21:46 9th December 2017 | Transport IVF
Transport IVF was first developed and tested by Plachot et al. in France and by Feichtinger and Kemeter in Vienna.
It involves the transport of oocytes (mature ova/eggs) from a clinic to an IVF lab. Once they reach the IVF lab they can be fertilised and cultured.
The resultant embryos are then transported to the original clinic for transfer. Highly trusted incubators, known as gamete transporters, are used for the transport process...
21:21 9th December 2017 | Pre-Pregancy Service
Planning to get pregnant and falling pregnant are two different things. Sometimes miracles happen and babies are born without complications or medical assistance to conceive. However, when you start planning for pregnancy there are a few essential steps you can take to make the journey easier and safer for you and your future baby.
Bridge Clinic Medicentre now offers Fit-for-Pregnancy – a pre-pregnancy service ideal for the following ...
16:58 9th December 2017 | General Check-Up
You car might have had its pre-trip inspection, but what about your body? Before you embark on your trip this festive season, you should book a general check-up and make sure your vaccinations are up to date. If you do not, you could be putting your life at risk. You may even need extra screenings and examinations.
Although mass travel has made so many things possible for so many people, it has also contributed to the spread of threat...
15:18 9th December 2017 | OverIndulge
Almost everybody looks forward to December and January holidays. These are usually times that call for spending quality time with loved ones, celebrating and lots of feasting – often all at once. Depending on traditions, religion and culture, an abundance of incredible dishes and sometimes alcoholic drinks may both be available for consumption. Long periods of resting and relaxation are also common.
Festive Season Struggles
02:10 9th December 2017 | Tumours
Glioblastoma, a very aggressive form of brain cancer, is extremely difficult to treat and the survival rate of patients beyond two years is only 30%. These tumours do not have clear borders; instead they have thread-like tendrils that extend into nearby areas of the brain. "So there's no possibility of surgically making sure you get every cell out there," Nader Sanai, director of neurosurgical oncology at the Barrow Neurological Institu...
07:18 22nd October 2017 | Proper Medication
The following words are interchangeable: medications, medicines and pharmaceutical drugs. The purpose of medication is to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent a disease or condition.
There are brand-name medications and generic medications. Medications can also be classified according to:Mode of action Therapeutic effects Route of administration Chemical characteristics Biological system or organ affected Level...
06:52 22nd October 2017 | Genetic Infertility
There are various causes of male infertility, including genetic causes.
What if a new sperm creation method could overcome genetic male infertility?
Scientists from Francis Crick Institute in London and their Kyoto University colleagues made a monumental breakthrough. The new study, published in the journal Science, details how the new method could lead to genetic male infertility treatment.
Study ‘Fertile offspring from ster...
13:35 21st October 2017 | FertilitySure
If you are yet to discover your fertility status, or if you are already facing infertility challenges, you need to take control of your fertility if you want to start or expand your family.
There are both male and female factors to be aware of. By taking control of your fertility you can stand up to possible fertility challenges. It is important to remember that infertility challenges are very common and that there are various treatme...
01:53 20th October 2017 | Multiple Births
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What are the Chances of Having More Than One Baby?
This questions has crossed (and will continue to cross) the minds of many couples trying to conceive – and those just finding out they are pregnant. There are, of course, statistics about odds and theories about certain factors that increase your odds, but you cannot just look at someone or do a blood test to determine your exact chances. When it comes to having identical twins, spe...
15:55 18th October 2017 | Male Reproductive System
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Primary healthcare services could assist with male fertility challenges before specialist services are required. However, before taking a look at how these services and recommended
lifestyle adjustments can help address male factor infertility, let’s briefly look at:
(a) What is Male Factor Infertility?
If the reason that a couple is not able to conceive stems from challenges related to the man’s reproductive system...
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