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2012-09-14 23:01:22

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialists at the Reproductive Science Center of New England, Isaac Glatstein, MD and Samuel Pauli, MD, have been awarded the Patients' Choice Award based on fertility patients' online reviews. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Two prominent Massachusetts fertility doctors have recently received 2012 Patients' Choice awards. The award is based on infertility patient reviews posted on vitals.com, a leading medical patient review website. Out of...

2012-09-12 02:31:22

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (http://www.rmanj.com) has shown that transferable embryos after oocyte vitrification (egg freezing) have similar chances of culminating in pregnancy as those derived from fresh oocytes without increasing the risk of aneuploidy (abnormal number of chromosomes). The findings appear in the September 2012 issue of Fertility & Sterility (Volume 98, Issue 3). (Logo:...

2012-09-06 06:27:59

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Ovarian Cancer Month and Gynecologic Cancer Month, both taking place in September, Walgreens and Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced a collaboration to provide free access to certain fertility medications and educational resources as part of Ferring's h.e.a.r.t. BEAT program. The program is a patient assistance initiative funded by Ferring and provided as a public service to eligible women of reproductive age who...

2012-07-02 21:45:16

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated, according to investigators from the reproduction, oncology and genetics centers of the university hospitals of Maastricht and Brussels. The results follow a review of the largest number of PGD treatments for BRCA1/2 in Europe and were presented today at the annual meeting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) by...

2012-06-28 13:02:08

A groundbreaking study of nearly 250,000 U.S. women reveals live birth rates approaching natural fertility can be achieved using assisted reproductive technology, where eggs are removed from a woman´s ovaries, combined with sperm and then returned to the woman´s body. The research, led by Michigan State University´s Barbara Luke and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, highlights what factors help or hinder getting pregnant using assisted reproductive...

2012-05-30 10:34:42

There are significant gaps in the information women receive about their future fertility following cancer diagnosis, suggests a new paper published today (30 May) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Infertility can be a side-effect of cancer treatment and there are increasing numbers of people of reproductive age undergoing such treatment. This study - led by the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian - looks at perceptions and use of fertility preservation...

Developments In Cancer Research Regarding Women
2012-05-30 06:24:11

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com It´s a known fact that males and females suffer inequalities. First, it was in school. Then, it was in the workplace. Even though times are changing and women are gaining more power, they still have the short end of the stick when it comes to cancer treatment and fertility. New research has come out regarding the causes of cancer and the effects of cancer treatment for women. A new study by a Swedish team of researchers, published in the Journal of...

2012-05-01 09:44:46

Experts from Durham University have identified a new gene that could help the development of fertility treatments in humans in the future. Scientists from Durham University, UK, and Osaka University, Japan, looking at fertility in mice, have discovered for the first time that the gene, which makes a protein called PDILT, enables sperm to bind to an egg, a process essential to fertilization. The team found that when the gene was 'switched off' in male mice, less than three per cent of...

2012-04-20 06:23:52

Medical Practice Expands to Serve Rising Patient Demand ROCKVILLE, Md., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shady Grove Fertility Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Bromer, a board certified reproductive endocrinologist, has joined the medical staff at the center's Frederick, Maryland office. Due to the increased interest in fertility care at the Frederick location, which successfully serves individuals from the northeast region of Maryland and parts of Pennsylvania--as...

2012-04-04 10:54:51

Researchers and doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System and the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that blood can help determine the best treatment plan for patients with ovarian cancer. More specifically, a genetic marker embedded in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), called microRNA, indicates if a patient with ovarian cancer has a benign or cancerous tumor, and that she will benefit from chemotherapy after surgery on the tumor. This data will be presented at the...