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2011-08-05 00:00:30

Contest Winners Eligible for Free Infertility Treatment Plainview, NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 East Coast Fertility has launched an Extreme Family-Building Makeover contest, the third and final contest in its summer giveaway series. Three contest winners will each receive a $100 restaurant gift certificate and be eligible for a free Micro IVF Cycle at East Coast Fertility. The IVF cycle will be awarded the day after Labor Day 2011. To enter the East Coast Fertility contest, contestants...

2011-07-30 00:01:04

For the first time in the USA, a leading fertility and egg donation center is offering programs that include guaranteed quantities of viable eggs for its patients. CT Fertility is able to guarantee egg quantities thanks to the high quality of its carefully screened egg donors, and by supplementing any shortfall with frozen eggs from its Egg Bank, one of the largest and most successful in the world. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 CT Fertility, one of the leading fertility and egg...

2011-07-26 20:44:06

Elsevier announced the publication of several commentaries in the scientific journal Reproductive BioMedicine Online on the subject of how many embryos it is safe and proper to place in a uterus, and how best to regulate this decision. It is a dilemma faced by all patients anxiously caught between no pregnancies at all or facing the prospect of twins or triplets. In this difficult place it is often all too easy to think that the latter option must be the best. But is it? The debate was...

2011-07-06 23:56:52

Other important data the European IVF Monitoring group (EIM) on 2008 cycles and the International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART) on 2007 cycles highlighted were Sweden's low rate of multiple births "“ the lowest in the world "“ and Spain's 30 % share of egg donations in Europe. The EIM collected data on frozen oocyte retrieval (FOR) cycles for the first time. Until today, egg freezing is still not offered on a wide scale but can be an option for...

2011-07-06 15:28:35

In the first study, French scientists looked at neonatal outcome in terms of mode of delivery, gestational age, preterm birth rate (less than 37 weeks of gestation), mean child measurements, low birth weight (less than 2,500g) and perinatal mortality. When comparing the cryo singletons to the fresh cohort, the scientists showed that mean birth weight, mean height and head circumference were lower in the fresh population. The mean birth weight of the cryo babies was 102g higher compared to the...

2011-07-05 23:12:06

Professor Michael Davies will tell the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Wednesday) that the "vanishing twin" phenomenon, in which only one child is born from a pregnancy that originally starts as a multiple pregnancy, is linked to a nearly two-fold increased risk in any congenital malformation and to a nearly three-fold risk of multiple malformations. Prof Davies, who is an Associate Professor and co-director of the Research Centre for the...

2011-07-05 20:03:50

Finding could help develop personalized fertility treatment The researchers say that this is the first time the effect of maternal height on multiple implantation has been shown. "In natural dizygotic twinning it is not possible to distinguish between multiple ovulation and implantation," said Dr. Lambers "whereas by studying pregnancies in mothers who have undergone DET we know exactly how many embryos were transferred and can therefore draw firm conclusions about the factors that influence...

2011-07-05 19:48:43

In Sweden almost 40 000 children have now been born after IVF, around 3 500 each year, and IVF children constitute 3% of all newborns. "This represents a large number of children and any adverse outcomes related to IVF are therefore a major public health issue," said Dr. Antonina Sazonova, from Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden, who carried out the research with colleagues from the hospital and from Lund University. "New methods and more advanced techniques are being...

2011-07-05 19:46:44

How many embryos to transfer? Dr Jan Holte told the annual meeting of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology, that if this model were to be applied in all fertility clinics, it had the potential to reduce the twin rates to the level of just under two percent seen in the normal population. Already, another four clinics have started to use the model. Sweden leads the world in attempts to reduce multiple pregnancies by transferring only one embryo to a woman's womb during...

2011-06-27 07:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxogyn, Inc., a privately held medical technology company focused on women's reproductive health, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued patent number 7,963,906 covering three predictive parameters for the assessment of embryo viability during in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures used in Auxogyn's early embryo viability assessment (Eeva(TM)) System. "This patent is the first to issue from a portfolio...