Japanese tradition denies surrogacy

National / Media | MEDIA MIX May 6, 2017

Japanese tradition denies surrogacy

by Philip Brasor

Most major media covered the March 22 Tokyo news conference where Sachiko Kishimoto of the nonprofit organization Oocyte Donation Network (OD-Net) explained how a woman in her 40s had recently given birth to a daughter who had been conceived using the woman's husband's sperm ...

National / Science & Health Jul 28, 2015

In vitro advance raises complicated ethics questions

The announcement Monday by a nonprofit organization that two women with ovarian problems produced fertile eggs via in vitro fertilization using eggs from anonymous donors is good news for those struggling with infertility, including patients suffering from Turner's syndrome or experiencing menopause at a ...

Editorials Jun 19, 2013

Ova bank presents legal issues

If things go smoothly, a Kobe-based private network will begin in vitro fertilization with ova from donors by yearend. Some legal problems are expected.