The Case of the Man with a Low Sperm Count
Many infertile men are obsessed about their sperm count - and this seems to become the central concern in their lives. Remember that the real question the man with a fertility problem is asking is not: What is my sperm count or motility or whatever? But - are my sperm capable of working or not? Can... Test Tube Babies - IVF and GIFT
The birth of Louise Brown through in vitro fertilization (IVF) in 1978 was a major milestone in infertility treatment. It dramatically changed the treatment options for infertile couples, and techniques for assisted reproduction have evolved rapidly since then. In a short span of 20 years, IVF has... Welcoming Babies with Down Syndrome
If you are welcoming a new baby with Down Syndrome into your family, you probably have many questions and concerns, as do your extended family, friends, and neighbors. I have written this information keeping in mind my own diverse experiences when my children were born with DS. Congratulations on... Understanding Your Medicines
You must be aware of what medicines you are taking and why. It's easy for doctors to prescribe medicines, but it's your responsibility to be well-informed about them, so that you know exactly what to expect. Medicines used in infertility treatments include: Bromocriptine (Proctinal, B-crip,...
Is Your Adopted Child Predisposed to Cancer? Genetic Testing May Tell
March 23, 2008, 4:35 pm
There are certain gene mutations that predispose a person to cancer. Through the miracle of modern medicine, genetic testing is available to identify gene mutations that may lead to cancer. A person armed with information about being predisposed to developing cancer can take preventative measures... What Other People Think About Adoption
October 19, 2009, 5:30 am
Lots of people have been writing about the online article about in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the accompanying blog post about the issues surrounding multiple births from IVF in the online edition of Sunday's New York Times. The comments were astounding, especially reading them as an... Reproductive Choice: Whose Business Is It Anyway?
February 26, 2009, 7:45 am
I learned the very (very) hard way that each family has the unquestionable right to form their family in whatever way they so desire. When it comes to birth and adoptive families brought together by a shared child via open adoption, that unquestionable part becomes so important. I will first...
Health News - Researchers Develop Sperm-Sorting Design That ...
22/05/2013 21:33:00. Share on: Facebook del.icio.us Digg StumbleUpon Twitter. Boston, MA - According to the World Health Organization, approximately 70 million couples experience infertility worldwide.
Min Chueh Chang - Embryo Project
fertilization  research, Chang was a valuable resource for the team. In 1959 Chang was able to demonstrate that eggs from a female black rabbit  could be fertilized in vitro  by the sperm  of a male black rabbit . The fertilized eggs were then
NLM Gateway Search - National Institutes of Health
The NLM Gateway has transitioned to a new pilot project featuring Meeting Abstracts and Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj).