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2014-05-21 23:05:40

Researchers continue to link environmental toxin exposure to infertility. Fairhaven Health’s line of natural fertility supplements may help to reverse the harmful effects of environmental toxin exposure, and improves overall reproductive health. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Environmental toxins have a bad reputation when it comes to fertility and trying to conceive. Chemicals and air pollution adversely affect human health, and researchers continue to link exposure to...

2014-05-21 23:03:37

Circle Surrogacy, one of the nation’s oldest and largest surrogate parenting agencies, is proud to introduce surrogacy financing options of up to $100,000 for U.S. intended parents. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Circle Surrogacy, one of the nation’s premier surrogate parenting agencies, is proud to announce new surrogacy financing options for U.S. intended parents. The agency is partnering with American Healthcare Lending (AHL), which offers simple interest installment loans in...

Pregnant Women Experience Strong Emotional Reactions To Music, As Evidenced By Their Blood Pressure
2014-05-21 12:52:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many people experience strong emotional reactions to music. A team of German researchers adds weight to that knowledge with a new study finding that pregnant women experience stronger emotional reactions to music than their non-pregnant counterparts. In the study, published in the journal Psychophysiology, researchers played brief music sequences of 10 or 30 seconds to female volunteers. Next, they transformed the passages and played...

2014-05-21 11:03:07

University of Iowa It's how life survives in a constantly changing environment In Lewis Carroll’s 1871 classic novel Through the Looking Glass, the Red Queen tells Alice: “Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.” Over the years, evolutionary biologists have used the Red Queen’s statement to refer to the “Red Queen” hypothesis, which describes how living organisms, including humans, manage to survive in a changing environment by...

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,...


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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Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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