Mar 30, 2020
The ASRM Task Force continues to emphasize that infertility is a disease, and infertility care is not elective. The treatment of infertility, as well as the treatment of many other critical diseases, including cancer treatment, other gynecologic surgery, and organ transplantation, are being postponed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The use of the words “elective surgery” generally refers to surgery that can be delayed for a period of time without undue risk to the patient.
Mar 26, 2020
The current COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for our times. As reproductive care professionals are increasingly confined to their homes due to the need for social distancing and risk mitigation in response to the pandemic, we are extending to you a complimentary enrollment in one of ASRM’s online certificate courses.
Mar 25, 2020
The following announcement was written by SART and RESOLVE with the approval of ASRM: The goal of this communication is to help give patients a clear understanding of the March 17 ASRM COVID-19 Task Force guidance.
Dec 16, 2019
Two recent cases may have opened the door to relaxing Hong Kong's legislative restrictions on surrogacy.
Nov 18, 2019
An 80-year-old Colorado gynecologist is the most recently discovered physician to have secretly used his own sperm to artificially inseminate his patients.
Oct 21, 2019
News about “fertility fraud” legislation and lawsuits is appearing with increasing frequency in national and international headlines. Currently, California, Indiana, and Texas have bills criminalizing fertility fraud.
Sep 13, 2019
Litigation involving mistakes in genetic testing outcomes or reports are not new, but the exponential increase in genetic testing in assisted reproductive technologies, including carrier screening, PGT, using mosaic embryos and the potential for gene-editing, has fueled new genetic-based lawsuits and variables.