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    Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 04:36

    Many changes that occur with age are written off as inevitable consequences of the getting older. Indeed, these effects are often the subject of humorous comments, even amongst affected individuals. In recent years, however, increasing research in a wide variety of fields has drawn these assumptions of inevitability into question.

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    Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 04:34

    Uterine adenomyosis is a condition in which endometriosis has infiltrated the walls of the uterus. It can be treated via hysterectomy, but this is not a viable option in women who wish to retain their fertility.

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    Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 04:23

    This series of charts will help in determining the best criteria for you in the selection of a full service treatment facility for infertility

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    Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 04:02

    A chart showing the importance of certain criteria when shopping for a clinic

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    Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 03:02

    Overview of the history and statistical outcome of IVF in the United States. In order to understand why insurance is reluctant to cover infertility and in particular IVF (in vitro fertilization), you must first look at the history of IVF and how statistics are gathered and presented.

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    Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 22:32

    Pre-ovulatory endometrial thickness and ultrasound appearance, is predictive of potential embryo implantation. While some viable pregnancies may occur with a lining of 8-9mm, very few will occur when the endometrium is less then 8. Find out how viagra could help some people achieve this.

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    Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 06:41

    In an effort to reduce the multiple pregnancy rate while maintaining a high overall pregnancy rate, attention was turned to allowing embryos to mature an additional 2 to 3 days in culture achieving a blastocyst stage of development.

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    Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 06:20

    The fertility industry is on the verge of challenges and changes brought about by the international controversy of embryonic stem cell research. The central issue is the 400,000 excess frozen embryos from in vitro fertilization awaiting a patient’s decision.

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    Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 06:15

    Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a state of the art procedure used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF) to select embryos free of chromosomal abnormalities and specific genetic disorders for transfer to the uterus. These genetic conditions can interfere with embryo implantation, result in pregnancy loss, or in the birth of a child with physical problems, developmental delay or mental retardation.

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 05:45

    Understanding and managing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) 
    by Sam Thatcher, M.D., Ph.D.

     

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    Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 05:43

    It is a near universal finding that PCOS is genetic, but the heritage is complex. This genetic predisposition is not as simple as brown eyes or blue. The tendency to develop PCOS may be of be inherited from either the mother's side (maternal origin), from the fathers side (paternal origin), or from both sides.

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    Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 05:41

    Insulin resistance (IR) is a condition whereby the body steadily becomes less responsive to the actions of insulin. A primary action of insulin is to regulate --lower -- sugar, glucose, levels in the blood.

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