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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...

2013-05-13 23:26:56

According to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) 2011 IVF success rates report, the Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago´s egg donation program achieved a live birth rate of 80% in 2011. For women under age 35 using their own eggs, the live birth success rate at AFCC was 60%. Gurnee, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Our Egg Donor and IVF success rates are above the national average for a fifteenth consecutive year, announces the Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago....

2013-05-07 23:30:04

Advances in Fertility Preservation with Egg Freezing Benefit Infertile Community & Cancer Patients. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The ability to successfully freeze, thaw, and fertilize a woman´s oocytes (eggs) has led to the first generation of babies born as a result of this advanced reproductive technology. Fertility Associates of Memphis reported the region´s first live births from frozen egg in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, with expectations for ongoing success...

2012-10-13 04:03:53

Fertility Rescue Initiative Honors National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Offering Egg Freezing at No Cost Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sher Fertility Institute is seeking to create awareness of its Fertility Rescue Initiative, which offers patients that have been diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to freeze their eggs at no cost. The procedure normally costs $10,000 or more. It is well known that most chemotherapy regimens destroy...

2012-10-13 04:03:48

Grant Provides Up to $2,000 in Medications to Patients Undergoing IVF Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Sher Fertility Institute announced today that it will be offering a subsidy of up to $2,000 in In Vitro Fertilization medications to patients undergoing IVF treatment prior to the end of 2012. The offer of donated medications is a part of the Institute´s “Giving Back” initiative that seeks to provide free or discounted fertility treatment to couples/individuals who...


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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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