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New and vital research on infertility has slowed after the pioneering achievements of the ‘Founding Fathers of IVF’

More than eight million children have been born around the world as a result of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) since the first so-called test tube baby was delivered in England over 40 years ago. Scientist Robert Edwards and gynaecologist Patrick Steptoe – the pioneering "Fathers of IVF" – took ten years of intensive research, [...]

2020-05-26T18:05:00+08:00May 4th, 2019|

Decline in access to contraceptives with younger and poorer Asian women at risk

A global congress on fertility health in Hong Kong this week will hear of disturbing gaps in access to female contraception across the Asia Pacific region with the poor and young most vulnerable. Assistant Professor Susan Logan, a Singapore-based specialist in sexual and reproductive health, said public access to contraception and broader reproductive health [...]

2020-05-26T18:04:04+08:00May 2nd, 2019|

Asia Pacific congress on assisted reproduction to receive ‘wake up call’ on alarming decline in male fertility

A world authority on human reproductive health is calling for a global response to an alarming decline in male fertility with an estimated one in 20 young men today having sperm counts low enough to impede conception. Christopher Barratt, Professor of Reproductive Medicine at the University of Dundee in Scotland, said the world had [...]

2020-05-26T18:03:16+08:00May 2nd, 2019|

Mounting evidence of harmful effects of WiFi router electromagnetic waves on sperm

A new study has provided further evidence that electromagnetic waves from WiFi devices can have a detrimental effect on human sperm. The outcome adds weight to concerns that the explosive spread of mobile telephones and other devices relying on WiFi connection may be contributing to declining fertility rates in developed countries. The Japanese study, [...]

2020-05-26T18:01:10+08:00April 30th, 2019|

Ovarian Club X and CoGEN in Asia

Ovarian Club X and CoGEN in Asia will be held on 16 - 17 December 2017 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. Both Ovarian Club and CoGEN specially focus on themed scientific meetings instead of general programs and we present in-depth discussion concentrating on the science and how they can [...]

2020-05-26T17:49:51+08:00November 6th, 2017|

ASPIRE 4th Masterclass on Enhancement of Embryo Implantation

Here is an invitation to join us at the 4th ASPIRE Masterclass on Implantation to be held in The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand on the 25 - 26 January 2018. Implantation remains the biggest hurdle to pregnancy in ART cycles and is the most difficult aspect of pregnancy to assess and treat.  Furthermore, miscarriage after [...]

2019-05-30T05:44:07+08:00November 6th, 2017|

ASPIRE Session at ASRM 2017

ASPIRE recently held a session on Advances in understanding oocyte structure and function at the 2017 ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo in San Antonio, Texas, United States. The session was held on Monday, 30 October 2017 from 16:00 – 17:30. The session covers “Assessing Oocyte and Embryo Quality by Mitochondrial Function” by Prof Chii-Ruey Tzeng, [...]

2019-05-30T05:45:13+08:00November 6th, 2017|

Thank You, Participants at ASPIRE 3rd Masterclass on PGD and PGT

Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) are increasing requested by couples who are undergoing infertility treatments. Knowledge of PGS and PGD is therefore integral to contemporary fertility care. The 3rd Aspire Masterclass was organised under the theme of “Preimplantation Genetic Testing: Screening and Diagnosis” and offered a platform and opportunity for [...]

2019-05-30T05:47:19+08:00November 6th, 2017|

ASPIRE Session at AOCOG 2017

ASPIRE recently held a session on Disease in Female Fertility in conjunction with the 25th Asian & Oceanic Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AOCOG 2017). The session was held on Friday, 16 June 2017 from 15:00 – 16:30. The session covers “Infertility Treatment in Patients with Endometriosis and Adenomyosis” by Prof Chii-Ruey Tzeng, ASPIRE President; [...]

2019-05-30T05:48:12+08:00June 16th, 2017|

Register your IVF Clinic

As limited information exists on ART centres and reproduction services in the Asia-Pacific region, ASPIRE (Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction) aims to establish a platform from which ART professionals can communicate and interact with each other more effectively. The Directory will also provide a central resource of information on IVF centres in the region, including [...]

2019-05-30T05:50:47+08:00June 15th, 2017|