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2010-04-26 15:45:00

MARGATE, Fla., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- While Hollywood portrayals of parenting may be far from realistic, south Florida fertility doctors say that a new Jennifer Lopez movie does indeed parallel a major social trend in single Florida women choosing to give birth as single parents, including those who do not have a male partner, same sex couples, and others. In "The Back Up Plan," Lopez plays a single woman who begins her family through intrauterine insemination (IUI) with anonymous...

2010-04-20 16:53:00

LAS VEGAS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) is donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars on May 11 and 12, in celebration of Mother's Day on May 9. The donated treatment cycles are part of the Sher Institute "Giving Back" Program. The Giving Back Program includes these initiatives and many more: Donation of two IVF cycles at Las Vegas seminars - An IVF cycle costs on average around $10,000...

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2010-03-27 10:15:00

A new study suggests that among women trying to conceive through in-vitro fertilization (IVF), those exposed to great amounts of air pollution may have a harder time finding success. The study adds to evidence that air quality may have subtle effects on reproduction.  Several studies have linked exposure to air pollution during pregnancy to an increased risk of preterm delivery and low birthweight. However, it still remains unclear whether poor air quality is responsible or not. ...

2010-03-23 20:06:00

LAS VEGAS, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) is donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming seminars in New Jersey, Texas and Pennsylvania. The initiative reflects Sher Institute's desire to help patients who are in need of treatment but can't afford it during these tough economic times. Sher Institute plans to roll out the free cycle program to all of the SIRM centers around the country. "Given the economic challenges many...

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2010-03-15 07:00:00

A British fertility clinic announced Sunday that it will raffle off a human egg this week to promote its "baby profiling" service, which it maintains is legal under current UK law. The London Bridge Fertility, Gynecology and Genetics Center said the winner can select the egg donor by education, background, and race. The treatment would take place in the United States. Women who are interested in conceiving a child through in vitro fertilization are asked to attend a seminar on Wednesday,...

2010-02-02 09:00:00

FISHKILL, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley Fertility, a leading infertility and reproductive health practice in upstate New York, has expanded its state-of-the-art center for advanced fertility treatment and In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Hudson Valley Fertility's new facility now includes an operating room and a fully licensed and accredited embryology laboratory. The practice has also hired experienced medical staff in the areas of Embryology, Anesthesia and Nursing, as well as...

2010-01-21 22:36:00

MARGATE, Fla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida's largest fertility clinic announced it is the first in the state to offer promising new tests against birth defects: a coupling of technologies that will allow couples to avoid passing along more than 100 genetic diseases to their newborn. Specialists of IVF Florida Reproductive Associates are optimistic that the combination of a brand-new saliva test - administered before pregnancy - to identify couples at risk of bearing children with...

2010-01-21 20:26:00

MARGATE, Fla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida's largest fertility clinic announced it is the first in the state to offer the latest weapon in the war against birth defects: a coupling of technologies that will allow couples to avoid passing along more than 100 genetic diseases to their newborn. The salvo combines a brand-new saliva test - administered before pregnancy - to identify couples at risk of bearing children with genetic diseases, along with an ultra high-tech biopsy process -...

2009-11-19 19:48:00

MARGATE, Fla., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- IVF FLORIDA Reproductive Associates today announced their partnership with Springstone Financial LLC to provide patients with improved financing options to fund IVF procedures and certain other fertility treatments. Financing programs are available to IVF FLORIDA and all IntegraMed Fertility Network patients immediately. "At IVF FLORIDA we understand that many patients do not have insurance coverage for assisted reproductive technology (e.g., IVF),...

2009-11-12 09:26:00

CORNWALL, England, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A new software technology is helping to reduce the risk of laboratory errors in infertility treatment, by electronically identifying the sperm, eggs, resulting embryos and other materials used in in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment cycles. Using non-invasive Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), IVF Witness(TM) can track a patient's sperm, eggs and embryos during the course of treatment. If the wrong material is introduced in the lab...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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