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# ivf - Friday 8 August, 2014

Two couples fighting for custody of IVF twins after embryo implanted into the wrong mother
# Italy
# Italy

Two couples fighting for custody of IVF twins after embryo implanted into the wrong mother

Aug 8th 2014, 6:28 PM 27,679 Views 65 Comments

A judge will now decide who are the legal parents.

# ivf - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment
# Fertility
# Fertility

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Aug 3rd 2014, 2:43 PM 12,453 Views 23 Comments

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

# ivf - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Group says HSE should pay for chemo patients to have eggs frozen
# Fertility
# Fertility

Group says HSE should pay for chemo patients to have eggs frozen

Apr 24th 2014, 3:30 PM 6,780 Views 12 Comments

Those on lower incomes are selling life insurance policies and taking out considerable loans to cover costs.

# ivf - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened'
# Fertility
# Fertility

Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened'

Oct 1st 2013, 12:26 PM 14,027 Views 18 Comments

The new technique can be used on infertile women and those who have gone through early menopause.

# ivf - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Eggs, earthquakes and Euromillions: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Eggs, earthquakes and Euromillions: The week in numbers

Jun 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,642 Views 5 Comments

Plus – how much of your internet connection should you actually be paying for?

# ivf - Friday 28 June, 2013

Poll: Do you agree with IVF treatment that uses genes from three parents?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with IVF treatment that uses genes from three parents?

Jun 28th 2013, 8:58 AM 8,326 Views 78 Comments

The UK has given it a green light. What do you think of the scientific breakthrough?

UK government clears plans to allow 'babies with three parents'
# Mitochondria
# Mitochondria

UK government clears plans to allow 'babies with three parents'

Jun 28th 2013, 8:04 AM 7,220 Views 39 Comments

The Department of Health has signed off on an IVF technique which will see defective genetic material replaced by others.

# ivf - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies
# IVF
# IVF

Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies

Apr 10th 2013, 5:51 PM 6,152 Views 11 Comments

Robert Edwards pioneered in vitro fertilisation and was awarded the nobel prize in 2010, three decades after the birth of the first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, in 1978.

# ivf - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Woman becomes world's first to give birth after heart transplant
# Circle Of Life
# Circle Of Life

Woman becomes world's first to give birth after heart transplant

Jan 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,954 Views 1 Comment

The creation of extra blood, and the drugs needed to stop a transplant being rejected, usually make it impossible.

# ivf - Monday 24 December, 2012

Column: Infertility is not a choice – but treatment for it should be
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Infertility is not a choice – but treatment for it should be

Dec 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 354 Views 41 Comments

Ireland’s public health system offers no treatment for infertility – so if you haven’t got money you can forget it, writes Fiona McPhillips.

# ivf - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success
# Fertility
# Fertility

Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success

Sep 5th 2012, 8:15 PM 5,828 Views 1 Comment

Senior clinical embryologist at Beacon Court in Dublin welcomes the new research stating embryo freezing and waiting for a better conditioned womb linings may be the way forward.

# ivf - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

First 'test tube' baby mother dies
# Lesley Brown
# Lesley Brown

First 'test tube' baby mother dies

Jun 20th 2012, 5:15 PM 9,047 Views 2 Comments

Lesley Brown made medical history on July 25th, 1978.

# ivf - Monday 23 January, 2012

'Babies with three parents' may only be three years away
# Mum And Dad And Mum
# Mum And Dad And Mum

'Babies with three parents' may only be three years away

Jan 23rd 2012, 4:10 PM 5,911 Views 8 Comments

Newcastle University announces funding for an embryo research programme, aimed at curing inherited diseases with a third parent.

# ivf - Friday 30 September, 2011

Who’s the daddy? Oh I am – 70 times over
# Daddy Not Cool
From The Daily Edge
# Daddy Not Cool

Who’s the daddy? Oh I am – 70 times over

Sep 30th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,889 Views 10 Comments

What would you say if your fiancé told you he had 70 or so biological children in the world? Watch this man break the news on new reality show.

# ivf - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Column: ‘Deep down, I am still angry at the unfairness of it all’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘Deep down, I am still angry at the unfairness of it all’

Aug 30th 2011, 7:41 AM 967 Views 7 Comments

Helen Browne describes her experience of infertility, and asks for people to be more sensitive to this painful condition.

# ivf - Friday 25 February, 2011

Demand for public IVF treatment doubled in recession
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Demand for public IVF treatment doubled in recession

Feb 25th 2011, 5:22 PM 1,403 Views 0 Comments

Dublin’s only assisted birth centre that offers free treatment to medical card holders saw clients double since 2007.

# ivf - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Babies born through IVF may have twice the risk of cerebral palsy
# Living
# Living

Babies born through IVF may have twice the risk of cerebral palsy

Nov 3rd 2010, 1:43 PM 607 Views 0 Comments

New research shows that the treatment itself may double the risk.

# ivf - Monday 4 October, 2010

Who's the Daddy? He is...
# Nobels
# Nobels

Who's the Daddy? He is...

Oct 4th 2010, 1:11 PM 1,023 Views 1 Comment

The “father of the test-tube baby” has taken the 2010 Nobel Prize for medicine, while the Ig Nobels celebrate slightly more obscure scientific, er, achievements.