infertility infertility  /ˌɪn fər ˈtɪ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate

Usage(s):

  1. More than a million couples seek treatment for infertility each year.
  2. More than a million couples seek treatment for infertility each year.
  3. While infertility is an emotionally and financially draining disease that afflicts about 10 million men and women, those people hit with secondary infertility face a unique anguish.

News

  1. Infertility May Increase Risk Of Cancer

    Infertility may increase the risk of cancer.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KREX-TV Grand Junction

  2. Summit Medical Group Welcomes Associates in Obstetrics Gynecology and Infertility

    The 10 physicians of Associates in Obstetrics Gynecology and Infertility, with offices in West Orange, N.J. and Verona, N.J., have joined Summit Medical Group. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10831002.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association Offers Embryo Donation Continuing Education for Medical Professionals

    RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association is offering infertility medical professionals an online interactive training program entitled Embryo Donation in Action. Nurses and doctors can access online training for 6 CEU’s. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/RESOLVE/EmbryoCourse/prweb10827693.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Nayernia said: "This is an important development as it will allow researchers to study in detail how sperm forms and lead to a better understanding of infertility in men -- why it happens and what is causing it. This understanding could help us...
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Karim Nayernia Source: AFP

  2. Where We Find Her Now: "She's got her daughter. She's in a much more settled place," says Davis. "She's been dealing with infertility and adoption. Her house is no longer all white! It's real love with Harry. They have three dogs, a little...
    on May 24, 2008 By: Kristin Davis Source: ABC30.com

  3. "Previously, we had noted that there were scores of diseases that could be treated by eliciting the relaxation response -- everything from different kinds of pain, infertility, rheumatoid arthritis, insomnia," Benson said.
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Herbert Benson Source: Washington Post

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