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Frozen Embryos May Improve Pregnancy Odds for Women With PCOS

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) — For some women seeking infertility treatment, the use of frozen embryos rather than fresh ones appears to improve the chances for a successful pregnancy, researchers report. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a hormonal disorder that causes enlarged ovaries with small cysts on the …

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Blogger Bravely Posts Face

When you’re a woman, dealing with facial hair can be embarrassing and a little demoralizing; we’re taught from a young age that beautiful women are not hairy. But it’s one thing to stand frustrated in front of a mirror, tweezers in hand, trying to pluck a few stray hairs from your chin, and …

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The Definition of Infertility Is Changing. Here’s Why That Matters

The World Health Organization wants to redefine “infertility,” so it’s not just a medical condition, the Telegraph reports. The WHO currently describes infertility as “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.” But under the …

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5 Myths About Egg Freezing

Three former Bachelor contestants—Kaitlyn Bristowe, Carly Waddell, and Andi Dorfman—reunited in Chicago last week to promote boutique egg-freezing clinic Ova, where pal (and Bachelor winner) Whitney Bischoff works as a nurse. Waddell froze her eggs one year ago at Ova, and Bristowe is going through the process now. Both women have talked about their …

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