Infertility News

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Article Title
11/1/2017
10/30/2017
10/10/2017
Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

9/20/2017
As Men's Weight Rises, Sperm Health May Fall

But shedding pounds may bring them back to normal, researcher says

8/25/2017
Do Flame Retardants Hinder Infertility Treatments?

Study found link between exposure to a certain chemical and failed in-vitro fertilization attempts

7/25/2017
Sperm Counts Continue to Decline in Western Nations: Review

How this might affect male fertility isn't clear, researchers say

7/21/2017
Donor-Sperm Kids No Different From Their Peers: Study

Parent questionnaires revealed no physical, mental distinctions at school age

7/10/2017
Dad-to-Be's Age Can Affect Fertility Treatment Success

Biggest effects seen for younger women with older men

7/7/2017
Most Relationships Survive Struggles With Infertility

Study finds couples who seek in vitro fertilization are not at added risk of divorce

7/7/2017
Guys, a Noisy Bedroom May Not Be Good for Your Fertility

South Korean study found a quieter room was tied to better odds for fatherhood

6/27/2017
Consider Acupuncture for Incontinence, Not Certain Infertility Cases

Research yields mixed results for this traditional Chinese treatment

6/22/2017
Heart Disease: A Price Humans Pay for Fertility?

Study finds genes that boost risk for cardiovascular trouble also up chances of having children

6/13/2017
Less Invasive Procedure May Treat Fibroids Without Harming Fertility

Study found blocking blood flow to growths worked for women who went on to conceive, have children

5/18/2017
Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

5/16/2017
Mouse Gives Birth to Pups Using 3-D Printed Ovary

Breakthrough might someday lead to similar organs for infertile women, researchers say

5/15/2017
Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man's Sex Life

Disrupted sleep patterns could explain the link, three studies suggest

3/28/2017
Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say

At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage

3/24/2017
Smartphone Infertility App

Researchers develop at-home fertility test for men using smartphone app.

3/22/2017
Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health

It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

3/15/2017
Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study

Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one

3/13/2017
Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?

Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

2/10/2017
Daylight Savings Time May Lower Chances of IVF Success for Some: Study

Rates of miscarriage higher for those with a previous miscarriage

2/8/2017
Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman's Fertility?

It's possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven

2/3/2017
2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility

Pelvic inflammatory disease often caused by sexually transmitted infections, CDC experts say

2/1/2017
STDs and Fertility

Millions of women have had a condition that increases the risk of infertility, new study finds.

12/30/2016
Don't Ban Anonymous Sperm Donations: Study

Researchers say it could shrink donor pool, lead to higher fees

12/30/2016
Scientists Design Heat-Activated Penis Implant

Device an improvement on current implants, researchers say

12/28/2016
Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds

It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

11/30/2016
Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study

Except for IVF, success rates for many procedures remain in doubt, researchers say

11/23/2016
Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

11/17/2016
Online Calculator May Help Couples Predict Fertility Rx Success

But researchers say they plan to fine-tune the tool

10/31/2016
Could Zika Harm Men's Fertility?

Mouse study hints at an effect, but studies in humans needed

10/26/2016
FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements

Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

10/19/2016
Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility

Study found too little or too much shuteye linked to reduced chance of pregnancy

10/17/2016
Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments

In vitro fertilization cut the rate in half for women over 40, study finds

10/7/2016
Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm: Study

Procedure that injects sperm into egg was linked with lower quantity and quality of offspring's sperm

10/5/2016
Doctors Perform 1st U.S. Living-Donor Uterine Transplant

Infertility procedure was tried in 4 women but has remained successful in only one, Texas team says

9/21/2016
Can Stress Lower a Woman's Fertility?

Greatest impact is around ovulation time, research suggests

9/9/2016
Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms

Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

8/17/2016
Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds

Researchers report no significant rise in defects for babies exposed during first trimester

8/11/2016
Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed

'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

8/10/2016
Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women

Study finds they beat fresh embryos in polycystic ovary syndrome patients undergoing IVF

8/10/2016
Dogs Having Tough Time Maintaining Fertility

Veterinarians think chemical pollutants may be to blame; finding might have implications for human males

7/29/2016
Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments

Most conceptions occurred within 2 years of stopping assisted reproduction therapies, study reports

7/19/2016
IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer

New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

7/1/2016
Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work

In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

7/1/2016
Who's Most Likely to Seek Infertility Help

They're more likely to be better educated, wealthier and older, study finds

6/21/2016
Fertility Treatments Not Linked to Twins' Birth Defects

But study, while reassuring, is based on limited data

5/23/2016
Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer

Two-thirds said they would've liked more advice on preserving ability to have children, study shows

5/13/2016
Many Fertility Apps, Websites Miss the Mark

Study found only 4 of 53 online calculators accurately predicted best days for conception