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2010-11-29 16:31:39

European Science Foundation publishes new report on male reproductive health Reduced male fertility may be making it even harder for couples to conceive and be contributing to low birth rates in many countries, reveals a new European Science Foundation (ESF) report launching at a meeting in Paris. More than 10% of couples worldwide are infertile, contributing to the growing demand for assisted reproduction techniques such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF) for which Robert G. Edwards won the...

2010-11-04 00:00:38

Attain Fertility Centers and The AFA Produce Video for Gay Women Researching Pregnancy, Conception and Surrogacy Purchase, NY (PRWEB) November 3, 2010 Gay women who want to become pregnant and have a family biologically have many options available to them. In a recent educational video by The American Fertility Association titled "Reproductive Options for Lesbian Women," many of those options are discussed along with legal considerations to keep in mind. The video, funded by Attain®...

2010-10-28 11:18:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians from Reproductive Medicine Associates of NJ have once again earned the top research award, the 2010 General Program Prize, from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. The study, "A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrating Significantly Increased Clinical Pregnancy Rates Following 24-Chromosome Aneuploidy Screening: Biopsy and Analysis on Day 5 with Fresh Transfer," was led by Richard Scott, M.D. and Nathan Treff,...

2010-07-28 13:15:00

Film Presents the Hidden Dangers, Health Risks, and Exploitation of Young Women Through Egg Donation NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The infertility industry has a dirty little secret that is dressed in deceptive advertising, large monetary incentives and appeals to altruism. Using these tactics, the industry targets young, vulnerable women for a precious commodity: human eggs. Eggsploitation, a new documentary released today by The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network,...

2010-05-26 05:18:00

MIAMI, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Surrogacy and Egg Donation Center, Conceptual Options (http://www.ConceptualOptions.com), will be conducting a FREE seminar in Miami, Florida on the 17th and 18th of July 2010. These one-day FREE seminars will include a morning seminar and afternoon individual consultations. This seminar will focus on Surrogacy, Embryo, Sperm and Egg Donation and will be held at the Four Seasons resort in Miami, Florida. "We realize there is a need for our services both...

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2010-05-12 06:30:00

A study published in a recent issue of a leading bioethics journal found that compensation being offered for young women to sell their eggs to infertility treatment clinics often exceeds industry guidelines, fueling the debate over how much - or even whether - egg donors should be paid. The demand for human ova has been growing in recent years, as infertility treatments and increased investment in stem cell research grows. Many young women at top colleges and universities, a prized source of...

2009-12-23 08:59:09

The largest and longest running study of children born after preimplantation genetic diagnosis and screening has shown that embryo biopsy does not adversely affect the health of babies born as the result of a subsequent singleton pregnancy. The Belgian research, which is published online in the January issue of Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction [1], is the best answer to date to the question of whether removing a cell or two from an embryo to screen it for...

2009-11-24 09:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northeast Assisted Fertility Group (NAFG), already the leading surrogacy and egg donation program in Boston and New York, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office that will expand its services and resources to all its clients in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Ever since it was founded, NAFG has served clients all over the United States and internationally. And now, with its newly expanded pool of donors, carriers, and clients, it is even easier for...

2009-11-19 09:00:00

MIAMI, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northeast Assisted Fertility Group (NAFG), already the leading surrogacy and egg donation program in Boston and New York, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office that will expand its services and resources to all its clients in the Miami area. Ever since it was founded, NAFG has served clients all over the United States and internationally. And now, with its newly expanded pool of donors, carriers, and clients, it is even easier for egg donors...

2009-11-18 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northeast Assisted Fertility Group (NAFG), already the leading surrogacy and egg donation program in Boston and New York, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office that will expand its services and resources to all its clients in the Atlanta area. Ever since it was founded, NAFG has served clients all over the United States and internationally. And now, with its newly expanded pool of donors, carriers, and clients, it is even easier for egg...


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