The UK fertility regulator is seeking to reduce the taboo around egg and sperm donation. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) says people should feel the same about it as they do about altruistic, or living, organ donation. It is launching a new drive to encourage more donors to come forward to help infertile [...]
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A tender worth up to £320,000 is up for grabs as the DH looks to combine key services for donors and spread awareness of its work. A document seen by PRWeek reveals that efforts are under way to help those seeking infertility treatments by working ‘with media, social networking and other relevant parties to raise [...]
By Ana Crespillo The Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) is involved in the regulation of sex hormones production; its changing levels (falling in females, rising in males) are implicated in the onset of puberty in both sexes. In women, it is expressed by granulosa cells of the ovary during the reproductive years; having an important role in [...]
Many couples were faced with waits or two or more years with hundreds forced abroad for expensive and risky treatment where regulations are not as strict. On October last year the fertility regulator changed the payment system to egg donors so they received a lump sum of almost £750.
University of Tasmania academic Meredith Nash recently argued on The Conversation that women who donate their eggs for fertility treatments should be financially compensated. It’s a risky and time-consuming process, she argued, which should be acknowledged financially. Compensation would also lead more women to donate their eggs and address the supply shortfall.
Throughout life, we use our bodies up, testing its capabilities and limits. Nights spent drinking too much or eating too much are followed by days nursing our bodies back to health with cleanses, massages and hours rolling around in bed. What you do with your body represents who you are and what you stand for. [...]
Egg donation has higher success rates than some other fertility treatments and it is a good option for women who cannot become pregnant with their own eggs. In Spain egg donation is considered to be altruistic and anonymous, with a very strict range of tests carried out on potential egg donors. So what is egg [...]