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#Reproduction

# reproduction - This year 2022

Publicly-funded IVF to begin in 2023 with 'regional fertility hubs' before that
# Reproduction
# Reproduction

Publicly-funded IVF to begin in 2023 with 'regional fertility hubs' before that

Apr 26th 2022, 5:43 PM 14,091 Views 12 Comments

The Department of Health had previously been reluctant to provide a timeline for services.

# reproduction - All time

People are more interested in sex around Christmas (according to their web searches)
# 'tis The Season
# 'tis The Season

People are more interested in sex around Christmas (according to their web searches)

Dec 27th 2017, 6:24 PM 31,194 Views 40 Comments

The analysis shows that people are in a better mood around the holidays.

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law
# Man’s Right To Know
# Man’s Right To Know

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law

Mar 13th 2017, 8:27 PM 27,742 Views 44 Comments

Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.

Making babies without women's eggs has just moved a step closer
# Embryonic Research
# Embryonic Research

Making babies without women's eggs has just moved a step closer

Sep 14th 2016, 11:00 AM 13,492 Views 93 Comments

A baby mouse has been produced with a type of cell that’s not an egg.

'Women need to know the truth. Fertility takes a plunge after age 35'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Women need to know the truth. Fertility takes a plunge after age 35'

Dec 28th 2015, 3:00 PM 1,254 Views 53 Comments

Men as well as women need to be educated about reproductive responsibility. We need a nationwide education campaign on fertility awareness, writes Dr John Waterstone.

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party

Mar 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,327 Views 94 Comments

He does not agree with certain aspects of new family law.

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year
# Test Tube
# Test Tube

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year

Feb 25th 2015, 7:59 AM 9,452 Views 42 Comments

UK politicians have approved an IVF method that uses DNA from three donors.

Woman jailed for miscarrying her baby is released
# El Salvador
# El Salvador

Woman jailed for miscarrying her baby is released

Jan 23rd 2015, 11:04 AM 21,038 Views 40 Comments

16 other women remain in jail, accused of having abortions.

Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy
# Reproduction
# Reproduction

Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy

Nov 7th 2014, 6:10 PM 497 Views 68 Comments

It is a fact of life that parents will enter into arrangements of whereby a third party bears their child – so we need legislation that deals directly with surrogacy.

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy
# Medical Marvel
# Medical Marvel

Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy

Oct 4th 2014, 10:39 AM 12,611 Views 29 Comments

The procedure was somewhat controversial because the womb was taken from a live donor.

Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants
# Jumbo Dumbo
# Jumbo Dumbo

Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants

Jul 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 9,057 Views 6 Comments

It’s not as funny as it sounds.

The UK has a "major" shortage... of sperm
# Reproduction
# Reproduction

The UK has a "major" shortage... of sperm

Jun 29th 2014, 6:30 PM 17,847 Views 48 Comments

The fall in donations could make procedures more invasive for women, it has been warned.

Doctors: Punishing parents using commercial surrogacy services won't benefit anyone
# Think Of The Children
# Think Of The Children

Doctors: Punishing parents using commercial surrogacy services won't benefit anyone

Apr 9th 2014, 1:53 PM 7,595 Views 76 Comments

Proposals in new legislation to enforce penalties for this would likely be unenforceable anyway, they said.

Obesity linked to early onset of puberty in girls
# Health
# Health

Obesity linked to early onset of puberty in girls

Nov 5th 2013, 2:05 PM 10,806 Views 48 Comments

Girls in the USA were found to be developing symptoms of puberty at an average age of 9.7 years.

Column: Let’s talk about sex – how to handle the dreaded talk with your teens
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Let’s talk about sex – how to handle the dreaded talk with your teens

Nov 11th 2012, 7:30 PM 77 Views 41 Comments

Your teen needs to be informed about sexual health and the importance of keeping themselves safe, writes Martina Newe.

Dolly the sheep cloner Keith Campbell dies at 58
# Cloning
# Cloning

Dolly the sheep cloner Keith Campbell dies at 58

Oct 12th 2012, 12:02 PM 10,076 Views 17 Comments

The University of Nottingham says Keith Campbell – who rose to worldwide fame in 1997 – passed away last week.

Swedish women in world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants
# Transplant
# Transplant

Swedish women in world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants

Sep 18th 2012, 2:09 PM 6,377 Views 17 Comments

Uterine transplants are a relatively novel medical procedure, with the first successful one conducted in Turkey in 2011.

Column: I was raped and wouldn’t have chosen abortion – but we need a choice
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I was raped and wouldn’t have chosen abortion – but we need a choice

Aug 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 1,061 Views 411 Comments

There are few certainties when it comes to abortion, which is why we need to start treating women like adults, writes Hazel Katherine Larkin.

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually
# Contraceptives
# Contraceptives

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually

Jul 10th 2012, 8:11 AM 5,429 Views 9 Comments

Researchers say that increasing contraceptive use in developing countries has cut the number of maternal deaths by 40 per cent over the past 20 years.

Male pride: scientists report halt in decay of the Y chromosome
# Girls And Boys
From The Daily Edge
# Girls And Boys

Male pride: scientists report halt in decay of the Y chromosome

Feb 23rd 2012, 11:18 AM 3,408 Views 19 Comments

Over millions of years, the Y chromosome – which makes men… men – had begun to shrink, and risk total extinction.