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5 Things Gay People Need to Know about Fertility – metrosource.com

Photo courtesy Monkey Business Images / Shutterstock Do you know what resources your company is making available to help LGBTQ employees with fertility? And are they equal to the family-building services offered to straight couples? Recently, Starbucks announced that it will offer expanded fertility coverage to be inclusive of all employees (including LGBTQ) and boost reimbursement maximums

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Preferred problem solving and decision-making role in fertility treatment among women following an unsuccessful in vitro fertilization cycle – BMC…

This study examined fertility treatment decision-making participation preferences among Chinese women following a recent unsuccessful IVF cycle. Most participants prefer to share decision-making than handing over this task to their doctors or make decisions themselves. In agreement with Deber and colleagues [16] the preference for sharing rather than handing over decision-making tasks was higher for a specific health condition (i.e

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Greece’s population expected to drop to 8 million by 2050 – Greek City Times

According to a new report, Greeces population is in rapid decline and expected to drop from a current 10.4 million down to 8 million by 2050. Dr. Stefanos Chandakas, an obstetrician and gynecologist, and founder and CEO of HOPEgenesis, a Greek non-profit organisation, addressed the issue of low birth rates in Greece at an event held at the American College of Greece in Athens and said that the year 2017 saw 88,553 births and 124,501 deaths in the country

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Cytoreductive Nephrectomy Offers a Survival Edge in mRCC – Renal and Urology News

Cytoreductive nephrectomy (CN) improves survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) receiving modern immunotherapy, according to study findings presented at the 20th annual meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology in Washington, DC. NirmishSingla, MD, MSCS, of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center inDallas, and colleagues studied 391 patients diagnosed with mRCC between 2015and 2016 who were identified using the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB).

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Chemotherapy First Is Superior in mCRPC Cases – Renal and Urology News

Upfront chemotherapy for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) followed by second-generation androgen deprivation therapy if chemotherapy fails is associated with superior cancer-specific survival compared with the opposite treatment sequence, according to study findings presented at the 20th annual meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology held in Washington, DC.

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Radiographic Responses to NAC May Predict Pathologic Response in UTUC – Renal and Urology News

Radiographic response after neoadjuvantchemotherapy (NAC) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) correlates withpathologic response at the time of nephroureterectomy or distal ureterectomy, JonathanColeman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, andcolleagues reported at the 20th annual meeting of the Society of UrologicOncology in Washington DC.

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A Prescription of Short-term Exercise Could Help Reduce the Side-effects of Prostate Hormone Therapy – Technology Networks

A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

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FerGene Announces Pivotal Phase 3 Study of Nadofaragene Firadenovec Met Its Primary Endpoint With More Than Half of Patients With High-Grade…

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FerGene, a new gene therapy company formed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Blackstone Life Sciences, announced today positive results from the pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating nadofaragene firadenovec (rAd-IFN/Syn3), an investigational gene therapy, for the treatment of high-grade, Bacillus Calmette-Gurin (BCG) unresponsive non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). FKD Therapies Oy (FKD) has led the development and regulatory filing of nadofaragene firadenovec, which has been studied in 33 centers across the U.S.

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7th Pay Commission news today: Get salary upto Rs 67,700 in this sarkari institution, apply at aiimsjodhpur… – Zee Business

7th Pay Commission news today: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur has invited applications for over 110 posts of Senior Resident.

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Lyndra drug delivery tech for a once-monthly birth control pill tested in animals – BioWorld Online

Lyndra drug delivery tech for a once-monthly birth control pill tested in animals   BioWorld Online

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How long it takes for condoms, birth control pills, and other types of birth control to expire – INSIDER

Using birth control beyond its expiration date puts you at risk of an unexpected pregnancy or a sexually transmitted infection. Some condoms last longer than others

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This birth control pill only needs to be taken once a month – Wired.co.uk

Getty Images / Douglas Sacha In the US, more than 15 million Americans will spend a few seconds every day locating and swallowing a birth control pill.

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Scientists develop birth-control pill that needs to be taken just once a month – straits times

LONDON (THE GUARDIAN) - A contraceptive pill that needs to be taken only once a month has been developed by scientists. The gelatine capsule, which has so far been tested only on pigs, dissolves in the stomach to release a star-shaped polymer structure that sits in the stomach for at least three weeks and releases synthetic hormones to prevent pregnancy

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Women taking birth control pill likely to have smaller key brain region responsible for sex drive, mood… – Hindustan Times

A new study by researchers studying the brain found that women taking oral contraceptives, commonly known as birth control pills, has significantly smaller hypothalamus volume, compared to women not taking the pill. Located at the base of the brain above the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus produces hormones and helps regulate essential bodily functions including body temperature, mood, appetite, sex drive, sleep cycles, and heart rate.

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Birth control pill users found to have smaller hypothalamus as compared to other women: Study – India TV News

Birth control pill users found to have smaller hypothalamus as compared to other women: Study Researchers have found that women taking oral contraceptives, commonly known as birth control pills, had significantly smaller hypothalamus volume, compared to women not taking the pill. Located at the base of the brain above the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus produces hormones and helps regulate essential bodily functions including body temperature, mood, appetite, sex drive, sleep cycles and heart rate

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Police officer among four injured in St Joseph – Nation News

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Daughters of women with PCOS face five times greater risk – The Guardian

Daughters of women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a common disorder that can cause excessive body hair, acne and fertility problems, are five times more likely than the average woman to develop the condition, a major study has found.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Girls of Women with the Disease Are Five Times More Likely to Have It – Gilmore Health News

According to a new Swedish study, girls whose mothers have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are five times more likely to suffer from this condition than others. Mother and Daughter Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common hormonal disorder in which several follicles become blocked in the ovaries, in the immature phase. In addition to ovulation problems, irregular periods, and fertility problems, PCOS can cause overweight problems, acne, and hair problems due to higher than normal levels of testosterone and insulin

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One in five women suffer from PCOS, so why has no one ever heard of it? – The Tab

Weight gain, irregular periods, super oily skin, excess facial hair, depression; no, these arent the side effects of the pill (ironically one of the only confirmed medications for PCOS) but the symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, PCOS for short.

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Daughters of Women With PCOS Five Times More Likely to Inherit the Disorder – The Swaddle

The exact cause of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) hasnt been well researched to date, but a new study has now found daughters of women who have PCOS are five times more likely to inherit the condition compared to those born to women who dont have PCOS. Researchers also identified four alterations in genetic function present in both daughters of women who have PCOS as well as unrelated women with PCOS, helping to clarify a long-suspected hereditary genetic predisposition to the condition and raising the possibility of a screening test in the future

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UC’s affiliation with Dignity Health unfairly places restrictions on health care – Daily Bruin

Separation of church and state has long shaped the relationships of public institutions.

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Polycystic ovary syndrome: Women inherited it more often that we thought – Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

Daughters of women with polycystic ovary syndrome face the pathology five times more often than others, Nature Medicine reported. Scientists have also discovered genes that are possibly responsible for a hereditary predisposition to this disease

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Birth control pills may shrink the region that controls sex drive in women, says study – Times of India

In addition to preventing pregnancy, these birth control pills are also prescribed by medical professionals to treat irregular menstruation, cystic acne, PCOS (Polycystic ovary syndrome) and painful periods.The side-effects of contraceptive pillsHowever, since contraceptive pills work by introducing hormones in the body, it may cause disruption in the balance of hormones present in the body. This could result in irregular menstrual cycle and delayed periods

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Yes, Women Are Making Fewer Babies. But No, It’s Not Women’s Fault – The Daily Beast

America, it seems, is short on babies. While most developed countries watched their birth rates gradually decline over the 1990s and 2000s, U.S. birth rates remained high and then plummeted over the past 10 yearsfrom 70 births per 1,000 women in 2007 down to a record low of 59 in 2018.

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The Wadi connection: Technology startups from Israels Silicon Wadi have found a fertile ground in India – Economic Times

Dont go to India! The negotiations take ages, the sales cycles are longer, and the prices are adjustable. That is not a market you should target. Amit Mizrahi received all these warnings early last year when ICV, the Israeli HR tech startup he works for, decided to foray into the Indian market.

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