Latest Reproduction Stories

2014-04-09 23:30:27

The unfolding story of two NYC men — Cooper Boone and Mark Veeder — and their quest to have children via surrogacy at New England Fertility. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 New Yorkers Cooper Boone and Mark Veeder met on the footsteps of a beautiful old farmhouse in 2001 and have been inseparable ever since. They’ve had adventures, challenges, losses, and wins — a charmed life some would say. Yet through it all, the dream of one day having a family remained. That was all...

2014-04-09 23:22:45

Dr. Isaac Sasson Answers Questions about Infertility Treatment Options Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On Sunday, April 13th, potential parents from the greater Bala Cynwyd, Harrisburg, Reading, Chesterbrook, and Philadelphia region will have the opportunity to learn about the newest fertility treatments and insurance options from Shady Grove Fertility’s Dr. Isaac Sasson and members of Shady Grove Fertility’s staff. All attendees are eligible for a free new patient...

2014-04-08 08:32:13

Infertile couples who have to use fertility treatments to get pregnant usually don't need to go to the extent of using a third party donor - but some do PHOENIX, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Because of infertility awareness and the advances of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) the number of donor conceived births are increasing worldwide. The climate for openness on this topic has also been increasing with the number of support groups and networks for parents and their...

2014-04-04 23:25:20

On Saturday, March 29th, 2014 Open Arms Consultants celebrated their surrogate mothers with a picnic in Tampa. Despite a looming thunderstorm and chilly weather, they managed to have a great gathering. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 With a face painter, a balloon twister and a grill master, it was a great time for the surrogate mothers, their husbands, kids and staff to just take a break and get to know each other. In attendance were surrogate mothers in all stages of their...

Promiscuous Female Fruit Flies Prevent Male Extinction
2014-04-02 17:14:08

University of Liverpool Female fruit flies with a large number of sexual partners are playing an invaluable role in preventing the extinction of males, research at the University of Liverpool has shown. Scientists have found that flies in the northern parts of the United States are more inclined to have multiple partners in order to reduce the occurrence of an X chromosome which causes the production of only female offspring. This selfish genetic element (SGE) tries to replicate...

2014-04-02 16:31:36

ORLANDO, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Fertility will present an IVF Cycle Giveaway & Free Infertility Seminar, taking place at The Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center in Winter Park on Saturday, April 5(th). The event will feature a presentation from world renowned infertility expert, Dr. Samuel E. Brown along with his partner at Brown Fertility, Dr. Rafael A. Cabrera. Brown Fertility is proud to present the IVF Cycle Giveaway & Free Infertility Seminar in Winter Park...

2014-04-02 16:31:06

MARIETTA, Ga., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, will be released before the opening of the market on Friday, April 25, 2014. MiMedx will host a live broadcast of its first quarter conference call on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:30am EDT....

2014-04-02 16:29:52

DUBLIN, Apr. 02, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cb738c/in_vitro ) has announced the addition of the "In Vitro Fertilization Market in Asia Pacific - Country Analysis by End Users Number of Cycles, Revenue, Market Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast Through 2020" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Market in Asia Pacific Will Reach $4.2 Billion by 2020 The...

'Touched' Female Cockroaches Reproduce Faster
2014-04-02 15:53:02

North Carolina State University To speed up reproduction, there's no substitute for the tender touch of a live cockroach. That's the major takeaway from a North Carolina State University study examining whether artificial antennae – in this case, duck feathers – can mimic a cockroach antenna's capacity to hasten reproduction in cockroach females. Female cockroaches that get "touched" – by other female cockroaches and, under certain conditions, even by duck feathers that mimic...

2014-04-01 23:29:27

Fertility Centers of New England Now Offering Saturday and Sunday Appointments for Fertility Patients Reading, MA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Fertility Centers of New England announced today newly extended hours at their Reading, MA location. Patients are now able to schedule appointments on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. with Dr. Joseph Hill. The new office hours help provide convenient access to care and flexibility for patients seeking fertility treatment. “We are delighted to...

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...

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
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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