[video] Is Iran The New Leader In Fertility Treatment?

The Islamic Republic of Infertility Treatment? All eyes have been on Iran's uranium enrichment programs - but they've overlooked the country's baby-making programs. We look at how Iran is leaps ahead of its Sunni neighbors when it comes to fertility. Hosted by:...

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Women, Consider Freezing your Eggs (CNN Opinion)

CNN Opinion April 9, 2013 Egg freezing is the newest reproductive technology: a recently perfected form of flash-freezing that allows human eggs to be successfully stored in egg banks. Only commercially available in American IVF clinics since October 2012, when the...

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[audio] The New Arab Man, BBC Radio’s “Thinking Aloud”

The 'New' Arab Man: Middle Eastern, Muslim men are often represented as 'zealots' and oppressors of women. But Laurie Taylor hears how 2 decades of research by the Professor of Anthropology, Marcia Inhorn, is undermining such cultural stereotypes. Her study found that...

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A Lecture at UC-Berkeley’s Center for Middle East Studies

Global Gametes: Reproductive "Tourism" & Islamic Bioethics in the High-Tech Middle East   Assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs), including in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) to overcome infertility, are now widely available...

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Three New Books by Marcia Inhorn

The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East, by Marcia C. Inhorn (Princeton University Press, 2012) Since September 11th, 2001, Middle Eastern Muslim men have been particularly vilified as terrorists, religious zealots, and...

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Anthropology of the Middle East: A New Millennium, MESA 2011

Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting December 1-4, 2011 Marriott Wardman Park Washington, DC   At its annual meeting, the Executive Board of the Middle East Studies Association discussed the importance of engaging the new trajectories in the Anthropology of...

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An interview with Marcia Inhorn, by Eugene Raikhel

Eugene Raikhel (ER): To begin I wanted to ask about how you got started working on fertility in Egypt? What were the motivations for you? Marcia Inhorn (MI): When I went to graduate school at Berkeley, the motivating questions were stigma and suffering. This is a...

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