Latest Fertility clinic Stories

2010-12-01 00:37:31

Clinical research by Chicago-area infertility specialist Richard Sherbahn, MD, reveals increased embryo quality and higher live birth rates with in vitro fertilization when the follicular fluid is in an ideal temperature range. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Maintaining the temperature of follicular fluid in an ideal range during the in vitro fertilization (IVF) egg retrieval procedure can improve IVF live birth success rates, according to a clinical study conducted by the Advanced...

2010-11-15 00:00:36

Dr. John Stangel Recognized for Excellence in Fertility Treatment in November Issue of Westchester Magazine Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 14, 2010 In its annual "Top Doctors" issue, Westchester magazine included Dr. John Stangel as a leading reproductive endocrinologist based on research conducted by Castle Connelly Medical Ltd. Dr. Stangel, who is the Westchester County Medical Director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), was one of two reproductive...

2010-10-22 00:00:39

New Hope Fertility Center is celebrating the opening of its West Side office. The new location has been a longtime dream of New Hope director Dr. John Zhang, and the design and technology that it incorporates builds upon 20 years of Zhang's personal experiences visiting and studying leading IVF clinics around the globe. The newest addition to New Hope Fertility Center's New York City operation promises to be another big step forward for the clinic as well as the field of fertility treatment....

2010-10-21 13:56:00

DENVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) announced today its physicians are using an embryo screening technique that allows the infertility clinic to achieve in-vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates for women ages 38 to 42 with chromosomally normal (euploid) embryos that are as good as the rates generally achieved by women 37 years old and under. "It is as if we are turning back the biological clock for these women," said William Schoolcraft,...

2010-10-04 19:38:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Geoffrey Sher of the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) applauded the selection of Britain's Robert Edwards, recipient of this year's Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Edwards' work led to the first "test-tube" or IVF baby, Louise Brown, born in July 1978 in Britain. Since her birth, more than 3 million children have been conceived worldwide with the aid of in vitro fertilization. "For the Nobel Prize to go to the founder of IVF,...

2010-10-01 20:09:00

LAS VEGAS Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced the release of a new song and video inspired by and dedicated to couples dealing with infertility. The song, entitled "I Believe," was co-written and produced by Darren Sher, son of SIRM Founder and Executive Director Geoffrey Sher, MD. The video can be viewed at http://www.haveababy.com/news-menu/230 Dr. Sher has been treating infertility patients for almost three decades. His son Darren...

2010-09-21 13:23:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In efforts to increase awareness of fertility preservation options for cancer patients whose treatment may jeopardize their future fertility, Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area (RSC) created the Sharing Hope Program in partnership with Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Foundation. The cancer survivor and champion cyclist created the foundation in 1997 to provide reproductive information, emotional, and financial resources to...

2010-09-21 13:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fertility patients who don't get pregnant on their first try at in vitro fertilization (IVF) will get a second chance for free at Pacific Reproductive Center (PRC), under a new program the fertility clinic announced today. "Many patients have little or no insurance coverage for assisted reproductive technology and often perceive the highest quality fertility treatments to be beyond their reach," said Rifaat Salem M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director and...

2010-07-19 10:10:00

Children or teenagers who were conceived by use of in vitro fertilization (IVF) have a moderately higher chance of developing cancer than those conceived naturally, according to the findings of a new study published Monday in Pediatrics. The article, entitled "Cancer Risk in Children and Young Adults Conceived by In Vitro Fertilization," was published online July 19 and was written by Bengt Käll©n of the University of Lund's Tornblad Institute, as well as colleagues from the...

2010-07-01 05:45:00

Many fertility clinics have been traditionally reluctant to freeze and store eggs until a woman was ready to use them because of low success rates. But with increasing demand and higher success rates now being reported by clinics, more than half of US clinics will now do so, according to a new study. Women who are about to have cancer therapies are the ones most likely to use this option, which has been available for the past two decades or so. But two-thirds of egg-freezing clinics will...

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