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2014-04-17 08:27:42

To support continued development of NT100, including addition of Ph2 RESPONSE trial in recurrent pregnancy loss indication PALO ALTO, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nora Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics to address unmet needs in reproductive medicine, today announced the closing of an $18 million Series B financing. The proceeds will be used to expand the development of Nora's lead drug, NT100, including the addition of a second Phase...

2013-11-26 23:31:36

Drs. Brezina and Kutteh to teach at 2014 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Meeting. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Drs. Paul Brezina and William Kutteh of Fertility Associates of Memphis have been selected to direct and lead the recurrent pregnancy loss program at the 2014 annual clinical meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) in Chicago, Ill. ACOG holds the nation's largest meeting for women's health care physicians...

2013-10-17 17:00:50

National survey brings miscarriage misconceptions out into the open, rescue karyotyping provides critical information about causes of miscarriage The majority of Americans inaccurately believe miscarriage is rare and misunderstand its causes, creating an often isolating and guilt-ridden experience for those who experience it. These are the findings in the first-ever national survey to assess attitudes and perceptions towards miscarriage, which was conducted by researchers at Montefiore...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

New Technique used by Dr James Douglas and IVF Plano Fertility Center for Predicting Embryo Viability During Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, PGD/PGS expected to increase IVF Success Rates Plano, Texas (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 IVF Plano announces an improved screening technique that will increase pregnancy rates and help prevent miscarriages for some couples undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). A new technique in preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) replaces inspection of the...

2011-12-06 08:00:00

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Identifies Embryos with Defective Chromosomes to Improve IVF Success Rates McAllen, Texas (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Supplemental genetic testing used with in-vitro fertilization (IVF) can offer prospective parents peace of mind and the best chances for conceiving a healthy baby. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), or preimplantation genetic screening (PGS), accurately identifies chromosomal abnormalities and gene disorders in individual embryos...

2011-10-17 09:20:47

Scientists have discovered an enzyme that acts as a 'fertility switch', in a study published in Nature Medicine today. High levels of the protein are associated with infertility, while low levels make a woman more likely to have a miscarriage, the research has shown. The findings have implications for the treatment of infertility and recurrent miscarriage and could also lead to new contraceptives. Around one in six women have difficulty getting pregnant and one in 100 women trying to...

2011-09-28 09:14:57

Researchers have found the first, firm evidence that fibroids are associated with recurrent miscarriages. They have also discovered that if they removed the fibroids that distorted the inside of the womb, the risk of miscarriage in the second trimester of pregnancy was reduced dramatically — to zero. The study, which is published online in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction today (Wednesday), is the culmination of 20 years of investigation into...

2011-07-05 19:49:54

Dr. Stef Kaandorp, from the Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, said that his group's research was the first to look at time to natural conception in women with RM, and that its results would help health professionals to advise and treat patients appropriately. In a subset of the ALIFE study, which investigated the effect of aspirin alone or combined with low-molecular-weight heparin, compared to placebo, on the live birth rate in women with...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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