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Assisted conception business should be better regulated

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7544.748-b (Published 30 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:748
  1. Andrew Cole
  1. London

    Infertility treatment in the United Kingdom is in danger of turning into an exclusive market for rich people unless it is more tightly regulated, a Harvard Business School professor has warned. Assisted reproduction is big business, but it is not regulated as such, said Debora Spar, author of The Baby Business, a detailed study of economics and market behaviour in treatment for infertility.

    Clinics should be obliged to provide information …

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