May 26, 2024

IN BRIEF: new embryo rules ~ Greek nursing homes

  • New rules to safeguard frozen embryos, sperm and eggs have been introduced by the UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority after a number of incidents in which they were accidentally destroyed or mixed up. The latest scandal occurred last year when a freezer failed at a hospital in Bristol and sperm samples belonging to 28 men undergoing cancer treatment were destroyed.