Fertility News

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Getting to the point of parenting
Getting to the point of parenting March 16, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why do people really have kids? While most parents might think they know the answer, research suggests this age-old question, in fact, remains mostly unanswered. In response, and as ABS statistics indicate the number of children born in Australia has been on ... Read More »

Impact of obesity on fertility can be reversed
Impact of obesity on fertility can be reversed March 8, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at the University of Adelaide have revealed how damage from obesity is passed from a mother to her children, and also how that damage can be reversed. The findings, by a team led by the ... Read More »

Possible cause of IVF failure in some women identified
Possible cause of IVF failure in some women identified February 23, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from The University of Manchester has demonstrated a previously unexplored biological process, which can lead to the failure of embryos to attach to the uterine wall during in vitro fertilisation (IVF). IVF only has around a 25% success ... Read More »

Effect of Thyroid Disorders on Reproductive Health
Effect of Thyroid Disorders on Reproductive Health February 9, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Thyroid disease can have significant effects on a woman’s reproductive health and screening for women presenting with fertility problems and recurrent early pregnancy loss should be considered. A recently published study examines evidence about effect of thyroid disorders on reproductive ... Read More »

Online registry will help cancer patients preserve their fertility
Online registry will help cancer patients preserve their fertility January 17, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a world-first, the Randwick Hospitals Campus and UNSW Australia have launched an online registry that will capture a cancer patient’s journey from diagnosis through to survivorship, and which can be used to help them plan for a family. The ... Read More »

Parents of children born to commercial surrogates risk not being the legal parents
Parents of children born to commercial surrogates risk not being the legal parents December 12, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australians who pay an overseas surrogate mother risk not being deemed the legal parents of the child under Australian law, even if commercial surrogacy is legal in a country where the child is born, QUT Australian Centre for Health Law Research academic ... Read More »

Women’s fertility linked to detox element in diet
Women’s fertility linked to detox element in diet December 5, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide research has for the first time shown how much of a critical role the natural antioxidant selenium plays at the earliest stages of a woman’s fertility. The discovery has been made in joint research involving the University’s School ... Read More »

Australia and New Zealand world leaders in safe IVF
Australia and New Zealand world leaders in safe IVF November 6, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New Zealand and Australia are world leaders when it comes to safe IVF practice thanks to their focus on single-embryo transfer, according to the Assisted Reproductive Technology in Australia and New Zealand 2012 report released today by the National Perinatal Epidemiology and ... Read More »

Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring
Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring October 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother’s previous sexual partner – in flies at least. This confronting idea, known as telegony, dates back to ancient Greek times, ... Read More »

Health Check: how to get pregnant
Health Check: how to get pregnant September 5, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For couples trying to conceive, the chance of this happening within a year depends on their age. The monthly chance of pregnancy for couples where the woman is 35 years or younger is about 20% and 80-90% become pregnant within 12 months. By ... Read More »







 
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