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2013-06-20 23:25:14

Fairfax Cryobank, one of the world´s largest sperm banks, has been successfully implementing a strict policy on limiting the births from the use of donor sperm. Since 2008, Fairfax Cryobank has been carefully monitoring reported pregnancies and removing donors right away from their list of available donors once the limit has been reached. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Fairfax Cryobank, one of the world´s largest sperm banks, has been successfully implementing a strict policy...

Facebook Organ Donor Initiative Highly Successful
2013-06-18 12:24:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online An online service which boasts over one billion users and brings together people from all over the world to one central location can´t simply exist without leaving some lasting impact on humanity. As such, many studies have been conducted to understand the so called “Facebook Effect” and analyze the ramifications of the monolithic social network on our society and our personalities. While previous studies have...

2013-06-18 09:50:48

A special type of in vitro fertilization, or IVF, may increase the risk for insulin resistance among children conceived in this way, according to a new study from Greece. The results will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. During natural fertilization, as well as other IVF treatments, the egg is exposed to many sperm. In both of these cases, the strongest, healthiest sperm has the best chance of reaching and fertilizing the egg. In...

2013-06-14 08:25:48

The American Fertility Association & California Cryobank present An Evening on Lesbian Pregnancy LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Fertility Association (The AFA), in association with California Cryobank, announced today a free seminar focused on family building for the lesbian community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130614/PH32085-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130614/PH32085-b ) The Gay Women's Gathering will take place on...

2013-05-24 23:36:34

Surrogacy in Canada is not just for those too posh to push, or the rich and famous. One in six couples are affected by various forms of infertility. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 There are two types of surrogacy arrangements in Canada; Gestational and Traditional. A traditional surrogate arrangement is rare in Canada and equates to less than five percent of all Canadian surrogacy arrangements. A traditional surrogacy arrangement involves a woman who donates her own egg(s) and then acts...

2013-05-07 23:30:06

Same-Sex Florida Couple Sought Fertility Treatment to Start a Family Boca Raton, Fla (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Mother´s Day has special meaning for Dr. Mark Denker, founder of Palm Beach Fertility Center. Every year, he celebrates victory over infertility with women that overcome physical, emotional and financial hurdles to become mothers. For Maryann Maguire, Mother´s Day was a painful occasion for many years because she was childless and because she was approaching 40. Although in...

2013-01-09 08:27:02

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Fertility Association (The AFA), in association with California Cryobank, announced today a free seminar about family building for the lesbian community. The Family Planning Panel will take place on Thursday, January 31st, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at The Brooklyn Community Pride Center, 310 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. Critical information about choosing a sperm donor, at home insemination, medical support, and legal aspects...

2013-01-03 18:08:26

Pioneering research presented at the Fertility 2013 conference today (Thursday 3 January 2013) shows that a large proportion of male cancer patients are missing out on appropriate fertility advice. Sperm banking is routinely recommended for all men diagnosed with cancer who are at risk of long-term infertility, caused by treatment such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Infertility can be permanent or temporary depending on the individual's circumstances and men may need to attend...

Variation In Sperm Length Is Not A Good Sign
2012-11-13 16:38:55

Brown University A new study published online in the journal Human Reproduction finds that the greater the inconsistency in the length of sperm, particularly in the tail (flagellum), the lower the concentration of sperm that can swim well. The finding offers fertility clinicians a potential new marker for fertility trouble that might trace back to how a patient´s sperm are being made. Perhaps variety is the very spice of life, but as a matter of producing human life, it could be...

2012-10-15 07:29:36

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct.15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cryobank (CCB), the nation's leading donor sperm bank, has relocated its Palo Alto branch to a newly remodeled, 4500 square foot facility. With easy access to the 101 freeway and ample parking, the newest member of the CCB family is an extremely welcome addition. "We had outgrown our old Palo Alto laboratory and offices," Dr. Charles Sims, co-founder, explains. "The new space is bigger, beautiful, much more convenient, and allows us...