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.
February 03, 2014
Her first thought after she heard the news, after she screamed and made her mother and boyfriend leave the room, was that she would never have children. Amanda Baxley’s doctor had just told her, over a speakerphone in her psychiatrist’s office, that she had the gene for Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease, or GSS, which would inevitably lead to her slow and terrible death.
Source: The New York Times
December 02, 2013
BOSTON, MA -- Doctors are reporting an epidemic - of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
December 01, 2013
ASRM is proud to partner with the Choosing Wisely® campaign. Choosing Wisely, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation, aims to spark patient-physician conversations by providing lists of “Things Physicians and Patients Should Question”
June 04, 2013
HOUSTON (KTRK) – May 24, 2013 - Scientists have been testing stem cells from a patient's blood or bone marrow to help repair brain cells after a stroke, and to the heart after a heart attack, and they're having some moderate success.
But now, U.S. scientists have taken skin cells and used them to clone a human embryo -- not to make a cloned baby but to repair organs.
February 25, 2013
Dr. Timothy Hickman at Houston IVF discusses the success of testing to help avoid repeated miscarriages.
Source: ABC 13
December 15, 2012
A recorded RESOLVE teleseminar with Katherine K. McKnight, M.D.,
Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Specialist
December 03, 2012
Katherine McKnight, M.D., of Houston IVF discusses symptoms and treatment options for polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Dr. McKnight also discusses the infertility aspect of PCOS, and the steps of ovulation induction.
Source: Houston IVF
November 28, 2012
Houston IVF’s Dr. Timothy Hickman explains Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and its use in in vitro fertilization
April 24, 2012
One in eight couples struggles with infertility. Some have medical problems, for others it’s age, and for some couples, the problem is never really identified. Major advances in fertility treatment in the last 30 years have helped many woman have children.
Source: Diane Rehm