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Infertility Doesn’t End With Pregnancy

I was part of a conversation the other day about parents not letting their children grow up and wanting to keep them small as long as possible.  The conversation addressed that the issue was more about the parents not wanting … Continue reading

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In the News: Skeleton Regulates Male Infertility

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have discovered that the skeleton acts as a regulator of fertility in male mice through a hormone released by bone, known as osteocalcin. Read More:  http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-02-skeleton-male-fertility.html

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In the News: Sperm ‘Cloak’ Mutation May Explain Male Infertility

Some men may be less fertile than normal because they have a genetic mutation of a protein that coats the surface of sperm, scientists have found….. Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2011/07/20/sperm-infertility-coat-protein.html?ref=rss

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In the News: Cellphones, Cancer and Infertility

…..potential health problem associated with cell phones is gaining attention. Researchers in Austria compared cell phone users to non-users and have found cell phone use capable of damaging sperm production and may be a contributing factor in male infertility….. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/07/11/cell-phones-cancer-and-infertility/#ixzz1TAlauiKA

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In The News: Bone Hormone May Impact Male Infertility

  A hormone produced by bone-building cells may have a role in regulating male fertility. Osteocalcin seems to promote production of the sex steroid hormone testosterone, and increase fertility, in male mice, according to a study led by Gerard Karsenty, … Continue reading

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Is This Real?

The process of any infertility treatment is not easy.  Thoughout the process you not only question what techniques are being used and how you got to that point – but you also begin to question who you are, if you … Continue reading

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Wierd News Today: Clowns help IVF Success?

Infertility researchers in Israel have found a 15-minute encounter with a clown immediately after fertility treatment dramatically increased the chances of a successful pregnancy. Dr. Shevach Friedler an infertility doctor with the Infertility and IVF unit at Assaf Harofeh Medical … Continue reading

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