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2013-08-26 23:23:19

To encourage more socially responsible, ethical and cost-effective fertility treatment, the clinic is introducing a new “Freeze & Hold” option that allows families undergoing IVF with egg donation or surrogacy to selectively fertilize some eggs for immediate use and freeze others for the future, thereby reducing the number of never-used embryos. The clinic is also reducing the costs of its flat-fee unlimited IVF package while continuing its other signature features including a...

2013-07-22 13:22:05

-Only 40 per cent of women happy with fertility discussions with their doctor compared to 64 per cent of men -Sperm banking has been available for over 30 years -Egg freezing has only just become available Young female cancer patients are unhappy about the way fertility preservation options are discussed with them by doctors before starting cancer treatment, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Sheffield and The Children's Hospital, Sheffield. The pioneering...

2013-07-18 23:26:25

Revolutionary technology now available at Fertility Centers of Illinois monitors embryo development from conception, allowing for improved fertility treatment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 The EmbryoScope, the latest in cutting-edge technology, is now available to couples seeking fertility treatment in the Midwest at Fertility Centers of Illinois. Comprised of an incubator, microscope and time-lapse camera, the EmbryoScope monitors embryo development from the time of conception,...

2013-07-12 23:34:41

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) empowers women to share their concerns, questions and hopes for single parenthood during a support group that will be facilitated by RMACT's clinical psychologist. The support group is being held on Tuesday, July 23 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at RMACT's Norwalk office (10 Glover Avenue). Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 On Tuesday, July 23 from 6 – 7:30 p.m., Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) will host a...

2013-07-09 17:28:01

Women feel positive about it, even though many believe they will never use the eggs they have stored Egg freezing as insurance against age-related infertility is a growing trend in many countries. Women who bank oocytes for use at some time in the future hope to buy a little time in their search for a suitable partner. However, a study from one of Europe's largest centres in reproductive medicine suggests that many of those banking eggs believe they will never use them - even though...

2013-06-27 23:41:29

FCNE announces the launch and clinical use of the Computerized Sperm Class Analyzer® for objective semen analysis. Reading, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce the successful launch and clinical use of the Computerized Sperm Class Analyzer® system for andrology services. The Fertility Centers of New England is the only IVF center in New England using this advanced technology. The Computerized Sperm Class Analyzer® is a computer...

2013-06-04 23:26:25

Dallas-Fort Worth Fertility Associates was recently re-certified with the College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation, an accreditation assuring that its not only meets federal regulations but exceeds them. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Dallas-Fort Worth Fertility Associates was recently re-certified with the College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation, an accreditation assuring that its Dallas IVF laboratory not only meets federal regulations but exceeds...

2013-05-30 23:27:54

The appointment of Richard Westoby and Alon Tabak Aviram is part of several steps to improve surrogacy journey coordination and support, foster more cooperative arrangements with local complimentary providers and organizations, and conduct outreach and educational activities to prospective parents. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 CT Fertility today announced the appointment of Richard Westoby as its UK-based European client service representative, and that of Alon Tabak Aviram as its...

2013-05-30 13:41:33

New study enables women to calculate their chances of a live birth after egg freezing Researchers from New York Medical College and the University of California Davis have for the first time codified age-specific probabilities of live birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) with frozen eggs. A team of researchers led by Kutluk Oktay, M.D., a New York Medical College physician/scientist who specializes in preserving the fertility of female cancer patients, conducted a meta-analysis of...

2013-05-17 23:18:03

Fertility Centers of Illinois discusses genetic screening for breast cancer and fertility preservation during a breast cancer diagnosis. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 After learning she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer due to a genetic predisposition through the BRCA1 gene, Angelina Jolie made the decision to undergo a [preventative double mastectomy, lessening her risk to five percent. Angelina´s decision shines the spotlight on genetic predisposition to disease, and what...