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Infertility – World Health Organization

What causes infertility? Infertility may be caused by a number of different factors, in either the male or female reproductive systems. However, it is sometimes not possible to explain the causes of infertility.

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A new breakthrough for treatment of male infertility

UGA study first to develop sperm cells from primate cells With global rates of male infertility continuing to rise, a new study in spermatogonial stem cell research led by researchers at the University of Georgia provides hope for future clinical therapies. The study, which was published recently in Fertility and Sterility Science, is the first to show that functional sperm cells can be made in a dish using primate embryonic stem cells. This is a major breakthrough towards producing stem cell-based therapies to treat male infertility in cases where the men do not produce any viable sperm cells, said lead researcher Charles Easley, an associate professor in UGAs College of Public Health

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Gestational surrogacy for Ohio and Michigan couples could be the answer to infertility woes – WTOL

Infertility affects many U.S. couples

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She was struggling with infertility. Her best friend was pregnant. Would their friendship survive? – Salon

When I called up Mel, my best friend of 15 years, to tell her I was pregnant, she replied with a whisper: "Can I hang up now?" Throughout their years-long infertility journey, Mel and her partner spent upwards of $50,000, enduring five miscarriages and four failed in vitro fertilizations. I'd been one of the few friends Mel opened up to, and she'd been there for me when I miscarried six months earlier.

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This proposed bill could lower the cost of infertility – FOX 25/48 – WiProud.com

Posted: Nov 2, 2021 / 09:04 AM CDT / Updated: Nov 2, 2021 / 09:04 AM CDT (WLAX/WEUX) -People living in the Badger State and struggling with infertility could get some help if a proposed bill passes. The Wisconsin Building Families Act was introduced on Monday by state senator Kelda Roys and state representative Jodi Emerson. We know that infertility is a problem that thousands of Wisconsinites struggle from and too often many of them struggle in silence because of the shame and stigma surrounding infertility Said Roys

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Colorado Fertility Mandate Will Not Go Into Effect On January 1, 2022 [Above The Law] – Insurance News Net

Well, this is disappointing news for all those Coloradans who have been holding off on accessing or moving forward with medical assistance for infertility, hoping it was just a matter of months before their insurance would help cover the high cost of fertility treatment. The Colorado Building Families Act the state fertility access insurance mandate that had been slated to go into effect on January 1, 2022 will instead be stalled. When it will go into effect, if at all, is yet to be determined.

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IVF grant makes dream of having a baby within reach for Mississippi couple – WAPT Jackson

Infertility impacts as many as one in seven Mississippi couples, and the treatment is so expensive, its often out of reach.But the dream of having a baby just became closer for one Mississippi couple, thanks to a grant from another Mississippi native.Matt and Sydney DeFillips thought they were going for a checkup recently at Mississippi Reproductive Medicine, but instead, they were surprised with the news that they had been selected for a $20,000 grant from the Defiantly Hopeful Foundation to cover the cost of in vitro fertilization.The couple from Cleveland, Mississippi, have weathered a lot of life changes since they married as college sweethearts five years ago."Both of us, were 29, and weve lost our parents," Sydney said. "Ive lost both my parents suddenly, and I lost my mom (about) three years ago."Sydney said her mom was the one person she confided in about their trouble conceiving.

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Mixed Reactions From Parents As Maryland Prepares To Vaccinate Children As Young As 5 – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) A new wave of COVID-19 vaccinations ramping up nationwide. Kids ages five and older are already rolling up their sleeves. Pfizer expects to ship 11 million doses of its shot for kids in the coming days and while some parents rush to get their child vaccinated many of still hesitant

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Get the Facts on the Vax: answering your questions on vaccinating 5-11 year olds – WLWT Cincinnati

Now that kids 5-11-year-olds have the OK to get their COVID-19 shot, a local doctor spoke with WLWT to answer some of your pressing questions, especially for parents who may still be on the fence.Associate dean of graduate medical education at the UC College of Medicine, Dr.

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March of Dimes Kicks Off Prematurity Awareness Month With New PSA Highlighting Families Impacted By Maternal & Infant Health Issues – The Auto…

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. remains among the most dangerous developed nations for childbirtha crisis fueled by the health equity gap in our health care system that puts women and babies of color at the greatest risk. Each day in the U.S.

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Men’s health startup Bastion Health launches to offer reproductive, prostate care – Mobihealth News

Digital mens health startup Bastion Health launched Tuesday, focused on providing reproductive and prostate care via telehealth.

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COVID-19 Update Webinar: FDA Vaccine Approval, Booster Shots, and Trying to Conceive – Marketscreener.com

A lot has changed since our last COVID -19 updatein March of 2021. Vaccine boosters have been approved for distribution, there have been spikes in the Delta variant, yet many Americans are hesitant about receiving the vaccine and the impact it may have

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Expert: We have zero evidence COVID-19 vaccine affects fertility – WNEM Saginaw

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Jewish Fertility Foundation hosts formal kick-off event Nov 4 – Village Living

The Jewish Fertility Foundation, which provides financial assistance, emotional support and educational programming for people experiencing infertility, was founded in Atlanta in 2015. In July, the JFF launched its Birmingham office in partnership with Collat Jewish Family Services. Now the JFF will host a special kick-off event on Thursday, Nov.

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Colorado Fertility Mandate Will Not Go Into Effect On January 1, 2022 – Above the Law

Well, this is disappointing news for all those Coloradans who have been holding off on accessing or moving forward with medical assistance for infertility, hoping it was just a matter of months before their insurance would help cover the high cost of fertility treatment. The Colorado Building Families Act the state fertility access insurance mandate that had been slated to go into effect on January 1, 2022 will instead be stalled. When it will go into effect, if at all, is yet to be determined

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Get the Facts on the Vax: Viewer questions answered about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 – KCRA Sacramento

LINKING THOSE TOGETHER A LITTLE BIT BUILDING THEM. WELL LATE TONHTIG A COVID-19 VACCINE WAS APPROVED FOR CHILDREN FIVE TO 11 SO WE KNOW TH HAVE QUESTIONS SOME PARENTS HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THE VACCINE DR. MARK CONCEPCION JOINS US NOW LIVE HES A FAMILY DOCTOR AND THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LENDING YOUR EXPERTISE.

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It took me six years of IVF and two miscarriages to realise fertility support in the UK is broken – The Independent

Fertility and IVF treatment were never something I considered when I was in my twenties and early thirties. However, society is quick to remind people of the womanhood penalty - the dilemma so many women face when they begin to contemplate whether they want to start a family: a career or a baby?

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Over one third of employers fail to offer fertility support – COVER

According to the platform, just over one third (36%) of businesses neither offer such support to staff nor have plans to offer it the near future.

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Chemicals found in everyday products found to be harmful to fertility – Mega Doctor News

Three studies led by a University at Albany PhD student found that a group of chemicals found in many plastic products are harmful to women who are pregnant and to couples planning a pregnancy.

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Global Sperm Bank Market Size & Share to Clock Impressive GrowthProjected to Reach USD 5970.0 Million by 2027 – GlobeNewswire

Noida, Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An increasing number of infertility issues among men and women resulting from unhealthy lifestyles is driving the growth of the global sperm bank market.

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Lamborghini Partners with Movember to Highlight Mens Health – autoevolution

For the very first time, Lamborghini is teaming up with the folks at Movember to promote men's health in a fun new way. "I think we've always designed around (the idea) go to where men are, and men are standing around a car kicking its tires loving it, and they're absolutely where we should be," Coghlan explains. That's at the heart of the partnership but no major details were announced at the time

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Joaquin Phoenix Is Calling on Everyone To Go Vegan and End Speciesism – Men’s health UK

Vocal animal rights activist and actor Joaquin Phoenix has joined forces with PETA on the 'We Are All Animals' campaign, which aims to encourage people to go vegan and "end speciesism". According to PETA's website, speciesism is "the belief that some animals lives and experiences are inferior to those of humans or other animals simply because they are members of a different species"

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14 Musicians Shared the Songs That Got Them Through Tough Times – menshealth.com

There are the songs that you like and then there are the songs that save you. The latter burrow their way into your subconscious, pairing with some memory or feeling, and then take on a meaning that's deeply personal

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How Misinformation is Killing Us and What to Do About It – menshealth.com

We're awash in science misinformation. It's being churned out and spread at a pace we haven't seen before. This is the first story in our 4-part Junk Science series, which gets to the root of why it's happening and what you can do about it.

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Wearing Earphones All Day – Men’s Health

Few things puncture the soul quite like heading out on the work commute only to discover down the train line that youve left your earphones at home. Its torturous.

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