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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 »

Should You Take Your Vitamins?
Should You Take Your Vitamins? January 18, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Americans spend $28 billion on multivitamins per year, but are consumers throwing away their money? According to a recent editorial in The Annals of Internal Medicine, multivitamins are not only a waste of money, but some vitamins may even be ... Read More »

Higher risk of birth problems after assisted conception
Higher risk of birth problems after assisted conception January 14, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A University of Adelaide study has shown that the risk of serious complications such as stillbirth, preterm birth, low birth weight and neonatal death is around twice as high for babies conceived by assisted reproductive therapies compared with naturally conceived ... Read More »







 
 
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