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April 14, 2015
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) today announced it was endorsing the statement released from the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) calling for a moratorium on human clinical uses of Germ-Line Gene Editing until the safety and efficacy of the technique can be assessed.
April 14, 2015
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has added five more tests and treatments to its list of procedures infertility patients and their doctors need to consider carefully.
March 30, 2015
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, America’s leading professional organization in reproductive medicine and infertility, and VirtaMed, the world’s leader in building customized virtual reality simulation devices for medicine, are pleased to announce the development of a simulator for training in ultrasound -guided and -unguided embryo transfer in In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI).
March 03, 2015
The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology is pleased to release its report for the year 2013 on assisted reproductive technology in the United States. In 2013, 380 SART member clinics reported on 174,962 in vitro fertilization cycles resulting in the birth of 63,286 babies, up from 165,172 cycles and 61,740 babies born in 2012. ART babies continue to represent more than 1.5% of the children born in the US.
February 20, 2015
A new birth outcomes study published in Fertility and Sterility includes- for the first time in a US-based cohort- a category of births to mothers with an indicator of subfertility, but who did not have an ART cycle in association with that birth. The inclusion of this group allows an examination of birth outcomes associated with infertility apart from ART, in addition to comparisons of outcomes of ART births with births to mothers with and without subfertility.
February 11, 2015
ASRM is proud to support The Women Veterans and Families Health
Services Act of 2015 and is thrilled Senator Murray has introduced it.”“Part of supporting our service
members as they return to civilian life needs to include making sure
they can have a family. The Women Veterans and Families Health Services
Act of 2015 gives veterans injured in the line of duty their best chance
at building a family. The members of the American Society for
Reproductive Medicine look forward to working with Senator Murray and
other Congressional champions on its passage.”
January 28, 2015
The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) today announces
the release of Version 1 of its ART Patient Predictor. The ART Patient
Predictor is a cutting edge tool designed to allow patients to obtain a
preliminary assessment of their individual prospects for success with
January 13, 2015
As March begins, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
(ASRM) joins with the European Society for Human Reproduction and
Embryology (ESHRE) in New York City to present an educational program
focusing on the latest techniques in diagnosing and treating infertility
and diseases of the reproductive system.
November 19, 2014
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine joins in recognizing November as National Adoption Month. First proclaimed by President Bill Clinton in November 1995, it is a month to acknowledge the special families brought into being through love and hard work, rather than biology, and to share information and encouragement with those who are on the adoption road to family-building.
October 22, 2014
Women Whose Diet Includes More Dairy Have Higher Live Birth Rates After IVF, and a Maternal Diet High in Butterfat Can Ameliorate the Effects of BPA Exposure on Embryos in Rats