Fertility clinic to open in Limerick

first_imgNewsBreaking newsFertility clinic to open in LimerickBy Alan Jacques – February 20, 2014 2010 #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Advertisement Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday WhatsApp Twitter A NEW fertility clinic will open in Limerick next month to facilitate couples who have previously had to travel outside the region for fertility treatment.Cork Fertility Centre this week announced an expansion of their services to include an outreach clinic at Park Manor, Upper Mallow Street in Limerick which will specialise in fertility consultations and testing, diagnostic ultrasonography, ovulation induction (OII), follicle tracking and intrauterine insemination (IUI).Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Leading the new clinic is Dr John Waterstone, consultant at Cork University Maternity Hospital and Bon Secours Hospital and medical director of the Waterstone Group.Cork Fertility Centre has been in operation since 2002 and, according to Dr Waterstone, delivers success rates that match the best in the UK and USA. The clinic is at the forefront of new developments in the field of assisted reproduction and boasts some of the best success rates in Ireland.“Fertility difficulties affect as many as one in five couples in Ireland. Sometimes it can relate to something as simple as lifestyle, which can be addressed and resolved easily. Other couples may need fertility treatment in order to conceive,” said Dr Waterstone.“We are delighted to offer our services to the people of Limerick where we will be available to give expert information and reassurance to couples and to explain the types of treatments available in Ireland. Assisted reproductive services are evolving and when the best medical and nursing care is combined with the latest scientific innovation and developments, notable success rates can be achieved for couples,” he explained.A free fertility information seminar will now be hosted by the Waterstone Group at 1 Pery Square on Saturday March 1 at 10am to give practical advice to couples about fertility issues and how to maximise their chances of conception.There will be a series of short talks from the clinic’s team of gynaecologists, scientists and nurses who will also be available to answer general queries from couples who are trying to conceive. Linkedin Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img TAGSCork Fertility CentreDr John Waterstonefertility clinicMusic Limerick Facebook Print Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch New Music: 40Hurtz Email Previous articleCouncil concern over flood risk reportsNext articleCommunity activist Derek flies Labour flag in Limerick East Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ last_img read more

Case of 1-year-old boy shot in head prompts $35,000 reward in Chicago

first_imgLPETTET/iStock(CHICAGO) — A $35,000 reward has been offered by several community activists after a 1-year-old boy shot in the head in Chicago, according to police.The 1-year-old boy was in a parked car with four other people when, at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, a car described by police as a dark, older model sedan pulled up next to them, according to Chicago police. Someone either on foot or from inside that vehicle opened fire at the car, striking the baby, according to police.No arrests have been made, Chicago Police officer Jennifer Bryk told ABC News Monday.The little boy — identified as Dejon Irving, according to The Chicago Tribune — was hospitalized in critical condition, according to police.“He’s on life support and it doesn’t look good,” Dejon’s grandfather, Melvin Freeman, told reporters, according to The Tribune.Bryk declined to provide the boy’s name or what his condition was as of Monday.The little boy’s mother may have been the target of the shooting, The Tribune reported.“Our babies are dying,” Freeman said, according to The Tribune. “We need to stop doing this. Could we please put these guns down and let these babies live?”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more