Published Special Issue: Men and Masculinities: SAGE Journals

Published Special Issue: Men and Masculinities: SAGE Journals "Introduction - Arab Masculinities, Anthropological Reconceptions" by Marcia C. Inhorn and Konstantina Isidoros https://doi.org/10.1177/1097184X17748168 Part I: MASCULINITY IN REVOLUTIONARY TIMES "Men of...

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Bioethics in Islam

Abortion. Right to die. Stem cell research. How do Muslims around the world approach modern bioethical dilemmas? This episode, we'll learn why some transgender Muslims are traveling to Bangkok for gender reassignment surgery. And we'll examine how Egypt became an...

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A Male Infertility Crisis Is Coming. The Middle East Can Help.

By MARCIA C. INHORN New York Times Western men’s sperm counts are falling, and we ought to be concerned. A major study published this July in the highly regarded fertility journal Human Reproduction Update showed that across Europe, North America, Australia and New...

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Global IVF Tourism

Professor Inhorn agrees that Australian culture is a drawcard for Americans traveling overseas for IVF, combined with the comparatively lower costs. But she suggests that the idea of IVF ‘tourism’ is deceptive. “I’m critical of the notion of tourism being...

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The Eggology Club—Episode 5, Emotional Rollercoasters

The girls discuss the emotional aspects of egg freezing and how the general media or press usually miss understand why women freeze. Yale University research professor, Dr. Marcia Inhorn joins the conversation to explain her key research of why early egg...

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The Search for Low-Cost Solutions to Infertility

Ten percent of women experience infertility, but policymakers and health bodies don’t see it as a priority. Some experts say the inability to have children should be considered a human rights issue, and are looking for ways to get treatment to everyone who needs it....

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Should You Travel Abroad for IVF?

By Anna Medaris Miller Other countries offer more affordable care in appealing destinations, but couples should proceed with caution.   Tens of thousands of U.S. residents are projected to have traveled overseas for reproductive health care this year. For three years,...

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