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MagnetoSperm Robots May Soon Be Used For In Vitro Fertilization
2014-06-03 09:41:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors looking to conduct procedures on a microscopic scale have developed sperm-inspired robots that can be manipulated through the use of weak oscillating magnetic fields, according to a new report in the journal Applied Physics Letters. Measuring just over 320 microns in length, the tiny robots are comprised of a head covered in cobalt-nickel and an uncoated tail. When the robot is exposed to an oscillating field of weaker than 5...

2014-06-02 23:11:27

Long Island IVF Drs. Pena and Zinger have been named New York "Super Doctors" in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology, as featured in the New York Times Magazine on May 18, 2014. Melville, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Long Island IVF is pleased to announce that two of its doctors, Dr. Joseph Pena and Dr. Michael Zinger, have been named as New York “Super Doctors” in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology, securing two of just six spots on the elite list for the combined Long...

2014-06-02 16:26:04

NORWALK, Conn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net will present new research and topics related to improving neonatal and maternal outcomes over the coming weeks. Through new research and empirical evidence, best practices and recommendations are evolving. Researchers have found ways to improve neonatal health by reducing preterm births and discovering ways to help counteract maternal behaviors that may harm the developing fetus. In addition, clinicians and...

2014-05-30 23:05:57

Studies show that the average IVF patient cycles 3 times in order to have a baby. To make the journey to pregnancy more affordable, IVFAdvantage's financing with $0 down allows patients to seek treatment sooner, providing an even greater treatment advantage. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 IVFAdvantage is a leading program from FertilityAuthority, empowering women to take charge of their fertility. The multi-cycle IVF program is built from the need for patients to be able to...

Researchers Discover Unusual Parenting Behavior By A Southeast Asian Treefrog
2014-05-30 03:50:49

National University of Singapore Study shows parental care increases survival of offspring in Chiromantis hansenae, the only treefrog in the region with this behavior Researchers from the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science have discovered that a Southeast Asian species of treefrog practices parental care to increase the likelihood of survival of its offspring. Chiromantis hansenae (C. hansenae), is currently the only...

2014-05-29 23:16:09

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has recently recognized that when women receive doula care during labor they are less likely to have cesarean births. In their book, Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman Supported Birth in America, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift provide a social history of doula care in the U.S., and describe how doulas are the ambassadors to the midwifery model of care. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Childbirth in America...

2014-05-29 23:13:00

Having already helped more than a thousand gay men to become parents, this Father's Day CT Fertility is inviting aspiring dads to learn how they too can build their families with the most innovative technologies, broadest egg donation and IVF options, and best financial assistance plans and medical insurance strategies ever available (in part due to Obamacare). In addition, a reception will honor many other local gay dads, as well as dozens of others whose surrogates are currently...

2014-05-29 23:02:36

Surrogacy in Canada is not just for those too posh to push, or the rich and famous. One in six couples are affected by various forms of infertility. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 There are two types of surrogacy arrangements in Canada; Gestational and Traditional. A traditional surrogate arrangement is rare in Canada and equates to less than five percent of all Canadian surrogacy arrangements. A traditional surrogacy arrangement involves a woman who donates her own egg(s) and then acts as the...

2014-05-29 08:30:45

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen birth rates declined 10% in 2013 and have declined fully 57% since peaking in 1991, according to new data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. Both the rate and number of teen births in the United States are now at historic lows. "The progress the nation has made in reducing teen births has gone from extraordinary to almost unbelievable," said Sarah Brown, CEO of The...

2014-05-28 23:13:38

Shady Grove Fertility hosts free, in-person educational seminar on egg freezing options. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 On Thursday, June 5th, Shady Grove Fertility, the nation’s leader in fertility medicine, will host a free seminar about egg freezing, also commonly known as fertility preservation. During the program, women will learn how cutting edge technology has increased the success of egg freezing and recommendations for how many and at what age women should freeze....


Latest Reproduction Reference Libraries

Stegodyphus lineatus
2014-04-07 14:12:35

Stegodyphus lineatus is the only European species belonging to the spider genus Stegodyphus. The males of this species are up to 12 millimeters long, while the females are up to 15 millimeters long. The coloration can range from whitish to almost black. In the majority of individuals, the opisthosoma is whitish with two broad black longitudinal stripes. The males and females look similar, but the male is usually richer in contrast and has a bulbous forehead. The species name is in...

Seed Saving
2013-05-18 07:22:11

Seed saving is the preserving of seeds from mature vegetables, herbs, and flowers used in subsequent years along with bulbs and tubers. Home gardeners have saved seeds for generations and the practice is now becoming common with organic farmers as well as permaculturists. Growers will clone plants so as not to produce seeds keeping the plant “true to type” to the parent plant. True to type refers to the characteristics of the parent plant such as large fruit/blooms. Plants...

Human Reproduction
2012-05-14 11:44:50

Human Reproduction is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that concentrates on original research, clinical case studies and opinions and debates on topical issues. The journal was broken into three distinct journals in 1995, with Human Reproduction Update and Molecular Human Reproduction. Human Reproduction Update is a bimonthly review journal and Molecular Human Reproduction is a monthly journal focusing on molecular aspects of reproductive biology. Human Reproduction covers all aspects...

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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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