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    • 28 OCT 16
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    Screening for Hemoglobinopathies

    Hemoglobinopathies are a group of genetic disorders and diseases that affect hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells responsible for carrying oxygen. Screening for these blood disorders prior to pregnancy can help identify parents at a higher risk of having a child with a hemoglobin disorder. Hemoglobinopathies are inherited conditions passed from a parent to

    • 20 OCT 16
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    Dr. Susan Wolf Featured on Facebook Live Series Making the Rounds

    (American Council on Science and Health) – Our own Dr. Susan Wolf was a recent guest on the Facebook Live video streaming series Making the Rounds. Dr. Wolf’s primary areas of expertise are infertility and menopause, and she responded to questions on those subjects. She reminded listeners about the importance of moderation in diet and

    • 17 OCT 16
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    Single versus Double IUI

    Fertility specialists and couples undergoing intrauterine insemination (IUI) must evaluate whether or not double IUI is more advantageous than single IUI. What is intrauterine insemination? IUI is a procedure where male sperm is washed and placed directly into the female uterus during ovulation with a goal of increasing the chances of fertilization. IUI may be

    • 12 OCT 16
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    Tamoxifen for Infertility

    The breast cancer drug, Tamoxifen, is sometimes used in the treatment of female infertility. Also known by its generic name, nolvadex, the medication is part of a drug class known as selective estrogen receptor modulators. How does Tamoxifen work? Tamoxifen is used in the treatment of steroid hormone-receptor positive breast cancer. It works by blocking