In vitro fertilisation (IVF) Current Affairs, GK & News

What is ‘imported’ human embryo? Why the government has banned import of human embryo?

On July 20, 2022, Union government restricted the import of human embryos in accordance with the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021 and Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act, 2021. Before this, such imports were restricted or prohibited except for research purposes. Important features of the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act, 2021 include: Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill ..

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MP’s in UK vote to legalise three-person babies using Mitochondrial Donation Technique

Members of Parliament (MPs) in United Kingdom (UK) have voted to legalise law for creation of three-parent IVF designer babies using Mitochondrial Donation Technique. In this regard, MPs in House of Commons during free vote, voted in favour of amendment bill to amend Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act, 1990 by 382 to 128 votes. With ..

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