bioethics folders

MAP - Surrogacy


Bioethics press synthesis

Three-parent IVF: first British licence

28 March 2017

In the United Kingdom, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has granted the first licence to carry out three-parent IVFto the Newcastle Fertility...

Australia: An end to anonymity for sperm donation

17 March 2017

Sperm donors will no longer be anonymous in the State of Victoria in Australia. Children born through MAP (medically assisted procreation) following sperm...

Treatment of cancer and infertility: Alternatives to MAP (Medically Assisted Procreation)

24 February 2017

A team of scientists in Massachusetts has noted that the anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) could prevent chemotherapy-induced ovarian damage. Pre-clinical trials in...

Creation of a child after death: The Israeli Court of Appeal says no

17 February 2017

In Israel, a court authorised a couple to use their son's sperm, harvested after his death in a car accident, for IVF involving a surrogate mother to ...


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