| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:33 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have uncovered exactly how a human egg captures an incoming sperm to begin the process of fertilization and say their discovery could in future help couples who suffer from infertility.
In a study in the journal Science,...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The heavier a woman is, the more trouble she may have getting pregnant and having a baby through in vitro fertilization, or IVF, suggests a large U.S. study.
Researchers found that women who were overweight or obese were...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:44 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- E! News host and reality television star Giuliana Rancic has revealed that she will have a double mastectomy, after lumpectomies failed to completely eradicate her breast cancer.
The 36-year-old Rancic and her husband, Bill,...
| Nov 1, 2011
32 year old Bobby Biller is a changed man--he still loves his junk food but not like he did when he was younger.
Back in the day pizza and beer ruled.
"That was the college years," Bobby recalled. "That's pretty much what I lived on."
Now Bobby and his...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:13 AM
The Big One is still 52 weeks away, but the results from a host of local elections today may offer fresh clues about the state of play in politics just as the presidential nominating process is set to begin.
At stake on this "off-year" general election...
| Sep 9, 2011
Want a baby? Why not win one? A Canadian radio station is stirring up some controversy with one of their new on air contests for parents. The prize? A baby.
Sort of. Ottowa's Hot 89.9 is giving away three rounds of IVF, valued at $35,000, to a listener...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:59 AM
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| Dec 2, 2011
| 1:05 AM
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved Titanium 5 L5 and Master Guard 10 vaccines as an aid in preventing disease caused by Leptospira borgpetersenii hardjo-bovis in beef and dairy cattle.
Leptospira, which often infect...
| Dec 7, 2011
"Homeopathic" weight-loss products containing human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) are illegal and mislead consumers, federal agencies said Tuesday after issuing warning letters to seven companies that market the popular pellets, powders and sprays.
| Dec 7, 2011
Products marketed as “homeopathic” hcG drops, pellets or sprays are unapproved new drugs and therefore illegal, federal agencies said yesterday. But what about the injectable form of hCG, which is available only by prescription?
HCG, or human...
| Sep 28, 2011
An Oswego couple familiar with the steep financial and emotional costs of infertility treatment recently held their eighth annual fundraiser for families who cannot afford in vitro fertilization.
Melissa Trader, 35, went through several IVF cycles before...
| Dec 29, 2010
Every year during the holidays, Dr. Melvin R. Cohen, an infertility specialist, would receive dozens of cards and letters updating him on the children he helped bring into the world.
"Without your help we would have never had the wonderful and full...