FDA Warns of Bogus Fertility Claims for Some Supplements
MONDAY, May 31, 2021 -- Women who are struggling to get pregnant, beware of false dietary supplements that claim to help cure infertility and other reproductive health issues. Such supplements are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 31, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Warns of Bogus Dietary Supplements That Claim to Help Cure Infertility and Other Reproductive Health Issues
MONDAY, May 31, 2021 -- Women who are struggling to get pregnant, beware of false dietary supplements that claim to help cure infertility and other reproductive health issues. Such supplements are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 31, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Resilient Oregon: Ceek Women's Health founder on launching products, raising capital (video)
Fahti Khosrow founded her company, Ceek Women's Health, after three years of infertility treatments. Once she was beyond the treatments, and happily raising two daughters, she began reflecting on ways her journey through treatments could have been more caring and comfortable. Her answer: an update to the vaginal speculum. It turns out, Khosrow said, the medical device used in millions of gyneco logical exams each year hadn't been updated in a century. Khosrow, who has a master's degree in chemistry… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Suzanne Stevens Source Type: news

Resilient Oregon: Ceek Women's Health founder on launching products, raising capital (video)
Fahti Khosrow founded her company, Ceek Women's Health, after three years of infertility treatments. Once she was beyond the treatments, and happily raising two daughters, she began reflecting on ways her journey through treatments could have been more caring and comfortable. Her answer: an update to the vaginal speculum. It turns out, Khosrow said, the medical device used in millions of gyneco logical exams each year hadn't been updated in a century. Khosrow, who has a master's degree in chemistry… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Suzanne Stevens Source Type: news

Watch Out for False Promises on Some Dietary Supplements
Dietary supplements claiming to cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent infertility and other reproductive health conditions may be scams. Learn more in this Consumer Update. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Former Nurse Sentenced for Tampering with Fentanyl Vials Intended for Patients at Fertility Clinic
FDA OCI, Donna Monticone, Oxford CT, nurse, sentence, tampering, opioids, fentanyl, vial, patients, fertility clinic, Yale Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, secure storage, syringe, surgical procedures, anesthetic, absence, adulterated, sterile saline, consumer protection, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 25, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

To Vaccinate Younger Teens, States and Cities Look to Schools, Camps, Even Beaches
The F.D.A. ’s authorization of Pfizer’s Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds is a milestone in battling the coronavirus, but actually getting them vaccinated involves new challenges. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: your-feed-science Vaccination and Immunization Children and Childhood Youth Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Parenting States (US) Food and Drug Administration Pfizer Inc your-feed-healthcare Motivation and Incentive Programs Infertility Me Source Type: news

Most in US who remain unvaccinated need convincing: Poll
No, COVID-19 vaccines won’t cause infertility. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Clinic Helps Couples Overcome Infertility, Stigma
[VOA] In much of Africa, including Zimbabwe, women struggling to have children often face stigma and ridicule. To help overcome the problem, two Zimbabwean doctors in 2017 re-opened the country's only in vitro fertilization clinic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Treating polycystic ovary syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Complications can include infertility, gestational diabetes or pregnancy-induced high blood pressure, miscarriage or premature birth, and endometrial cancer. Signs and symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome vary. A diagnosis is made when women experience at least two of these signs: Irregular periods.Elevated levels of male [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 11, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Male infertility scoring using AI-assisted image classification requiring no programming
The objective of Dr. Kobayashi, a urologist, was to create an easy-to-use method of pathological examination for the daily clinical practice setting. With it, testis images could be classified at 82.6% accuracy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Endometriosis, ovarian cancer and infertility -- what are the connections?
If you've been diagnosed with endometriosis, you may have questions about whether that raises your risk for other conditions, including ovarian cancer and infertility. With endometriosis, tissue similar to the tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside your uterus. Endometriosis most commonly involves your ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 10, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenyan Women Struggle to Overcome Infertility Stigma
[VOA] Fifty-seven-year-old Kenyan Joyce Kago's three marriages ended when she couldn't have children, leaving her alone and struggling to make ends meet. Joyce is one of many childless women in a society where having children is key for acceptance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 5, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: Experts Task Media On Ending Infertility Stigma
[Daily Trust] The Merck Foundation and fertility experts have enjoined the media to give wider coverage to fertility issues in other to end the stigma associated with them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Joins Hands to Erase Infertility Stigma
[Zimbabwe Standard] Fertility is prized in African societies and couples without children are made to feel personally inadequate in the context where it is the norm to refer to adults as "mother or father of so-and-so". (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news