May 20, 2015
Alice Barr, KHOU 11 News HOUSTON: The science of in-vitro fertilization is evolving faster than the law and raising new ethical questions about what to do with any embryos left over after the process. A high profile, Hollywood case, is now raising questions about whether an embryo – a fertilized egg – should be considered property, or life.
Source: KHOU 11 News Houston
May 19, 2015
“We are thrilled to see the introduction of HR 2257. With introduction of this bill, Chairman Miller has made a vital step towards assuring our country lives up to its obligation to do its best to make our service members whole upon their return. For far too long, veterans whose service related injuries have left them unable to have children have not been able to access the best treatment available - In Vitro Fertilization.
Source: Houston IVF
April 07, 2015
Endometriosis is one of the most challenging clinical entities for gynecologists. The resultant pain and infertility are often difficult to manage, and strategies are limited. I propose a more cautious approach to endometriosis-associated infertility, based on emerging evidence that “less is more” in surgical management of this problem.
Source: Contemporary OB/GYN
October 17, 2014
The addition of the benefit by Facebook and Apple comes as tech companies face mounting pressure to hire more women, but some warn it may increase pressure those employees feel to put off having kids.
October 10, 2014
After a break-up, one woman decided to put her dreams of children on ice - literally - at a cost of £14,000. She describes life as one of Britain's very few 'freezers'
It’s 7pm on a Wednesday night, and I’m sitting at my kitchen table, holding a hypodermic needle in one hand. With the other, I’m rubbing the small red puncture mark in my stomach, hoping it will stop bleeding so I don’t have to change the cream silk shirt I’ve picked out for my date tonight.
Source: The Telegraph
October 03, 2014
A friend of mine – a successful corporate lawyer – recently got married and had a baby with a man she had met at her blue-chip firm.
As their colleagues congratulated them, they told him he had infinitely improved his career prospects by becoming a family man. He appeared to them to be more steady and reliable, and was better able to bond with clients by talking school fees and sleepless nights.
June 09, 2014
Dr. Katherine McKnight was recently featured in a Houston Chronicle article titled, "Doctor passionate about helping cancer patients preserve fertility". A well written interview by author Elise Kelly exploring Dr. McKnight's passion around women's health and helping women facing cancer treatment preserve their fertility.
Source: Houston Chronicle
May 16, 2014
Neurosensory Perception of Environmental Cues Modulates Sperm Motility Critical for Fertilization
May 06, 2014
A new study demonstrates that, for couples of older reproductive age with unexplained infertility, immediate IVF is the most efficient treatment, resulting in fewer treatment cycles and a higher live birth rate.
Source: American Society of Reproductive Medicine
February 19, 2014
HOUSTON, TX – When there’s a will, there’s a way. There’s a new record in the number of women using in vitro fertilization to get pregnant. The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology says 1.5% of all babies born in the U.S. in 2012 got a push in the lab.