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2014-08-04 23:05:55

Grant proposals must address factors contributing to poor birth outcomes, infant mortality. Baltimore (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) is committing up to $3.3 million over the next three years in programs seeking to improve birth outcomes and lower infant mortality rates in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. CareFirst, the region’s largest health insurer, has issued a request for proposals from community health centers, nonprofit...

2014-08-04 16:25:55

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (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 34(th) Annual Canaccord|Genuity Growth Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, William C. Taylor, President and COO, and Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer, are...

2014-08-04 08:27:11

CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by the federal government finds that community-based doulas - based on a program started by HealthConnect One - dramatically increase breastfeeding rates in underserved communities, where a baby's exposure to breast milk can help mitigate the impacts of poverty. "This study shows that community-based doulas can change the way our country cares for our most vulnerable moms and babies, and it can save taxpayer dollars," said...

2014-07-30 23:15:54

Long Island IVF has been designated an Aetna Institute of Excellence™ Infertility Clinic for Assisted Reproductive Technology services. Melville, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Long Island IVF is honored to announce that it has been designated an Aetna Institute of Excellence™ Infertility Clinic for Assisted Reproductive Technology services. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their...

2014-07-29 23:02:29

In a new study, researchers mated worms of different species and found that the females’ lifespans and number of offspring were drastically reduced compared with females mated with the same species, and cross-species-mated females were often sterile. The researchers showed that the “foreign” sperm had broken from the female’s uterus, prematurely fertilized the eggs and destroyed the ovaries (causing no viable offspring and sterility), and traveled throughout the worm’s body...

2014-07-28 23:02:14

“Everyone deserves the love of a child and no one should be denied that right,” says Stephanie Caballero Esq. San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Extraordinary Conceptions Surrogacy and Egg Donor Agency announces dates for conferences in Europe in order to help more people who are struggling with their fertility, by proving information about surrogacy and egg donation in the United States, where it is legal to do so. Having a baby may not be so easy for some couples. According...

2014-07-28 08:28:38

A recent study at New York infertility clinic CHR discovered that nationwide, women seeking infertility treatment are older than they were 10 years ago. NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As women seek fertility treatment later and later in life, even in their 50s, medical practice and society at large face new challenges, according to a new study published by investigators from the Center for Human Reproduction (CHR), a leading clinical and research center in reproductive...

2014-07-24 23:02:27

Revolutionary financial programs - Assure 20 and Assure 30 - enable women to pay a single fee for multiple egg freezing cycles. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 As the age of marriage and childbirth increases, more women are looking to egg freezing as a way to ensure future family building options by extending fertility potential which would otherwise decline with advancing reproductive age. Vitrification technology, a fast freeze method for eggs and embryos, is a cutting edge medical...

2014-07-24 23:00:58

Money magazine quoted Mindy recently in a Family Finance article by Donna Rosato entitled Three Ways to Cut the High Cost of Infertility Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In a July 9th article in the Money magazine blog, Mindy Berkson, infertility expert and founder of Lotus Blossom Consulting LLC, was quoted in a Family Finance article by Donna Rosato entitled Three Ways to Cut the High Cost of Infertility. Her advice began with, “The most effective way to minimize costs is to maximize...

2014-07-23 23:14:32

Immersed in excruciating pain, approximately one in eight American couples experience infertility. As a prominent leader in the fertility industry, CARE Surrogacy Center announces key steps to help couples struggling with infertility face their feelings of despair and hopelessness. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Immersed in excruciating pain, approximately one in eight American couples experience infertility. As a prominent leader in the fertility industry, CARE Surrogacy Center is...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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