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2011-10-14 07:00:00

Family building options for gay, lesbian and transgender individuals were presented by Samuel Pang, MD at a September conference in Atlanta. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Dr. Samuel Pang, Medical Director at the Reproductive Science Center of New England, presented âœFamily Building Options for Gay & Lesbian Families Using Assisted Reproductive Technologiesâ at the 2011 Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Annual Conference...

2011-10-13 15:00:00

If diagnosed with breast cancer, women should ask questions about fertility preservation methods such as egg freezing and embryo freezing. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 During October's is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, FertilityAuthority (http://www.fertilityauthority.com/), the leading web portal for fertility information, is highlighting awareness about fertility preservation options as a part of cancer treatment. The editors recommend five questions women who receive a diagnosis...

2011-09-15 20:35:32

Northwestern Memorial experts urge women to recognize warning signs; receive appropriate screenings Ovarian cancer is a rare but often deadly disease that can strike at any time in a woman's life. It affects one in 70 women and in the past was referred to as a silent killer, but researchers have found there are symptoms associated with ovarian cancer that can assist in early detection. Experts at Northwestern Memorial say the best defense is to make use of preventive methods, understand...

2011-08-25 12:08:30

Current estimates of the impact of chemotherapy on women's reproductive health are too low, according to a University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) study. The researchers say their analysis of the age-specific, long-term effects of chemotherapy provides new insights that will help patients and clinicians make more informed decisions about future reproductive options, such as egg harvesting. Previous studies largely have focused on amenorrhea, or the lack of menstruation shortly after...

2011-08-15 00:00:29

The complimentary credit can be used for any non insurance-covered service. Please contact Southwest Fertility Center for more details. Phoenix, AZ / Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 Southwest Fertility Center (http://southwestfertilitycenter.com) is pleased to announce four upcoming fertility seminar dates at their Phoenix, Arizona branch. To register, please RSVP by calling call 602-956-7481. Every attendee will receive a $250 couple credit toward any non insurance-covered service. The...

2011-07-20 02:12:29

Temporarily suppressing ovarian function with use of the hormone analogue triptorelin reduced the occurrence of early menopause induced by chemotherapy among women with breast cancer, according to a study in the July 20 issue of JAMA. Approximately 6 percent of women with breast cancer are diagnosed before age 40 years, with the majority of young patients receiving systemic treatment with chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, or both. Chemotherapy regimens are associated with an incidence of...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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