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The following links have been gleaned from current news to help keep you informed on reproductive medicine's impact on our world. Note:  Some newspapers and periodicals require free registration to access their online articles. The links on this page may expire within a week of posting; however, most news web sites keep online archives with articles offered either free or available for purchase. WARNING! THE ASRM HAS NOT REVIEWED THE CONTENTS OF THE EXTERNAL WEB SITES LISTED ON THIS PAGE, NOR CAN WE ENDORSE THEM OR THE VIEWS EXPRESSED WITHIN. 

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Couples to Get 'Money Back Guarantee' on IVF Treatment

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine August 01, 2014

Embryologists at Manchester Fertility have become the first in Britain to offer a ‘money back guarantee’ to couples who don’t go home with a baby.

IVF Technique That Tests Embryos for Genetic Disorders Has First Success

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine August 01, 2014

UK doctors report first pregnancy from new procedure in couple who had high risk of passing on lethal disease to their child.

Still Searching for Non-Idiotic Infertility Comments

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine July 31, 2014

According to the Office of Women’s Health nearly 6.1 million women struggle with infertility, thus struggling with a world which doesn’t understand or address a problem such as this.

Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine July 30, 2014

Treatment for lymphoma may lower men's fertility, new research indicates.  

Study Shows Impact of Stress on Male Fertility

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine July 30, 2014

While the impact of stress on female fertility is well documented, there's now a growing body of research finding similar effects on male fertility. 

Senate Democrats Set With Military Contraception Bill

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine July 30, 2014

Senate Democrats plan to introduce a bill Wednesday that would require military health care to cover all forms of contraception without co-pays — similar to the coverage required under Obamacare

Calgary Fertility Clinic in Hot Water After Refusing to Help with Mixed-Race Babies

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine July 29, 2014

A Calgary fertility clinic is at the centre of an ethical and political controversy after it refused to help a woman become impregnated with sperm from a donor who did not share her skin colour. 

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine July 29, 2014

Healthy women at low risk of cardiovascular disease may be able to take hormone replacement therapy soon after menopause for a short time without harming their hearts, according to a new study.

9 Things You Didn't Know About Sperm

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine July 29, 2014

We've all heard the rumors about sperm--pineapple, hot tubs, ladies who are allergic. But what's the truth? We consulted the experts for the facts.

Baby Blues: Facing Long Delays at Edmonton’s Fertility Clinic, Local Couples Head to Calgary to Get Pregnant

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine July 28, 2014

Edmonton-area couples struggling to conceive a child are frequently waiting more than a year to get seen at the city’s lone fertility clinic, an often unbearable delay for older adults in a race against their baby-making biology.

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