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2014-07-21 09:58:48

Imperial College London Researchers have successfully used a new and potentially safer method to stimulate ovulation in women undergoing IVF treatment. Twelve babies have been born after their mothers were given an injection of the natural hormone kisspeptin to make their eggs mature. Doctors normally administer another hormone, hCG, for this purpose, but in some women, there is a risk that this can overstimulate the ovaries, with potentially life-threatening consequences....

2014-07-18 23:05:55

Katie Couric interviews Shady Grove Fertility patients, Sarah and Dave, about their experiences trying to conceive. Isaac E. Sasson, M.D., Ph.D. helps the Katie audience understand the causes and treatment of male infertility. Chesterbrook, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Last Friday, July 10, on her syndicated talk show Katie, Katie Couric addressed a topic that is prevalent amongst sufferers of infertility but is not widely talked about: male factor infertility. With an estimated one in eight...

2014-07-17 12:30:30

CINCINNATI, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have identified a crucial molecular key to healthy embryo implantation and pregnancy in a study that may offer new clues about the medical challenges of infertility/subfertility, abnormal placentation, and placenta previa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Multi-institutional teams led by researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report their results in Cell Reports on July 17....

2014-07-15 23:10:00

Naveed Khan, M.D. answers questions about infertility treatment options at a free educational seminar in Leesburg, VA on Thursday, July 24th. Leesburg,VA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Taking the first step to learn about fertility treatment is often the most important one. Many couples are unsure where to begin, what options are available to them, and if insurance can cover treatment. These are just some of the questions that will be answered on Thursday, July 24 at Shady Grove Fertility’s...

2014-07-15 23:09:38

Dr. Shaun Williams, a fertility specialist with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has been chosen by patients for his excellence in fertility care. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Based on patient input, Dr. Shaun C. Williams of Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is a Vitals Top Ten Doctor. Vitals, which is an online resource for patients to rate and find doctors, analyzes online patient reviews about several components of care, including bedside manner,...

2014-07-15 12:28:49

-- Helping Fertility Patients and Couples Trying to Conceive LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univfy, the pioneer in online fertility predictive analytics at www.univfy.com, launches two new programs--The Univfy IVF Success Program and Your Fertility--to expand its holistic platform for women and their partners to get on the quickest and healthiest path to having a baby. The Univfy IVF Success Program is the only online program providing personalized analyses of both in...

2014-07-14 23:04:24

Researchers have discovered a connection between women with high levels of stress and an increased risk of infertility. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 According to a recent study published in the journal Human Reproduction, researchers have discovered a connection between women with high levels of a stress biomarker and an increased risk of infertility. Although doctors have theorized about the role stress plays in infertility for years, this is the first study to provide scientific...

2014-07-11 23:06:44

The Nation’s Largest Fertility Center Advocates for and Supports Cancer Patients Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 On Tuesday, July 9, Eric D. Levens, M.D. from Shady Grove Fertility’s Annandale, VA office joined CBS affiliate WUSA’s Andrea Roane on the monthly segment Buddy Check 9 to educate the audience about the number of ways Shady Grove Fertility reproductive endocrinologists work with oncologists to make motherhood possible for women after they undergo cancer treatment....

2014-07-10 10:24:42

Penn State The drug letrozole results in higher birth rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) than the current preferred infertility treatment drug, according to a nationwide study led by Penn State College of Medicine researchers. PCOS affects 5 to 10 percent of reproductive-age women and is the most common cause of female infertility. Women affected have excessive levels of the hormone androgen, have infrequent periods, develop small cysts on the ovaries and have trouble...

2014-07-10 08:28:38

Fertile Heart video offers author/fertility advocate Julia Indichova's views on spontaneous pregnancies after failed fertility treatments, addresses questions regarding Carolyn Savage's "embryo mix up" story. WOODSTOCK, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolyn and Sean Savage, a couple with three healthy children, choose to try for a fourth child using in vitro fertilization. Due to a lab error, another couple's embryo is transferred into Carolyn's womb and she becomes pregnant with...


Word of the Day
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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