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Zoo performs first reverse vasectomy on horse   -  Jun 17, 2008
BRETT ZONGKER AP. WASHINGTON–Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo have revealed they reversed a vasectomy on an endangered horse to ... Toronto Star

The Myths and Realities of a Vasectomy   -  Jun 27, 2008
By PETER JARET. Dr. Marc Goldstein is director of the Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery at Cornell University Weill Medical College. ... New York Times

Vasectomy May Increase Dementia Risk   -  Feb 12, 2007
Having a vasectomy may increase the risk of certain types of dementia, say researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago. ... Washington Post

Vasectomy: all it takes is a snip   -  Nov 25, 2006
Aches, pains, sex life in ruins. Jim Pollard uncovers some nasty side-effects of a simple procedure. “Vasectomy is a real nightmare. ... Times Online

Zoo reverses vasectomy on bush dog   -  Apr 29, 2005
James A. Finley / AP. ST. LOUIS - Three yapping, cuddly South American bush dog pups at the Saint Louis Zoo are making fertility history among wild canids, ...

Vasectomy clinic gets in on bracket racket   -  Mar 11, 2008
The Oregon Urology Institute is running a college-basketball-themed vasectomy promotion, urging men to "lower your seed for the tournament... ... Seattle Times

Charges: Stolen church cash paid for vasectomy   -  Jan 7, 2009
MARION, Ind. — An Indiana prosecutor says a former church official is charged with stealing more than $276000 from church accounts and using some of the ... FOXNews

Marriage boom fuels demand for vasectomy reversal operations   -  Mar 30, 2009
Growing numbers of men whom who have had a vasectomy are paying to have the procedure reversed. By John Bingham. A boom in second marriages has led to a ...

Quarter 'skip' vasectomy check-up   -  Apr 14, 2006
Fears have been raised that men are not taking the necessary steps to ensure their vasectomies have been a success. A US study found a quarter of men who ... BBC News

Vasectomy: What to Expect   -  Apr 21, 2009
By Chris Good. You'll be shocked at the very sound of the words as the request echoes inside your head: “I would like you to cut through my scrotum and ... FOXNews

Vasectomy linked to Dementia   -  Feb 15, 2007
MEN who have had a vasectomy may face an increased risk of developing a rare type of dementia marked by a steady loss of language skills, researchers say. ...

Scientists reverse vasectomy on endangered horse   -  Jun 16, 2008
By Brett Zongker, AP Writer. WASHINGTON — Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo revealed Monday that they have reversed a vasectomy on an ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Fifteen-minute ''female vasectomy''   -  Apr 17, 2009
A woman has become the first in the UK to be sterilised in a 15-minute procedure dubbed 'female vasectomy'. Mum-of-two Natalie Read, 37, opted for the ... Times of India

Vasectomy film to 'dispel myths'   -  Sep 11, 2005
Men thinking about having a vasectomy are being given the opportunity to watch an operation to help allay any fears they might have. ... BBC News

Experts call for removing fallacies about vasectomy   -  Jan 29, 2007
TIRUCHI: Expressing concern over prevalence of deep-rooted misconceptions about male sterilisation, speakers at a State-level seminar on Non-Scalpel ... The Hindu

Clinic: Have Vasectomy, Watch NCAA Hoops   -  Mar 9, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — For guys who park in front of the TV during college basketball's March Madness, the Oregon Urology Institute has a suggestion: Why not ... FOXNews

Vasectomy Not Always an Instant Fix   -  Apr 7, 2006
By Miranda Hitti. April 7, 2006 -- A vasectomy can take months to take full effect, but many men skip follow-up tests that check the vasectomy's success, ... WebMD

Vasectomy Reversal Clinic Partners With SEO Services Company   -  Jan 25, 2010
DALLAS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A vasectomy reversal clinic has announced its partnership with Dallas-based Internet marketing firm SEO 1 Services. ... Forbes

Vasectomy Reversal   -  Sep 17, 2009
By Kathleen Blanchard. If itís been more than 15 years since your vasectomy, the possibility of success is still there, but the chances are reduced. ... FOXNews

First Reverse Vasectomy for Rare Horse Species   -  Jan 23, 2010
July 2, 2009—To help revive the Przewalski's horse, or takhi, in Mongolia, a Washington, DC-area zoo facility hosted the first ever reverse vasectomy on the ... National Geographic

Vasectomy Vasectomy Surgery - Vasectomy Health Information - NY …   -  Oct 21, 2008
Vasectomy is a minor operation that takes about 15 - 30 minutes and is usually performed with local anesthesia in a doctor's office or a family planning ... New York Times

Ten-minute 'reversible' vasectomy being developed by scientists   -  Nov 16, 2007
A 10-minute operation could give men a birth control alternative to a vasectomy as early as next year. The method involves making a small incision along the ... Daily Mail

Woman asks for vasectomy apology   -  May 2, 2005
A woman who claims her husband's vasectomy has been proved to have failed has demanded an apology from the doctors who carried it out. ... BBC News

Paying for a Vasectomy -   -  Apr 10, 2009
By LESLEY ALDERMAN. A vasectomy is typically uncomplicated and inexpensive. But it pays to be a methodical consumer-patient. FIND A DOCTOR ON YOUR PLAN. ... New York Times

Man's testicles swelled up like footballs agter vasectomy - Telegraph   -  Oct 28, 2008
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Vasectomy - News, Information on Vasectomy - NY Times Health …   -  Nov 7, 2006
A Minnesota fertility clinic has offered a guarantee that men who have vasectomies reversed there will able to produce a pregnancy or it will pay for ... New York Times

Court: Vasectomy 'Gift' Not Recoverable   -  Jun 26, 2007
Lost love carries no refund, even if you have a receipt. The Utah Court of Appeals rejected an ex-fiance's request to recover thousands of dollars spent ... San Francisco Chronicle

Dad branded 'scrounger' faces vasectomy   -  Jul 11, 2005
A dad of six branded a scrounger is finally facing up to his responsibilities - by going for the snip. Mike Blake, 20, once labelled the laziest man in ... WalesOnline

Spencer Pratt wanteed vasectomy to stop baby-crazy wife Heidi Montag ...   -  Nov 10, 2009
ONLY Spencer Pratt would consider a vasectomy to ward off his baby-crazy wife Heidi Montag, and only Spencer Pratt wouldn't know it's difficult, ...

Man sues for £1m after botched vasectomy leads to loss of testicles   -  May 22, 2008
A father-of-four is claiming £1 million damages after winning his legal case over a vasectomy that went wrong. Daniel Stalker, 51, was forced to have his ... Times Online

Half of men fail to check if vasectomy is working   -  Jan 13, 2010
By Agency Reporter, Published: Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010. Nearly half of men who get vasectomies don't return for follow-up tests that make sure the procedure ... The Punch

Ready, set, snip: it's a vasectomy marathon   -  Sep 3, 2005
By Sam Lister, Health Correspondent. THE first snip occured at 8.30am yesterday — and they kept coming all day long. Six surgeons, nicknamed the ... Times Online

Dad of 37 fights for vasectomy   -  Sep 7, 2006
An Argentine man who is the father of 37 children is taking legal action for the right to a vasectomy. Cleto Ruiz Diaz, 44, from Corrientes has gone to ... Independent Online

The New York Times > Health > Slide Show > Vasectomy > Slide 2 of 5   -  Aug 1, 2007
Vasectomy is the surgical division of the vas deferens. Vasectomy prevents sperm from being released into semen during ejaculation, thus preventing ... New York Times

How a vasectomy operation killed my husband   -  Feb 12, 2008
By LOIS ROGERS. Jem Abbott, a healthy 37-year-old, had gone into hospital for a vasectomy, the male sterilisation operation performed on more than 100000 ... Daily Mail

Your Health: A 'long-term struggle to sell vasectomy'   -  Jun 14, 2009
By Kim Painter, USA TODAY. In a comic new book on fatherhood, journalist and dad-of-three Michael Lewis describes men who've had vasectomies as "gelded" and ... USA TODAY - USA Today

Pre-baby slumber, vasectomy follow-up, brown-bag brawl   -  Jan 4, 2010
From Monday's Globe and Mail Published on Monday, Jan. 04, 2010 12:00AM EST Last updated on Tuesday, Jan. 05, 2010 2:42AM EST ... Globe and Mail

Male contraceptive study expanded   -  Oct 9, 2006
Traditional vasectomy - where the two vas deferens tubes connecting the ... "But we know that in vasectomy, even if you can get sperm flowing again, ... BBC News

Many men don't check to see if vasectomy worked   -  May 17, 2007
By Amy Norton. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many men who have a vasectomy fail to ever submit a semen sample to make sure the procedure worked. ... Reuters UK

Annie's Mailbox .Reader Who Had A Vasectomy At Age 33 Says Simple …   -  May 5, 2005
...would like to respond to southwest Sufferer." who went through multiple miscarriages and whose husband refused to have a vasectomy. ... Spokesman-Review - Google News Archive

Half of Men Fail to Check if Vasectomy is Working   -  Dec 28, 2009
By Randy Dotinga. MONDAY, Dec. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of men who get vasectomies don't return for follow-up tests that make sure the procedure ... BusinessWeek

Vasectomy at 28: One man's decision   -  Oct 3, 2007
By Mike Celizic. Like many men, Toby Byrum decided to have a vasectomy to end his reproductive years. Unlike most of them, Byrum had his at the age of 28 ...

ESHRE: After Vasectomy Reversal Chromosomal Abnormalities in Sperm …   -  Jun 23, 2006
By Judith Groch, MedPage Today Senior Writer. PRAGUE, Czech Republic, June 23 — Men who have had a vasectomy reversal have higher rates of sex chromosome ... MedPage Today

Vasectomy Treatment - Vasectomy Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Oct 21, 2008
After deciding that permanent birth control is the best solution, a couple still has the option of either vasectomy for the male or tubal ligation (female ... New York Times

'Novel' way to complete vasectomy target   -  Dec 21, 2005
NEW DELHI, India, Dec 21 -- IN A bid to increase the number of people undergoing vasectomy, the health department and doctors are now luring illiterate ... Pay-Per-View - Hindustan Times - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Vasectomy - Surgery Procedures & Risks - NY Times Health Information   -  Feb 7, 2009
A vasectomy is surgery to cut the vas deferens, the tubes that carry a man's sperm from his scrotum to his urethra. The urethra is the tube that carries ... New York Times

Vasectomy may be linked to dementia   -  Mar 20, 2007
So imagine her surprise when, at a twice-yearly support group she holds for PPA (as well as another type of dementia called frontotemporal dementia) ... Pay-Per-View - Chicago Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

Vasectomy Background - Vasectomy Health Information - NY Times …   -  Oct 21, 2008
In the United States, vasectomy emerged as a popular method of permanent contraception during the 1960s. Within a decade, 750000 men were undergoing ... New York Times

Controversy rages over robot vasectomy reversal in Florida   -  Jan 8, 2010
By Lewis Page. Medical boffins in Florida have announced a breakthrough of buttock-clenching importance: Surgical robots have apparently broken the world ... Register

Man sues over pain since 1989 vasectomy.   -  Nov 4, 2006
A father of seven continues to have severe testicular pain and his life is "a misery" following a vasectomy operation in Dublin 17 years ago, the High Court ... Pay-Per-View - Irish Times - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Divorce fuels vasectomy reversals   -  Mar 18, 2009
By Clare Murphy. Second marriages or starting afresh with a new partner mean a number of men are spending large sums of money trying to reverse their ... BBC News

Choosing Vasectomy Street   -  Nov 16, 2005
COVER STORY. Some men who don't want kids are willing to make their choice permanent. Vincent Ciaccio had a vasectomy when he was 23 to ensure that he and ... Pay-Per-View - Chicago Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

COUPLE'S CHOICE; Vasectomy and tubal ligation routine options for …   -  Jul 24, 2007
After their sixth child was born, Catherine and Paul Embree of Winnetka had an important choice to make. "We didn't know if we were really done at five, ... Pay-Per-View - Chicago Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

UNDOING A VASECTOMY, Restoring male fertility can be done, but the …   -  Apr 11, 2006
...[Jeffrey Csatari] had a vasectomy, or surgical sterilization, considered to be one of the safest and most effective means of permanent birth control and ... Pay-Per-View - Newsday - ProQuest Archiver

“Rope in male field workers to popularise No Scalpel Vasectomy?   -  Jun 14, 2008
Workshop: Vellore MLA speaking at the District Level No-Scalpel Vasectomy workshop in Vellore on Friday. Vellore Collector Dharmendra Pratap Yadav is in the ... The Hindu

Is a vasectomy a one-way street?   -  Mar 14, 2009
What if, in your twenties, you know you don't want babies and go for the chop, but then fall in love later in life and want to start a family? ... Times Online

Vasectomy placed on Valentine's cards   -  Feb 14, 2007
Family Planning is throwing its weight behind an Australian campaign that has jumped on the Valentine's Day bandwagon to promote vasectomies. ... TVNZ

Article: Vasectomy drive gaining headway.(Provincial News) - Manila …   -  Mar 15, 2006
Vasectomy drive gaining headway.(Provincial News) ... find Manila Bulletin articles. Byline: DEXTER A. SEE BAGUIO CITY - More men in the Cordillera Region ... Pay-Per-View - Manila Bulletin - HighBeam Research

How Does Having A Vasectomy Affect The Risk Of Developing Prostate …   -  Mar 16, 2009
Bruce Trock, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Urology and Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Question: How does having a vasectomy affect the ... ABC News

BC company given $1.4M US to test male contraceptive   -  Feb 1, 2005
The company said that earlier studies in primates and humans suggest it could be as effective as a vasectomy. Tests on primates also indicate it can be ...

… National Zoo say they have reversed a vasectomy on endangered horse   -  Jun 20, 2008
The "temporary vasectomy" could have a significant effect on how animals are managed in ... Minnesota, the 20-year-old horse, had a vasectomy in 1999 at his ... Minneapolis Star-Tribune - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Husband says 'never' to vasectomy   -  Apr 20, 2007
Dear Annie: Several weeks ago, my husband and I found out we are pregnant with our third baby (kind of an "oops" baby) His first comment was, ... Herald-Tribune - Google News Archive

The man who had a vasectomy by mistake: who really was to blame?   -  Jul 9, 2006
By Dr James LeFanu. It is inevitable in a system as vast and complex as the modern health service that accidents will happen and mistakes will be made. ...

Is it hip to snip? - Page 2 -   -  Jan 26, 2010
His office only schedules a vasectomy consult if the candidate is over 30 with two ... (The urologists that Salon spoke with who specialize in vasectomy ... Salon

Free vasectomy camps to be held in many places   -  Oct 15, 2005
NEW DELHI, India, Oct. 15 -- THE STATE Public Health and Family Welfare Department would be organising free non-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) camps at 10 places ... Pay-Per-View - Hindustan Times - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Prize for vasectomy: Gun permits draw crowds   -  Dec 21, 2009
What's the best way to get men to get vasectomies? Apparently it's to offer them gun licenses. That's a ploy which seems to be working in Madhya Pradesh's ...

No-needle anesthetic method useful for vasectomy   -  Jan 31, 2008
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A no-needle anesthetic method is an effective means of pain control for men undergoing no-scalpel vasectomy, a popular type of ... Reuters UK

Low response to vasectomy, says study   -  Jun 27, 2007
MADURAI: The subject of family planning has become more of a 'female planning' with very less involvement of men opting for the simple surgery, ... Hindu

Sperm damage warning on vasectomy reversals   -  Sep 14, 2009
Men should consider freezing their sperm before having a vasectomy in case they change their minds, as the operation may damage their sperm, ... The Guardian

Mini-incision no-scalpel vasectomy reversal   -  Oct 17, 2008
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who want to have a vasectomy reversed may soon be able to opt for a "mini-incision, no-scalpel" operation, according to a ... Reuters UK

Doctor faces new vasectomy claim   -  Feb 21, 2006
By Martin Johnston. A second couple say they had a baby following the failure of a vasectomy done by Auckland doctor Johan Wilson. ... New Zealand Herald

Make his a Big Mac... and a vasectomy   -  Sep 25, 2005 SUZANNE MOORE, Mail on Sunday. Free contraceptive jabs given in the toilets of McDonald's? I'm loving it. Seriously I am, and the supposed 'outrage' ... Daily Mail

Distt men veer to vasectomy   -  Sep 25, 2009
Among different family planning methods, non-scalpel vasectomy has been perhaps the least popular. But the current trend in the district shows a marked ... Indian Express

US abortion, vasectomy rates rise as economy falters   -  Mar 25, 2009
Doctors in the US are reporting an increased demand for abortions or vasectomies during the recession. A pregnant woman in Oakland, Calif., told her doctor ...

Men clamour to try out silicone alternative to vasectomy   -  Nov 4, 2009
American scientists are to widen trials of a male contraceptive, after having been approached by men eager to try it out as an alternative to a vasectomy. ... The Guardian

Q&A: How safe is having a vasectomy?   -  Jan 19, 2009
Men fear they will lose their sex drive and women may worry it sometimes doesn't work. So, the facts about the snip... ... Times Online

The vasectomy king   -  Feb 25, 2009
An Ottawa doctor who brought the no-scalpel procedure to Canada performs his 25000th vasectomy today, Bruce Deachman reports. ... National Post

Radio-controlled sperm 'tap' turns off vasectomies   -  Jan 28, 2008
The valve could be a switchable alternative to vasectomy, the researchers say. ... Men who regret a vasectomy can often only have children using donor sperm ... New Scientist

Not sheepish about the snip   -  Jan 16, 2007
It had been suggested that the high vasectomy rate was because New Zealand men ... Terry, 32, said he hadn't had a vasectomy and was discussing the prospect ...

NMC offers Rs 1,651 for vasectomy   -  Mar 14, 2009
NAGPUR: This is a true effort to promote men to go ahead with sterilisation and make a positive contribution towards family welfare programme. ... Times of India

March Madness: Time for a Vasectomy   -  Mar 15, 2008
Sitting on the couch for four days watching March Madness? The Oregon Urology Institute thinks you should use the time to recover from a vasectomy — Scott ... NPR

Vasectomy Vs Intra Vas Device – Check It Out!   -  Oct 11, 2006
...on: Surgical Vasectomy is in the midst of competition from a relatively new male contraceptive that is endowed with the potential of giving the procedure a ... MedIndia

It's the vasectomy off-switch   -  Feb 13, 2008
Vasectomies could be a thing of the past thanks to Australian scientists who are developing a remote-controlled contraceptive implant for men. ... Sydney Morning Herald

Vasectomy racket traps bachelors   -  Mar 28, 2008
BHARUCH: Shankar Vasava, 24, a daily-wager from Bharuch, had made all plans of marrying his girlfriend. But on Thursday, he has left her and decided never ... Times of India

Vasectomy still troubles men   -  Jun 10, 2009
BANGALORE: Men are still laggards when it comes to family planning, and this is not restricted to only rural areas. Despite the strides the world has taken, ... Times of India

… Pratt | Wife Heidi Montag | Pregnant | Show The Hills | Vasectomy ...   -  Nov 24, 2009
In fact, Pratt has been so against the idea that he even considered a vasectomy, reports US magazine. He had told MTV News in September: "I'm a baby. ... Oneindia

With the Economy Down, Vasectomy Rates Are Up   -  Mar 19, 2009
FRIDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors around the United States are reporting a sharp increase in the number of vasectomies performed since the ... Forbes

Surgeon must pay over failed vasectomy   -  Dec 8, 2005
A surgeon who was unsuccessfully sued over a failed vasectomy has been ordered by the Court of Appeal to pay the Wairarapa District Health Board $5000 in ... New Zealand Herald

Pain possible after vasectomy   -  Jan 2, 2008
NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Some men who undergo vasectomy may have some pain for months afterward, according to a new study. By The Leader-Post (Regina)January 2 ...

Vasectomy camp planned   -  Jan 26, 2008
Chennai: The Chennai Corporation and the Government Kilpauk Hospital will conduct a vasectomy camp from January 28 to February 1. ... Hindu

Doctors Accused of Performing Vasectomy on Wrong Patient   -  Jul 1, 2009
VASTERAS, Sweden — Doctors at a clinic in Sweden are under investigation after reportedly performing a vasectomy on the wrong patient. ... FOXNews

I chickened out on my vasectomy   -  Jan 30, 2009
From Friday's Globe and Mail Published on Friday, Jan. 30, 2009 10:20AM EST Last updated on Thursday, Apr. 09, 2009 11:04PM EDT ... Globe and Mail

Father denied vasectomy reversal   -  Jun 3, 2008
A man who wants another baby after his son died of cancer has been told he cannot have a vasectomy reversal on the NHS because he still has a daughter. ... BBC News

Men urged to undergo vasectomy   -  May 28, 2009
Juapong, May 27, GNA - Dr. Senyo Attimpo, North Tongu District Director of Health Services, has appealed to men to go in for vasectomy as the safest way of ... Ghana News Agency

Vasectomies on the rise in New Zealand   -  May 15, 2009
Vasectomy specialist Dirk Venter at the Henderson Medical Centre in Auckland said there was a definite link between financial concerns and a rising demand ... Sydney Morning Herald

BMC push for voluntary vasectomy bears fruit   -  Mar 16, 2008
Mumbai, March 15 The BMC's effort to popularise voluntary sterilization among men in the city seemed to have borne fruit with 248 cases being recorded in ...

Could a vasectomy make me impotent?   -  Aug 18, 2008
By Dr Martin Scurr. Dr Martin Scurr has been treating patients for more than 30 years and is one of the country's leading GPs. Here he tackles vasectomy and ... Daily Mail

Men urged to undergo vasectomy for family's sake   -  Jul 4, 2007
A population advocacy group on Wednesday urged men to participate in reproductive health campaigns through vasectomy, which it said could help build a ... GMA

Economy Down, Vasectomy Up   -  Mar 26, 2009
Urologists across the country are reporting that nearly twice as many men have been seeking permanent sterilization via vasectomy since the economic crisis ... CBS News

Vasectomy Resources - Vasectomy Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Oct 21, 2008
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital. ... New York Times

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