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Does fertility treatment still need to be a medical secret? – BioNews

2 December 2019 The latest meeting organised by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) asked the question 'Does fertility treatment still need to be a medical secret?' The event in Edinburgh last week, held in partnership with the Scottish Government, took place off the Royal Mile - through a narrow alleyway in Riddle's Court, one of the many old and imposing buildings scattered throughout the city. Sarah Norcross, director of PET and commissioning editor of BioNews, introduced the topic of the evening: that fertility treatment remaining a medical secret can be problematic for patient safety. Unfortunately, changes to the law governing assisted reproduction have dropped off the radar as politicians focus on Brexit, she said

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Seven Startups to Watch – Twin Cities Business Magazine

Even the most ambitious attendees at Twin Cities Startup Week in October would have been hard-pressed to make it to every event. Along with dozens of inspiring speakers, networking sessions, and educational classes, more than 100 startups from around the state exhibited their businesses and discussed where theyre headed.

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Milk yields and the relationship it has with rumen function – Farming Life

We run a dairy herd of 350 Holstein cows just outside Omagh. We started using Rumen Proof last year 2018 as more an experiment than anything else.

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Commentary: Miscarriages affect 1 in 6 pregnancies – but is rarely caused by anything the mother did – CNA

ADELAIDE: A miscarriage is a devastating event. Those who experience them are suddenly and unexpectedly robbed of the promise of new life and the dream of an expanded family.

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Diabetes may cause infertility in men; here are some precautionary measures – Business Standard

In healthy people, the hormone insulin is released by the pancreas, a gland present in the abdomen. This hormone regulates the levels of blood sugar.

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After the One-Child Policy – Slate

Doris Liou In June, CCTVChinas state-run television channelaired a story online about a young mother who picked up a hobby during a prolonged period of postpartum depression that morphed into something bigger. The report detailed how Mao Wan, a 30-year-old mother of two, started knitting after she gave birth to her first child in her husbands hometown. The craft became a bulwark against her inner despair that lasted until her son was a year old

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Coastal fog linked to high levels of mercury found in mountain lions, study finds – UC Santa Cruz

Marine fog brings more than cooler temperatures to coastal areas. Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have discovered elevated levels of mercury in mountain lions, the latest indication that the neurotoxin is being carried in fog, deposited on the land, and making its way up the food chain

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Challenges to reproductive performance in pigs – Agriland

Pig farmers concerned about reproductive performance should speak to their vet about possible bacterial and viral challenges. Although late abortion is an obvious sign of fertility problems, many sow herds experience low-level issues such as irregular returns, stillborn or weak piglets. Infection with Leptospira bacteria may not cause obvious signs of illness, but the bacteria can remain in the kidneys and reproductive organs for up to two years

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Where are all the babies? – Herald Palladium

While Tiffany Daugherty was growing up in LaPorte County, Ind., she always dreamed of having a big family. I had planned to wait to start that family until I found a partner, got married and had some time together, and then my objective was to really just pump them out as many as I could have,said Daugherty, who is 37.

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U.S. Fertility Rate Falls for Fourth Consecutive Year in 2018, Reaching Record Low – National Review

(Pixabay) The U.S. fertility rate declined in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year, reaching a record low 59.1 births for every 1,000 women able to bear children, the National Center for Health Statistics announced on Wednesday. The fertility rate has been on the decline since the 2008 recession, with a slight rebound in 2014.

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New Zealand launches world’s first HIV positive sperm bank – The Guardian

The worlds first HIV positive sperm bank has been launched in an effort to reduce the stigma experienced by those living with the virus.

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U.S. Life Expectancy Drops for Third Consecutive Year Largely Due to Alcoholism, Drugs and Suicide – National Review

Injectable drugs inside an injection room at a hospital(Aly Song/Reuters) U.S.

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Global Male Infertility Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 – Global Market News 24

The Global Male Infertility Market report study includes an elaborative summary of the Male Infertility market that provides in-depth knowledge of various different segmentations. Male Infertility Market Research Report presents a detailed analysis based on the thorough research of the overall market, particularly on questions that border on the market size, growth scenario, potential opportunities, operation landscape, trend analysis, and competitive analysis of Male Infertility Market. The information includes the company profile, annual turnover, the types of products and services they provide, income generation, which provide direction to businesses to take important steps.

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Worlds first HIV positive sperm bank opens in New Zealand to dispel stigma – Republic World – Republic World

New Zealand launched the world's first HIV positive online sperm bank in an attempt to remove the stigma experienced by all those living with the virus. The bank has been named Sperm Positive and at present has a total of three donors from different parts of New Zealand who are currently living with an undetectable HIV strain in their blood

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Marijuana use and its impacts on fertility – AZFamily

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Fertility startup Mojo wants to take the trial and error out of IVF – TechCrunch

Fertility tech startup Mojo is coming out of stealth to announce a 1.7 million (~$1.8M) seed round of funding led by Nordic seed fund Inventure. Also participating are Doberman and Privilege Ventures (an investor in Ava), plus a number of angel investors including Josefin Landgard (founder and ex-CEO of Kry) and Hampus Jakobsson (venture partner at BlueYard, BA in Clue & Kind.app). Mojos mission, says co-founder and CEO Mohamed Taha, is to make access to fertility treatment more affordable and accessible by using AI and robotics technology to assist in sperm and egg quality analysis, selection and fertilization to reduce costs for clinics.

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Anna Louie Sussman: Is this the end of babies? – Salt Lake Tribune

In the fall of 2015, a rash of posters appeared around Copenhagen. One, in pink letters laid over an image of chicken eggs, asked, Have you counted your eggs today

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First of kind SA event aims to help couples break the infertility barrier | Saturday Star – IOL

News/19 November 2019, 11:35am/Karishma Dipa The couple come from large families with several siblings, and aspired to fill their home with many children of their own.

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Turkey still has a young but aging population – Hurriyet Daily News

ISTANBUL Turkey still has a young population structure, but its share of elderly population is increasing, a recently released survey shows. Twenty-five percent of the population is under the age of 15, but the proportion of people age 65 and greater reached 10 percent for the first time, according to the survey conducted by Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies. The level of fertility has remained about the same for the last 15 years, according to the 2018 Turkey Demographic and Health Survey (2018 TDHS) released last week

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10 superfoods to improve fertility levels – The Indian Express

Nuts have high quantities of selenium, which helps in boosting fertility levels. (Source: Thinkstock/Getty Images) By Dr Rita Bakshi Infertility is a problem that has been disturbing numerous lives of modern couples. It has been considerably growing over the last few years also because of inactive lifestyle choices and unhealthy habits

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Anorexia and infertility: can you have children after an eating disorder? – cosmopolitan.com

Barren. I spat the word at my reflection in the mirror, reeling off the definitions Id just read in my head

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Living with cancer: ‘My treatment brought on the menopause at 15 and left me infertile’ – inews

NewsReal LifeEllie Water's doctors thought she'd just torn a muscle in her leg, then she was given a 20 per cent chance of survival Friday, 15th November 2019, 1:40 pm As part of a new series calledLiving with cancer,iis sharing people's stories about how the disease affects their life and relationships, both practically and emotionally. When Ellie Waters felt a lump in her buttock aged 14, she ignored it for seven months. She was too embarrassed to mention it to her mother.

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Fertilization Discovery Reveals New Role for the Egg – University of Virginia

An unexpected discovery about fertilization from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals new insights on how sperm and egg fuse and could have major implications for couples battling infertility and may lead to a future male contraceptive. The finding has the potential both to boost the success rate of in-vitro fertilization and reduce its cost. The infertility experts here at UVA are very excited about this, researcher Jeffrey J.

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Fertility News | Greenwich Fertility

Articles What Your Weight Has to Do With Fertility Dr.

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IN THE NEWS | Read Recent News Stories about New Hope

April 18, 2017 The first three-parent baby was conceived in Mexicos New Hope in 2015 but delivered in New York City last year. He was born to a Jordanian couple at risk of reproducing a rare disorder called Leigh disease, an incurable that can lead to a childs death within years from birth. Dr.

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