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Schering-Plough Announces Phase II and III Data for Corifollitropin Alfa

... Amsterdam, The Netherlands. "The burden of fertility treatment is a major challenge for women ... "Schering-Plough is committed to making fertility treatments easier, and these results demonstrate ... ENGAGE is the largest double-blind fertility agent trial ever performed. The ongoing ...

PROLOR Biotech Awarded Two U.S. Patents for Its Longer-Acting Human Growth Hormone and Longer-Acting Erythropoietin

... which is developing the technology for fertility applications only. Data from its Phase III ... that women receiving a single injection of the fertility drug FSH-CTP achieved the same pregnancy rates as ... patient trial, which was the largest double-blind fertility trial ever conducted, formed the basis for a ...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

... IntegraMed America, Inc, the leading operator of fertility centers and vein care practices in the United ... market. The Company currently operates in the fertility and varicose vein care segments. IntegraMed ... for self-pay patients. The IntegraMed fertility network consists of 33 contracted centers with ...

Under the Microscope: 'Micro IVF'

... and social network providing 24-7-365 support on fertility matters, connecting members with peers as well as ... Micro IVF can be described as taking only oral fertility medications with or without minimal use of ... FertilityTies does not promote specific fertility treatment but provides information from all sides ...

IVF Baby Born From 21-Year-Old Frozen Sperm, Ties World Record

... CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- fertility specialists of Reproductive Endocrinology ... sperm injection (ICSI), a breakthrough fertility technology in which scientists inject a carefully ... Biblis, 33, also in excellent health, sought fertility treatment with REACH founder ...

SenesTech Scientists Attend International Workshop on Fertility in New Zealand

... to attend the Third International Workshop on fertility Control in Wildlife Management in Lincoln, New ... on contraceptive vaccines, parasite-vectored fertility control, and oral bait delivery systems for fertility control. This invitation reflects the cutting ...

You Want To Have a Baby...But Not Eight

... in Atlanta. "In fact, women who do face fertility challenges will be counseled specifically at our ... has not disclosed whether the mother was using fertility drugs, it is highly unlikely this would have ... according to Dr. Perloe. But that does not mean fertility drugs are bad. "Fertility drugs work to ...

Modigene Awarded Second-Year Grant by Israeli Government to Support Development of Its Longer-Acting Human Growth Hormone

... which licenses the CTP technology for fertility applications only. In July 2008 Schering-Plough ... that women receiving a single injection of the fertility drug FSH-CTP achieved the same pregnancy rates as ... patient trial, which was the largest double-blind fertility trial ever conducted, formed the basis for a ...

EMD Serono Launches Landmark Patient Registry for Egg Freezing

... years and wish to preserve their fertility before cancer treatments. This is one of the few ... substantiate egg freezing as an option, so that fertility is one less obstacle these patients may need to ... listed on clinicaltrials.gov. "As a leader in fertility health, EMD Serono is proud to support the HOPE ...

Ferring Celebrates Winner of 2008 My Little Miracle Essay Contest During National Infertility Awareness Week

... were born with the help of Ferring's family of fertility products. The fifth annual contest celebrates the ... "no" for an answer. Thanks to the wonder of fertility treatments, Sara and her husband Michael are the ... manufactures and markets the largest family of fertility treatments in the U.S. The Company markets ...

Arizona-Based SenesTech, Inc., Partners With Australia to Stop Starvation Due to Rice Shortages

... SAN DIEGO, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new chemical fertility control technology that could substantially ... is developing a technology that will target the fertility of rice field rats in Southeast Asia. If ... in Flagstaff, Arizona specializing in fertility control products for wildlife population control ...

The American Fertility Association Brings Fertility Education to San Francisco or Parent Hopefuls - Straight and Gay

... -- In a unique move to provide the unparalleled fertility and family-building information that ... conference. The only national mainstream fertility education and advocacy nonprofit that embeds ... two session-packed tracks: one devoted to basic fertility and family creation and another dedicated to the ...

Georgia Reproductive Specialists is First in Southeast to Offer Pioneering Test of Women's Biological Clock

... late twenties should seek further advice from fertility experts to help ensure that those women ... offer the Plan Ahead test." As women age, their fertility naturally declines, with increasingly fewer eggs ... Chief Medical Officer of Repromedix Corp. "Many fertility experts view the gold standard of egg ...

The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Invests $100,000 in ParentPlus

... to commercialize innovative and proprietary human fertility technologies and provide subfertile ... product, FertPlus(R), to increase the efficacy of fertility treatments and at the same time provide a ... clearance by the FDA, FPSPM can be introduced to fertility clinics as the medium used in sperm ...

National Survey Shows Most Women Are Not Satisfied With Their Progesterone Treatment

... of 350 women conducted on the American fertility Association (AFA) Web site, few women undergoing ... manufactures and markets the largest family of fertility treatments of any manufacturer in the U.S. The ... reconstitution device, for use with its fertility treatments. Ferring's line of orthopaedic and ...

Pioneer in Reproductive Medicine Opens The Country's First Comprehensive Fertility Practice

... Renowned Specialist to Offer Full Range of fertility Services and Surgeries SANTA MONICA, Calif., ... provides state-of-the-art diagnostic testing, fertility services, advanced fertility-related surgeries ... of individualized, holistic care." Santa Monica fertility Specialists is located at 2825 Santa ...

First-Ever Egg Donor Web Portal Becomes One of The Largest Resources for Aspiring Parents in the U.S.

... amount of time and money during an already difficult and emotional fertility journey. For participating agencies, it provides an increase in exposure ... in order to provide family building options to many international fertility patients often restricted by limited resources or reproductive laws in ...

Gender-Selection Technique Embraced for Hopeful Parents

... Ivani, RSC's laboratory director. "We're part of a growing number of fertility clinics who are helping couples exercise greater reproductive choices," ... gender selection in combination with a complete range of diagnostic and fertility care." For more information, ...

Breakthrough Technology Takes Egg Freezing from Myth to Dependable Reality

... freezing process that, at long last, offers women a viable and reliable fertility preservation option. Developed and clinically tested by the scientists ... for safe cryobanking are paradigm shifters. They give women a realistic fertility preservation alternative they can count on." Normal Egg, Healthy Baby ...

Pioneering IVF Technique Produces Region's First Pregnancy

... of Delaware (RAD) Team Uses Frozen Donated Eggs, Opening Doors for New fertility Treatments Newark, DE (PRWEB) August 10, 2008 ... at RAD, notes that the availability of frozen eggs has opened a new era in fertility care, with new options for women. "Frozen sperm banks have been ...

Ferring Research Infertility and Gynaecology GrAnt (FRIGGA) 2008 Winners Announced

... could help deepen our understanding of an important factor in successful fertility treatment," comments Professor Paul Devroey, Chairman of the FRIGGA ... Scandinavian mythology. FRIGGA is a biennial, global grant for fundamental fertility and gynaecology research that was launched by Ferring in January 2008. It ...

Win a $10,000 Education Fund for Your Miracle Child

... pharmaceutical company, manufactures and markets the largest family of fertility treatments of any manufacturer in the U.S. The Company markets ... the first and only needle-free reconstitution device, for use with its fertility treatments. Ferring's line of orthopaedic and urology products ...

Modigene Announces Closing of $12 Million Financing by Members of The Frost Group

... Organon, a unit of Schering-Plough, which licenses the CTP technology for fertility applications only. Phase II trials of its CTP follicle stimulating hormone ... University for use of CTP with all therapeutic proteins except four fertility proteins. Modigene currently has three CTP-enhanced compounds in ...

Launch of New, Prestigious Infertility and Gynaecology Research GrAnt (FRIGGA)

... Research Infertility and Gynaecology GrAnt (FRIGGA) for fundamental fertility and gynaecology research. This is an international, themed, biennial ... this progress. We know, for example, that hCG has great importance in the fertility process, but the exact role of this hormone still remains a mystery. The ...

Stemagen First to Create Cloned Human Embryos From Adult Cells

... purposes at the Reproductive Sciences Center in La Jolla, a leading fertility center specializing in egg donation and other advanced assisted ... depended on the close coordination between our laboratory personnel and fertility center laboratory staff. Timing is a critical element in maximizing the ...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 10, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, December 3).

... C. Willett, M.D., and Patrick J. Skerrett, authors of the new book "The fertility Diet," break down the roles diet, exercise and weight control play in ... even ice cream-offer some protection against ovulatory infertility. The fertility Diet also stresses the importance of exercising and maintaining a Body ...

Of mice and men: new male contraceptives successful in rodents and humans

... sperm flowing again than after vasectomy. Animal studies have shown that fertility returns if the IVD is removed after short-term use, but that doesn't ... step will be to find funding for long-term studies of effectiveness and fertility return. - Columbia University researchers took advantage of the ...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter

... second quarter, primarily due to the unfavorable foreign exchange impact of 6 percent. In women's health care, sales of FOLLISTIM/PUREGON, a fertility treatment, for the second quarter of 2009 decreased 11 percent (1 percent operational decrease and 10 percent unfavorable foreign exchange impact) to ...

SenesTech Announces New Vice President of Business Development

... animal population management products for wildlife and companion animals. For more information about SenesTech's biotech innovations for chemical fertility management visit http://www.senestech.com . ...

FDA Approves Label Change for Non-Invasive Fibroid Treatment

... rates of miscarriage," Dr. Brown added. This trial tests the premise in women who have not been eligible for minimally invasive treatment. The fertility Enhancement study is being conducted at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; Duke University in Durham, North Carolina; Willowbend Health and ...

Merck Serono Launches Strategic Venture Capital Fund

... EUR 1bn, Merck Serono is committed to growing its business in specialist-focused therapeutic areas including neurodegenerative diseases, oncology, fertility and endocrinology, as well as new areas potentially arising out of research and development in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. About ...

InSightec Ltd. Announces US$15 Million Investment Round

... bone metastases. In addition, a Fertility Enhancement study is being performed evaluating the potential of ExAblate fibroids' treatments to enhance fertility when other potential causes of women's infertility have been ruled out. "The investment will allow acceleration of the technical and ...

Agencies Unite to Launch Donor Network Alliance: First-Ever Web-Based Collective of Egg Donor Candidates

... Egg Options (CEO), Northbrook, IL; ConceiveAbilities , and Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR), both of Chicago. "DNA is needed as the fertility field grows in size and complexity," said Robin von Halle, president of ARR. "This has resulted in a proliferation of agencies that recruit egg ...

INVO Bioscience Completes Reverse Merger

... Procedure The INVOcell and INVO Procedure combine a natural or mild stimulation infertility treatment cycle, using lower amounts of injectable fertility hormones than used in traditional IVF(in vitro fertilization), with intra-vaginal incubation (IVC) of sperm and eggs. Following standard egg ...

Animal Eggs Not Suitable Substitutes to Produce Stem Cells

... (Worcester, MA), Wake Forest University School of Medicine (Winston Salem, NC), Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (Morristown), fertility Specialists of Houston (Texas), Stem Cell Source (Houston), and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M ...

AEterna Zentaris Closes Sale of Cetrotide(R) Royalty Stream for $52.5 Million to Cowen Healthcare Royalty Partners

... (LHRH) antagonist treatment approved for in vitro fertilization. It is administered to women to prevent premature ovulation in order to increase fertility success rate. Developed in cooperation with Medicine Nobel-Prize winner, Professor Andrew Schally of Veterans Affairs, Miami, Florida, it was ...

AEterna Zentaris Agrees to Sell Cetrotide(R) Royalty Stream for $52.5 Million to Cowen Healthcare Royalty Partners

... (LHRH) antagonist treatment approved for in vitro fertilization. It is administered to women to prevent premature ovulation in order to increase fertility success rate. Developed in cooperation with Medicine Nobel-Prize winner, Professor Andrew Schally of Veterans Affairs, Miami, Florida, it was ...

Fertility Agency Sweetens Incentives to Gestational Surrogates; Finds Interest Up

... CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chicago fertility solutions agency believes it has a win/win proposition for women of child-bearing age trying to cope with the effects of a free-falling economy: If ...

International Drug & Explosive Detection Firm Identa Corp Releasing: Jant Pharmacal Corporation Reports Successful Market Penetration of the Accutest(R) IDenta Co-brand in the United States and Oversees

... law enforcement, clinical, consumer, and workplace applications including saliva and urine drug tests, alcohol tests, tobacco tests and pregnancy & fertility tests. Products are marketed under Jant's proprietary labels, including Accutest(R) and Accustrip(R), through national and ...

SenesTech, Inc. Initiates Research Field Trials for ContraPest(R) in Indonesia

... use in the spring of 2010. ABOUT:(SenesTech, Inc.) SenesTech is a platform technology company located in Flagstaff, Arizona specializing in fertility control products for companion animals and wildlife population control. ...
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