THE MIRROR: World's first 'test tube baby' turns 40 in landmark anniversary for IVF

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Release date: 25/7/2018

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Professor Daniel Brison, a reproductive biology expert from the University of Manchester, said: “IVF has changed the world, thanks to the work of Steptoe, Purdy and Bob Edwards at Dr Kershaws.

 

“The first NHS-funded IVF service was also established in 1983 at St Marys Hospital here in Manchester.

"Since then, IVF babies now total over 6 million and make up more than 2% of all UK births.”

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TitleWorld's first 'test tube baby' turns 40 in landmark anniversary for IVF
Media name/outletThe Mirror
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date25/07/18
DescriptionProfessor Daniel Brison, a reproductive biology expert from the University of Manchester, said: “IVF has changed the world, thanks to the work of Steptoe, Purdy and Bob Edwards at Dr Kershaws.

“The first NHS-funded IVF service was also established in 1983 at St Marys Hospital here in Manchester.

"Since then, IVF babies now total over 6 million and make up more than 2% of all UK births.”
URLhttps://www.mirror.co.uk/science/worlds-first-test-tube-baby-12972925
PersonsDaniel Brison