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  • What Women Want: Survey Shows Women’s Patterns and Desires About Contraception

    <span class="TextRun SCXW254141772 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW254141772 BCX0">Philadelphia, PA</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW254141772 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW254141772 BCX0">&nbsp;&ndash; Research presented at the 75</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW254141772 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun Superscript SCXW254141772 BCX0" data-fontsize="11">th</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW254141772 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW254141772 BCX0">&nbsp;Scientific Congress and Expo of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine reveals interesting patterns about how women use contraception now, and what their preferences might be moving forward.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW254141772 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{&quot;201341983&quot;:0,&quot;335559739&quot;:200,&quot;335559740&quot;:276}">&nbsp;</span>
  • A New Hormonal Treatment for Ectopic Pregnancy: Letrozole Is as Effective as Methotrexate

    <span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">Philadelphia, PA</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">&mdash;Today, at the American Society for&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">Reproductive</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">M</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">edicine&rsquo;s 77</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun Superscript SCXW29011292 BCX0" data-fontsize="12">th</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">&nbsp;Scientific Congress and Expo, US and</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">&nbsp;Egyptian researchers presented a prospective cohort study&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">showing for the first time&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">that&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">l</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">etrozole, an aromatase inhibitor,&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">is as</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">&nbsp;effective as methotrexate</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">as a medical treatment to end&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW29011292 BCX0">ectopic pregnancy.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW29011292 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{}">&nbsp;</span>
  • Expanded Carrier Screening for Genetic Diseases in an Ashkenazi Jewish Population

    <span class="TextRun SCXW256413333 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW256413333 BCX0">Philadelphia, PA</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW256413333 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW256413333 BCX0">&nbsp;-&nbsp;</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW256413333 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW256413333 BCX0">Offering prospective parents of Ashkenazi Jewish background an expanded panel of carrier screening for genetic disorders could help decrease even further the transmission of certain autosomal recessive conditions</span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW256413333 BCX0" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US" data-contrast="auto"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW256413333 BCX0">&nbsp;to children.</span></span><span class="EOP SCXW256413333 BCX0" data-ccp-props="{&quot;201341983&quot;:0,&quot;335559739&quot;:160,&quot;335559740&quot;:259}">&nbsp;</span>
  • Irregular or Extra Long Periods May Portend a Shorter Life Span

    <p><em>Philadelphia, PA</em>- Abnormal menstrual cycle characteristics- irregularity and extra-long cycle length- are associated with greater risk of mortality according to a study presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine&rsquo;s 75<sup>th</sup> Scientific Congress and Expo.&nbsp; In a prospective cohort study, researchers from Harvard and Tongji Medical College in China teamed up to analyze data on 93,775 women, followed for the years 1991 to 2013 as part of the Nurses Health Study II.</p>
  • Children of Gestational Carriers Express Positive Feelings about the Experience, Pride in their Mothers’ Efforts to Help Others

    <p><em>Philadelphia, PA</em>&mdash;Today, at the 75<sup>th</sup> Scientific Congress and Expo of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, researchers presented a study of families of gestational carriers (GCs) in which they found that the majority of GCs&rsquo; children surveyed reported positive emotions about the surrogacy experience.</p>
  • Early Life Exposures Impact the Odds of an Endometriosis Diagnosis

    <p><em>Philadelphia, PA</em>--&nbsp; New results from The Women&rsquo;s Health Study: From Adolescence to Adulthood (A2A)&nbsp; presented at ASRM&rsquo;s 75<sup>th</sup> annual Scientific Congress and Expo reveal that in addition to having a hereditary component, the odds a young woman will be diagnosed with endometriosis are influenced by early life exposures, like whether or not she was &nbsp;breastfed or if her parents smoked during pregnancy or around their children.</p>
  • ASRM Announces New President

    <h3><em>Philadelphia, PA- </em>ASRM is excited to announce our new President, Catherine Racowsky Ph.D., HCLD. Dr. Racowsky is currently the Director of the ART Laboratory at Brigham &amp; Women&rsquo;s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard Medical School. She served as ASRM&rsquo;s secretary for eleven years before transitioning to Vice President.</h3>
  • ASRM Announces New Board Members and Affiliated Society Presidents

    <p>ASRM is delighted to announce the new affiliated society presidents and new directors joining the Board.</p>
  • African American Women with Cancer Less Likely to Utilize Fertility Preserving Egg Freezing

    <p><em><span data-contrast="auto">Philadelphia, PA</span></em><span data-contrast="auto"> &ndash; Researchers from New York University presented research today at the 75</span><span data-contrast="auto">th</span><span data-contrast="auto"> Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine showing that African-American and Hispanic women with cancer were less likely to utilize fertility preserving treatments than white women.</span><span data-ccp-props="{&quot;201341983&quot;:0,&quot;335559739&quot;:0,&quot;335559740&quot;:240}">&nbsp;</span></p>
  • Egg Donors Report Good Long-Term Physical Health Status and Satisfaction with their Experience

    <p><em><span data-contrast="auto">Philadelphia, PA</span></em><span data-contrast="auto">- </span><span data-contrast="auto">Researchers shared results today, at the 75</span><span data-contrast="auto">th</span><span data-contrast="auto"> Annual Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, that m</span><span data-contrast="auto">ost egg donors</span><span data-contrast="auto"> surveyed&nbsp;</span> <span data-contrast="auto">report</span><span data-contrast="auto">ed </span><span data-contrast="auto">positive feelings about their donation experience and </span><span data-contrast="auto">continuing good health</span><span data-contrast="auto"> years after their donation.&nbsp; Dr. Jennifer Blackmore and her colleagues analyzed responses to </span><span data-contrast="auto">an anonymous survey </span><span data-contrast="auto">completed by 36 </span><span data-contrast="auto">egg donors who donated between 2008 and 2019 at New York University&rsquo;s Langone Fertility Center.</span><span data-ccp-props="{&quot;201341983&quot;:0,&quot;335559739&quot;:160,&quot;335559740&quot;:259}">&nbsp;</span></p>
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