Early menopause, loss of ovarian function due to chemotherapy, removal of the ovaries, or advanced age are just some of the reasons why a woman may be physically unable to become a mother. Now, however, egg donation has changed the situation. This technique allows eggs to be transferred from one woman to another (donor and recipient): the donor egg is inseminated and implanted in the uterus of the recipient.
Surrogacy, better known as "womb for rent", is a matter that the Spanish government intends to address during this parliamentary term. This was announced by Spanish Minister of Justice, Rafael Catalá, who stated that sooner or later the government will have to begin to regulate this new social reality.
Women’s Health Dexeus launches a new online tool to be closer to you. We welcome Zoom Dexeus Woman, a newsletter that aims to catch up on the news from our centre, keep up to date with the latest developments we offer you and give information that may be interesting for you.
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Women’s Health Dexeus will be at the Fertility Show 2016, Olympia-London.
Don’t lose the opportunity to meet Dr. Carlos Dosouto, specialist in reproductive medicine, in a seminar on Sunday, November, 6th from 12.30 to 13.15, "What to think about before going abroad for treatment".
After the seminar, Dr. Dosouto will attend the patient’s questions at our stand.
See you in London!
This summer, a team from Dexeus Women's Health conducted a humanitarian mission in Madagascar to provide urgent medical care to the rural population and solve health problems affecting women specifically, including uterine fibroids, genital prolapse, ovarian cysts and postpartum fistulae.
News of the birth of a baby with genetic material from three people has been making its way around the world. However, the technique that made it possible is still at the experimental stage and requires manipulating the genetic material of the embryo. If you want to know what is involved and whether it can be done in Spain, don't miss this interview with Dr. Montserrat Boada.
The number of women becoming mothers after the age of 45 in Spain has increased by 171% over the past ten years. Although not set down in law, private assisted reproduction clinics set the age limit for access to treatment at around age 50 because the risks for mother multiply after the age of 45. This topic has many defenders and detractors. Find out what the doctors and women who became mothers at this age think.
Women’s Health Dexeus will take part in the 32nd annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) that will be held in Helsinki, Finland, from July 3rd to July 6th.
This year, Women’s Health Dexeus will not only be present with oral communications and posters at the scientific program, but also with a stand at the exhibiting area from Sunday until Wednesday.
The Dexeus Women’s Health Foundation has started up a crowdfunding campaign to organise a humanitarian medical expedition that will travel to Madagascar this summer. Its objective is to perform more than 50 operations in two weeks to solve urgent health problems that affect women. We need all the support you can give us!
The decisive stage of human development that occurs after the embryo is implanted in the uterus has now been studied for the first time thanks to a technical advance developed by scientists in the UK and US.
Women’s Health Dexeus will be at the 2nd Congress of the Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders
Women’s Health Dexeus will be at the 2nd Congress of the Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders that will be held in Palau de Congressos de Barcelona on May 12th, 13th and 14th.
In a research study which could pave the way for treating male infertility and is yet another example of China's emergence as a major scientific power. Chinese biologists have managed to create lab-grown sperm cells for the first time.
Women’s Health Dexeus will be at the 17th World Congress Gynecological Endocrinology that will be held in Florence from March 2-5, 2016 in Palazzo dei Congressi di Firenze.
Dr. Gomez, embryologist of our In-Vitro-Fertilization laboratory, will be available on the stand n.19 for any information you may need.
Spain confirms the first known case of a pregnant woman carrying Zika virus in Europe
The affected woman is between thirteen and fourteen weeks pregnant and recently travelled to Colombia.
She remains at home with the usual treatment prescribed by her gynaecologist.
The Secretary of Public Health of the Generalitat de Catalunya has stressed that it is unlikely that she or her child will suffer any problems. The Department of Health has reiterated that this infection poses no risk to public health, as there is currently "no transmission of the virus".
42% of young women who have received chemo- or radiation therapy develop early ovarian failure before age 30, while 20% of cases of breast cancer are hereditary.
Human embryo research has also been permitted in Spain since 2003, although it requires a project approved by the National Commission on Assisted Human Reproduction, must be conducted by a qualified team and under supervision, and requires the consent of the parents.
Last Thursday 28 and Friday 29 January Professor Dirk Timmerman, MD, PhD, FRCOG, visited Women’s Health Dexeus. During the Department weekly Conference he made a speech about "IOTA studies and ultrasound methods to characterize ovarian tumors prior to surgery."
Kersti Lundin, chairwoman of the ESHRE, has opened the academic year of the 18th Master's Degree in Assisted Reproduction run by Women’s Health Dexeus and the UAB
This year, the Master's in Reproductive Biology and Human Assisted Reproduction Techniques is celebrating its 18th edition with new developments in its international vocation, but with the same goal that prompted its inception: to fill a gap in a training environment where there were no regulated courses providing basic and applied training on infertility and Human Assisted Reproduction Techniques.
Women’s Health Dexeus will be at the Fertility Show 2015, Olympia-London
Meet us in the exhibitor zone!
Last Sunday 5th July at 7 pm a programme about Women’s Health Dexeus has been broadcasted on Sky, Freesat, Virgin,Freeview, BBC and BBC iPlayer, ITV iPlayer and BT TV.
After the success of our last underwear collection, we are proud to present the Special Post-Surgery Swimwear, our new swimsuit and bikini collection designed in collaboration with Women’secret to meet the need of women who underwent a surgery for breast cancer.
A study conducted and presented by Dr. Marta Devesa, gynaecologist at Dexeus Women's Health, at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) shows that IVF cycles in women over 44 years using their own ovules have a success rate of only 1.3%.
Thank you for being with us in Glasgow. We're looking forward to meeting you again next year and helping you here at our Clinic.
Women's Health Dexeus and Women’s Secret present Special Post Surgery Bras, the first underwear collection created for women after breast cancer surgery
The bras belonging to this underwear line has been designed to be used with external prosthesis thanks to skilled oncology specialists and patients’ advices.
The collection was born with a precise purpose. Women do not have to give womanliness up and breast cancer does not have to stop women from being themselves.