Press release - Delivery rates are unaffected by a policy of transferring fewer embryos coupled with reimbursing six cycles of fertility treatment
Research from Belgium has shown that if governments legislate to restrict the numbers of embryos transferred during fertility treatment, but combine it with a policy of reimbursing six cycles of assisted reproduction technology (ART), there is no detrimental impact on pregnancy and delivery rates. However, there is a greatly reduced risk of multiple births, which have associated health risks for mother and babies and are an increased cost to the state.
Human Reproduction : Editor's Highlight
Prof. Hans Evers, Editor-in-Chief of Human Reproduction casts an eye on the December issue and choses his own highlight.
Highlight of the month: Anne Eskild and co-workers, Birthweight and placental weight; do changes in culture media used for IVF matter? Human Reproduction 2013, 28 (12): 3207-3214. doi: 10.1093/humrep/det376
Call for Paramedical Board member
During the 2014 annual meeting in Munich, one of the Paramedical Board Member will complete her term of office and step down. Paramedical members of ESHRE are now invited to apply for this vacant position before 15 January 2014. We are looking for a nurse/midwife who can make a commitment for 4 years, with possible re-election for a further 4 years. Board meetings are held three times a year, one in the spring, one during the ESHRE annual meeting and one in the fall.
The Best of ASRM and ESHRE
Following the great success of the previous editions, we are pleased to announce you that the third meeting “The Best of ASRM and ESHRE”, organized jointly by the two Societies we represent, will take place from 27 February to 1 March 2014 in Cortina d’Ampezzo, a world-famous ski resort in Italy.
This meeting will follow in the footsteps of the ones held in 2012 and 2013, combining extremely interesting scientific sessions and a variety of leisure activities in order to encourage scientific exchange as well as social interaction among colleagues from Europe and America.
Be part of the picture : an introduction about ESHRE
All you wanted to know about ESHRE can be found in the new ESHRE movie entitled “Be part of the picture”.
The film highlights the main activities of our society and shows how important members are to the success of the organisation.
Have a look at this inspiring movie here.