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2011-06-13 07:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation's oldest and largest patient organization devoted to improving the lives of women and men living with infertility, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association (RESOLVE) has partnered with Bill Rancic, The Apprentice Season One winner, on a public education campaign, Destination: Family that will raise awareness about embryo donation. The campaign is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)....

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2011-06-06 13:19:17

A groundbreaking new test for male infertility, which will save time, money and heartache for couples around the world, has been developed at Queen's University Belfast. The medical breakthrough, known as the SpermComet, has resulted from more than a decade's research by Professor Sheena Lewis, who leads the Reproductive Medicine research group at Queen's. The SpermComet provides unique information that no other test offers. By measuring damaged DNA in individual sperm, it can predict the...

2011-05-31 07:25:00

SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) has come a long way since the first successful IVF birth back in 1978. IVF is safer and more reliable today. A variety of related procedures has contributed to higher success rates. Louise Joy Brown, the world's first "test tube" baby, was born on July 25, 1978. Since then, advances in medical science have made In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) safer and more effective. IVF is the process by which a woman's eggs are...

2011-05-20 10:12:00

SEATTLE, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, first-of-its-kind Seattle in vitro fertilization program can save women 30 percent on the expense of conceiving a child with a donated egg. The cost-savings comes through Seattle Reproductive Medicine's new shared-donor program that lets two women use eggs provided by a single donor. The program cuts costs by thousands of dollars. At Seattle Reproductive Medicine, the total expense for a cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF) with a donated egg...

2011-05-20 09:30:00

Nation's Largest Fertility Center Exceeds National Averages for Fresh IVF Cycles ROCKVILLE, Md., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shady Grove Fertility Center is pleased to announce that its 2009 IVF Success Rates were recently published on the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology's (SART) website. Shady Grove Fertility exceeded the national averages in nearly every category for fresh IVF cycles. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110520/DC05929) (Logo:...

2011-04-27 14:40:00

PHOENIX, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years after the first American baby from in vitro fertilization (IVF), Arizona's economic woes have all but replaced the limits of medical know-how as the chief reason infertile couples aren't seeking help, says the medical director of Arizona's largest fertility clinic. "Compared to the early days, today's chances of IVF success are about five times greater," says Dr. Drew Moffitt, of Arizona Reproductive Medicine Specialists (ARMS). "But in...

2011-04-26 15:23:00

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Pacific Reproductive Center (PRC), a southern California fertility clinic celebrating its fifteenth anniversary, welcomes to its team Dr. Alison Peck, a board-certified, multi-lingual and internationally educated and trained specialist in reproductive endocrinologist and infertility (REI). A native of Tarzana, Dr. Peck graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor's degree in Spanish, followed by an M.D. degree...

2011-04-26 00:00:28

Essay contest is in recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week Plainview, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 East Coast Fertility is launching a contest in recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week 2011. From April 25-29 one daily winner will receive a copy of Jodi Picoult's new book, Sing You Home, plus a Spa Finder gift card. The five contest winners will also be eligible to win a free Micro IVF cycle at East Coast Fertility. "We are very pleased to be launching the first of three...

2011-04-26 00:00:27

A first for the Columbia fertility center, a specialized diagnostic procedure is used to help a couple stop the transmission of Huntington's disease. West Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Imagine being faced with this choice... Learning for the first time that you have an incurable disease or taking action to make sure your new child is free from risk of the disease. One South Carolina man was faced with that exact dilemma as he and his wife turned to the expertise of fertility...

2011-04-26 00:00:27

Fertility Practice Shows Support for Healthy Pregnancies Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 For the second consecutive year, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is sponsoring the March of Dimes' annual fundraiser, "March for Babies," in Fairfield, CT. As sponsors for the Kid Zone, RMACT is providing goodie bags and a magician to entertain children at the walk's culmination at Jennings Beach. In addition, RMACT will have a team of walkers, including staff, patients and...


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