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2014-07-21 09:58:48

Imperial College London Researchers have successfully used a new and potentially safer method to stimulate ovulation in women undergoing IVF treatment. Twelve babies have been born after their mothers were given an injection of the natural hormone kisspeptin to make their eggs mature. Doctors normally administer another hormone, hCG, for this purpose, but in some women, there is a risk that this can overstimulate the ovaries, with potentially life-threatening consequences....

2014-03-19 08:30:18

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced FDA approval of new labeling for their fertility products, MENOPUR and BRAVELLE. The label update is a result of the COMBINE trial which demonstrated that both MENOPUR and BRAVELLE can be safely mixed and administered in a single injection. Approval was granted on February 19, 2014 and designates Ferring's mixed protocol as the only combination of IVF stimulation gonadotropins to...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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