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2010-12-10 13:15:00

A study said that most exercise appears to have little relationship with the quality or quantity of sperm, but men who bike at least five hours a week have fewer and less active sperm than men who did not exercise. Lauren Wise at Boston University, who led the study, said that research among competitive athletes has linked biking to genital or urinary problems and poor semen quality. "However, we were uncertain whether we would find an association among a sample of men engaged in more...

2010-12-10 00:00:44

Donor Alliance was named the successor organization to the Donor Awareness Council, officially assuming the organization's responsibilities on July 1, 2010. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 Donor Alliance, the federally designated organ procurement organization and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving Colorado and most of Wyoming, was named the successor organization to the Donor Awareness Council (DAC), officially assuming the organization's...

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2010-11-26 11:57:21

A new study suggests that women who use donated eggs to get pregnant by in vitro fertilization (IVF) might be more at risk for a potentially dangerous complication than women who use traditional IVF methods. Women who use IVF -- in which an egg is fertilized outside the body, then implanted into a woman's uterus -- are already believed to be at an increased risk for preeclampsia -- a condition that occurs when a woman's blood pressure rises during her second or third trimester and her...

2010-11-11 11:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange Leap announced today the successful demonstration of Orange Leap Donor Widgets to customers and partners last Thursday at OrangeCon, Orange Leap's annual conference for users and developers. As part of the demonstration, Orange Leap announced the formation of a Beta Test program that will run into early 2011. Orange Leap provides a highly innovative and easy to use software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that strengthens relationships between an...

2010-11-08 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cryobank (CCB), the nation's leading sperm bank, today announced the opening of its newest branch in Indianapolis, IN. In conjunction with General BioTechnology, CCB Indiana joins Los Angeles (2), New York, Cambridge, and Palo Alto as California Cryobank's sixth facility. Led by principals Erik Woods, PhD., HCLD(ABB), and John Critser, PhD., General BioTech is a nationally respected cryopreservation and storage facility established in...

2010-11-08 00:00:46

Colorado and Wyoming were among just five states awarded with gold medals by Donate Life America in recognition of their achievements as part of the Donor Designation Collaborative (DDC), a national initiative to improve organ, eye and tissue donation rates with goals of reaching 100 million designated donors and a 50 percent donor designation rate. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 6, 2010 On November 3rd, Colorado and Wyoming were among just five states awarded with gold medals by Donate Life...

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®...

2010-09-07 07:15:00

BOSTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- It's simple: you want to have a baby. And it's not so simple: you want to have a baby. As with every monumental endeavor, the path to parenthood is uniquely unpredictable, but navigating through the obstacles is easier when you have the facts, and know your options. The American Fertility Association (The AFA) and Fertility SOURCE Companies will host a complimentary dinner and casual conversation about everything you need to know on starting a family. The...

2010-08-24 08:32:00

TORONTO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The new movie, "The Switch" starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman tells the tale of a 40-year-old woman who decides that she is tired of waiting to find Mr. Right in order to have a child. Instead, she wants to find the "right" sperm donor and have a baby on her own. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060208/NYWFNS1LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060208/NYWFNS1LOGO) Anticipating Friday's release of the film, online...

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2010-08-12 06:25:00

Obesity in younger men may lead to lower sperm count, a new study reported in the journal Fertility and Sterility suggests. The findings add to evidence that ties obesity to relatively poorer quality sperm. Several recent studies have found that compared with thinner males, obese men tend to have lower sperm counts, fewer rapidly mobile sperm and fewer progressively motile sperm, which refers to sperm that swim forward in straight lines rather than swimming about aimlessly. But age is also...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.