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Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

Older women are being exploited by IVF clinics “trading on hope”, the fertility watchdog has warned. Sally Cheshire, chairwoman of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), told the Daily Telegraph some private clinics were using “selective success rates” to target older women. IVF is less likely to be successful as a woman gets older.… Read More »

IVF clinics forced to destroy eggs by government after ten years are being challenged by women

Women whose frozen eggs are set to be destroyed by UK government for breaching ten-year time limit launch legal challenge claiming breach of human rights After ten years, IVF clinics have to destroy frozen eggs The time limit was set over concerns the eggs would deteriorate over time  But women have launched a legal challenge… Read More »

Tool cuts wait times at pediatric hospital’s after-hours clinics

Parents looking to bring sick children to one of five pediatric after-hours clinics run by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are leveraging online scheduling to avoid long waits. In fact, the software has cut in half the waiting times at Children’s Hospital’s five after-hours locations. The tool, called Skip the Wait from patient… Read More »