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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...

2009-11-02 13:33:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Egg Bank (TWEB), an international agency for the donation of human eggs to infertile women, announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with a European fertility clinic to provide American women with in vitro fertilization (IVF) of donated frozen eggs at or less than the cost of staying home for such treatment. The exclusive partnership is between TWEB and IVI in Alicante, Spain, the world's largest IVF center for frozen donated eggs. It boasts one...

2009-10-15 11:00:00

One of Nine Abstracts Selected for Presentation Also Nominated for Prestigious Prize ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through a highly selective process, nine abstracts based on research by a total of 15 Shady Grove Fertility Center (SGFC) medical doctors, researchers and psychological social workers will be featured this week at the 65th annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine meeting in Atlanta. (Logo:...

2009-10-08 08:27:25

University of Montreal researchers publish in Developing World Bioethics journal Medical tourism in Latin America needs to be regulated to protect consumers, according to Universit© de Montr©al researchers. A new study published in the journal Developing World Bioethics argues that Argentinean fertility clinics are increasingly marketing themselves to international health care consumers: these clinics offer all-inclusive packages with fixed prices that feature airfare,...

2009-09-24 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- An Ohio woman, 40-year-old Carolyn Savage, claims a fertility clinic implanted the wrong embryo and that the baby she's due to deliver the first week in October is not hers. Several media reports state Savage and her husband plan to give the baby boy to his biological parents. The name of the clinic is not being released in this very rare alleged case. The AFA is issuing the following statements regarding the matter: Medical: "If the facts in the Ohio...


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