Archive for October, 2014

Egg freezing is no guarantee for future fertility

October 19, 2014Carole 5 Comments »

In 2013, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) declared that egg freezing was no longer experimental. Here is a link to the professional guidelines, which say in part: “There is good evidence that fertilization and pregnancy rates are similar to IVF/ICSI with fresh oocytes when vitrified/warmed oocytes are used as part of IVF/ICSI for […]

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Persistent Ebola virus detected in semen

October 11, 2014Carole No Comments »

The CDC has updated its recommendation regarding steps to prevent Ebola infection via contaminated semen through intercourse. They recommend that male survivors consistently use condoms during sex to avoid the spread of Ebola because persistent virus has been detected in semen for a much longer than expected time period post infection.  Ebola virus was detected […]

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