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infertility

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Facebook, Apple offer to cover costs of freezing eggs for female staff

Apple and Facebook have updated their company benefits policies to include fertility treatments in a bid to retain female staff.

By October 15, 2014

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PiOna concept needle could ease infertility injections

This auto-injector hides the needle in a device that gives women user feedback. It could reduce injection times by 30 percent.

By November 19, 2012

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Aira auto-injector warms drugs to body temperature

A heated syringe system from Cambridge Consultants warms drugs to body temperature so they flow more easily, potentially reducing injection times by up to 30 percent.

By October 16, 2013

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Trying to get pregnant? Fertility, fitness apps team up to help

Glow, the app founded by Max Levchin that helps women trying to conceive, announces a partnership with popular app MyFitnessPal to try to increase the odds of conception.

By October 17, 2013

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Stem cells used to create sperm in infertile mice

Using stem-cell techniques, scientists in Japan report that they are the first to engineer sperm in infertile male mice that successfully fertilized eggs and produced offspring.

By August 10, 2011

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PayPal founder takes on the fertility industry with Glow

"Having babies is a moral imperative for the human race. What's been missing for people who can't is data and financial arbitrage," says Glow founder Max Levchin.

By May 29, 2013

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Scientists convert human skin cells to embryonic stem cells

For the first time, scientists have successfully managed to "reprogram" adult human cells into embryonic stem cells.

By May 15, 2013

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Radiation-reducing phone cases: saviours or snake oil?

We often buy phone cases to protect our smartphones, but should we also buy cases to protect our health? We look closer at radiation, health risks and the cases that claim to keep you safe.

By August 12, 2012

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FCC to re-examine cell phone radiation standards

The Federal Communications Commission is taking a look at revising its 15-year-old safety limits for cell phones, in a routine review of its standards.

By June 15, 2012

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Link between cell phones and cancer may be unjustified

A new U.K. science review says not to worry about brain tumors while chatting on mobile phones because "evidence overall has not demonstrated any adverse effects on human health."

By April 26, 2012