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2011-04-07 19:03:35

People who use in vitro fertilization to conceive children often have leftover embryos and must decide whether to store them, dispose of them or possibly donate them for research. A new process developed by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine allows these people to make this decision in the privacy of their own homes "” without any interaction with clinic personnel or scientists who might benefit from the research. "There is concern that conflicts of interest and...

2011-04-05 06:55:00

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Life Agency, Inc. today announced that it has added California Fertility Partners to its Assisted Reproduction Insurance Program® (ARI) preferred provider network. Together, with California Fertility Partners, Pacific Fertility Center-Los Angeles and The Diamond Institute IVF Center-New York, ARI continues to offer some of the best financial solutions in the country for the ever-rising costs of in vitro...

2011-03-14 16:40:31

A new study has shown that a surgical technique called microdissection testicular sperm extraction (TESE) can effectively locate and extract viable sperm in more than one-third of adult male childhood cancer survivors who were previously considered sterile due to prior chemotherapy treatment. As a result, many of the men were subsequently able to father children with the help of in vitro fertilization. The findings offer a new option for many cancer survivors who want to have children but...

2011-02-07 14:18:00

Fairfax Cryobank announces a new and exciting computer program to help patients "match" a photo of their partner or some other individual to find their perfect sperm donor FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Patients choosing donor sperm often wonder if they can find a donor who resembles their partner or someone else. Fairfax Cryobank's new Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) program allows patients to upload a photo of their spouse or partner, themselves, a family member or even a...

2011-02-03 00:00:43

Family Creations, LLC an internationally recognized egg donor and surrogate program is the first agency to offer specialized packages to their recipient clients. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 Family Creations, LLC an internationally recognized egg donor and surrogate program is the first agency to offer specialized packages to their recipient clients. These packages have been developed to give intended parents more control over the type of relationship they will have with...

2011-01-20 15:25:41

The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) has published Thursday 20 January 2011 a position paper related to intrafamilial medically assisted reproduction (IMAR).This particular type of assisted reproduction can raise various ethical and controversial issues, due to the involvement of a family member as a third party. The ESHRE Task Force on Ethics and Law acknowledges the benefits that IMAR may bring to those choosing this approach and concludes that certain forms of...

2011-01-19 16:21:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to happy outcomes for such celebrities as Sarah Jessica Parker, Elton John, and Ricky Martin, gestational surrogacy is increasingly in the news. And thanks to movies like "Baby Mama" and developments like "outsourced" pregnancies to surrogates in India, it remains a subject marked more by fiction than fact. "Now, more than ever, family creation is an attainable dream for many who thought it was beyond their reach," said Robin von Halle,...

2011-01-14 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting a family the "old-fashioned way" is becoming less common. Only 25% of American households are made up of a husband, wife, and a child. The fertility field is continually growing with advances in scientific technology, and infertile patients have more options for conceiving -- including the use of donor sperm. Along with the medical advances comes the continual need for emotional support for both the parent and children. The American Fertility...

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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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