Archive for the 'embryology' Category

Stem cell treatments threatened by European patents ruling – The Guardian

“Work on revolutionary medical treatments for incurable diseases is in danger of being wiped out by a European court ruling on embryonic stem cells, according to leading scientists.”

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The Guardian, 27th April 2011

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Human embryos ‘at risk of losing legal protection’ in research – The Guardian

“The human embryo may be in danger of losing the special status that guards it against use in anything other than important and necessary research, under proposals due out next week.”

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The Guardian, 5th January 2011

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Illegal fertility company owners given suspended prison sentence – The Guardian

“Two men who netted £250,000 after providing women with access to sperm through an illegal fertility company were spared an immediate jail term today.”

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The Guardian, 12th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Two men convicted over illegal sperm donor firm – The Independent

“Two men are facing jail after they were convicted yesterday of running an illegal fertility company that gave women access to sperm donors. Nigel Woodforth, 43, ran the operation from the basement of his home in Reading, Berkshire, with 49-year-old Ricky Gage. A jury at Southwark Crown Court, in south London, convicted both men of three counts each of providing sperm without a licence or third-party agreement.”

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The Independent, 18th September 2010

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Pair made £250,000 from illegal sperm donor service, court told – The Guardian

“Two businessmen earned £250,000 through an illegal fertility company providing women with access to sperm donors, a court heard today. In the first case of its kind, a jury was told that Nigel Woodforth, 43, ran the firm from the basement of his home in Reading, Berkshire, with 49-year-old Ricky Gage.”

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The Guardian, 13th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Fertility blunder risk due to slow regulator: review – Daily Telegraph

“Couples undergoing fertility treatment are being left at risk of embryo mix-ups and blunders because the industry regulator fails to take action early enough, a review has found.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2009

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Children born from donated sperm or eggs can trace genetic siblings, under new laws – Daily Telegraph

“Children conceived by egg or sperm donation will have the chance to find their biological siblings once they turn 18 under new laws which coming into effect, authorities said.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st October 2009

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