The Tubal Connection
The fallopian tubes project out from each side of the body of the uterus and form the passages through which the egg is conducted from the ovary into the uterus. The fallopian tubes are about 10cm long and the outer end of each tube is funnel shaped, ending in long fringes called fimbriae. The...
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
Sometimes Nature needs help to start a pregnancy, and the doctor can do this by giving the sperm a piggyback ride through a fine tube into the body. This procedure is called intrauterine insemination (IUI) or artificial insemination with husband's sperm (AIH), and effectively, the doctor is giving... Unexplained Infertility
Unexplained infertility means that doctors cannot determine why the couple is infertile - it is a confession of medical ignorance. Patients with unexplained infertility fall into two groups. The first group consists of those who really have no infertility problem whatsoever, but are just plain... 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,...
Connecticut Fertility Practice Adds Financial Packages to Cover Physician Consultation and Diagnostic Testing
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is now offering two new Opportunity Plans to help make infertility services affordable. Now, patients can get a flat-rate for their consultation and diagnostic testing; RMACT also offers Opportunity Plans that cover In Vitro Fertilization... Yes, men DO have selective hearing, says new study
Selective hearing in men and women does exist, according to a study published in the Hearing Journal. Expanded Fertility Treatment Discounts for Veterans Who Served in Iraq or Afghanistan
FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a special thank you to members of the military who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan, The Genetics & IVF Institute (GIVF), is offering those who served in those areas double the discounts normally available to active duty and twenty-year... Counting the cost of infertility treatment
( Elsevier Health Sciences ) Although the demand for infertility treatment is rising, the high cost may deter some couples from seeking care. Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco assessed direct out-of-pocket costs for couples undergoing fertility treatment. Those using...