Q&A with Marcia Inhorn: IVF sojourners in Dubai

By Mike Cummings Millions of people visit Dubai each year on business and for pleasure. While Dubai has emerged as a global hub city for commerce and tourism, it also is becoming an international center for medical care, including in vitro fertilization (IVF).  People...

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The Iranian (IVF) Revolution

Do you know about the Iranian IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) Revolution? Marcia Inhorn (pictured) does ... because she was alive to see it, and has studied it since in detail. A medical anthropologist at Yale University, she witnessed a massive shift in the Middle East...

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Anthropology of Dad

In honor of Father's Day, let's see what Yale Anthropologists have to say about dads in their ongoing research. Dr. Marcia Inhorn is a specialist on middle eastern gender and health issues and founding editor of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies. Her...

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[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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