fertility

Health Check: how to get pregnant
Health Check: how to get pregnant September 5, 2014 (2 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 »

First study to look at Australians’ use of surrogacy
First study to look at Australians’ use of surrogacy August 29, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research into how Australians use surrogacy shows that most people thinking about it are considering or using overseas compensated arrangements. The study, published online today in the Medical Journal of Australia, surveyed people considering or already engaged in surrogacy. The Jean ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Fertility treatments keep multiple births high
Fertility treatments keep multiple births high December 17, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fertility technology in the United States has a huge influence on the frequency of twins, triplets, and other multiple births, according to new estimates published Dec. 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Eli Y. Adashi, professor of ... Read More »

Could basic fertility information be key to reversing late-parenthood trend?
Could basic fertility information be key to reversing late-parenthood trend? December 6, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Increasingly, young people around the world are planning to have children later in life, despite the fact that fertility declines with age after young adulthood. But new research shows a simple brochure can prompt many to accelerate their planned timelines. ... Read More »







 
 
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