Fertility Journal

Archive for January, 2009

January 23, 2009

Fertility and the older woman

I have a very demanding career and would prefer to delay having a family.  Is this risky? Well it may be.  You are born with all the eggs you will ever have.  The majority of these are lost before puberty.  Of the remaining 400,000 eggs, you will lose about 1,000 per month.   As a result […]

January 13, 2009

Human admixed embryos

One of the most controversial issues in the new Human Fertilisation & Embryology Act centres on the creation of human “admixed embryos” that contain both human and animal genetic material.   These embryos would be created for research purposes in order to obtain stem cells and aid the understanding of disease processes. What is special about […]