Canadian court bans anonymous sperm and egg donation

by jeeg 31. May 2011 18:24
Olivia Pratten may never find out who donated the sperm that made her conception possible, but a case won by the 29-year-old journalist in the Supreme Court of British Columbia now means fewer people will face the same situation. In a 19 May ruling, the first of its kind in North America, the ... [More]

Fourteen women rescued from illegal surrogacy ring in Thailand

by jeeg 24. February 2011 21:00
Thai police yesterday broke up a ring offering illegal surrogacy service and rescued fourteen Vietnamese women. The women, aged 19 to 26 years old, were confined to three houses on the outskirts of Bangkok, said a Vietnam News Agency Correspondent who witnessed the rescue, conducted by T... [More]

Pioneer of In Vitro Fertilization Wins Nobel Prize

by jeeg 5. October 2010 00:17
The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded this year to Robert G. Edwards, an English biologist who with a physician colleague, Patrick Steptoe, developed the in vitro fertilization procedure for treating human infertility. Since the birth of the first test tube baby, Louise ... [More]
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