Male cancer survivors losing the chance to become fathers after frozen sperm is destroyed

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.

Hospital of humiliation: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and were forced to use cardboard bowls to wash themselves

Hospital of humiliation: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and were forced to use cardboard bowls to wash themselves Inspectors found there was no night lighting on the wards so bright lights were switched on when needed, disturbing sleep of other patientsNo bedside storage so patients belongings were left on the floorCQC has imposed restriction on Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust to stop it treating long-term patients on day unit for more than 23 hoursTrust interim chief said they accepted facilities were not 'entirely suitable' | UPDATED: 23:43 GMT, 21 September 2012 Patients endured ‘completely unacceptable’ conditions when they were forced to stay in a hospital’s day-surgery ward for up to four days because of NHS bed shortages.

Jill Hawkins: Surrogate mother who has given birth to TEN children for other mothers says it"s time to stop

That's enough babies for me! Surrogate mother who has given birth to TEN children for other mothers says it's now time to stop | UPDATED: 10:38 GMT, 30 June 2012 Britain's most prolific surrogate mother, Jill Hawkins, has just given birth to her 9th and 10th babies She has given birth to ten children – all for other couples.

That"s enough babies for me! Surrogate mother who has given birth to TEN children for other mothers says it"s now time to stop

That's enough babies for me! Surrogate mother who has given birth to TEN children for other mothers says it's now time to stop | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 29 June 2012 Britain's most prolific surrogate mother, Jill Hawkins, has just given birth to her 9th and 10th babies She has given birth to ten children – all for other couples.

IVF babies born from frozen embryos are healthier than those from fresh ones

IVF babies born from frozen embryos are healthier than those from fresh ones IVF babies born from frozen embryos are heavier and result in longer pregnancies than those born from fresh embryos, research suggests. Freezing embryos enables couples to have several cycles of IVF with eggs collected during one round of treatment. /01/06/article-2083040-0F5A39B900000578-845_468x290.jpg” width=”468″ height=”290″ alt=”Embryos being prepared for freezing: The preservation enables couples to have several cycles of IVF with eggs collected during one round of treatment” class=”blkBorder” /> Embryos being prepared for freezing: The preservation enables couples to have several cycles of IVF with eggs collected during one round of treatment Presented at the British Fertility Society Annual Meeting in Leeds, the study involved measuring the weight and length of gestation for 384 babies born after fresh embryo transfer and 108 born after frozen embryo transfer