IVF blood clot alert: Women pregnant as a result of fertility treatment "have higher embolism risk"

IVF blood clot alert: Women pregnant as a result of fertility treatment 'have higher embolism risk' By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:02 GMT, 16 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 16 January 2013 Women who become pregnant through IVF may be more likely to develop life-threatening blood clots, researchers have warned.

Single test to detect three types of cancer in women which claim 7,000 lives a year

Single test to detect three types of cancer in women which claim 7,000 lives a yearNew test can detect cancer of the cervix, womb and ovaries During trials, it found 40% of ovarian tumours – known as 'the silent killer' This method had a 100% success rate in detecting endometrial cancer on the lining on the womb By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 19:47 GMT, 9 January 2013 | UPDATED: 20:24 GMT, 9 January 2013 Breakthrough: The test – based on the existing smear test to detect cervical cancer – can also find ovarian and endometrial cancers (stock image) A major breakthrough in the battle against female cancer was signalled last night with the emergence of a single test to detect three different types of the disease.

Cancer treatment and fertility: Women undergoing cancer therapy could still have children thanks to protein breakthrough

Women undergoing cancer therapy could still have children thanks to protein breakthrough Blocking two proteins preserved egg-producing cells after exposure to radiation therapyThese damaged cells then repaired DNA damage and could produce healthy offspringFindings also has implications for women going through early menopause | UPDATED: 09:54 GMT, 24 September 2012 Scientists have made a breakthrough that could preserve the fertility of women undergoing cancer treatment.

Doctors perform world"s first uterus transplant between a MOTHER and her DAUGHTER

Doctors perform world's first uterus transplant between a MOTHER and her DAUGHTER Two women in their thirties received their mother's uterus They will need to wait for one year before undergoing IVFIf procedure works it will be the first time a mother and daughter will have grown in the same womb Women stop producing eggs around the age of 50 but their wombs can remain viable past 60 | UPDATED: 06:54 GMT, 19 September 2012 Doctors have carried out the world’s first womb transplants between a mother and daughter.

Dr Sherman Silber: Is this the future for career women? Top surgeon recommends ovarian grafts for later life

Is this the future for career women Top surgeon recommends ovarian grafts to delay motherhood Women could wait until they were 47 before starting a family, says fertility expert | UPDATED: 22:36 GMT, 4 July 2012 Women could delay having babies and the menopause with an ovary transplant, according to the surgeon who carried out the first such operation.

Mother told she would never have children celebrates christening of quadruplet daughters following 25million to one pregnancy

Mother told she would never have children celebrates christening of quadruplet daughters following 25million to one pregnancy | UPDATED: 01:13 GMT, 2 July 2012 Having been told at the age of 15 she would never have children, Charlene Medlicott thought her dreams of starting a family were over.

Now women can delay motherhood by freezing their ovaries and having them re-implanted years later

Now women can delay motherhood by freezing their ovaries and having them re-implanted years later | UPDATED: 22:57 GMT, 15 April 2012 British women are to be given the chance of delaying motherhood by freezing parts of their ovaries.

Could stem cells give every woman life-long fertility? Breakthrough could lead to unlimited supply of eggs

Could stem cells give every woman life-long fertility Breakthrough could lead to unlimited supply of eggs By Tamara Cohen Last updated at 2:34 AM on 27th February 2012 Scientists have found stem cells in human ovaries from which it may one day be possible to produce an ‘unlimited’ supply of eggs.