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‘I had to stop everything.’ New restrictions due to coronavirus leave prospective parents on hold – Houston Chronicle

Kelly Matthews gave up on her dreams of having a big family 15 years ago, when she was diagnosed with leukemia at age 21.

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Doctor who started Baton Rouges first fertility clinic passes away – WAFB

Dr. Webster started the first infertility clinic and IVF lab in Baton Rouge at the old Womans Hospital location back in 1998.

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Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) Remains Open, Scheduling Virtual Consults and Diagnostic Fertility Evaluations, So Patients Can Move Forward Quickly When…

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, one tenant that hasn't changed is SGF's commitment to its patients in helping them to safely build their families. SGF physicians responded in crisis by launching a new telemedicine program and are now available for virtual consults and fertility evaluation. WASHINGTON, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) has been a national leader in infertility care and IVF for nearly 3 decades

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Immigrant and Native-Born Fertility, 2008 to 2018 – Immigration Blog

Download a PDF of this Backgrounder. Steven A.

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Fertility Providers Alliance Applauds ASRM for Revised Recommendations on Fertility Care During COVID-19 Pandemic – Benzinga

HOUSTON, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Fertility Providers Alliance (FPA), a newly formed industry organization that represents over 400 fertility specialists who provide care to tens of thousands of patients each year in the United States, today applauds the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) for its efforts in communicating its latest guidance on fertility care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, the ASRM released a set of recommendations, suggesting that fertility providers suspend all non-urgent and elective surgeries. In an effort to continue providing patients with care during this COVID-19 epidemic, while at the same time keeping patients, physicians and staff safe, the FPA launched the FPA COVID-19 Task Force, who shared with ASRM its concerns over those initial recommendations.

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This fertility startup is hosting a virtual ‘Sanity Series’ to talk wellness during the health crisis – Technical.ly

The last time Stixcofounder Cynthia Plotch bought a pregnancy test, she ran into her boyfriends mom. Cofounder Jamie Norwoodhad a cashier sarcastically wish her luck.

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Women’s Health and Fertility Company, Kindbody, Will Host a Nationwide Virtual Retreat on Saturday, April 4th, to Foster Connection and Empowerment…

NEW YORK, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Kindbody, a health and technology company providing fertility, gynecology, and wellness services, will host a Virtual Retreat to help the fertility and wellness community stay connected and empowered during this time of social distancing. Kindbody's Virtual Retreat is hosted by Kindbody Fertility Specialist Dr.

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How does the COVID-19 pandemic impact fertility treatments? – Motherly Inc.

The coronavirus pandemic has changed life in unimaginable waysand coronavirus may raise a significant amount of concern for people going through fertility treatments.Treatments are regimented and the process itself can be daunting. Adding a pandemic to the mix is incredibly challenging.

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Could ‘Stay-at-Home’ Orders Give Birth To A Global Baby Boom? – The Federalist

Nearly half the worlds population is confined to their homes with two primary tasks: 1. Do not catch nor spread COVID-19.

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Olive Fertility Centre Voted Best Fertility Clinic in Vancouver in the Vancouver Courier Stars of Vancouver Award – PR Web

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (PRWEB) April 06, 2020 Olive Fertility Centre is delighted to have been chosen the Best Fertility Clinic in Vancouver in the Vancouver Courier Stars of Vancouver Award. We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to all our wonderful patients who chose Olive to help them create their families and voted us Best Fertility Centre in Vancouver. Olive Fertility is dedicated to being the best fertility centre in Canada.

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I’m physically distancing, but socially leaning in – The Jewish News of Northern California

Words influence how we interpret the world. The words social distancing are not an accurate description of what we need to be doing

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Fertility Drug Market Size Analysis, Top Manufacturers, Shares, Growth Opportunities and Forecast to 2026 – Science In Me

New Jersey, United States: Market Research Intellect has added a new research report titled, Fertility Drug Market Professional Survey Report 2020 to its vast collection of research reports. The Fertility Drug market is expected to grow positively for the next five years 2020-2026. The Fertility Drug market report studies past factors that helped the market to grow as well as, the ones hampering the market potential.

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Genomic Alterations Linked to Outcomes in mCSPC – Renal and Urology News

Investigators have identified genomic alterations that appear to be associated with prognosis in men with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC). Astudy of 424 patients with mCSPC treated at a tertiary care center revealedthat alterations in the androgen receptor (AR), TP53, cell-cycle, MYC oncogenicsignaling pathways occur more commonly in tumors with worse overall survivaland decreased time to castration-resistant disease, whereas alterations in theSPOP and MNT pathways occur more frequently in tumors with a better prognosis,according to findings published in ClinicalCancer Research.

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Predictors of Cotrimoxazole-Associated AKI, Hyperkalemia Identified – Renal and Urology News

Due to increasing antimicrobial resistance, clinicians have returned to using older agents such as cotrimoxazole, a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, to treat patients afflicted with Gram-positive and Gram-negative aerobic bacteria or fungi. Now researchers have identified predictors of acute kidney injury (AKI) or hyperkalemia among cotrimoxazole users. In agroup of 214 patients prescribed cotrimoxazole, AKI and hyperkalemia developedin 19.6% and 15.4% of patients, respectively.

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St. James outpatient clinics expand telehealth services during COVID-19 pandemic – Hornell Evening Tribune

Providers discouraging people from traveling to a medical office unless absolutely necessary HORNELL In an effort to protect patients and staff from potential COVID-19 exposure, UR Medicine/St. James primary care, orthopaedics, podiatry, and specialty care offices are now offering telehealth appointments to some patients in lieu of in-person visits. During the COVID-19 outbreak, providers are discouraging people from traveling to a medical office unless absolutely necessary, since the virus transfers easily from person to person

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The Urology Care Foundation Embarks On A Global Mission – Yahoo Finance

Launches New Worldwide Humanitarian Award and Humanitarian Grant Program BALTIMORE, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Urology Care Foundation (UCF), the official foundation of the American Urological Association (AUA), is pleased to announce two new global philanthropic initiatives The Urology Care Foundation Humanitarian Award and The Urology Care Foundation Humanitarian Grant Program.

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Here’s how a Baton Rouge doctor is helping patients adjust to telemedicine amid coronavirus – The Advocate

Most of Dr. Andrew McCall's patients at Louisiana Urology Group in Baton Rouge are at least 60 years old, so they understandably harbor fear and insecurity when it comes to the seeking health care during the coronavirus outbreak

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3 more tested positive for COVID-19 in ICT – The News International

3 more tested positive for COVID-19 in ICT Rawalpindi : At least four patients have achieved complete cure from coronavirus illness, COVID-19 here in town and have been discharged from Corona Management Centre at Rawalpindi Institute of Urology while three more patients have been tested positive for the disease in the federal capital in last 24 hours. According to details, the four patients undergoing treatment at CMC at RIU were discharged on Saturday in the presence of Medical Superintendent of RIU Dr

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Prabhadevi woman battling depression takes own life – The Hindu

A 44-year-old woman, who had been battling clinical depression for the last four years, committed suicide in her Prabhadevi residence on Monday. According to the Dadar police, Santoshi Sadula was a home maker and used to stay with her husband on the first floor of Kapila Cooperative Housing Society. Her body was found in the building compound around 7 p.m.

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Pay Cuts, Furloughs, Redeployment for Doctors and Hospital Staff – MedPage Today

In Michigan, Trinity Health is furloughing 2,500 of its 24,000 employees. In Florida, Sarasota Memorial Health Care is taking "immediate steps to reduce costs, including temporary furloughs and reduced hours" for workers. In less than 1 month, COVID-19 has made swift, deep cuts in hospital billings.

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How is COVID-19 affecting other medical procedures? – CTV News

TORONTO -- As hospitals prepare for an increase in COVID-19 cases, provinces have cancelled elective and non-urgent surgeries to free up intensive care. But some non-elective surgeries are also on hold, causing concern for patients across the country.

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When menopause sets in too early – Standard Digital

When Christina Awuor went in to see her doctor, it was due to fertility problems and more alarmingly, no monthly periods. And after some hormonal tests, the doctor told her that she was indeed menopausal

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Effect of a short-term vitamin E supplementation on oxidative stress in infertile PCOS women under ovulation induction: a retrospective cohort study -…

Study design The present study is a retrospective cohort study (Trial registration: ChiCTR-OOC-14005389, 2014). In this study, 321 PCOS cases was conducted from October 2015 to April 2017 to assess the effect of short-term vitamin E administration on infertile PCOS women undergoing ovulation induction with CC and HMG in the Reproductive Medicine Center, Jiangsu Province Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, China.

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Asiatic cheetahs’ return to birthplace: semi-captive living or reaching end of life? – Tehran Times

TEHRAN The Department of Environment (DOE) is transferring three Asiatic cheetahs kept in Tehrans Pardisan Park to Semnan province where they have been born to live the rest of their life in semi-captive conditions because they are no longer able to reproduce.

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[Op-Ed]Sexual and reproductive health and rights are an important component of human rights – Health-e News

As South Africa joins the global community in fighting a pandemic, this presents an opportune moment to also reflect holistically on our health system, especially health services for womxn. As today marks World Health Day, its also important to remind ourselves of the importance of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) for our overall health and well-being.

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