fertility

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 »

Infertility problems? Here are some eating tips to boost fertility
Infertility problems? Here are some eating tips to boost fertility November 2, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who watch their weight and closely follow a Mediterranean-style diet high in vegetables, vegetable oils, fish and beans may increase their chance of becoming pregnant, according to dietitians at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). “Establishing a healthy eating pattern ... Read More »

Increase seen in donor eggs for in vitro fertilisation, with improved outcomes
Increase seen in donor eggs for in vitro fertilisation, with improved outcomes October 26, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Between 2000 and 2010 in the United States the number of donor eggs used for in vitro fertilization increased, and outcomes for births from those donor eggs improved, according to a study published by JAMA. The study is being released ... Read More »

Development of after-sex contraceptive pill for routine use urged
Development of after-sex contraceptive pill for routine use urged October 13, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A contraceptive pill that could be routinely used after, rather than before, sex and fertilisation is probably scientifically feasible and would probably be welcomed by many women, say researchers in the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care. But ... Read More »

New hope for women suffering from recurrent miscarriage
New hope for women suffering from recurrent miscarriage October 3, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A team of researchers, led by the University of Warwick, have published new data that could prove vital for advances in care for women who suffer from recurrent miscarriage. The recurrent loss of pregnancy through miscarriage causes significant distress to ... Read More »







 
 
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