Infertility News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/2/2002
Smoking Lowers Chance of Fatherhood

Tobacco may hamper fertility, study finds

6/6/2002
Gene Linked to Testicular Cancer, Infertility

Studies find it overactive in tumors, underactive in sterile rodents.

5/27/2002
Gene Therapy Reverses Infertility in Male Mice

Mutant sterility gene doesn't transfer to healthy offspring, study says

5/14/2002
Obesity Surgery Makes Motherhood Possible

Overweight sisters able to have babies after gastric bypass procedure

5/2/2002
Gene Tied to Female Infertility Found

Mouse equivalent produces early ovarian failure

3/14/2002
Folate, Zinc Supplements Boost Sperm Count

But not yet clear that they can improve male fertility

3/8/2002
Womb Transplant's Success, Ethics Questioned

U.S. surgeons wonder if it worked and whether it's right

3/6/2002
Lab-Conceived Babies at Higher Risk of Defects

Second study says they weigh less, even if mom delivers just one

3/4/2002
Debate Continues Over Sperm Bank Donations by Gays

Federal government weighs certain restrictions

3/1/2002
Fertility Treatments May Raise Risk of Preeclampsia

Researchers acknowledge other factors may contribute to blood pressure problem in moms-to-be

1/28/2002
Gene Therapy Makes Male Mice Fertile

Technique could one day help infertile men, researchers say

1/23/2002
Ovary-Freezing Animal Study Holds Human Hope

Putting donated organs on ice before transplantation works, study of rats finds

1/11/2002
New Egg-Freezing Process Could Preserve Fertility

Scientists inject a little sugar in the mix

1/4/2002
Twins Conceived After Man's Death Ruled His Legal Heirs

Mass. court strengthens widow's claim to her husband's benefits

11/7/2001
Textbook Definition of Male Fertility Questioned

Study finds flaws, suggests changes in rules

10/12/2001
Be Fruitful to Multiply

Vitamin could help you get pregnant

9/26/2001
Transplanted Ovaries Won't Bring Cancer Back

Mouse study shows tiny risk of tumor returning off grafts

9/25/2001
Almost a Baby in Her Mother's Arm

Ovary grafts onto forearms produce eggs

9/17/2001
Fertility Down the Tubes for Male Newborns?

Chemical in plastic medical tubes may affect boy babies' fertility, FDA finds

9/13/2001
Chronic Solvent Exposure Cripples Sperm

Professional printers, painters at highest risk, says study

8/22/2001
IUDs Acquitted As Threat to Fertility

Study blames infection, not birth-control device

7/26/2001
Pesticides, Solvents Linked to Male Infertility

Study says chemicals may affect other parts of body

7/16/2001
Smoking Linked to Infertility

Chemicals trigger destruction of eggs, says study

7/11/2001
Human Embryos Made for Stem Cell Factories

Successful study highlights emotional debate over the nature of such research

7/11/2001
In-Vitro Kids Do OK

Artificially conceived children are as emotionally healthy as their peers, study finds