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2013-12-18 23:28:03

Fully Accredited Onsite IVF Lab Adds New Capabilities, New Embryologist Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Midwest Reproductive Center announces that it has expanded its accredited IVF laboratory, and added a world-class embryologist to its team. As one of the region’s only in vitro fertilization laboratories, or IVF lab, the facility was designed from the foundation level to directly contribute to pregnancy success rates established by Midwest Reproductive Center. The founder...

2011-12-09 14:00:00

Active duty, full time firefighters, police officers and EMTs can save thousands of dollars on infertility treatment as part of the newly expanded SALUTE(SM) program at Genetics & IVF Institute. The original SALUTE program provides substantial discounts to active duty members of the military and former members of the military retired after at least twenty years of service. The newly expanded option for "hometown heroes" gives the same discounts to those who serve their communities and...

2011-05-26 09:45:00

Special Offer Available From Memorial Day to July 5 FAIRFAX, Va., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Genetics & IVF Institute (GIVF) is initiating a limited-time special discount on infertility services for all active military personnel and their spouses, and twenty-year retired military and their spouses, beginning on Memorial Day. Since 2009, GIVF has offered the Salute(TM) military discount, which provides a 25% discount on the base fee for any single cycle IVF (in...

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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,...

2010-03-02 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genetics & IVF Institute (GIVF) is launching a Personal Egg Banking service in the Washington, DC area to help women 40 and under who want to cryopreserve (freeze) their eggs now for use in the future when they wish to become pregnant. The age of a woman's eggs dramatically affects her ability to conceive. At 30, a healthy woman has about a 20% chance per month of conceiving, but the likelihood of pregnancy plummets as a woman grows...

2008-09-15 15:00:34

MARGATE, Fla., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IVF Florida Reproductive Associates announced today they are the exclusive providers in their area of an enhanced refund program for donor egg recipients, a new option offered in the IntegraMed(R) Shared Risk(R) Refund Program. The new package will be offered exclusively by selected members of IntegraMed's network of participating fertility centers. The cost of medical treatment is just part of the expense of in vitro fertilization (IVF)...

2008-09-11 12:00:43

Oncologist Allison Kurian, MD, and her colleagues at the Stanford University School of Medicine were perplexed. Computer models designed to identify women who might have dangerous genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast and ovarian cancer worked well for white women. But they seemed to be less reliable for another ethnic group. "We've been repeatedly surprised when Asian women who the models predicted would probably not have the mutations do in fact have them," said Kurian. She...

2008-07-25 09:01:18

FAIRFAX, Va., July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genetics & IVF Institute announced today, on the 30th anniversary of the birth of the world's first IVF (in vitro fertilization) baby, that it has created more than 17,000 pregnancies through in vitro fertilization and other advanced techniques. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080509/DC21928LOGO ) "Louise Brown, the world's first baby born through in vitro fertilization, was born in England on July 25, 1978, and media...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.