Accessing Reproductive Technologies: Invisible Barriers, Indelible Harms
- In Vitro Fertilization: An Overview. Oweida, Ayman // Canadian Points of View: In Vitro Fertilization;2016, p1
General information regarding in vitro fertilization is presented. The author reviews the social, political, and ethical questions related to the medical procedure and the debate that has surrounded them since the first successful in vitro fertilization procedure in 1978. The cost of the...
- High-tech pregnancies. Bennett, Lisa // Advocate;12/22/98, Issue 775, p47
Focuses on the use of in vitro fertilization procedure on lesbian pregnancy in the United States. Prevalence of lesbian pregnancy through donor insemination; Advantage of assisted reproductive technologies and other insemination methods; Comparison of effectivity between intrauterine and...
- New infertility insurance. H.C. // Parenting;Mar97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p30
Reports on the gaining support for insurance coverage for fertility treatments in the United States. 13 states that have passed laws requiring insurers to offer partial coverage; Statement from the national infertility support group, Resolve.
- Greater access to health care is here: Let's do our part to get America covered. Daley, Karen A. // American Nurse;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p3
The author calls on the American Nurses Association (ANA) in 2013 to help ensure that all Americans have access to health care through affordable health care coverage.
- Slow progress in improving disparities in access to care. Currie, Donya // Nation's Health;May/Jun2011, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p8
The article focuses on reports, released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in February 2011, on disparities, based on race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and other factors, in access to health care in the U.S.
- Low Dose Stimulation Produces Good Results with Lower Cost. // Fertility Weekly;11/10/2008, p4
The article reports on the use of low dose stimulation (LS) in assisted reproductive technology (ART) in developing countries. M. Noorashikin and colleagues examined the cost-effectiveness of LS and claimed that its cost benefits include fewer injections, and use of lower amounts of...
- Costs and outcomes associated with IVF using recombinant FSH. Ledger, W.; Wiebinga, C.; Anderson, P.; Irwin, D.; Holman, A.; Lloyd, A. // Reproductive BioMedicine Online (Reproductive Healthcare Limited;Sep2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p337
Cost and outcome estimates based on clinical trial data may not reflect usual clinical practice, yet they are often used to inform service provision and budget decisions. To expand understanding of assisted reproduction treatment in clinical practice, an economic evaluation of...
- Editor's Choice. Van Steirteghem, André // Human Reproduction;Jul2010, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p1593
The article discusses various reports related to human reproduction published within the issue, including one on the significance of sperm DNA fragmentation on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), one on repeated In vitro fertilization (IVF) and Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)...
- How old is too old to have a baby? Newman, Judith // Discover;Apr2000, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p60
Discusses the social implications of human reproductive technology. Reasons why more women are choosing to build a family at a later age; Risks associated with bearing a child at menopause age; Health risks posed by being the child of older parents; Fertility drugs and in vitro fertilization as...