Perhaps it's not all post-Brexit doom and gloom. The UK is set to formally approve mitochondrial replacement therapy for use in 2017, resulting in three-parent babies.
So, my MacBook's LCD has decided to conk out on me. I'm currently searching for different quotes to try and see how much it'll set me back. What this means for the blog? Another slight setback in publish dates. I hope (again) to get some posts published soon but bear with me (again). Thanks for... Continue Reading →
This is not a post about omellettes. IVF treatment is crucial to some couples. For those with fertility problems, it allows their dreams of having children to become reality. In this post I shall talk about the breakthrough of re-using egg cells in order to boost a woman's egg count so IVF has a higher chance of success.
My life be crazy.
That's right. A three-parent baby. In this post I write about the incredible scientific feat that utilised mitochondrial DNA from a donor to replace fatal mitochondrial DNA from the mother, who was finally able to have a healthy child after 20 long years.