| May 2, 2012
When a couple is struggling to conceive, it's the woman who is usually the first — and often the only one — to be poked, prodded and analyzed, experts say. The burden of figuring out infertility is too often placed on the woman alone....
| May 5, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Test-tube babies have higher rates of birth defects, and doctors have long wondered: Is it because of certain fertility treatments or infertility itself? A large new study from Australia suggests both may play a role.
Compared to those conceived...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:45 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana diocese asked a federal court on Monday to reject a lawsuit by a former parochial schoolteacher who claims she was fired for violating Roman Catholic doctrine by using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant.
| May 17, 2012
| 3:48 AM
She is the first baby born in the metro area and the entire state of Kansas using a frozen egg. Her name is Morgan Bell and on Wednesday, the infertility doctor who helped make her life possible got to meet her.
It was November of last year when Jessica...
| May 27, 2012
| 6:02 PM
(Reuters) - Cancer treatment can sometimes lead to infertility, but young women are far less likely than young men to be informed of this, according to a Swedish study.
Findings published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found that of nearly 500...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Invasive species are a natural disaster waiting to happen. In some cases, there is a very real danger to humans, such as the Burmese Python in South Florida. In many cases, the threat to humans is indirect, yet no less important, such as Saltcedar's...
| Nov 4, 2012
As Kelly Weaver walks through the halls of the Alexander Leigh Center for Autism in Crystal Lake (alexanderleighcenterforautism.com), she beams with pride.
"We started with one student in my basement back in 2007," says Weaver, the center's executive...
| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Laguna Beach Books' series of talks by local authors will continue Sept. 9 with Maggie Anton, author of the acclaimed "Rashi's Daughters" trilogy.
"The talks are a way to promote local authors," said bookstore owner Jane Hanauer. "It is hard for non-...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:48 PM
For parents of young children diagnosed with cancer, looking ahead can be at once terrifying and consoling. Now, a burgeoning field of research allows those parents to consider their pre-pubescent child's ability to someday bear children — and to...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 12:21 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A major public health crisis is emerging, in the form of a sexually-transmitted disease that doesn't respond to antibiotics, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday.
Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually-transmitted...