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Novel way of protecting male reproductive cells and addressing male infertility
Novel way of protecting male reproductive cells and addressing male infertility August 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has demonstrated for the first time that hydrogen sulphide (H2S) could protect testicular germ cells, which are male reproductive cells, against heat-induced injury, ... Read More »

Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby
Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby August 15, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Babies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity in early middle age, a University of Queensland study has found. The discovery was made by School of ... Read More »

IVF invention bringing new hope to families
IVF invention bringing new hope to families July 11, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who have been struggling to start a family for years are finally getting pregnant thanks to a world first in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide. BlastGen is the next phase of the ... Read More »

Reality of commercial surrogacy
Reality of commercial surrogacy May 28, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Following on from the highly controversial story of Baby Gammy in 2014, a recent roundtable discussion analysed the concept of commercial surrogacy. The event, ‘Commercial Surrogacy: What Role for Law?’ was hosted by Monash University’s Faculty of Law. Facilitating the ... Read More »

Understanding proteins involved in fertility could help boost IVF success
Understanding proteins involved in fertility could help boost IVF success April 17, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who have difficulty getting pregnant often turn to in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), but it doesn’t always work. Now scientists are taking a new approach to improve the technique by studying the proteins that could help ready a uterus for an ... Read More »

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 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 »







 
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