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New study will discover why women freeze their eggs
New study will discover why women freeze their eggs July 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study will explore the reasons why women freeze their eggs for non-medical reasons. Researchers from the Jean Hailes Research Unit at Monash University, Melbourne IVF and the University of Melbourne, hope to survey women who froze their eggs at ... Read More »

Multiple births don’t have to be an inevitable result of fertility treatments
Multiple births don’t have to be an inevitable result of fertility treatments May 5, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

While fertility treatments have helped many people become parents, they commonly result in multiple births, increasing the risk of prematurity, and leading to lifelong complications. But this doesn’t have to be the case, according to a Yale School of Medicine ... Read More »

Female Fertility: What’s Testosterone Got To Do With It?
Female Fertility: What’s Testosterone Got To Do With It? March 13, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Several fertility clinics are beginning to administer testosterone, either through a patch or a gel on the skin, to increase the number of eggs produced by certain women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF). Women are also purchasing the over-the-counter supplement ... Read More »

Different eggs in adolescent girls and adult women
Different eggs in adolescent girls and adult women March 6, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Are the eggs produced by adolescent girls the same as the ones produced by adult women? A recent study published in Human Molecular Genetics by Professor Kui Liu from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden shows compelling evidence that there ... Read More »

IVF children grow into healthy adults
IVF children grow into healthy adults February 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young adults conceived through IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have grown up as healthy individuals, comparing well to those conceived naturally, the world’s largest study into ART young adults has found. The study, published in the international journal ... Read More »

Father’s age at childbearing associated with psychiatric, academic problems in kids
Father’s age at childbearing associated with psychiatric, academic problems in kids February 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An Indiana University study in collaboration with medical researchers from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has found that advancing paternal age at childbearing can lead to higher rates of psychiatric and academic problems in offspring than previously estimated. Examining an immense ... Read More »

The ‘entrance exam’ that is key to a successful pregnancy
The ‘entrance exam’ that is key to a successful pregnancy February 9, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers have discovered how an ‘entrance exam’ set by the womb determines if the implantation of an embryo is successful; potentially a milestone for advances in pregnancy treatments. The new study, led by Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry ... Read More »

Prevalence of domestic violence in women seeking antenatal care and abortion services
Prevalence of domestic violence in women seeking antenatal care and abortion services February 5, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The prevalence of domestic violence amongst women requesting a termination of pregnancy (TOP) is six times higher than amongst those in antenatal clinics, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This comparative ... Read More »

Male-female communication at conception shapes the health of offspring
Male-female communication at conception shapes the health of offspring February 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A father’s input is important for his child’s future health right from the moment of conception, with the quality of his seminal fluid playing a major and unique role in that process, according to new research from the University of ... Read More »

’16 & Pregnant’ and ‘Teen Mom’ Contributed to Record Decline in U.S. Teen Childbearing Rate
’16 & Pregnant’ and ‘Teen Mom’ Contributed to Record Decline in U.S. Teen Childbearing Rate January 25, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Television series 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom have had an impact on teen birth rates—but not in the way critics of the shows originally thought they might. Rather than glamorising teen pregnancy, a new study by Phillip B. Levine, ... Read More »







 
 
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