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Ovulation cramps: Symptoms and what they mean for fertility

Cramps that occur outside of a menstrual period might be a sign that a person is ovulating. Being aware of the symptoms of ovulation may help a person identify when they are most fertile. Ovulation cramps occur when one of the ovaries releases an egg, which typically happens halfway through a persons cycle

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Video misrepresents study on COVID-19 vaccines and male fertility – The Associated Press – en Espaol

CLAIM: A new study shows that a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine decreases sperm count and after a third shot its almost unrecoverable. APS ASSESSMENT: Partly false.

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Boom in UK dog fertility clinics raises welfare and ethics concerns – The Guardian

Canine fertility clinics have boomed in the UK during the pandemic, experts have revealed, as calls grow for greater oversight of the industry. The clinics offer services ranging from artificial insemination to ultrasound scanning, semen analysis, progesterone testing and in some cases caesarean sections. Such clinics can be used to support good breeding, but their rise has caused concern because of a lack of regulation and the focus of many on flat-faced, or brachycephalic, breeds such as pugs and French bulldogs.

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Michaela Onyenwere opens up about fertility planning, and the WNBA All-Star rankings have oddities – Yahoo Singapore News

The last year of Michaela Onyenwere's life has been a whirlwind. The New York Liberty selected the former UCLA forward sixth overall in the 2021 WNBA draft, and within weeks, she was in seafoam at Barclays Center, playing her way to Rookie of the Year honors. She earned her degree at UCLA, played overseas in Spain and now in year two of her professional career, she's starting to plan a family

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Infertility Awareness Nonprofit Partners with Reproductive Medicine Associates to Address Disparities in Treatment by Offering IVF Grants to People of…

CHICAGO, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- To help individuals and couples of color experiencing infertility build families of their dreams, Fertility for Colored Girls (FFCG) and Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) announced today a partnership to award full grants for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles to eligible recipients across the U.S. While approximately 12% of American women of reproductive age struggle with infertility, studies show that Black women are twice as likely as white women to experience fertility problems and are less likely to receive fertility treatments. "There are a number of factors that prevent people of color experiencing infertility from getting treatment, including shame related to the issue and misinformation about the condition, as well as lack of access and financial barriers to treatment," said Rev.

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Our Father is an insidious examination of fertility fraud – La Voz Weekly

Watching Netflixs new documentary Our Father, invokes absolute horror as the audience might even call into question who their own biological father is. Our Father follows Jacoba Ballard, who after taking a DNA test not only learns that she has over fifty half-siblings, but that her biological father is actually her mothers fertility doctor, Dr

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Promoting contraception choice for every individual – World Health Organization

Contraception lives in a space where decisions about two socially-sensitive topics fertility and reproduction take place. A new special issue from WHO on Contraceptive Values and Preferences, published in the July issue of Contraception, examines individuals values and preferences across several demographics, including: sexually active women, women with specific medical conditions, men, young people and adolescents, women living withHIV, health care providers and people living in humanitarian contexts or special social conditions.

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Fertility tracker and AI used to identify Covid days before symptoms appeared – The Independent

A wrist-worn health tracker typically used for monitoring fertility could be used to diagnosis a Covid-19 infection days before symptoms appear, new research suggests. Combined with artificial intelligence (AI), the tracker picks up on changes in skin temperature, heart and breathing rates, blood flow, as well as sleep quantity and quality to determine whether an individual has been infected with coronavirus. According to the study, which followed 1,163 people under the age of 51 from the start of the pandemic, 68 per cent of Covid cases were successfully diagnosed two days before the onset of symptoms.

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Nike Will Cover Travel and Lodging for Employees Who Dont Have Abortion Access – Footwear News

Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court officially struck down Roe v. Wade, Nike said it will ensure employees continue to have access to family planning benefits, including abortion, regardless of where they live

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Widower wins right to have baby using embryo created with his late wife – The Guardian

A 38-year-old widower has won a landmark legal case giving him the right to have a baby with a surrogate using the last remaining embryo created with his late wife.

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Half in UK back genome editing to prevent severe diseases – The Guardian

More than half the UK backs the idea of rewriting the DNA of human embryos to prevent severe or life-threatening diseases, according to a survey. Commissioned by the Progress Educational Trust (PET), a fertility and genomics charity, the Ipsos poll found that 53% of people support the use of human genome editing to prevent children from developing serious conditions such as cystic fibrosis

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Why experts say India does not need a population policy – The Indian Express

Indias experimentations with fertility control programs go all the way back to the period preceding its Independence. In fact, it was one of the first countries to introduce an official programme of birth control intended to reduce the rate of population growth, but to this day the relative population size and fertility rates remain a contentious issue in electoral politics. In July 2019, a Population Regulation Bill, proposing to introduce a two-child policy per couple, was introduced in the Rajya Sabha by BJP MP Rakesh Sinha.

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Indiana fertility doctor used own sperm to impregnate … – CBS News

INDIANAPOLIS- A retired Indianapolis fertility doctorused his own sperm at least 50 times instead of donated sperm that his patientswere expecting, impregnating at least eight women decades ago, court documentssay. Dr.

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Oma Fertility Leverages AI with a Goal of Improving In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Success Rates and Lowering Costs, Setting a New Standard for…

"Oma Fertility is capitalizing on the opportunity to bring leading-edge technological advancements to the fertility space, meeting the demands of rising infertility rates," said Oma Fertility Co-Founder and CEO Gurjeet Singh, PhD.

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Biden administration sued after fertility awareness methods cut from health coverage – Catholic News Agency

HHS did not respond to CNA's request for comment prior to publication. Going in-depth Grace Emily Stark, the editor of Natural Womanhood, a non-profit organizationdedicatedto promoting fertility awareness and fertility charting as essential tools for womens health, said that she had been in touch with ADF about the lawsuit.

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Minimally invasive treatment could allow more women to conceive without fertility treatments – 69News WFMZ-TV

Simple diagnostic procedure and treatment can provide clarity on infertility andhope for conception FAIRFAX, Va., June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --A simple diagnostic procedure, followed by an interventional radiology treatment known as fallopian tube recanalization, could allow a high percentage of women struggling with infertility from blocked fallopian tubes to conceive with less involved or, in some cases, no further invasive fertility procedures, according to new research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Taiwan is racing to fix its plummeting fertility rate, but experts say the problem may be embedded in cultural and economic life – ABC News

At 32, with a thriving corporate career showing no signs of slowing, Jenny Guo wasn't quite ready to settle down. So she froze her eggs. But in Taiwan, which is grapplingwith an ageing population and fears of an impending crisis, Ms Guo's not allowed to touch them until she gets married

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All You Need to Know About Male Fertility – News18

Female infertility is a subject which is often discussed and highlighted when it comes to starting a family. Women do not shy away from taking fertility tests.

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IVF experts are concerned over Roe v. Wade – WUSA9.com

It could allow for states to see embryos as people, which could make helping people get pregnant more difficult. WASHINGTON While the Supreme Court precedent set in Roe v. Wade directly deals with abortion, some people online claim overturning the landmark decision can have ripple effects that include limiting or banning in vitro fertilization

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In the name of fertility – The Hindu

The recent revelations of a minor girl in Erode district of Tamil Nadu of sexual assault and being forced to sell her oocytes have blown the lid off a few contentious issues in fertility treatments. Will the new laws The Assisted Reproductive Technologies (Regulation) Act and the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act put a booming fertility sector on track in Tamil Nadu

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What happens to frozen embryos in a divorce? Experts say the options are complicated and outcomes can be varied. – Yahoo Philippines News

When a couple goes through a divorce, what happens to their frozen embryos? Experts say the outcome can vary.

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Radiation exposure in the digital era crushing fertility among men – The Financial Express

By Dr. Gunjan Gupta Govil The growth of technology in todays world has caused more damage to human health than convenience.

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Elon Musk Says That He Is Doing His Part, Compares US Birth Rate To A Disaster – NDTV

Elon Musk earlier said if there aren't enough people on Earth, then there'd be enough on Mars.

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Global In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Market valued at $1.25 billion in 2021, is set to witness a healthy growth rate of 8% in the next 5 years -…

Brussels, Belgium, June 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Description: In-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a widely known type of assisted reproductive technology (ART) that involves complex series of procedures that are used to help with fertility or prevent genetic problems and assist with the conception of a child. Covid-19 Impact on the In-Vitro Fertilization Market The news of the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus adversely impacted the IVF market in terms of the number of treatments and fertility services as IVF clinics had to shut down their businesses to reduce the spread of the virus. The virus also halted IVF tourism in several cost-effective destinations

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Milann Fertility & Birthing Hospitals Announce Appointment of Lakshman TL As CEO – APN News

Published on June 14, 2022 Milann, one of the leading Fertility & Birthing Hospitals in India today announced the appointment of Mr. Lakshman TL as the Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Mr

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