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  • Aug 31, 2014
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Sperm Donation

Sperm bank rejects claims that medical students forced to donate

A sperm bank in Hebei dismissed online claims alleging a college had forced its students to make donations, news portal Hebeinews.cn reported on Wednesday.

Thursday, 25 April, 2013, 5:26pm

Prolific Danish sperm donor passes genetic disorder to 5 children

A prolific Danish sperm donor has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to at least five of his 43 children after a screening test failed to catch that he had the disease, health officials said.

26 Sep 2012 - 4:10am

Database to track sperm and offspring

Records kept to avoid incest, unethical acts

A central database on reproductive technology including information about sperm donors and babies born through artificial insemination is being set up to avoid incest and unethical practices.

13 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Ban on surrogacy services explained

Commercial births, sales of sperm and eggs are abuses of technology, says official

Health authorities have for the first time offered an explanation of the country's ban on surrogate pregnancies and the sale of human eggs and sperm, calling the practices an abuse of assisted reproductive technology.

11 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Save me from reality TV

Being less than a month off two score and three years of age and having so far survived the occasional personal tragedy, child-rearing, Hong Kong's air and the rush for Disneyland tickets, I would have thought that I had seen and done it all. Then I read an article about Dutch television.

2 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Doctors call for more sperm donors

While a growing number of couples need help, half of all donations are rejected for their poor quality

Sperm banks on the mainland are urging healthy men to make donations as more and more childless couples seek medical help to have families.

Men aged 22 to 45 are being targeted.

16 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Sperm donors could be identified under new law

Sperm donors could have their identity disclosed under a proposed law on artificial fertilisation.

Some legislators warned donors' rights could be infringed but officials argued disclosures would be made only in cases of life and death.

The issue arose at yesterday's meeting of a Legislative Council committee on the Human Reproductive Technology Bill.

24 Dec 1999 - 12:00am