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2008-09-30 12:00:48

Dr. Paul Magarelli from the Corona Institute for Reproductive Medicine & Fertility (CIRMF), the Inland Empire's full-service and personalized reproductive center, will offer the Celebration IVF Plan, a complete round of in-vitro fertilization for just $6,000 - less than half the typical cost of the reproductive treatment. The affordable fertility plan will be offered during the months of October, November and December as a thank you to the Inland Empire community for its support. Couples...

2008-07-30 15:01:17

The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) announced today an increase in in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates to 80 percent from its Institutional Review Board-approved clinical preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) study involving comprehensive screening of all 23 pairs of chromosomes on day five embryos (blastocysts). In May 2007, CCRM commenced this innovative, world first clinical study, which screens for all 23 pairs of chromosomes on a few cells removed from the...

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2008-07-09 09:05:00

A new study found frozen embryos are just as healthy as fresh embryos when it comes to weight, risk of birth defects, and premature deliveries. Danish researchers presented their findings Tuesday during a meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. Researchers studied 19,000 babies, and discovered frozen embryos added no risk of birth defect because only the strongest survive the freezing and thawing process. Dr. Anja Pinborg, a researcher at the Copenhagen...

2008-07-01 21:00:19

By Vianna Davila, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 1--Stanford University researchers said they are one step closer to accurately predicting if in vitro fertilization will result in pregnancy, according to a study released Tuesday. The study, published in the Public Library of Science journal, identifies factors that will indicate with 70 percent accuracy the chances of pregnancy after a single round of in vitro fertilization, or IVF. In vitro fertilization is a process by which...

2008-06-30 00:02:27

By Heather May, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 29--Some women who don't have cancer but want to delay childbearing also want to freeze their eggs. The Utah Center for Reproductive Medicine at the University of Utah emphasizes the option for cancer patients, but will provide it for other women after they have been counseled about the chances, costs and risks. "This is not a medical or commercial enterprise on our part," U. infertility doctor Kirtly Jones wrote in an e-mail. "We would...

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2008-06-15 15:10:00

WHEN HE HEARD THE DIAGNOSIS -- prostate cancer, surgery needed -- Neal Rosenblum was crushed that the treatment would destroy his ability to have more children. Now a year later, the self-employed Hollywood engineer and inventor lives cancer-free, and he and his wife last week tried for a baby through in-vitro fertilization using his sperm frozen before the surgery left him sterile. Rosenblum, 41, is one of a growing number of young cancer patients freezing sperm and eggs in case surgery,...

2007-04-18 09:00:44

In an effort to evaluate the efficiency of oocyte vitrification (the ability for a woman to freeze her eggs for later use), Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) is conducting an ongoing study of women interested in freezing their eggs through vitrification. This study has received renewed approval by an Investigational Review Board (IRB). FCI is the first fertility practice in the Chicago area to receive such an approval. In addition, FCI has recently been awarded an Independent Medical...

2007-04-16 09:00:42

The Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) will host the third annual Midwest Reproductive Symposium where physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and scientists will meet to discuss new concepts, techniques and challenges in the field of reproductive medicine. This forum will collectively bring together medical experts to help advance the field of assisted reproductive technology. The Midwest Reproductive Symposium (MRS) is an educational event that began in 2005 to promote the...

2006-07-25 00:30:00

NEW YORK -- In vitro fertilization (IVF), a popular type of test tube fertility technique, is less likely be successful in the mother's eggs have been frozen and stored, researchers report in the journal Fertility and Sterility. With IVF, the egg is fertilized by the sperm outside the body and the resulting embryo is placed in the mother. The egg may be relatively fresh or it may have been obtained in the past and frozen until ready for use. This latter approach allows women with certain...

2006-06-19 07:46:21

By Patricia Reaney PRAGUE (Reuters) - A new method of freezing human eggs could enable many more women, particularly young cancer patients, to have children, Japanese fertility experts said on Monday. Unlike sperm which can be easily frozen, thawed and used in fertility treatments, women's eggs are very fragile and are often damaged when they are thawed. Only about 150 babies worldwide, including three in Britain, have been born from eggs that have been frozen and thawed. But...


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