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American Society for Reproductive Medicine to be Honored at Resolve's Night of Hope

Press Releases November 15, 2016

Washington, DC – The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is proud to announce that RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association will be awarding ASRM its Barbara Eck Founders Award for the Society’s Access to Care initiative. ASRM’s President, Richard J. Paulson, MD will accept the award at RESOLVE’s Night of Hope Gala on November 15, 2016, at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City. As the organization that supports and provides a voice for people diagnosed with infertility, RESOLVE established the Hope Awards to recognize professionals, companies, volunteers, and the media who truly impact those struggling to build a family.

ASRM Announces 2016 Scientific Program Prize Papers and Posters

Press Releases October 19, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT- Today, at the Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, authors of important research in the field of reproductive medicine were selected to receive the organization's awards for prize papers and posters.

Greater Lean Body Mass Means Less Risk of Vertebral Fracture in Post-Menopausal Women

Press Releases October 19, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT- A serious health concern for women after the menopause, osteoporosis and associated risks of bone breakage may be influenced by body composition.

New Study Documents High Cost of Endometriosis Care

Press Releases October 19, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT- New research presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Scientific Congress quantified the heavy financial burden that endometriosis puts on patients.

ASRM Announces Leadership of Affiliated Societies

Press Releases October 19, 2016

Salt Lake City- The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 leaders of its affiliated societies.

BRCA Positive Patients Fare Well Using IVF with PGD

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine October 19, 2016

At the Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, several studies presented data on ART outcomes for BRCA positive patients. The news is positive. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) allows for the transfer of only those embryos free of the mutation and success rates are comparable to the success rate achieved by patients without the mutation.

Urologists’ Attitudes Toward Penile Transplant Vary; Patients with External Genital Trauma Receive Little Counseling

Press Releases October 19, 2016

Today at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s Scientific Congress, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College presented studies based on a survey of urologists’ attitudes toward penile transplantation, their sources of knowledge on the subject, and the effect that education has on their attitudes.  Another team of researchers found in a retrospective review that patients suffering from external genital trauma have poor urological follow up and receive little counseling on the possible reproductive and sexual effects of their injuries and treatment.

ASRM Welcomes Richard J. Paulson as President

Press Releases October 19, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT- Richard Paulson became President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine today at the Society’s Scientific Congress and Expo in Salt Lake City. He served as President of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in 2000-2001.

Utah Researchers Find Success in Treating Obese Infertile Couples with Intensive Lifestyle Intervention Treatments and Couples Counseling

Press Releases October 19, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT- Presenting at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s Scientific Congress today, researchers from the University of Utah and Brigham Young University showed they had achieved an important success in treating obese infertile couples.

Many Women Trying to Conceive Use Personal Lubricants, But These May Be Toxic to Sperm Depending on Brand

Press Releases October 19, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT- Today, at the Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, British researchers present survey findings on the use of vaginal lubricants by women who are trying to conceive, while in another presentation, doctors from Spain share the results of their testing several personal lubricants for sperm toxicity.

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