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An Algorithm May Soon Help People Make Babies

An Algorithm May Soon Help People Make Babies

Published 25/01/2021

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Companies are developing embryo selection algorithms aimed at boosting the success of IVF

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U.S. to escalate tracking of COVID variants as confirmed cases top 25 million

U.S. to escalate tracking of COVID variants as confirmed cases top 25 million

Published 25/01/2021

FILE PHOTO: Dr. Rochelle Walensky, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's appointee to run the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), listens as Biden announces [more…]

UK reviewing pandemic welfare support, minister says

UK reviewing pandemic welfare support, minister says

Published 25/01/2021

FILE PHOTO: People walk along Oxford Street as shops remain closed under Tier 4 restrictions, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, December [more…]

The Scandal-Plagued Company behind Stranded Surrogacy Babies is Also Promoting a Controversial IVF Technique

The Scandal-Plagued Company behind Stranded Surrogacy Babies is Also Promoting a Controversial IVF Technique

Published 20/01/2021

By Katie Hasson

A shocking video of dozens of surrogate-born babies stranded in Ukraine by pandemic-related travel restrictions has recently received worldwide media attention . The babies were all born through surrogacy arrangements orchestrated by a single fertility company in Kyiv called BioTexCom.
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Children: Desire and Reality

Children: Desire and Reality

Published 25/11/2020

On November 19, the leading German channel 3Sat broadcasted the show "Scobel - Children: Desire and Reality." [more…]

New Jersey and California allow indoor dining to resume, with limits

New Jersey and California allow indoor dining to resume, with limits

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - New Jersey and California on Monday took a big step toward letting businesses resume their pre-pandemic lives, by allowing restaurants to begin limited [more…]

Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases vs 17 a day earlier

Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases vs 17 a day earlier

Published 01/09/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Mainland China reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 31, down from 17 reported a day earlier, the country’s health authority said [more…]

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S. study

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate begins late-stage U.S. study

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday it has begun enrolling adults for a U.S.-funded, 30,000-subject late-stage study of its high profile COVID-19 vaccine candidate. [more…]

CABEI approves $400 million loan to Central American nations for vaccine

CABEI approves $400 million loan to Central American nations for vaccine

Published 31/08/2020

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) has approved a $400 million loan to seven regional nations and the Dominican Republic [more…]

Sanofi formally investigated over epilepsy drug Depakine

Sanofi formally investigated over epilepsy drug Depakine

Published 03/08/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Healthcare company Sanofi Aventis France said it had been placed under formal investigation on charges of manslaughter over Depakine, which is an [more…]