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Thu, 19 Sep 2013, 16:51:31 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To help raise awareness and community for infertile couples, California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento's first Walk of Hope. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility. The Walk of Hope is being held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013.  
Wed, 21 Dec 2011, 19:53:19 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Fertility Institute announced today that Joel and Mary Roberts of Slatington, PA would be receiving free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments as the winners of a contest that the company offered this month. The donation is part of Sher Fertility Institute's Giving Back initiative, intended to help some of the estimated 1 million couples in the U.S. that need advanced fertility treatment, but aren't able to afford it.  
Wed, 21 Dec 2011, 19:13:15 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BEACON, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Fertility Institute announced today that Victoria Lyons and Walter Henkel would be receiving free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments as the winners of a contest that the company offered this month. The donation is part of Sher Fertility Institute's 'Giving Back' initiative, intended to help some of the estimated one million couples in the U.S. that need advanced fertility treatment, but aren't able to afford it.  
Thu, 04 Aug 2011, 09:59:56 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. announces a name change for their Sacramento area fertility centers. The infertility treatment center will now operate under the name California IVF Fertility Center and the shorter version California IVF. The name change was made to reflect the operation of clinics at various locations throughout the Sacramento area.  
Mon, 23 May 2011, 19:25:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women delaying childbearing or requiring fertility preservation prior to undergoing treatment now have an option with the launch of oocyte cryopreservation at Fertility Specialists of Texas. Now there is an option - egg freezing - that enables women to have eggs (also known as oocytes) aspirated before undergoing cancer treatment, and frozen for later use.  
Fri, 15 Apr 2011, 21:20:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Fertility Institute announced that it is donating free In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars on May 1 and 2, dates that fall between the conclusion of Infertility Awareness Week (April 24-30th) and Mother's Day on May 8.  
Sat, 08 Jan 2011, 00:38:48 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Northern California infertility treatment specialists at California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. have been awarded a 3 year accreditation by the Institute of Medical Quality. IMQ, a San Francisco based non-profit organization, is dedicated to improving the quality of patient care.  
Tue, 05 Oct 2010, 20:08:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. is proud to announce the California Conceptions Donated Embryo program, a new and innovative anonymous embryo donation program that will help struggling IVF patients get pregnant quickly.  
Mon, 04 Oct 2010, 19:43:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Geoffrey Sher of the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) applauded the selection of Britain's Robert Edwards, recipient of this year's Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Edwards' work led to the first 'test-tube' or IVF baby, Louise Brown, born in July 1978 in Britain. Since her birth, more than 3 million children have been conceived worldwide with the aid of in vitro fertilization.  
Fri, 01 Oct 2010, 20:00:33 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced the release of a new song and video inspired by and dedicated to couples dealing with infertility. The song, entitled 'I Believe,' was co-written and produced by Darren Sher, son of SIRM Founder and Executive Director Geoffrey Sher, MD.  
Thu, 30 Sep 2010, 14:16:09 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) will be donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to two couples at upcoming seminars in Branchburg and Lehigh Valley. The initiative reflects Sher Institute's desire to help patients who are in need of treatment but can't afford it during these tough economic times.  
Thu, 09 Sep 2010, 17:16:35 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PEORIA, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced that they will be donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars in Peoria, Illinois on Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Dallas, Texas on Sunday, Sept. 26.  
Tue, 10 Aug 2010, 08:59:49 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc., working in conjunction with Gene Security Network leads the field in bringing a new test to patients that combines the detection of single-gene genetic disorders with a 24 chromosome screening.  
Tue, 20 Apr 2010, 17:02:28 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) is donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars on May 11 and 12, in celebration of Mother's Day on May 9, 2010. The donated treatment cycles are part of the Sher Institute 'Giving Back' Program.  
Tue, 23 Mar 2010, 20:29:38 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) is donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming seminars in New Jersey, Texas and Pennsylvania. The initiative reflects Sher Institute's desire to help patients who are in need of treatment but can't afford it during these tough economic times. Sher Institute plans to roll out the free cycle program to all of the SIRM centers around the country.  
Tue, 23 Feb 2010, 19:43:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) continue solidify their reputation as leading reproductive care centers in the United States, according to the newest data from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). Sher Institutes achieved among the highest IVF success rates in several categories.  
Thu, 22 Oct 2009, 11:54:23 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine announced that the first baby conceived through IVF using Sildenafil (Viagra) on a woman to aid in embryo implantation will turn 10 next month. A technique developed and pioneered by Geoffrey Sher, MD, Sildenafil suppositories are administered during In Vitro Fertilization, prior to transferring embryos to the mother's uterus.  
Wed, 01 Jul 2009, 07:00:50 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PLAINVIEW, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Kreiner, a nationally renowned reproductive specialist, takes on the long-standing moral and medical dilemma of multiples with a unique approach to IVF designed to make single embryo transfer the standard of care available to everyone. Kreiner's East Coast Fertility center offers a critical twist on routine IVF services, with the new Single Embryo Incentive Program.  
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 17:58:43 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes of Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced today the introduction of the world's first CGH-Risk Sharing Plan that guarantees qualified IVF patients a baby or offers a full refund of the clinic's medical fees. CGH is an acronym for Comparative Genomic Hybridization - a genetic process that analyzes the chromosomal integrity of the egg or embryo prior to it being transferred to a woman's uterus in the course of In Vitro Fertilization.  
Fri, 17 Oct 2008, 16:04:26 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM(R)) announced today that their physicians across the country will offer free fertility consultations in support of National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), which runs October 19-25, 2008. Conceived by Resolve: the National Infertility Association, NIAW is in its 19th year. The theme this year is 'Taking Charge of Your Fertility.'  
Tue, 07 Oct 2008, 16:20:41 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pamela Madsen, one of the nation's most outspoken and recognized fertility educators and patient advocates, returns to the public stage with the launch of her new website and daily blog, The Fertility Advocate. The founder and former executive director of the American Fertility Association (AFA), Ms. Madsen has spent more than two decades on the cutting edge of policy and public education about infertility issues and treatment.  
Fri, 03 Oct 2008, 18:58:48 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM(R)) have announced that Natalie Schultz, M.D. will assume the role of Medical Director of SIRM-Central Illinois, located in Peoria. Dr. Schultz brings to SIRM more than 20 years' experience in assisted reproductive technologies. She has been involved with top IVF programs in Chicago, Boston and Indianapolis.  
Fri, 27 Jun 2008, 19:21:33 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institutes for Reproductive Medicine(R) (SIRM) have announced the opening of an office in La Jolla, California, with Dr. Steven A. Brody accepting the position of Scientific Director and attending physician. Dr. Brody is a world renowned physician, author, and reproductive health expert with longstanding ties to San Diego.  

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