Fertility and IVF News

Fertility and IVF News – including in vitro fertilization, and related medical news as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Clear Lake Area Doctor Selected as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center of Reproductive Medicine today announced Dr. John R. Crochet, Jr., has been named as a ‘Rising Star’ – an honor bestowed to only 2.5 percent of physicians in Texas. Rising Stars are an elite subset of Super Doctors, an already distinguished listing of top doctors, all of whom are featured in the July 2015 issue of Texas Monthly.

Bereaved families receive special Holiday gift as President Obama enacts legislation to combat sudden death in children

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation celebrates the legislation signed into law today by President Obama which is deeply personal to all those who have lost a child to Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). ‘This is the best Christmas gift ever,’ said Laura Crandall to President Obama at the bill signing today in the White House.

Sacramento’s First Walk of Hope Supports Local Couples Struggling with Infertility

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.

Lehigh Valley Couple Receives Early Christmas Present: Free IVF Treatment

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.

Hudson Valley Couple Receives Early Christmas Present: Free IVF Treatment

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.

California IVF Updates Name to Reflect Consolidation of Sacramento Area Fertility Centers

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.

Fertility Specialists of Texas Offers Comprehensive Care Addressing Oocyte Cryopreservation

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.

Sher Fertility Institute Donating Free IVF Treatments – Donations Coincide with Infertility Awareness Week and Mother’s Day

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.

Infertility Treatment Specialists California IVF Pass Institute of Medical Quality Inspection

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.

Failed IVF Fertility Patients Considering an Egg Donor or Adoption Now Have a New and Affordable Pregnancy Alternative

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.

Protege of Nobel Prize Winner Robert Edwards Carries on his IVF Legacy

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.

Fertility Doctor and Musician Son Collaborate on Inspirational Song and Video for Infertility Patients

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.

Sher Institute to Donate Free IVF Cycles at N.J. Fertility Seminars

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.

Sher Institute to Donate Free IVF Treatments at Upcoming Seminars – Dallas and Peoria Donations Part of Sher Institute ‘Giving Back’ Program

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.

Fertility Patients Can Now Use One Screening for Multiple Types of Genetic Diseases Before Pregnancy

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.

Sher Institute Donating Free IVF Treatments at Upcoming Seminars – Mother’s Day Donations Part of ‘Giving Back’ Program

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.

Sher Institute Donating Free IVF Cycles at Upcoming Seminars

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.

Sher Institutes’ IVF Success Rates Among the Best in the Nation

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.

World’s First ‘Viagra Baby’ Turns 10

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.

No More ‘Jon and Kate’ Casualties

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.

New DNA Test is Basis for Groundbreaking IVF Refund Plan, Easing Financial Burden for Patients

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.

Free Fertility Consultations to be Offered by Sher Institutes in Support of National Infertility Awareness Week

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.’

Renowned Fertility Advocate Pamela Madsen Launches Blog and Website

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.

Peoria Fertility Practice Welcomes New Physician

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.

Renowned Fertility Specialist, Steven A. Brody, M.D., Ph.D. to Anchor New San Diego Medical Institute

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.