Older Ovaries, Not Older Eggs, May Reduce Fertility With Aging

Women who are over 40 have a notoriously hard time getting pregnant by in-vitro fertilization (IVF), and it’s long been assumed that their problem stems from “old eggs”. But a preprint now available online at the Journal of Endocrinology suggests that the real problem might be the aging of the cells that surround the… »8/13/15 12:27pm

Angelina Jolie Writes New NYT Op-Ed About Having Her Ovaries Removed

Roughly two years after she wrote an op-ed for the New York Times about getting a mastectomy, Angelina Jolie has followed through on her plans to have a salpingo-oophorectomy, due to her genetic predisposition for ovarian cancer. "Regardless of the hormone replacements I'm taking, I am now in menopause," she writes… »3/24/15 9:30am

About a Third of Egg Donation Websites Offer More Money to Women with Gattaca Eggs

A recent overview of websites aimed at recruiting women to donate their eggs to those with fertility problems has revealed that almost a third of such sites do not follow ethical guidelines, which include not offering potential donors higher sums of money for a Gattaca baby and informing donors about the potential… »8/15/12 10:00am

Canned Career Columnist: "Take That Career Drive And Direct It Toward Mating!"

Last we heard from Penelope Trunk, she was a Yahoo! Finance career columnist in the midst of being unceremoniously sacked for the women's ghetto of the company's "Lifestyle" channels. We were deeply saddened, as we often agreed with her advice, like the time she said that if you want a better job, "Don't work hard!… »3/04/08 1:30pm