Posts Tagged: Fertility

Federal Advocacy Day – Giving a Voice to the Infertility Community

Federal Advocacy Day 2020

May 20 was Federal Advocacy Day, an annual one-day event on which the fertility community organizes to educate Members of Congress about important legislation pertaining to infertility patients. The event was created by RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, a patient advocacy organization and an excellent resource for those seeking information or guidance about infertility issues…. Read more »

Poor Diet Linked to Low Sperm and Testosterone Counts

Decline in sperm counts

The results of the largest study to date analyzing connections between diet and testicular health were recently released. It found that men who ate a typical Western diet of processed foods high in sugar and fat produced significantly fewer sperm per ejaculation than those with a healthier, more balanced diet that included fruit, vegetables, nuts,… Read more »

New England Fertility Conference 2012, Day 1

Hello this is Angelo Allard, General Supervisor for Seattle Sperm Bank, writing to you from scenic Ogunquit, Maine, at day 1 of the New England Fertility Society Conference. Today began with registration and a meet-and-greet dinner reception. I had the privilege of dining with Steve Pool, director of Fairfax Cryobank. We spoke about current challenges… Read more »

PCRS 2012 in Palm Springs

Hello, this is Rachael Banda, donor coordinator for European Sperm BankUSA, and I am writing you from the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS) 2012 conference in sunnyPalm Springs,California. The conference began with all the physicians/clinicians moving around, collecting loads of information being presented at the meeting. Early on in the first day, I was able… Read more »