 2013.
Is IVF overused, ask researchers
Hard questions must be asked about the steep rise in commercial IVF around the world, say researchers in the BMJ.
Iran, the fertility capital of the Middle East
With government subsidies and encouragement from the mullahs, Iran has the world’s cheapest IVF.
HFEA scraps single-embryo policy after court defeat
The UK’s fertility watchdog, the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority, has lost a significant court battle to limit the number of multiple births from IVF treatment.
It’s more expensive, unnecessary and unhealthier: so why do IVF clinics prefer ICSI?
Despite complaints from experts, more and more IVF clinics are using intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
Retiring head of UK fertility watchdog warns of IVF pain
The retiring head of the UK's fertility watchdog has painted a bleak picture of the world of IVF in a column in the BBC
The eugenicist sympathies of IVF pioneer Robert Edwards
Edwards was a card-carrying member of the Eugenics Society and advocated the genetic selection of the strongest embryos available for IVF procedures.
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