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21 08, 2019

Frozen Sperm May Remain Viable Even In Outer Space

By |2019-08-21T16:01:59-04:00August 21st, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Even before Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon people have looked to the stars and wondered if we would ever be able to colonize outer space. Thanks to new imaging technology like the Transitioning Exoplanet Survey Satellites (TESS) we have been able to find a wide range of planets orbiting other stars. It seems [...]

25 06, 2019

A Drop In Fertility Rates Of Neanderthals Could Have Lead To Their Extinction

By |2019-06-17T11:22:57-04:00June 25th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Neanderthals were a group of hominids who lived in Europe, Western Asia, and Parts of the Middle East during the last ice age. Like the Denisovans and modern day, Homo Sapiens Neanderthals were the direct descendants of Homo Erectus. Despite thousands of years of living and even thriving in difficult ice age Europe, the Neanderthals [...]

23 06, 2019

Analyzing Sperm Tail Movements With New Imaging Diagnostics Could Lead To Better Male Fertility Testing

By |2019-06-17T10:54:08-04:00June 23rd, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Healthy sperm is a key component in the fertilization process of conception. Things like sperm quality and sperm count can be critical factors in natural conception as well as artificial conceptions methods like IVF. Being able to understand sperm mobility and other important factors can go a long way toward improving male fertility testing. If [...]

22 06, 2019

Diet & Exercise Can Help Reduce Symptoms Of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

By |2019-06-17T11:42:47-04:00June 22nd, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

20th century physicians were the first to discover and define Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Since that time, it has become one of the more common metabolic and endocrine disorders diagnosed in women during their childbearing years. Also known as PCOS it is estimated to affect between 6% to 10% of the female population in the United [...]

21 06, 2019

Apple Watch IOS6 Can Now Offer Fertility Tracking Data On A Smartwatch

By |2019-06-17T11:37:26-04:00June 21st, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Activity trackers like Fitbit, the Apple Watch System, WHOOP, Fenix, and others have continued to grow in popularity in recent years. They are especially in demand for individuals who are trying to lead a healthier and more active lifestyle. Some of the more common features include: Step counting Stair climbing Walking or running distance Swimming [...]

19 06, 2019

Important Timing Factors Can Improve Chances Of Successful Embryo Implantation

By |2019-06-17T10:48:39-04:00June 19th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

There is a fair amount of timing that goes into optimizing the implantation of a fertilized egg. Also known as a “Blastocyst” it only has a narrow window of sometimes only two days to successfully implant in a fertile endometrial lining. There are a series of master regulators that need to be carefully synchronized with [...]

18 06, 2019

Iron Supplements May Not Improve Your Chances Of Conceiving

By |2019-06-17T11:26:16-04:00June 18th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

The common clinical wisdom says that a pregnant woman needs roughly around twice the amount of iron as they do when they are attempting to conceive. This is related to the amount of iron the female body uses to produce extra blood for a developing fetus. Past research found that roughly 50% of pregnant women [...]

17 06, 2019

Genetic Screening Embryos For Smarter Babies Could Spark Heated Debate

By |2019-06-17T10:43:45-04:00June 17th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

For decades IVF treatments have been used to help couples with fertility issues to conceive. As time has gone on, modern technology in the field of genetics has made it feasible to potentially rank embryos by certain potential characteristics. Indeed, researchers at Michigan State University speculate that in the next ten years it might be [...]

14 06, 2019

Schizophrenia May Be Genetically Inherited From Older Parents

By |2019-05-23T10:56:37-04:00June 14th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Schizophrenia is a severe form of mental illness. It is typically a severe mental disorder which directly affects how the individual thinks, behaves and experiences emotion. Schizophrenia sufferers often seem to have lost touch with reality. While it isn’t as common as other mental health problems, the common symptoms like hallucinations, delusions, trouble concentrating, movement [...]

9 06, 2019

Optical Coherence Microscopy Gives Better Understanding Of Human Fertility Issues

By |2019-05-23T10:52:54-04:00June 9th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

The process of fertilization, development, implantation, and gestation in mammals is a rather complicated encompassing a wide range of factors at each stage. For most mammals fertilization of a mature egg occurs deep in the fallopian tubes. At that point, the developing embryo passes through the oviduct to the female’s uterus. Its chances of implanting [...]

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