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2012-05-06 07:30:20

Fertility injections used to help overcome male reproductive issues could increase the risks of birth defects in the children they sire, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has discovered. The study, which was led by researchers at the University of Adelaide's Robson Institute, examined a total of 308,000 South Australian births over an 18-year period, and discovered that children born as a result of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) were more likely...

2011-11-17 16:30:00

New Yorkers who seek affordable, quality infertility care can now access unique program that includes both medical services AND infertility medications with discounts up to 50% for each treatment cycle. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 WINFertility, Inc., the leader in Infertility Management Programs for insurers and employers, today announced the expansion of its consumer offering to the New York area. Building on the success of their recent program launch in the Southeast,...

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....

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2009-07-08 10:30:00

For the first time ever, British scientists announced on Wednesday they had created human sperm using embryonic stem cells, AFP reported. A new technique developed by researchers led by Professor Karim Nayernia at Newcastle University and the NorthEast England Stem Cell Institute (NESCI) allows the creation of human sperm in the laboratory. While the researchers believe the discovery could eventually help men with fertility problems, other experts are not yet convinced that fully developed...

2008-09-29 09:00:14

ATLANTA, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- National Infertility Awareness Week(R), Oct. 19-25, is a movement to raise awareness about the condition which affects 7.3 million Americans. Metro Atlantans grappling with infertility can consider options available to them that others here have had success. Infertility, which touches both men and women, is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of trying with unprotected intercourse for couples in which the female is younger than age 35 and...

2008-09-17 09:01:00

IntegraMed America, Inc. (NASDAQ: INMD), the nation's leading provider of specialty healthcare services in emerging, technology-focused niche segments, today announced that Reproductive Associates of Delaware in Newark, DE has joined its network of fertility centers. This is the fourth fertility Affiliate to join the IntegraMed network in 2008. As an Affiliate, Reproductive Associates of Delaware will receive distribution rights to IntegraMed's consumer products and services, and will...

2008-06-19 12:00:19

LEXINGTON, Mass., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Science Center (RSC) of New England has expanded its physician staff with the addition of Dr. Carla DiGirolamo, a reproductive endocrinologist who is also accomplished in adult stem cell research and implantation biology. Starting July 14, Dr. DiGirolamo will be seeing patients in Milford, Westborough and Lexington, Mass. "We are proud to add a physician with the skills and academic diversity of Dr. DiGirolamo to our practice," said Dr....

2007-08-22 12:14:02

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fertility & Reproductive Health Institute In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Laboratory at Fertility Physicians of Northern California in San Jose, CA (FPNC) has been awarded an accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. For the third time in a row, the rigorous CAP inspection resulted in zero deficiencies indicating that the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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