The Economics of Fertility

Smart Asset, January 15, 2016
According to the CDC’s 2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, 12% of American women of reproductive age (that’s 7.3 million women), or their husbands or partners, had sought fertility treatment services in their lifetime.

Androvia LifeSciences to Present Data Focused on Male Infertility at American Urological Association (AUA) 2016 Annual Meeting

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ, April 4, 2016; PRNewswire — Androvia LifeSciences, a biotechnology company engineering solutions for the advancement of male fertility, today announced that data related to the company’s proprietary technology, the Cap-Score™ Sperm Function Test, will be presented at the American Urological Association (AUA) 2016 Annual Meeting, to be held May 6 – 10 in San Diego, California.

Research Suggests New Insights into Male Infertility

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ, April 4, 2016; PRNewswire — Androvia LifeSciences, focused on male fertility, today reported results of four new studies that use its proprietary technology to quantify the ability of sperm to fertilize. The Cap-ScoreTM Sperm Function Test offers a ranking where the fertilizing ability of a semen sample is compared to that from a population of fertile men and could potentially have implications for the management of human infertility.

Androvia LifeSciences to Present Four Studies Focused on Male Infertility At 41st Annual Conference of the American Society of Andrology (ASA)

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ, March 16, 2016; PRNewswire — Androvia LifeSciences, a biotechnology company engineering solutions for the advancement of male fertility, today announced that data related to the company’s proprietary technology, the Cap-Score™ Sperm Function Test, will be presented in an oral session at the 41st Annual Conference of the American Society of Andrology (ASA), to be held April 2 – 5, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Three additional studies related to the Cap-Score Sperm Function Test will be presented in poster sessions.

A New Test for Male Infertility is on the Horizon: The Androvia Cap-Score

Male Fertility Doc, January 27, 2016
Coming soon, a company named Androvia will be releasing a new test that assesses the fertilizing ability of a man’s sperm.  Prior to fertilization, an individual sperm must complete three tasks: “capacitation”, “hyperactivation” and the “acrosome reaction”.  Androvia uses technology that identifies the ability of sperm to undergo capacitation.

World’s First Test Tube Puppies are Born

NBC News, December 9, 2015
Dr. Alex Travis and a team at Cornell University have created the first test-tube puppies with the goal of removing disease-causing genes and perhaps to someday help save endangered animal species.