Archive: 06/29/2009

ICSI or IVF: Babies born from frozen embryos do just as well

Analysis of the longest running ICSI programme in the United States has found reassuring evidence that babies born from frozen embryos fertilised via ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) do just as well as those born from ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Black gay men may be at increased HIV risk

Black gay men have less choice when it comes to sexual partners than other groups and, as a result, their sexual networks are closely knit. These tightly interconnected networks make the rapid spread of HIV more likely. In ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Who goes abroad for fertility treatment and why?

A substantial number of European patients travel to other countries for fertility treatment, both because they think that they will receive better quality care abroad and in order to undergo procedures that are banned in ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Second gene linked to familial testicular cancer

Specific variations or mutations in a particular can gene raise a man's risk of familial, or inherited, testicular germ-cell cancer, the most common form of this disease, according to new research by scientists at the National ...

Jun 29, 2009
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High levels of cycling training damage triathletes' sperm

The high-intensity training undertaken by triathletes has a significant impact on the quality of their sperm, the 25th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology heard today (Monday 29 ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Fermilab's CDF observes Omega-sub-b baryon

(PhysOrg.com) -- At a recent physics seminar at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Fermilab physicist Pat Lukens of the CDF experiment announced the observation of a new particle, ...

Jun 29, 2009
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