21st September 2017
The team at the Francis Crick Institute are unravelling the mysteries of the earliest moments of life. Understanding what happens after a sperm fertilises an egg could lead to ways of improving IVF or explain why some women miscarry. Read More.
7th August 2017
Myth: the most common causes of infertility are related to female causes! Buster: in only 40% of cases a female factor is identified. Male related infertility is the cause in 30 to 40% and the rest are unexplained.
28th July 2017
When they were born, Louise Brown and Elizabeth Carr graced the front pages of newspapers and the covers of magazines worldwide, and their parents were flooded with requests to appear on television with everyone from Phil Donahue to Oprah Winfrey. Read… Read more
11th June 2017
People with inheritable conditions like early onset Alzheimers, thalassemia , cystic fibrosis …would benefit from PGD to avoid passing their conditions on to their children.
3rd May 2017
Mum’s joy as little girl is born without inheriting cruel cancer that took her right eye. CRGH is absolutely delighted with the outcome for Rachael.. Read the story
29th April 2017
In women under 30, 1 in 10 pregnancies will end in miscarriage. Those aged 35-39, up to 2 in 10 pregnancies will end in miscarriage.
3rd April 2017
Myth : Exercise during pregnancy is a cause of miscarriage. Buster : Exercise is not a cause of miscarriage but discuss with your GP or midwife what type and amount of exercise is suitable for you during pregnancy
13th March 2017
The University of Cambridge team used two types of stem cells and a 3D scaffold to create a structure closely resembling a natural mouse embryo. Previous attempts have had limited success because early embryo development requires the different cells to… Read more
6th March 2017
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6th December 2016
Update about the Zika virus means fertility clinics should be extra vigilant when considering people for fertility treatment or gamete donation. Whilst the situation is still evolving and given the potentially significant consequences for a pregnancy if Zika is transmitted… Read more