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2013-05-30 13:41:33

New study enables women to calculate their chances of a live birth after egg freezing Researchers from New York Medical College and the University of California Davis have for the first time codified age-specific probabilities of live birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) with frozen eggs. A team of researchers led by Kutluk Oktay, M.D., a New York Medical College physician/scientist who specializes in preserving the fertility of female cancer patients, conducted a meta-analysis of...

2013-05-07 23:30:04

Advances in Fertility Preservation with Egg Freezing Benefit Infertile Community & Cancer Patients. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The ability to successfully freeze, thaw, and fertilize a woman´s oocytes (eggs) has led to the first generation of babies born as a result of this advanced reproductive technology. Fertility Associates of Memphis reported the region´s first live births from frozen egg in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, with expectations for ongoing success...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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