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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...

2013-05-24 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...

2013-01-03 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...


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