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2014-07-10 08:28:38

Fertile Heart video offers author/fertility advocate Julia Indichova's views on spontaneous pregnancies after failed fertility treatments, addresses questions regarding Carolyn Savage's "embryo mix up" story. WOODSTOCK, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolyn and Sean Savage, a couple with three healthy children, choose to try for a fourth child using in vitro fertilization. Due to a lab error, another couple's embryo is transferred into Carolyn's womb and she becomes pregnant with...

2014-07-08 09:47:18

The JAMA Network Journals Women who had prenatal and infant/toddler nurse visits at home were less likely to die than women who did not and children whose mothers were visited by nurses were less likely to have died by age 20 from preventable causes. Since 1990, the authors have been conducting a randomized clinical trial of a program of prenatal and infant/toddler home visits by nurses for very low-income, largely black mothers, having their first child. The study assigned 1,138...

2014-07-08 08:27:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available on Amazon, "Total Male: Save Your Life by Taking Charge of Your Sexual Health" is a clarion call to men who have, for one reason or another, been reluctant to visit the doctor. "Total Male" brings together all the latest knowledge on men's sexual health and presents an actionable plan to "look better, feel better, love better and live longer." The book is also available online from Barnes & Noble....

Expectant Women Unhappy With Medical Checkups Often Turn To Internet For Pregnancy Advice
2014-07-08 07:01:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More people are turning to Internet sources for medical advice and information, and that includes pregnant women. A research team from Penn State found that pregnant women are unhappy with how often they turn to online sites with their medical questions. The study findings were published in a recent issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. "We found that first-time moms were upset that their first prenatal visit did not...

Babies Born To Healthy Mothers Are Similar In Size Worldwide
2014-07-07 03:35:52

University of Oxford Poor nutrition and health, not race or ethnicity, cause most of the current wide disparities in fetal growth and newborn size Babies' growth in the womb and their size at birth, especially their length, are strikingly similar the world over – when babies are born to healthy, well-educated and well-nourished mothers. That's the finding of a landmark international study, INTERGROWTH-21st, led by Oxford University researchers, which involved almost 60,000...

2014-07-03 23:08:42

Long Island IVF, along with the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, will host a fertility awareness fundraising event, "Dancing for the Family," on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Dance With Me Long Island Studios in Glen Head, New York. Attendees will have the chance to win the door prize of an IVF cycle donated by Long Island IVF. Melville, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Long Island IVF is pleased to announce that its first fertility awareness fundraising event, “Dancing...

Genetically Driven Gut Feelings Help Female Fruit Flies During Courtship And Mating
2014-07-03 03:15:27

Cell Press What are the complex processes in the brain involved with choosing a mate, and are these processes different in females versus males? It's difficult to study such questions in people, but researchers are finding clues in fruit flies that might be relevant to humans and other animals. Three different studies on the topic are being published in the Cell Press journals Neuron (1) (2) and Current Biology. Work over the past 100 years has largely focused on the overt courtship...

2014-07-03 08:23:32

ALKMAAR, The Netherlands, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday July 1st 2014, the new Danzza (http://www.danzza.nl) website went live internationally. After months of development we have introduced a unique website for people who are searching for an ovum donor, sperm donor or surrogate mother. You can create a personal profile and then use the available search engine for searches with criteria including hair and eye colour, background, etc. For many, the often...

2014-07-03 04:20:56

CINCINNATI, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 88.6% Accurate Identification of Estrus Dairymaster [http://www.dairymaster.com ], the hi-tech dairy farming equipment manufacturer, is the world leader in estrus detection [http://www.dairymaster.com/heat-detection ] in cows. A piece of research undertaken at Kansas State University and published this week in the Journal of Dairy Science specifically stated that scanning by ultrasonography confirmed that...

2014-07-02 23:12:15

New England Fertility, one of the oldest fertility centers in the New York City metropolitan area, is making IVF (in vitro fertilization) more accessible with the introduction of, what they believe to be, the most affordable IVF in the United States. The new plan, The IVF Discount and Financing Plan, offers a comprehensive IVF package, and with optional 12-month, zero percent, in-house financing. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 New England Fertility, one of the oldest fertility centers...


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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