The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc


  • Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 05:02

    Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is present in human spermatozoa, and its content has a significant and positive relationship with motility and pregnancy rate.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 04:56

    An audio visual education module and detailed primer on male infertility, its origins, anatomy and physiology and treatment.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 04:54

    In the late 1980’s, Dr. Sherman Silber in St. Louis, proved that sperm obtained directly from the scrotum could be used to successfully fertilize eggs and achieve viable pregnancies. While this procedure was originally intended for men who are born with an obstruction in the genital tract (congenital absence of the vas deferens), it has become clear over the past decade that men with previous vasectomies can benefit from similar procedures as well.

  • Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 04:47

    Ms. Erica Tennenbaum, a Doctoral Candidate at Fordham University’s Counseling Psychology Department is currently working on her dissertation research, which focuses on multiple miscarriages (i.e. three or more miscarriages). 

  • Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 04:42

    This important article discusses the issues related to sperm donor anonymity and the consequences for forced identification release.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 04:34

    From the 2006 ART Resource Directory

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 04:26

    A Cross-Sectional Study on Environmental DDT Exposure and reduced seminal parameters in Men from Chiapas, Mexico

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 04:19

    The surgical management of male infertility is one of the most exciting topics in all of medicine. Over the last 25 years, the application of advanced microsurgical techniques has made the treatment of the infertile male one of the great success stories in medicine. We can now offer successful treatment options to thousands of couples affected by male factor infertility whose only options in the past were donor sperm or adoption.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 03:52

    A fact sheet on HRSS

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 03:42

    Cytoplasmic transfer is a logical extension of assisted reproduction, a procedure that represents a hybrid between in vitro fertilization in its traditional form and IVF using donated oocytes.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 03:37

    As essay by Dr. Sable about ovarian reserve, or the "egg factor." As of this writing we are quite capable of bypassing the problems of poor quality sperm or low sperm count or problems stemming from dysfunction or disease of the female reproductive system such as endometriosis or tubal disease but egg quality has yet to be something we can change for the better.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 03:31

    em cell line from a cloned human blastocyst has reignited both interest and anxiety regarding the development of this technology. Images appear of “Mini-Me” from the Austin Powers’ movies or the creatures in “The Attack of the Clones”. Medical researchers agree that there is the potential for great benefit to humanity from the development of cloning technology; so, what is this technology all about and what is the potential for abuse?