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2014-02-19 12:28:18

Advanced reproductive techniques show promise for those wishing to expand their families DALLAS, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For women who conceived their first child rather easily, an infertility diagnosis can come as a bit of shock. Secondary infertility is estimated to affect approximately 4 million families in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 11 percent of couples who already have a child go on to experience secondary infertility....

New Findings Could Lead To Novel Diagnostic Tests And Treatments For Male Infertility
2014-02-19 10:38:25

American Institute of Physics To better understand the causes of male infertility, a team of Bay Area researchers is exploring the factors, both physiological and biochemical, that differentiate fertile sperm from infertile sperm. At the 58th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, which takes place Feb. 15-19, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif., the team will present its work to identify and characterize proteins known as ion channels, which are crucial for sperm fertility and expressed within a...

2014-02-19 08:33:50

Fertile Heart(TM) Launches 2014 Guest Teacher Series with a Free Chat Featuring Dr. Marc Goldstein, Surgeon-in-Chief of Weill-Cornell Medical Center WOODSTOCK, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, February 27, at 7:30 PM EST Fertile Heart launches its 2014 Guest Teacher Series with a free chat titled Fatherhood Preferred: Causes, Treatments and Prevention of Male Infertility. Marc Goldstein, MD, FACS Surgeon-in-Chief, Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at the...

2013-06-11 23:27:26

Fertility Centers of Illinois sets the record straight on male infertility. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 In honor of Men´s Health Month this June, Fertility Centers of Illinois is debunking 11 common male infertility myths for men nationwide. Approximately 2,000,000 men per year are diagnosed with infertility in the United States, but through simple lifestyle changes, many men can improve their fertility significantly. For male infertility issues that require fertility treatment...

2013-05-01 23:04:21

Following The April 29th Article About the Association Between Sleep Disturbances And The Decrease In Male Fertility Published In The Huffington Post, http://www.thefutonshop.com Offers An Opinion On How Sleeping on a non toxic mattress without chemicals is the best choice for one´s health. San Francisco, Ca (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Following The April 29th Article About the Association Between Sleep Disturbances And The Decrease In Male Fertility Published In The Huffington Post,...

2012-11-14 15:21:38

New research from Queen´s University Belfast has uncovered the cause of infertility for 80 per cent of couples previously diagnosed with ℠unexplained infertility´. At present some 50,000 couples require fertility treatment across the UK each year, with the figure reaching one million worldwide. Up to one third of these couples are diagnosed with unexplained or idiopathic infertility. This means that, using current tests, neither partner has been diagnosed with any...

Marijuana Smoke Linked to Testicular Cancer
2012-09-10 17:21:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Love smoking that Mary Jane? Well, a new study says that your passion for rolling up that five-leafed friend might be affecting your nether regions if you´re a dude, bro. University of Southern California (USC) researchers wrote in the peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society that they have linked marijuana smoking to an increased risk of developing testicular cancer. Testicular cancer is most commonly diagnosed in...

First Genetic Sequence Of Individual Human Sperm
2012-07-20 07:58:23

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sperm cells can look the same with a similar tadpole appearance. However, the cells showcase differences among the genes. Recently, researchers were able to capture an image of the varieties among genes which they say is particularly helpful in understanding the genome and male fertility. The research is featured in the July 20 edition of Cell, a Cell Press journal. The scientists believe that the methods used could help...

Study Finds Male Fertility Genes
2012-05-25 09:18:25

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com A new report published in the American Journal of Human Genetics (AJHG) states that previously undiscovered male fertility genes were identified and the new findings provide more information regarding human production. The study, conducted by University of Chicago researchers, hopes to shine some light on the issue of male infertility. Much of the research on fertility has looked at studies dealing with infertile participants. Likewise, it is thought...

2012-05-23 23:00:20

Research presented at American Urological Association in Atlanta, Georgia tomorrow The Turek Clinic research shows outcomes after reversal of older vasectomies much better than previously thought timely given recent New England Journal of Medicine study showing birth defect rates significantly higher with IVF - ICSI than natural conception San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Research presented by The Turek Clinic this week at the American Urological Association in Atlanta, Georgia, has...