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Conference: Upper Egypt Assisted Reproduction Symposium and Workshop 2016 (3-5th February 2016)-Cairo-Egypt

23 November 2015 by Dr. M. Fazey
Upper Egypt Assisted Reproduction Symposium and Workshop 2016 (3-5th February 2016)-Cairo-Egypt UEARS aims to be the meeting point for the sharing of evidence-based practices by reputable national and international figures in the field of ART. Visit our site for registration and more details: http://www.uears.org [Read more]
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News: Scientists discover sperm can 'slither'

22 November 2015 by Jessica Richardson
Researchers have discovered that human sperm have a two-dimensional 'slither' mode, which enables them to swim faster when close to surfaces. The findings, published in the journal Nature Communications, suggest that this slither mode is used for swimming in narrow conditions through thick liquids, such as those encountered in the female reproductive tract. It contrasts with the three-dimensional 'corkscrew' motion that sperm are often seen to use. [Read more]
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News: 'Myth busting' report on UK surrogacy calls for legal reform

22 November 2015 by Antony Blackburn-Starza
A report calling for reform of surrogacy laws in the UK has revealed that the majority of arrangements are conducted on an altruistic basis and do not take place abroad, contrasting with what it claims are commonly-held misconceptions. [Read more]
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Announcement: Registration for Preparatory Course for MLS (ASCPi) and MLT (ASCPi) Examination 2016 Opens

21 November 2015 by Cellmolecules Scientific Canada Inc.
Health Professionals in the field of Medical Laboratory Science who are interested in sitting American Society of Clinical Pathologist examination are invited to apply for examination preparatory course training to enhance their success in the examination. This course is designed to prepare the participants for the Medical Laboratory Scientist American Society for Clinical Pathology International [MLS(ASCPi) or Medical Laboratory Technician [MLT (ASCPi)] certification examinations. Following your training, you can sit the exam right here in Canada, or in the USA depending on your choice The exam is administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), and is a legal requirement before you can practice Medical Laboratory in not only United State but many countries with membership of over 130,000. [Read more]
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News: Aspirin increases chances of getting pregnant, say US doctors

01 November 2015 by By Dr Jane Currie
Low-dose aspirin may increase the chances of pregnancy in certain women, according to a US study. [Read more]
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News: IVF linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

01 November 2015 by Lone Hørlyck
Women who have used assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are over a third more likely to develop ovarian cancer than other women, a large-scale study finds. But researchers said it is likely the increased risk reflects underlying health problems in women who need help conceiving, rather than being a result of the treatment itself. [Read more]
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News: Mitochondrial DNA test improves IVF success rates

01 November 2015 by Jessica Richardson
A test which measures mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) levels in the embryo could help increase IVF success rates, scientists claim. Researchers at the University of Oxford have found that blastocysts containing high levels of mtDNA have a reduced chance of implantation. Conversely, they found that three-day embryos with high levels of mtDNA were more likely to implant, leading them to develop a test that could be used in IVF to select embryos most likely to go on to form a pregnancy. [Read more]
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Announcement: UK NEQAS Reproductive Science Scheme 2015 - 2016

01 November 2015 by Hans Stöhr
UK NEQAS Reproductive Science Scheme 2015 - 2016 On November 9 United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Service (UK NEQAS) will start next distribution for inter-laboratory quality control in reproductive science of periode 2015 - 2016. [Read more]
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Announcement: hands on ivf training for Gynaecologist &Embryologist at chennai fertility center and Research Institute,chennai,India

27 October 2015 by Dr.VM.Thomas
hands on ivf training for Gynaecologist &Embryologist at chennai fertility center and Research Institute,chennai,India Chennai fertility center and Research Institute cordillay invites to participate 21st batch of IVF intensive hands on training for clinician as well as Embryologist starting from16th November 2015 to 28th November 2015. The Hands on course will run by World renowned Embryologist Dr.VM.Thomas. [Read more]

News: Fracking chemicals linked to reduced sperm count

21 October 2015 by Lone Hørlyck
Prenatal exposure to chemicals used in fracking for oil or natural-gas operations may affect sperm count later in life, a new study performed on mice suggests. [Read more]
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