Mark Perloe

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  • Private Practice, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Sharecare News
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    THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they have demystified how a sperm and egg couple, with new research in mice indicating that egg cells carry a special receptor that allows sperm to attach to and fertilize eggs.

    The British study, published online April 16 in...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Widely used fertility drugs don't seem to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 9,800 American women who were evaluated for infertility between 1965 and 1988 and followed unt...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) might need a stronger dose of a certain medication to improve their chances of getting pregnant, new research suggests.

    In IVF, sperm is mixed with an egg outside a woman's body and the result...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration hearings opened Tuesday on a controversial fertilization technique that uses the DNA from three people -- two women and one man -- with the goal of preventing inherited genetic diseases.

    The technique involves th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry a BRCA1 gene mutation and have their ovaries removed by age 35 appear to dramatically reduce their odds of developing ovarian cancer and dying, a new international study finds.

    Having this procedure, called oophorectomy, may reduce...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who had their ovaries removed before menopause are at increased risk for bone loss and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.

    Researchers looked at 222 healthy postmenopausal women in the Los Angeles area. Among women who we...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Ophthalmology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who take estrogen-only hormone-replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms might also be reducing their risk for a common form of the eye disease glaucoma, according to new research.

    "Ours is one of the first ... studies to find est...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
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    TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Groundwater and surface water samples taken near fracking operations in Colorado contained chemicals that can disrupt male and female hormones, researchers say.

    These chemicals, which are used in the fracking process, also were present in samples...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
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    THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- The use of donor eggs -- whether from family, friends or strangers -- by infertile patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) has risen in the last decade, and results have been favorable, with an increasing number of healthy babies born at term.

    <...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
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    THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who used donor eggs to become parents are grappling with the issue of whether they should tell their children how they were conceived, according to a new study.

    Up to 60 percent of donor-egg recipients weren't sure if they would inform the...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Cinnamon has long been used to add flavor to sweet and savory foods. Now, preliminary research suggests the spice may also help jump-start irregular menstrual cycles in women affected by a common infertility disorder.

    A small study by researchers fro...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Oct. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Five million babies have been born using assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization since the late 1970s, according to a new study.

    The first "test tube baby" was born in 1978, and by 1990 there had been about 90,000 such assisted...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Oct. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise may boost a man's sperm count, and therefore may improve a couple's chances of conception, according to a new study.

    In particular, men who lift weights or spend time working or exercising outdoors tended to have a higher-than-average sperm con...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- An innovative infertility treatment for women with premature ovarian failure has yielded its first success story, an apparently healthy baby boy born in Japan, researchers report.

    The boy's 30-year-old mother had suffered from primary ovarian insuffici...Full Article

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