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3 July 2019

Victorian Government will improve access to ART for same sex female couples to use donated sperm, eggs and embryos.

24 May 2019

Innovative Australian technology which uses artificial intelligence to predict the likelihood of an individual IVF embryo leading to a viable pregnancy.

24 January 2019

New research shows that endometrial scratching in the month prior to an embryo transfer does not increase the chance of an embryo implanting

25 March 2018

Australia's first pregnancy has been achieved from embryos that have been monitored and filmed using the next generation time lapse digital imaging technology

17 October 2017

Professor David Gardner, has become the second Australian to be acknowledged by the ASRM having received the Distinguished Researcher Award for his research

12 September 2017

Virtus Health fertility specialists are leaders in their field as a consequence of the care they provide to their patients.

30 June 2017

Virtus Health believes that everyone should be treated equally and have the right to marry the person they love

23 May 2017

Professor David Gardner receives the rare and esteemed honour of induction to the Australian Academy of Science.

19 May 2017

Medical Directors from temper the media’s suggestion that ‘Hope renewed for infertile women’ due to a poppy seed oil ‘cleaning of fallopian tubes.

15 November 2016

Melbourne IVF welcomes and supports the ACCC’s review of information provided by Australian fertility clinics on IVF success rates.

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.