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IVF Scholarships from INCIID

Couples with financial and medical need may be eligible for participation in the program. Final committee selections and decisions take cost-of-living in different regions of the country into account Applicants will be required to provide copies of their most recent tax returns and paystubs and supply a letter from their doctor recommending IVF as medically necessary. Those selected will also partner with INCIID and have a small fund raising requirement. “Our goal,” says Hemenway, “is to give those without insurance coverage an opportunity to fulfill their dream of becoming parents

The Role of Metformin in FSH-Treated Women with PCOS Summarized by Christine Schroeder, Ph.D.

Effects of metformin on gonadotropin-induced ovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome"

Pregnancy Rates after Tubal Reversal

Laparoscopic tubal anastomosis: Fertility outcome in 202 cases

FET without an GnRH Agonist

A flexible protocol for artificial preparation of the endometrium without prior gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist suppression in women with functioning ovaries undergoing frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles.

Birthweight and Sex Ratio after Blastocyst Transfer

Birth weight and sex ratio after transfer at the blastocyst stage in humans

Your Fertility Your Environment by Shanna H. Swan, Ph.D.

Fertility was a concept formerly applied only to the female. However, fertility is one of the few measures that reflect the joint health of two individuals, and we have only recently begun to appreciate the extent to which fertility depends on the health and environment of both the male and female partner, as well as the interaction between partners. Could infertility and environmental issues be linked. Explore this issue with Dr. Swan in her very informative article.

Rocket Fuel Masculinizes Fish

Researchers have found that perchlorate, a component of rocket fuel, interferes with the endocrine systems of fish.

Premature Maturity

At the annual Pediatric Academic Society meeting in May in San Francisco, they presented a report that described how a preschool-age girl, and then her kindergarten-age brother, mysteriously began growing pubic hair. These cases were not isolated; in 2004, pediatric endocrinologists from San Diego reported a similar cluster of five children.

Men who use cell phone have increased risk of infertility

New research study shows there may be a link between male infertility and cell phone use.

Scientists Discover Antioxidents May Cause Fertility Problems

Antioxidants are sold over the counter everywhere. They're added to food, drink and face cream. But according to Prof. Nava Dekel of the Biological Regulation Department, we still don't have a complete understanding of how they act in our bodies. New research by Dekel and her team, recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), has revealed a possible unexpected side effect of antioxidants: They might cause fertility problems in females.

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