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04 September 2015
Scientists map genes at work in human embryos' earliest days

04 September 2015
Fertility pioneer ROBERT WINSTON delivers a devastating attack that will send shockwaves through the health service

02 September 2015
Baby's incredible journey from test tube to toddler

02 September 2015
Woman who could die in pregnancy is refused IVF surrogacy as she is not ‘exceptional case’

02 September 2015
Sperm have harpoon-like abilities to attach to egg

02 September 2015
Smoking pot more than once a week 'lowers sperm count by a third - and adding cocaine and ecstasy to the mix cuts it by half'

02 September 2015
UK sperm bank has just nine registered donors, boss reveals

02 September 2015
Calls for IVF laws to be changed to take advantage of gene editing technique

02 September 2015
Premature babies 'more likely to end up in lower-paid jobs'

01 September 2015
Light therapy seems to boost fertility in mouse model

01 September 2015
Young women refuse Tamoxifen because of fertility concerns

26 August 2015
Women say no to cancer drugs over baby fears

26 August 2015
Women undergoing fertility treatment can succeed with fewer hormones

17 August 2015
I'm 29: should I freeze my eggs?

17 August 2015
All women should have fertility checks at 25 – and most 30-year-olds should freeze their eggs

17 August 2015
Women who work or lift a lot may struggle to get pregnant

17 August 2015
Domenico Dolce apologised for anti-IVF remarks

12 August 2015
Men who eat high level of processed meat up to a third less likely to become a father

12 August 2015
Women having a baby by IVF are at increased risk of reflux disease after birth

12 August 2015
Number of single women resorting to IVF TRIPLES in a decade as 'men shun marriage and women put careers before motherhood'

12 August 2015
Delaying motherhood by freezing eggs could harm birth chances

12 August 2015
New IVF approach could boost success rates for older women

06 August 2015
Rewinding the menopause

06 August 2015
Want to improve your sperm quality? Try having casual sex

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Recent Press Releases, Responses and Statements

2015

 
July 2015 British Fertility Society reaction to HFEA multiple births report
June 2015 British Fertility Society reaction to Dr Kevin Smith’s call for sperm banking on the NHS
June 2015 British Fertility Society reaction to Human Reproduction study reporting first live birth after transplantation of ovarian tissue removed and frozen during childhood
May 2015 British Fertility Society response to OvaScience’s “stem cell baby” claim
January 2015 British Fertility Society reaction to UK parliament passing legislation on mitochondrial donation
January 2015 British Fertility Society reaction to announcement of date for House of Commons debate on mitochondrial donation
January 2015 British Fertility Society response to "Safety of Assisted Reproduction Technology" paper in the USA

2014

 
Oct 2014 British Fertility Society welcomes NICE publication of Quality Standards report calling for end to IVF postcode lottery
Jul 2014 British Fertility Society response to the HFEA report into adverse incidents
Jun 2014 British Fertility Society response to third HFEA review into safety of mitochondrial replacement techniques

2013

 
Nov 2013 Joint support for reduction in multiple births
Nov 2013 British Fertility Society response to study showing IVF children at no higher risk of childhood cancers
May 2013 British Fertility Society response to the publication of the National Infertility Group Report
Apr 2013 British Fertility Society pays respect on death of IVF ‘founding father’ Professor Sir Robert Edwards, CBE, FRS
Feb 2013 British Fertility Society response to the updated NICE guidance on fertility
Feb 2013 British Fertility Society statement on using known sperm donors
Jan 2013 British Fertility Society comment on Department of Health proposals for the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)



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