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Acupuncture ‘no help’ for IVF birth rates
Acupuncture ‘no help’ for IVF birth rates (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of more than 800 women undergoing acupuncture treatment during their IVF cycle has confirmed no significant difference in live birth rates. Undertaken across 16 IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) centres in Australia and New Zealand, the randomised clinical trial involved ... Read More »

Study gives a better prediction of IVF success
Study gives a better prediction of IVF success (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian and New Zealand women who begin assisted reproductive technology (ART) ovarian stimulation treatment before the age of 30 have a 43.7% chance of a live birth after one cycle of treatment, with success rates increasing to between 69.2% and ... Read More »

IVF success rates, safety improving
IVF success rates, safety improving (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The chances of having a baby following IVF treatment are steadily improving, according to a new UNSW report. The Assisted Reproductive Technology in Australia and New Zealand 2014 report, by UNSW’s National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit (NPESU), shows the live birth rate ... Read More »

Hormone-disrupting chemicals are threatening fertility in industrialised countries
Hormone-disrupting chemicals are threatening fertility in industrialised countries (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

​The birth rate is declining in all industrialised countries, and socioeconomic factors and women’s age are not solely to blame. Male reproductive health and environmental factors are also significant, as concluded in a new scientific review article. The article was ... Read More »

 
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