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2013-12-23 23:20:39

With the opening of its new office location in Prince William County, VA, Washington Fertility Center seeks to further its continual outreach to patients. Haymarket, VA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Washington Fertility Center will open its third new practice location in the past year and its sixth practice location overall on January 1st, 2014.The new office can be found at 15195 Heathcote Boulevard in Haymarket, Virginia. With the opening of this new office location in Prince William...

2013-12-18 11:12:18

Men with Hodgkin lymphoma who want to become fathers after their cancer treatment have greatly increased chances of doing so if they have frozen and stored semen samples beforehand, according to research published online today (Wednesday) in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction. In the first study to investigate the impact on fatherhood of freezing semen prior to cancer treatment, researchers questioned 902 male survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma in five European...

2013-11-26 23:31:38

Dr. Oscar Perez Recognized as First Embryologist to Earn Certification in Human Embryology Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Dr. Oscar Perez joins Midwest Reproductive Center in the IVF lab, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience, a Ph.D from Louisiana State University, and a dedication to advancing the field of embryology and andrology. Dr. Perez previously served at one of the Top 10 Advanced Reproductive Technology (ART) programs in the United States, and has...

2013-11-06 11:19:15

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of a position statement by the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in the journal Maturitas on the topic of fertility preservation. The rising need for fertility preservation results from two new 21st century changes. Improved survival of malignant disease with gonadotoxic treatments means that long-term reproductive potential should now be...

2013-10-30 23:26:33

Mrs. Pei-Chi Tsai, Reproductive Facility supervisor at Advanced Fertility Center of Texas, has been recognized as an Embryologist of the Month by American College of Embryology. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Mrs. Pei-Chi Tsai, Reproductive Laboratory Supervisor at Advanced Fertility Center of Texas (AFCT), has been recognized as Embryologist of the Month by the American College of Embryology. The American College of Embryology has announced that Mrs. Pei-Chi Tsai, MS, EMA,...

2013-10-24 23:31:38

July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K. On the occasion of this significant landmark, the BBC recently visited Pacific Fertility Center (PFC) to get a glimpse of some of the more sophisticated assisted reproductive technologies that have emerged since that time. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K. On the occasion of this significant landmark,...

2013-10-10 23:29:48

The new “Donate & Preserve” program allows successful young egg donors, often not yet ready to have their own children, to store some of the eggs they produce and use them in the future, should they ever need them. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 The leading fertility center CT Fertility is announcing that it will now give returning egg donors the option to keep a portion of their excess eggs for their own future use should they ever run into family-building challenges of...

2013-10-09 23:24:07

Physicians at Reproductive Partners - UCSD Regional Fertility Center are working with young female cancer patients to help them preserve their fertility before undergoing potentially damaging treatments. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Physicians at Reproductive Partners - UCSD Regional Fertility Center are working with young female cancer patients to help them preserve their fertility before undergoing potentially damaging treatments. Fertility Preservation – freezing a...

2013-10-09 23:24:00

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Fertility Centers of Illinois discusses genetic screening for breast cancer and fertility preservation during a breast cancer diagnosis. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 For some families with the BRCA1 gene mutation, the lifetime risk of breast cancer can be as high as 80 percent, with the average risk of breast cancer resulting from a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation ranging from 45 to 65 percent. Through advances in modern science, couples are...

2013-10-03 23:35:10

On September 26 and 27, Pacific Fertility Center (PFC) was featured prominently in two San Francisco Business Times articles on egg freezing and fertility preservation. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 On September 26 and 27, Pacific Fertility Center (PFC) was featured prominently in two San Francisco Business Times articles on egg freezing and fertility preservation. The two-part series—“Buying the time for a baby” and “The costs of buying more time for a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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