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Latest press and news

6 May 2016

Australia’s first Fertility Preservation Summit  highlights the focus to ensure equitable access to fertility preservation for all Australian cancer survivors

16 September 2015

Melbourne IVF share their second success achieving birth from treatment with ovarian tissue grafting, of a woman who was left infertile after cancer treatment

11 August 2015

In an Australian first, two families have delivered healthy babies on the same day one in Melbourne the other Sydney conceived using karyomapping.

24 July 2015

Melbourne IVF will be participating in a clinical study to evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women undergoing IVF with PGS using the NGS)  platform.

15 June 2015

Women with endometriosis are at an increased risk of miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy, according to results of a study of more than 14,000 subjects.

16 May 2015

Egg freezing is becoming a viable treatment option for young women to preserve their fertility for both social and medical reasons.

30 March 2015

Melbourne IVF confirms that Raffaele Di Paolo has never been contracted by Melbourne IVF nor has he been credentialed at our day hospital.

2 March 2015

Patient Kerrie Hancox who after the death of her partner underwent treatment using an anonymous sperm donor resulting in the birth of her first child.

5 February 2015

UK Parliament looks set to allow DNA transplants through mitochondrial transfer in embryos to prevent babies being born with certain debilitating conditions.

1 February 2015

Melbourne IVF urges young women facing an ovarian cancer diagnosis to learn about the fertility preservation options available.

17 November 2014

Virtus health has introduced karyonapping, a genetic test to improve outcomes for IVF patients.

11 November 2014

Melbourne IVF are recruiting American sperm donors through a U.S. based sperm bank, aiming to import donor sperm to Victoria to meet the demand from patients.

16 October 2014

Leading fertility provider Virtus Health comments on employers offering egg freezing for female staff

8 September 2014

There are many roads to fatherhood and on a day of gift-giving, fertility experts would like Australian men to think about parting with something precious.

6 August 2014

Virtus Health calls for a review of the timing of contractual surrogacy in Australia

7 July 2014

Time-lapse imaging identifies enhanced developmental potential in IVF embryos

2 July 2014

New study aiming to explore the experiences of women who have frozen their eggs for non-medical reasons. 

25 May 2014

National survey reveals the lack of fertility knowledge around age and it's impact on women's fertility and chance of IVF success.

23 April 2014

Hope for cancer patients - National Fertility Preservation database launched

20 February 2014

Breakthrough study into effects of ART has found adults conceived through IVF have grown up as healthy individuals comparing well to their spontaneously peers