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ESHRE: To screen or not to screen?

I went to a fascinating session on pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS) this morning. That’s where a cell is taken from the early embryo during IVF, and screened for chromosomal abnormalities before it is implanted into the mother.  Read more

ESHRE: Protecting fertility in cancer patients

Just heard some results that could mean good news for male cancer patients. Alon Carmely from Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, says he’s hopeful that a drug that enhances the immune system could help protect men’s testes from the effects of chemotherapy.  Read more