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Mayo Clinic Marks Its First Births from Time-Lapse Incubator Use for In Vitro Fertilization

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 29, 2012.  Mayo Clinic recently marked its first births resulting from in vitro fertilization using a new time-lapse incubator that minimizes disturbances from human handling as embryos develop and helps fertility specialists better identify the healthiest embryos. Mayo experts say it may improve pregnancy outcomes for [...]

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Dr. Elizabeth Stewart on Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility

This Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Elizabeth Stewart on reproductive endocrinology and fertility. Medical Edge Weekend 3-13-10

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Uterine Fibroids Have Significant Impact on Quality of Life, Workplace Performance

Uterine fibroids cause significant fear and morbidity and can compromise workplace performance, according to a recently published survey of nearly 1,000 women in the U.S. Elizabeth Stewart, M.D., lead author and gynecologic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, says, "We conducted this survey to better understand the experience and needs of women with [...]

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Time-Lapse Incubator for In Vitro Fertilization

Mayo Clinic has announced its first births resulting from in vitro fertilization (IVF) using a new time-lapse incubator. It minimizes disturbances from human handling and helps fertility specialists identify the healthiest embryos. Dean Morbeck, Ph.D., embryologist and director of Mayo Clinic’s In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory, says, “With current technology, IVF is successful for [...]

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