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2010-05-06 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Aykut Bayrak, a fertility specialist and the Medical Director of PRC/SIRM, reported the first baby delivered this week from a chromosomally tested frozen egg in Southern California. The baby was born May 3rd following In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatment that involved egg freezing combined with a new genetic test called Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH). The birth paves the way for successful pregnancies for women who prefer to delay...

2010-04-27 13:30:00

New Technology Dramatically Increases a Woman's Chances of Having Her Own Biological Children Well Past the Age of Peak Fertility ROCKVILLE, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shady Grove Fertility, the nation's largest fertility and IVF center, announces the opening of its Center for Fertility Preservation, offering the most advanced technology in egg freezing. The new technology "flash freezes" a woman's eggs until she's ready to conceive, and yields significantly higher pregnancy...

2010-04-20 16:53:00

LAS VEGAS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) is donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars on May 11 and 12, in celebration of Mother's Day on May 9. The donated treatment cycles are part of the Sher Institute "Giving Back" Program. The Giving Back Program includes these initiatives and many more: Donation of two IVF cycles at Las Vegas seminars - An IVF cycle costs on average around $10,000...

2010-03-10 14:13:00

DENVER, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- William Schoolcraft, MD, and fellow physicians at the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM), have authored the definitive guide for people facing fertility challenges. "If At First You Don't Conceive" is being published on March 16, 2010 by Rodale Books. "Being told you have a fertility problem isn't dissimilar from being told you have cancer," said Dr. Schoolcraft. "The book I wrote, with my clinic colleagues, is designed to save millions of...

2010-03-02 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genetics & IVF Institute (GIVF) is launching a Personal Egg Banking service in the Washington, DC area to help women 40 and under who want to cryopreserve (freeze) their eggs now for use in the future when they wish to become pregnant. The age of a woman's eggs dramatically affects her ability to conceive. At 30, a healthy woman has about a 20% chance per month of conceiving, but the likelihood of pregnancy plummets as a woman grows...

2010-02-09 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Partners Medical Group, Inc. announces the launch of the Success Prime IVF Program, an IVF money back guarantee for best-case patients. "The Success Prime Program is really very simple," says Dr. Arthur Wisot of Reproductive Partners. "If we determine that you are an eligible candidate, and if you do not get pregnant with embryos from either a fresh or frozen embryo IVF cycle, you will receive a refund of the Global Fee of $11,650 standard...

2010-01-21 12:15:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fertility specialists responsible for the first pregnancy in the Pacific Northwest resulting from frozen human eggs are hailing new research showing that frozen eggs can be as effective as fresh eggs in helping previously infertile women achieve pregnancy. Among new studies presented at the meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in October was one from Reproductive Biology Associates of Atlanta, finding that 85 percent of eggs survived...

2009-11-02 13:33:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Egg Bank (TWEB), an international agency for the donation of human eggs to infertile women, announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with a European fertility clinic to provide American women with in vitro fertilization (IVF) of donated frozen eggs at or less than the cost of staying home for such treatment. The exclusive partnership is between TWEB and IVI in Alicante, Spain, the world's largest IVF center for frozen donated eggs. It boasts one...

2009-10-21 11:43:49

The proportion of in vitro fertilization (IVF) multiple births was lower in the eight states that provide insurance coverage for couples seeking IVF treatment, primarily due to fewer embryos transferred per cycle, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in an abstract presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, October 17-21. IVF remains an expensive treatment option for those with infertility, and many cannot afford it. A course of treatment...

2009-06-30 11:14:44

 Transferring just one embryo at a time to a woman's womb after embryos have undergone preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and freezing at the blastocyst stage has become a real option after researchers achieved pregnancy rates that were as good as those for blastocysts that had not had a cell removed for PGD before freezing. Their results mean that it will be possible to reduce the number of multiple pregnancies after PGD and the consequent complications associated with these...


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