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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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Where have all the babies gone? – The Hill

The birth of a baby can be a joyous time. A person is welcomed into the world with the promise of making a difference in the lives of others. But something unsettling is happening in America and most of the industrialized world.Babies are not being born as often as in the past.The fertility gap has important implications from climate change and public health to immigration and labor

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Kourtney Kardashian Has A New Scheme To Try And Get Pregnant (And This Time It Doesn’t Involve Drinking Travis Barker’s Semen) – CinemaBlend

Kourtney Kardashian is certainly putting it all out there on her familys new reality show The Kardashians (available with a Hulu subscription). As well as opening up about her relationship with now-legal-husband Travis Barker, the Poosh founder has used the show to help launch a collab with Gwyneth Paltrows Goop, gotten real about her issues with how editors are portraying her love story, and shared the intimate details of her and the Blink 182 drummers journey to have a baby. Like, really intimate details.

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NBSC boss says regular blood donation increases fertility – News Agency of Nigeria

By Justina Auta Dr Omale Amedu, Acting Director-General, the National Blood Service Commission (NBSC), has urged Nigerians to regularly donate blood to improve their health and be able to have children. Amedu gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, ahead of the forthcoming World Blood Donor Day, celebrated annually in June 14. The World Blood Donor Day is aimed at raising global awareness on the need for safe blood and blood production for transfusion

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People born from sperm donations want urgent crackdown on assisted reproductive technology industry – ABC News

Eleni McIlroy has known her whole life she was conceived through sperm donation. But when she talks about her experience, her eyes still well with tears. She does not blame her parents for the challenges she has faced as a donor conceived person instead, the ever-growing assisted reproductive technology industry has earned her ire.

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PFAS linked to another health concern for women – Bangor Daily News

PFAS also called forever chemicals because of how slowly they break down in the environment have been linked to another health concern for women. Middle-aged women with higher blood concentrations of seven of the most commonly detected PFAS are at greater risk of developing high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to a study released by the American Heart Association. The study followed 1,000 women who were part of the Study of Womens Health Across the Nation-Multi-Pollutant Study from 1999 to 2017 from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and who all had normal blood pressure at the start of the study.

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Inception Fertility Launches State-of-the-Art, Long-Term Reproductive Tissue Cryopreservation Storage Solution – PR Newswire

HavenCryogoes beyond industry standards to offer unique options for practices, aspiring parents and those who have completed their assisted reproductive therapies HOUSTON, June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Inception Fertility (Inception), a family of brands that touches every stage of the fertility life cycle, has expanded its ecosystem to include the launch of HavenCryo, a long-term reproductive tissue and cryopreservation storage solution that offers a unique experience for fertility providers and patients. Developed by renowned scientists and leaders in long-term reproductive tissue cryostorage, HavenCryo offers the most advanced cryopreservation available, paired with state-of-the-art storage equipment and industry-leading security technologies, allowing patients to store their reproductive tissues for as long as they need. HavenCryo's unique level of safety includes its geographic location, which is strategically based in San Antonio, Texas due to the area's environmental safety and low risk of interference from natural disasters

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Improving Onco-Fertility Conversations With Adolescents and Young Adult Patients With Cancer – www.oncnursingnews.com/

In this episode of The Vitals, we spoke with Donna Herrera Bell, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, an oncology nurse practitioner with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson) who spent 14 years working with children and adolescents with leukemia and lymphoma as well as helped develop a Pediatric Onco-Fertility consult service with MD Anderson. Bell recently presented at the 47th Annual Oncology Nursing Society Congress about eliminating barriers to conversations around fertility preservation for adolescent or young adult patients with cancer

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