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  • A Jewish View of Infertility and its Treatment

    23 Sep 2014 0 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    Infertility is not a recent phenomenon. On the contrary, three of the four biblical matriarchs suffered from infertility. The Torah, or Old Testament, documents in Genesis the suffering of Sarah, Rebecca and Rachel due to infertility. The narrative details much of the human drama in the relationships between the matriarchs and their husbands, and the matriarchs and God. Nowadays couples have access to a range of treatment options, depending on their circumstances. Under Jewish law, medical intervention including IVF is permitted.

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  • Growing incidence of STIs and their impact on Fertility

    18 Sep 2014 0 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    According to a paper released by the University of NSW's Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, STIs are on the rise and have been for the past 5 years. Learn what having an undiagnosed STI could mean for your longer term fertility.

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  • Low cost IVF might not actually cost less - economically or emotionally

    12 Sep 2014 0 Comments By Mark Bowman

    Assoc. Professor Mark Bowman told an international gathering of fertility specialists that the ‘low cost’ models of IVF recently introduced in Australia did not really represent low cost to society and bore little resemblance to true low cost methods that were utilized in developing countries.

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  • Fertility Awareness Week and The Australian Fertility Census

    01 Sep 2014 0 Comments By Elizabeth Gosch

    To mark the beginning of Fertility Awareness Week, we’ve released the enlightening and interesting findings of the Australian Fertility Census. Find out what Australia had to say about Fertility.

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  • Tackling a male taboo – talking fertility

    05 Aug 2014 0 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    When it comes to fertility, men often like to turn a blind eye to it, almost like if they ignore it, it doesn't exist. In this blog I seek to begin the process of normalising the conversation. Come, take part.

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  • The Australian Fertility Census

    20 Jul 2014 0 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    Because we’re passionate about breaking down these walls and making sure all Australians have the knowledge they need to plan their own path to kids – if that’s what they want – we’ve decided to launch The Australian Fertility Census

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  • Vale Professor Rob Jansen

    18 Jul 2014 4 Comments By Mark Bowman

    Last Friday night, Genea lost our founding father, Professor Rob Jansen. After more than 35 years at the forefront of reproductive medicine and genetics, Robert Paul Siebrand Jansen lost a long battle with illness.

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  • Top 100 fertility acronyms decoded

    02 Jul 2014 2 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    Stepping into the world of fertility and conception can be like landing in a foreign country with no idea of the language. To help you out we’ve compiled a list of the top 100 fertility acronyms and their meanings. Read on

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  • Men’s Health Week 2014 - AchieveMENts

    12 Jun 2014 1 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    At Genea, we’re well aware that men can often end up feeling a little left behind in the fertility journey when their partners are the ones undergoing the majority of the testing, taking the fertility drugs, having ultrasounds and procedures and the like. But this week it’s Men’s Health Week and this year the focus is on celebrating the achieveMENts of Australian blokes.

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  • New advertising guidelines

    27 May 2014 0 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    The Australian Health Practitioner Regulator Agency (AHPRA) has released revised guidelines for advertising regulated health services, with new provisions specifically relating to conversations and communications on social media. Read how Genea are going to comply with these guidelines whilst also bringing you the information you seek.

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