Latest Artificial insemination Stories

2011-10-14 07:00:00

Family building options for gay, lesbian and transgender individuals were presented by Samuel Pang, MD at a September conference in Atlanta. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Dr. Samuel Pang, Medical Director at the Reproductive Science Center of New England, presented âœFamily Building Options for Gay & Lesbian Families Using Assisted Reproductive Technologiesâ at the 2011 Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Annual Conference...

2011-07-02 00:00:33

According to a survey conducted by the Reproductive Science Center of New England, passage of a bill that legalizes gay marriage in New York* will bring relief to the state's gay men and lesbians who are already parents and the many gay couples who intend to become parents. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Results of a survey conducted on GayIVF.com, a Reproductive Science Center of New England (RSC New England) website exclusively focused on assisted reproductive options for gay and...

2011-06-16 14:42:00

Shady Grove Fertility Helps a Man with a Rare Case Succeed ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most people perceive that infertility is mainly a woman's problem, male factor is the primary cause in 40% of all infertility cases, while an additional 10% of cases are a combination of male and female factor infertility. Shady Grove Fertility helps couples overcome male factor infertility with the use of specialized testing and progressive treatment options....

2011-02-14 10:45:00

Intimacy is healthy for patients undergoing treatment ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women undergoing fertility treatment this Valentine's Day can feel confident that intimacy will not interfere with their treatment cycles. Doctors at Shady Grove Fertility Center encourage patients to "listen to their bodies" when it comes to having sex with their partner. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090203/DC66439LOGO) Dr. Melissa Esposito of Shady Grove...

2010-12-04 00:00:37

New England Fertility the first non hospital based fertility center in Connecticut ,is celebrating 20 years of providing care to individuals and couples struggling with infertility. In honor of this milestone, New England Fertility will be offering qualifying patients 20 percent off the cost of fertility treatment through the Gift of Hope Program. The Gift of Hope program was established as a way to give back - and give hope to those who are having difficulty conceiving. By offering the...

2010-09-03 14:17:26

Stephenville study compares conventional AI with embryo transfer By: Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife News Think you're uncomfortable in the extreme Texas summer heat? Try being an ovulating 1,200-pound mother cow. Studies have shown that heat-stressed dairy cows suffer from damage to their ovarian follicles. Moreover, the eggs produced by the damaged follicles may also be damaged, said Dr. Todd Bilby, Texas AgriLife Extension Service dairy specialist. Worse, after becoming heat-stressed, other...

2010-08-05 06:15:00

A new study by researchers at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) finds that successive attempts to become pregnant using fertility treatments may produce diminishing returns after two or three tries. The research may help couples trying to conceive determine the number of cycles of a certain type of fertility treatment they should undergo before moving onto other types of treatments, the researchers said. A variety of options are available to treat fertility problems, depending...

2010-06-24 06:35:00

A woman's body could be instinctively selective about sperm, allowing some sperm to make it to the egg while killing off the chances of less suitable contenders, an Australian researcher said Wednesday. Professor Sarah Robertson, of the University of Adelaide, suggested that sperm contains "signaling molecules" that activate immunity changes in a woman's body so the sperm is accepted. However, some apparently healthy sperm have failed to activate these changes, leading Prof. Robertson to...

2010-05-26 11:51:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Spurred by recent research, northern California fertility specialists are edging away from traditional infertility treatment - artificial insemination - saying newer IVF technology costs less and works better in the long run, saving many patients time, money, and heartache. Intrauterine insemination (IUI or artificial insemination) was popular for decades because it's a relatively simple procedure with fewer side effects and costs compared to IVF....

2010-04-26 15:45:00

MARGATE, Fla., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- While Hollywood portrayals of parenting may be far from realistic, south Florida fertility doctors say that a new Jennifer Lopez movie does indeed parallel a major social trend in single Florida women choosing to give birth as single parents, including those who do not have a male partner, same sex couples, and others. In "The Back Up Plan," Lopez plays a single woman who begins her family through intrauterine insemination (IUI) with anonymous...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'