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2014-05-20 11:54:57

The Lancet A major new Series of papers, published today [Tuesday 20 May] in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start. The research is led by Professor Joy Lawn, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Save the Children, UK, with Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta at the Hospital for Sick...

2014-05-18 12:20:16

Assessment of sperm quality suggests no association with congenital anomalies ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Birth defects do not appear to be associated with the father's semen quality, according to a new study at the 109(th )Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study, conducted by researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, Stanford University and the Texas Department of State Health Services, will be presented to reporters...

2014-05-16 23:02:13

Egg freezing is the first major advancement in medicine since the birth control pill that has empowered women to take control of their own reproductive health. Join the medical team at Shady Grove Fertility for a live online seminar on egg freezing options. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 On Tuesday, May 20th, Shady Grove Fertility, the nation’s leader in fertility medicine will host a free online seminar about egg freezing also known as fertility preservation. During the program...

2014-05-15 23:02:47

ACLU of Pennsylvania asks Attorney General Kathleen Kane to take steps to eliminate the use of illegal restraints on pregnant inmates in violation of the Healthy Birth for Incarcerated Women Act. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania sent Attorney General Kathleen Kane a letter today asking her to take steps to eliminate the use of illegal restraints on pregnant inmates in violation of the Healthy Birth for Incarcerated Women Act. A...

2014-05-15 08:32:43

MARIETTA, Ga., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the 11(th) Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, William C. Taylor, President and COO, and Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer, are...

Researchers Discover World’s Oldest Petrified Sperm In Australian Cave
2014-05-15 07:40:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online An international team of researchers working at a fossil site in northwest Queensland, Australia have come across a remarkable, unusual and perhaps even somewhat icky find – the world’s oldest petrified sperm sample. According to reports published by NBC News, the sperm came from a tiny crustacean known as an ostracod and dates back somewhere between 16 million and 23 million years to the early Miocene epoch. An ostracod,...

2014-05-13 23:13:28

With 2013 in the wind, the next chapter of surrogacy opportunities has arrived. CARE Surrogacy Center’s influence on the surrogacy world embodies a revitalized spirit, and in particular appears to be a direct offspring of affordable family building options for growing generations to come. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 CARE Surrogacy Center Mexico epitomizes the new, growing generation of intended parents seeking affordable family building options. Affordability has now been grasped....

2014-05-13 16:28:01

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, M.A., director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council (FRC), spoke today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to bring the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" to a vote in the Senate. The bill would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization, since at...

2014-05-13 16:27:41

Woman's own eggs and in vitro fertilization result in healthy son, new family WINTER PARK, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fertility C.A.R.E. (Center of Assisted Reproduction & Endocrinology) and the Vivere-Winter Park Fertility Laboratory have announced the first successful delivery of a healthy baby by a 46-year-old woman through in vitro fertilization (IVF) using her biological eggs and specialized reproductive hormone therapies. The Orlando-area woman had never had a...

2014-05-12 23:04:30

EggBanxx.com, FertilityAuthority’s network of elite fertility doctors specializing in egg freezing, was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Friday evening. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 On the segment titled, “Delaying Pregnancy Becomes New Normal”, anchor Brian Williams said, “Women are waiting longer to have children if they can afford to” and cited that in the last decade, there’s been a 35% increase among women [ages 40-44] having children for the first...


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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