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2014-06-12 08:28:39

Bundaberg area couples now have access to lower cost fertility treatment. BUNDABERG, Australia, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Affordable IVF has made its low cost IVF and ICSI fertility treatment services available to prospective families throughout the Wide Bay Burnett Region, it was announced today. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117211 The new service, which originated on the Sunshine Coast, has been expanding and now offers some of the services in...

2014-06-11 12:28:59

Americord's Significant Investment in Brooklyn Will Create New Jobs in New York NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today that it will expand its presence in New York as a result of START-UP NY, an initiative that creates tax-free areas across New York State. Under the program, Americord will invest more than $402,000 toward a new research and development laboratory and spur the creation of new jobs. "We are thrilled to be among the first companies to take...

2014-06-11 08:28:19

Earnings Call Scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET on June 19, 2014 HONG KONG, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) (the "Company") today announced its plan to release financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, after the market closes in the U.S. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 19, 2014 to discuss its financial performance and give a brief overview of...

2014-06-10 23:16:57

Marijuana use may impact a couple's ability to have a baby. Only Dr. Lani Burkman's LifeCell Dx's Advanced Semen Analysis will give couples the detailed information about the sperm they will need to make informed decisions. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 LifeCell Dx’s founder, Chief Science Officer and Andrologist, Dr. Lani Burkman warns that the use of marijuana can impact fertility – the ability to produce a baby. Dr. Burkman is an internationally recognized...

2014-06-10 13:53:17

Radiological Society of North America Babies born 32 to 36 weeks into gestation may have smaller brains and other brain abnormalities that could lead to long-term developmental problems, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Much of the existing knowledge on preterm birth and brain development has been drawn from studies of individuals born very preterm, or less than 32 weeks into gestation at birth. For the new study, researchers in Australia focused...

Mobile Technology May Be Negatively Affecting Male Fertility
2014-06-10 12:58:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men with fertility problems may want to reevaluate what they keep in the pockets of their pants, especially if one of those items is a mobile phone. According to a new study in the Environment International journal, Radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) emitted by mobile phones can reduce sperm mobility and viability. In the study, researchers review data from participants at fertility clinics and research centers....

2014-06-09 23:09:46

Michael Doyle, M.D., of CT Fertility and Victoria Ferrara, Esq. of Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists to host reception and discuss what you need to know to become parents through surrogacy. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 On Father’s Day, June 15, 2014, CT Fertility and Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists will host a Reception and Surrogacy Presentation to celebrate fatherhood through surrogacy. You will hear these experts discuss affordability, egg donation, surrogacy law, insurance...

2014-06-06 16:23:34

TORONTO, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - SELA Canada today announced it has won the 2014 Microsoft Humanitarian Response Citizenship Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. "We are deeply honored to receive the 2014 Microsoft Humanitarian Response Citizenship Award for the hard work our team put into building the 'My Baby and Me' Infant...

2014-06-05 23:14:11

Fertility Nutraceuticals, LLC, announced the release of FERTINATAL Plus®, a prenatal vitamin product designed to meet the special nutritional needs of women over 35 who are trying to get pregnant. Currently, no other prenatal vitamins on the market contains fertility-supporting benefit of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) to would-be mothers over 35, whose natural fertility may be on the wane. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Fertility Nutraceuticals, LLC, announced the release of...

Size And Shape Of Sperm In Young Men Affected By Cannabis Use
2014-06-05 03:48:01

University of Sheffield World's largest study investigating how lifestyle affects sperm Young men who use cannabis may be putting their fertility at risk by inadvertently affecting the size and shape of their sperm according to research published today (Thursday 5 June 2014). In the world's largest study to investigate how common lifestyle factors influence the size and shape of sperm (referred to as sperm morphology), a research team from the Universities of Sheffield and Manchester...


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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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