Latest Sperm donation Stories

2012-03-08 15:48:18

New survey shows women trying to get pregnant worry about fertility, a lot -- men, not so much, despite the fact that half of all fertility problems are due to the male, with low sperm count the main cause For many women, the decision to get pregnant can take on a life of its own. In fact, according to a survey conducted for SpermCheck® Fertility, 42% of those who conceived say they became obsessed with getting pregnant once they started trying. Yet just 10% say their partner shared...

2012-02-13 16:25:00

Donation to be awarded to area couple needing infertility treatment. Desoto, Texas (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 North Texas Fertility (NTF), an infertility program based in the Dallas area, is launching their first annual IVF Cycle Donation in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW - April 22-28). This year´s theme, “We´re In This Together” will emphasize increasing public education and awareness regarding the emotional impact of infertility....

2012-01-30 09:15:58

A new study shows the production of sperm is more biologically taxing than previously thought, and expending energy on it has significant health implications. In research published in PLoS ONE, Dr Damian Dowling of Monash University's School of Biological Sciences and Professor Leigh Simmons of the University of Western Australia have investigated the trade-off between sperm quality and immunity. The researchers used the Australian cricket, Teleogryllus oceanicus to prove that the...

Mouse Sperm Grown In A Petri Dish, Again
2012-01-03 08:26:30

Just months after Japanese fertility scientists created artificial sperm from stem cells to make baby mice, German and Israeli researchers are making a major breakthrough of their own that could soon see human sperm grown in the laboratory. The development could soon give infertile men the ability to father their own children rather than relying on donor sperm from another man. The research team, led by Professor Stefan Schlatt, at Muenster University in Germany, were able to grow sperm...

2011-12-09 14:00:00

Active duty, full time firefighters, police officers and EMTs can save thousands of dollars on infertility treatment as part of the newly expanded SALUTE(SM) program at Genetics & IVF Institute. The original SALUTE program provides substantial discounts to active duty members of the military and former members of the military retired after at least twenty years of service. The newly expanded option for "hometown heroes" gives the same discounts to those who serve their communities and...

2011-11-29 09:00:00

Genesis was the first clinic in British Columbia to introduce a formal e- SET program and has now performed more procedures than any clinic in Canada outside of Quebec where the procedure is publically funded and 62% of IVF cycles have e-SET. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Dr Al Yuzpe, co-director of Genesis Fertility Centre, concurs with a recent study published in the Journal of Fertility and Sterility demonstrating that a procedure called elective single embryo transfer...

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