Monthly Archives: October 2011

A new non-invasive test for detecting Down syndrome was announced recently and reported in this NY Times article.  This new test by Sequenom tests for Down syndrome by testing a sample of the mother’s blood rather than the more invasive tests of amniocentesis … Continue reading

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Fertility Success Rates recently published their list of the top US clinics for Live Birth rates with Fresh Donor Eggs.  They are reporting that this data is based on the 2009 Society For Assisted Reproductive Technology (aka SART) IVF Success Rates data (note: … Continue reading

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Biological clocks – they aren’t just for women anymore.  A recent article referencing a male factor infertility study showed that there is a decline in male fertility after age 41, and it points to an even sharper decline after age 45.  … Continue reading

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