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IVF mix-up: wrong sperm may have fertilised eggs of 26 females

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

Dozens may have had eggs fertilised by sperm cells from someone other than the aimed father, say authorities A Dutch medical institution has launched an investigation after discovering that up to 26 womens eggs may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm at its IVF laboratory. A procedural mistake between mid-April 2015 and mid-November 2016 […]

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Controversial Italian fertility doctor accused of stealing patient’s egg

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th November 2017

Severino Antinori is arrested after nurse trying therapy for a cyst claims she was operated on without her consent A controversial Italian fertility doctor who won international notoriety for helping women in their 60 s get pregnant has been arrested and accused of taking a patients egg without her consent. Severino Antinori was placed under […]

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IVF mix-up: incorrect sperms may have fertilised eggs of 26 girls

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th November 2017

Dozens may have had eggs fertilised by sperm cells from someone other than the aimed father, say authorities A Dutch medical institution has launched an investigation after was found that up to 26 womens eggs may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm at its IVF laboratory. A procedural error between mid-April 2015 and mid-November […]

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Evidence suggests women’s ovaries can grow new eggs

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd October 2017

Discovery challenges notion that females are born with a fixed number of eggs, and creates prospect of therapies which would allow older females to conceive Scientists have uncovered the first evidence that the human ovary may be able to grow new eggs in adulthood. If corroborated, the discovery would overturn the accepted view that girls […]

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IVF mix-up: wrong sperms may have fertilised eggs of 26 girls

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st October 2017

Dozens may have had eggs fertilised by sperm cells from someone other than the intended parent, say authorities A Dutch medical institution has launched an investigation after was found that up to 26 women eggs may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm at its IVF laboratory. A procedural error between mid-April 2015 and mid-November […]

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Proof indicates women’s ovaries can grow new eggs

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th October 2017

Discovery challenges notion that women are born with a fixed number of eggs, and raises prospect of therapies which would allow older girls to conceive Scientists have uncovered the first evidence that the human ovary may be able to grow new eggs in adulthood. If confirmed, the discovery would overrule the accepted view that girls […]

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IVF mix-up: wrong sperm may have fertilised eggs of 26 girls

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th September 2017

Dozens may have had eggs fertilised by sperm cells from someone other than the intended father, say authorities A Dutch medical institution has launched an investigation after discovering that up to 26 women eggs may have been fertilised by the incorrect sperm at its IVF laboratory. A procedural error between mid-April 2015 and mid-November 2016 […]

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Artificial wombs could soon be a reality. What will this mean for women?

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

Technology is well on the way to realising ectogenesis, improving premature baby survival and increasing fertility alternatives. But it also has other, more frightening, implications We are approaching a biotechnological breakthrough. Ectogenesis, the invention of a complete external womb, could totally change the nature of human reproduction. In April this year, researchers at the Children’s […]

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‘ There was nothing incorrect with my spouse- it was me ‘: the men waking up to fertility problems

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th September 2017

Men have all the time in the world to have a baby, right? Not according to recent research. Gratify a new generation who are freezing their sperm and combating their biological clocks Myles Elton was 21 when medical doctors told him he might never have children. He and Erin were teenage sweethearts and had married […]

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Scientists Just Captured Something Extraordinary At The Moment Of Fertilization

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th September 2017

Sparks actually do fly when the sorcery passes. At the exact moment a sperm penetrates an egg, the latter releases billions of zinc atoms from its surface which spark off. Employing fluorescent microscopy, these sparks emit a sun, which can then be filmed. The discovery that human eggs cells undergo this process could lead to […]

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