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Reproductive Medical Group Joins in Call for Research, But No Clinical Use Yet, of Germ-line Gene Editing

Press Releases April 14, 2015

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) today announced it was endorsing the statement released from the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) calling for a moratorium on human clinical uses of Germ-Line Gene Editing until the safety and efficacy of the technique can be assessed.

ASRM Expands Its Recommendations for the “Choosing Wisely” Campaign

Press Releases April 14, 2015

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has added five more tests and treatments to its list of procedures infertility patients and their doctors need to consider carefully.

ASRM and VirtaMed to Create Embryo Transfer Simulator

Press Releases March 30, 2015

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, America’s leading professional organization in reproductive medicine and infertility, and VirtaMed, the world’s leader in building customized virtual reality simulation devices for medicine, are pleased to announce the development of a simulator for training in ultrasound -guided and -unguided embryo transfer in In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI).

Over 63,000 Babies Born from IVF Cycles Performed in 2013

Press Releases March 03, 2015

The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology is pleased to release its report for the year 2013 on assisted reproductive technology in the United States. In 2013, 380 SART member clinics reported on 174,962 in vitro fertilization cycles resulting in the birth of 63,286 babies, up from 165,172 cycles and 61,740 babies born in 2012.  ART babies continue to represent more than 1.5% of the children born in the US.

Highlights from Fertility and Sterility: Heightened Risks Identified for Births to Subfertile Women Conceiving without Assisted Reproductive Technology

Press Releases February 20, 2015

A new birth outcomes study published in Fertility and Sterility includes- for the first time in a US-based cohort-  a category of births to mothers with an indicator of subfertility, but who did not have an ART cycle in association with that birth.   The inclusion of this group allows an examination of birth outcomes associated with infertility apart from ART, in addition to comparisons of outcomes of ART births with births to mothers with and without subfertility.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine Proud to Support the Women Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2015

Press Releases February 11, 2015

“The ASRM is proud to support The Women Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2015 and is thrilled Senator Murray has introduced it.”“Part of supporting our service members as they return to civilian life needs to include making sure they can have a family. The Women Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2015 gives veterans injured in the line of duty their best chance at building a family. The members of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine look forward to working with Senator Murray and other Congressional champions on its passage.”

Physician Group Unveils New On-Line Patient Predictor of IVF Success

Press Releases January 28, 2015

The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) today announces the release of Version 1 of its ART Patient Predictor. The ART Patient Predictor is a cutting edge tool designed to allow patients to obtain a preliminary assessment of their individual prospects for success with IVF treatment.

Apply to Attend The Best of ESHRE-ASRM, March 5-7, 2015 in New York City! (spaces are limited)

Press Releases January 13, 2015

As March begins, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) joins with the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) in New York City to present an educational program focusing on the latest techniques in diagnosing and treating infertility and diseases of the reproductive system.

ASRM Celebrates November as National Adoption Month

Press Releases November 19, 2014

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine joins in recognizing November as National Adoption Month.  First proclaimed by President Bill Clinton in November 1995, it is a month to acknowledge the special families brought into being through love and hard work, rather than biology, and to share information and encouragement with those who are on the adoption road to family-building.

Dairy Intake Improves Reproductive Outcomes

Press Releases October 22, 2014

Women Whose Diet Includes More Dairy Have Higher Live Birth Rates After IVF, and a Maternal Diet High in Butterfat Can Ameliorate the Effects of BPA Exposure on Embryos in Rats


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