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2011-10-05 07:00:00

European Sperm Bank USA is actively seeking red-haired donors contrary to other banks. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 The European Sperm Bank USA (ESB-USA), with a lab located in Seattle, Washington, and its partner cryobank, the European Sperm Bank (ESB), with labs located in Copenhagen and Aarhus, Denmark, is actively seeking red-haired sperm donors. Gary Olsem, Managing Director of ESB-USA, said that âœWe cannot keep up with our demand for red-haired, and...

2011-09-26 08:00:00

Studies have found that women with a BMI of 35 or more have a more difficult time conceiving with fertility treatment and, if they do get pregnant, they have an increased risk for complications during pregnancy and delivery and greater chance for birth defects and other complications in the newborn. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Should infertile obese women be denied in vitro fertilization? The debate on whether Female BMI Should Determine Access to Fertility Treatment,...

World's Largest Sperm Bank Turning Down Redheaded Donors
2011-09-19 14:23:40

The world's largest sperm bank, Cryos, said recently that it is now turning down redheaded donors because supply is currently greater than demand, according to a report by the UK's Telegraph. Cryos' director Ole Schou said that because supply has become so great in recent years, it has been able to become more picky about its donors. "There are too many redheads in relation to demand," he told Danish newspaper Ekstrabladet. "I do not think you chose a redhead, unless the partner - for...

Sperm Donor Found To Be The Father Of 150 Children
2011-09-06 12:53:44

  The New York Times reported recently that one sperm donor is the father of 150 children. According to the report, the son of a donor has found that he has 150 half-siblings who came from the same donor. Experts are concerned that this trend could result in accidental incest between children fathered by the same donor. “My daughter knows her donor´s number for this very reason,” the mother of a teenager conceived via sperm donation in California told The New...

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2011-08-05 12:15:00

Fertility scientists have created artificial sperm using stem cells for the first time in a breakthrough that could lead to new treatments for infertile men. In the revolutionary experiments, the Japanese researchers at Kyoto University have made sperm from scratch, and, for the first time, successfully used it to produce healthy baby mice. The landmark research paves the way for new drugs for infertility -- a condition that affects one in six couples. When the sperm cells were transplanted...

2011-07-21 09:00:00

Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) uses cutting edge technology to help patients "match" a photo of their choice to find their ideal sperm donor. FAIRFAX, Va., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fairfax Cryobank launched Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) in February 2011. Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) is a free high-tech tool that helps patients find their ideal sperm donor. In less than six months, Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) has experienced over 10,000 photo uploads by patients searching for a donor who resembles...

2011-07-06 23:56:52

Other important data the European IVF Monitoring group (EIM) on 2008 cycles and the International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART) on 2007 cycles highlighted were Sweden's low rate of multiple births "“ the lowest in the world "“ and Spain's 30 % share of egg donations in Europe. The EIM collected data on frozen oocyte retrieval (FOR) cycles for the first time. Until today, egg freezing is still not offered on a wide scale but can be an option for...

2011-07-02 00:00:33

According to a survey conducted by the Reproductive Science Center of New England, passage of a bill that legalizes gay marriage in New York* will bring relief to the state's gay men and lesbians who are already parents and the many gay couples who intend to become parents. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Results of a survey conducted on GayIVF.com, a Reproductive Science Center of New England (RSC New England) website exclusively focused on assisted reproductive options for gay and...

2011-06-16 14:42:00

Shady Grove Fertility Helps a Man with a Rare Case Succeed ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most people perceive that infertility is mainly a woman's problem, male factor is the primary cause in 40% of all infertility cases, while an additional 10% of cases are a combination of male and female factor infertility. Shady Grove Fertility helps couples overcome male factor infertility with the use of specialized testing and progressive treatment options....


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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