Fertility Treatments

Scientists Create World's First Robot Sperm

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have made the world's first robotic sperm. The tiny cyborg swimmers are controlled using magnetic fields, and could have a range of inte...

IVF Pioneer Sir Robert Geoffrey Edwards Dies

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Nobel prize-winning IVF pioneer Professor Sir Robert Edwards has died, aged 87. Sir Robert was one of two fertility experts whose work led to the b...

Could This Gene Help You Get Pregnant?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists studying mice have identified a gene which could boost human fertility. Experts say the discovery, announced in a journal today, could h...

Why Are Twice As Many Women Dying During Childbirth?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to recent statistics recorded in The Lancet, the number of women who have died during childbirth has doubled in the last five years – with...

Baby Born Using 25-Year-Old Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A baby girl was born after being conceived using sperm that has been kept frozen for 25 years – the longest that sperm has been kept frozen and then...

Are Single Women The Driving Force Behind The Rise In IVF Treatments?

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

There has been a rise in the number of fertility treatments carried out in the UK, possibly due to an increasing number of women using donor inseminat...

Women Under 25 Turn To Online Sperm Donors After Giving Up On Love

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Women as young as 18 years old are signing up to online sperm donors after feeling frustrated with their search for ‘Mr. Right’, according to a re...