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Male infertility sidelined: Claims Dr. Barnes in her book

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A Cambridge expert claimed that the medical field has failed in curing male infertility. Matters relating to female infertility are usually widely discussed; however, male infertility still finds little space. Many men often end up getting the wrong treatment. This has been published in Dr. Liberty Barnes’s book, who is a member of Cambridge sociology department.

Her claims are a result of a detailed research carried out in the United States of America by interviewing numerous couples and doctors. She further stated that even after the share of male infertility being around 50% of the overall infertility cases, larger part of the attention has been sighted toward female infertility. This has resulted in less effective treatment methods to cure male infertility.

Dr Barnes said: “This is the standard coping mechanism in men – that their ‘messed-up plumbing’ is not their fault and is in most cases repairable.

Male infertility  is as prevalent as female infertility, but it’s invisible in our society.

“While female infertility support groups, blogs, news and literature abound, male infertility is hidden from public view.”

Dr. Barnes book provides us detailed information on the issues related to male infertility. However, male infertility awareness is rising slowly and steadily and male infertility market is garnering importance worldwide. There are not many researches that would provide significant insights into the male infertility market. However, there was a recent report published by Allied Market Research, which forecasts the global male infertility market to reach an exponential figure $301.5 million by 2020. We could see an effective treatment for this issue in future.

Acrylic Acid Market Analysis, Trends and Forecast 2012 – 2020

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Allied Market Research added a new report titled “Global Acrylic Acid Market (Derivative Types, Applications, Geography)- Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2012 – 2020″ to its on-demand report catalogue and is now available for pre-book.

The market research conducted by Allied Market Research is projecting the current trends in the applications of acrylic acid market. This report evaluates the acrylic acid market in terms of value ($million) and volume (tons). Acrylic acid is the essential compound used in surface coating industry that helps in manufacturing of high tensile and thermal resistance materials.

Acrylic acid is expected to be the largest revenue generating segment in surface coating industry due to the increase in demand for absorbent polymers in manufacturing consumer products. The acrylic acid market garnered approximately half of the total market revenue of absorbent polymers market in 2012 and it is further expected to grow.

Developed economies are witnessing rapid growth in acrylic acid market as it largely used in manufacturing consumer products; therefore, there is a positive expectancy for the market to grow in future. However, In spite of the positive market expectancy in developed economics, the companies in developing economies are unable to establish manufacturing plants for acrylic acid production due to the heavy initial capital involved.

Gaining competitive advantage in the growing economies such as ChinaIndia and Africa is the first target for companies competing in this market. However, to explore the opportunities in the market, companies competing in the global market are adopting collaboration and agreement as developmental strategies in acrylic acid market.

Cloud Computing Services Market Analysis, Forecast and Share from 2012 – 2020

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The cloud computing market offers flexible and remote data storage facility to enterprises and also eliminates the need for a physical storage infrastructure. Cloud computing allows multiple end-users to store and access data through a common network space simultaneously.

According to the opinion of more than 60% CIOs of high performing enterprises, cloud computing is expected to improve customer engagement along with improving operational efficiency. In today’s business world, it is estimated that more than 2 Zetabytes of data is generated annually and cloud offers an ideal platform for storage of this magnitude of data cost-effectively. It is estimated that 35% of the data storage budget of organizations can be saved with the implementation of cloud computing.

Moreover, sectors such as BFSI and retail can give access to their online applications through cloud interface and enhance customer service. Since these sectors are customer-centric, they can simplify data reservoir management and analytical applications to get in-depth understanding of customer behavior patterns. Moreover, allowing customers access to online business applications on cloud system would increase scalability and prop-up efficiency.

The global data storage market revenue stood at $9.2 billion in 2012. With more enterprises opting for cloud based services, the cloud computing market is expected to surpass the conventional storage infrastructure in terms of revenue over the next decade.

Global Wound Closure and Advanced Wound Care Market Analysis, Trends and Forecast from 2012 to 2020

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Wound closure and advanced wound care products are gaining ground over traditional methods of wound care, globally. Factors propelling the advanced wound care products are the minimal need of bed capacity in hospitals, and shifting inclination towards homecare therapies that enhance healing and minimize hospital time. Therapies and products that promote faster wound healing are gaining prominence due to the recovery time taken by these products. Though the product ingression is minimalistic currently, the global market for advanced wound care products is a potent market. The growing population, rising awareness levels in patients, and buying power due to higher disposable incomes are a few factors that would push the application of the market globally.

Advancements in wound care technologies have ignited the growth in wound closure market. The prevalence of lifestyle diseases and their widespread influence would intensify the need for advanced wound care surgeries. The witnessed growth due to lifestyle diseases would prevail in the future, as rising incidences of traumatic cases are registered more frequently than ever. Adoption in surgical sealants and haemostat technologies has ignited the need for wound care service providers.

Advanced wound care products market would dominate the wound care sector in the future. The highly favored reimbursement policies would further add fuel to the growth of the wound care products market. Insurance companies in most of the developing economics are contributing positively with reimbursements policies that are highly favorable towards the patients. Value chain scenario of the market is balanced and in control due to mutual understanding between intermediaries.

Market drivers of this market are over riding the restraints. However, the cost associated with the wound closure surgeries is the major of challenge to the industry players. Most of the time, it is found that the cost of supplementary treatments would cross the value of actual treatment. This situation is majorly hindering the growth of wound care market. Therefore, the players operating in this market are continuously working towards increasing the efficiency of surgeries and eliminate unnecessary tests conducted during the procedures.

Quantum dot’s technology to change the application of Solar Cells

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A recent work by the researchers of Los Alamos National Laboratory demonstrated that exceptional light emitting quality of quantum dots could be used in harvesting solar energy efficiently.

“The key accomplishment is the demonstration of large-area luminescent solar concentrators that use a new generation of specially engineered quantum dots,” said lead researcher Victor Klimov of the Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics (CASP) at Los Alamos.

With the help of colloidal chemistry, quantum dots can be synthesized with the atomic precision. By controlling dimensions, their color of emission can be tuned. Quantum dot’s highly efficient power emission with the property of color tunability is considered as the basis for quantum dot display technology.

Klimov explained, “The LSC serves as a light-harvesting antenna which concentrates solar radiation collected from a large area onto a much smaller solar cell, and this increases its power output.”

“LSCs are especially attractive because in addition to gains in efficiency, they can enable new interesting concepts such as photovoltaic windows that can transform house facades into large-area energy generation units,” said Sergio Brovelli, who worked at Los Alamos until 2012 and now a faculty member at UNIMIB.

With solution processability, color tunability and high efficiency, quantum dots are best choice for luminescent solar concentrators that help to trap the sunlight. Quantum dots market has witnessed exceptional rise in few years. Although it is an emerging technology, many technological pundits coin it to be the next big thing. Many researches also suggest the same. For example, a latest report by allied market research, based in Oregon, Portland, analyzed the global quantum dots market to reach $5.04 billion by 2020.

Femtocell Market is Expected to Reach $3.7 Billion, Globally, by 2020

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According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled “Femtocell Market (Types, Technology, Applications and Geography) - Global Analysis, Trends & Forecast through 2020,” global femtocell market grew to a market size of $304.8 million in 2013, and expected to attain a market size of $3,712 million by 2020. Technological advancements and reduction in cost of femtocell devices are the two major factors driving the femtocell market.

Increasing number of Smartphone users has given rise to the need of fast, reliable and seamless network connectivity. Femtocell is a technology that can deliver cost effective and efficient network service. Increased adoption of broadband services and mobile phone usage for video conferencing, software/music downloading and online gaming are driving the growth femtocell market. Advancement in equipments and their capacity are the main factors to be analyzed by companies before adopting femtocell devices. Due to the cost involved in installing femtocell devices, the Asia-Pacific region is not readily accepting the femtocell technology. Lack of awareness is also acting as a restraint for the market growth in Asia-Pacific region. Emerging technologies such as LTE 4G technology is dominating the developed economics. This report provides an in-depth intelligence on key strategies adopted by top companies engaged in manufacturing and service providing of femtocell devices.

To view the report visit @ http://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/femtocell-market

Femtocells are chiefly used in commercial, consumer and public access areas. However, it is largely used in home based connections to enhance the mobile network. In 2012, more than 30% of the mobile calls originated from home users and it is expected that in next few years, majority of voice calls packet data would originate from home settings. Rise in disposable income levels, advancement in network technologies such as 4G, are some driving factors of femtocell market in residential application. However, high cost of femtocell for home applications and lack of awareness for femtocell technology is hindering the growth of femtocell market.

Femtocell technology market is segmented into two categories, namely SIP/IMS technology and IU-H technology. The technology market is majorly driven by increased application for IMS technology in small and medium enterprises and reduction in cost of IU-H technology. Increases in applications of IMS/SIP femtocell among residential users have increased the growth of femtocell devices. IU-H technology has a major market share compared to SIP technology due to its multiple applications in networking services.

The global femtocell market by types is segmented into three major categories such as 2G, 3G and 4G femtocell. The transition of femtocell technologies from one generation to another is increasing the importance of the femtocell devices. The companies are gaining competitive advantage by manufacturing advanced femtocells. The commercialization of multimode femtocell has diversified the applications of 3G and 4G femtocell.

Plastic Additives Market will Reach $57.8 Billion, Globally, by 2020 – Allied Market Research

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Allied Market Research today published the most comprehensive and strategically analyzed report titled “Plastic Additives Market (Functions, Types, Applications and Geography) – Size, Share, Global Trends, Analysis, Opportunities, Growth, Intelligence and Forecast, 2012-2020”. The global plastic additives market in terms of volume was estimated at 12.6 million tons in 2013 and is expected to reach 17.1 million tons by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 4.4% during 2013-2020.

Decreasing mineral ore sources have increased the cost of metal equipment, which has triggered the application of plastics to replace the metal equipment. The low cost of plastic equipment and properties that match metal equipment is also pushing the higher adoption of plastics in a number of applications. Thus the demand for additive which enhances the properties of plastics is also on rise. The companies involved in manufacturing of additives are majorly concentrating on specialty chemicals that are used in construction and automobile equipment.

The global plastic additives market growth is dampened by strict government regulations as some plastics additives such as Chlorinated flame retardant are banned in countries, namely Canada, U.S. and the European Union. The pending legal suits are also hindering the growth of plastic additive market. Companies are facing problems with lawsuits such as patent imitation suit, commercial application of banned product etc.

The plastic additives manufactures have high focus on developing economies due to economical advantages. Asia-Pacific is the largest revenue generating region among other geographies due to the availability of low cost raw material and economical work force. However, the availability of economical work force in under developed economies such as in Africa is also attracting the global players. The Asia-Pacific and Rest of the world region shared 42.1% revenue in 2013 which is expected to soar to 60% by 2020. The increase in consumption of plastic products and raising awareness for the preservation of depleting resources is facilitating the growth of plastic additive market in these regions.

Plastic additive market by type is segmented into Plasticizers, Flame Retardants, Impact Modifiers, Antioxidants, Anti-microbial and UV Stabilizers. The plastic additive market by types is ruled by plasticizers in terms of volume as well as values. The plasticizers market was valued of $21.4 billion in 2013 and expected to lead in terms of revenue generation throughout the analysis period. The multiple applications of plasticizers in manufacturing plastic products are promoting the market as compared to others segments. The flame retardants plastic additives market has highest growth potential which is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% during 2013-2020. Furthermore, antimicrobial market which is expected to grow at a moderate growth is promoted due to increase in demand for disposable products in healthcare industry.

Plastic additives market is expected to grow in developing economies such as India, China, and Japan. The developing economies are more lucrative for the global players operating in this market due to availability of low cost labors and raw materials.

Get full access of the report at: http://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/plastic-additives-market

The companies involved in the manufacturing of chemicals are trying to capture the natural resources to create monopolistic environment in supply chain of plastic additive and other chemicals market. Recently, Neftegaz America Shelf (a subsidiary of Roseneft) acquired 30% shares of deepwater exploration of ExxonMobil (Gulf of Maxico). This agreement had initiated the production and refining of petroleum products in that block. Key companies included in the company profiles are BASF, Chemtura Corporation, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Bayer Ag, Clariant Ltd. and Kaneka Corporation.