Male cancer survivors losing the chance to become fathers after frozen sperm is destroyed Young men who suffer cancer are given chance to store sperm in case invasive treatment damages fertility But many do not realise it can be disposed of after a decade if their fertility has not been tested By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 14:33 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:15 GMT, 4 January 2013 Young men who have undergone treatments like chemotherapy or radiotherapy for cancer are routinely offered the chance to store their sperm to ward against the risk of post-treatment infertility.
The magnet to cure a migraine: Can this device mean the end of excruciating pain for Britain’s eight million sufferersNew device delivers magnetic pulse to the head at touch of a buttonScientists say handheld device can alleviate symptoms for up to two hoursTreatment relieved or reduced excruciating pain in 73 per cent of patients taking part in trial | UPDATED: 19:39 GMT, 21 September 2012 Pain relief: Scientists say a new treatment involving a magnetic beam could alleviate migraines For many of Britain’s eight million sufferers, there has been no respite from the dreaded migraines.
Do you want a girl or a boy British women fly to U.S to choose gender of their baby Gender selection is banned in the UK under the 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology ActOne doctor says he sees 40 British couples a year who want to pick the sex of their next baby | UPDATED: 07:53 GMT, 29 August 2012 Dozens of British women are flying to the America every year and paying thousands of pounds to choose the sex of their baby, it has emerged.
Babies born naturally 'have higher IQs than those delivered by caesarean section' | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 8 August 2012 Scientists claim that babies born naturally have higher IQs than those delivered by caesarean Babies born naturally may have higher IQs than those delivered by caesarean section, new research claims.
Controversial IVF doctor offers fertility scans at luxury spa | UPDATED: 21:04 GMT, 28 July 2012 Controversial: IVF doctor Mohammed Taranissi Britain’s most controversial IVF doctor is to offer fertility treatment at a luxury spa.
Drinking, smoking or being overweight 'does not harm men's fertility' Men with unhealthy lifestyles 'likely to be just as fertile' as those living more sensibly | UPDATED: 23:42 GMT, 12 June 2012 NHS guidelines say GPs are supposed to warn men diagnosed with infertility of the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and recreational drugs It's the advice every man trying to become a father wants to hear – have a drink and relax.
Women in their 40s and same-sex couples may be offered IVF on NHS for first time Nearly 8,000 women aged 40 to 42 had IVF privately in 2010.
Women in their 40s and same-sex couples may be offered IVF on NHS under new guidelines | UPDATED: 07:02 GMT, 22 May 2012 Thousands of women over 40 could be eligible for fertility treatment on the NHS under new proposals published today.
PIP implant whitewash: Department of Health insists it took 'appropriate' action despite mass panic | UPDATED: 12:26 GMT, 14 May 2012 A government review into the PIP breast implant scandal has warned the UK medicine's regulator that it must take decisive action to prevent any similar incidents in the future.
How your dentist could spot oral cancer in 20 minutes in quick 'lab on a chip' test | UPDATED: 06:35 GMT, 13 April 2012 A revolutionary technique could allow dentists to diagnose oral cancer in under 20 minutes.