Infertility News

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3/29/2016
Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate Egg

Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

3/15/2016
Anxiety, Depression May Reduce Women's Success With IVF: Study

Researchers link these mental health problems to lower rates of pregnancy and live births

2/26/2016
Surgeons Perform First U.S. Uterus Transplant

'Life-enhancing' procedure offers womb-less women a chance at pregnancy

2/25/2016
In Mice, Scientists Turn Stem Cells Into Sperm

Researchers from China say lab tests produced fertile offspring

2/24/2016
Male Childhood Cancer Survivors Less Likely to Have Kids, Study Finds

But Norwegian researchers also found no increased risk of birth defects or delivery complications

2/12/2016
Women With Asthma May Be Prone to Fertility Problems: Study

It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests

2/4/2016
Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

1/20/2016
Gene Mutations Linked to Rare Form of Female Infertility

Screening could spare these women unnecessary treatment, researchers say

1/4/2016
Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: Study

Other infertility treatments also don't seem to interfere with child development

12/22/2015
Hormone Therapy Safely Helps Preserve Fertility for Breast Cancer Patients: Study

However, in many cases doctors and patients don't discuss the issue, experts say

12/22/2015
More IVF Tries Improve Odds of Having a Baby

Some couples have success after six cycles or more, researchers say

12/16/2015
Active, Passive Smoking Tied to Infertility, Early Menopause: Study

Researchers found link between both types of exposure and women's health problems

12/7/2015
Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes

Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

11/19/2015
Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy

Suggestions before you conceive

11/18/2015
Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births

Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

11/16/2015
Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer

Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

11/13/2015
First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S.

Innovative procedure would potentially allow infertile recipients to become pregnant

10/20/2015
Technique Could Preserve Fertility for Wounded Soldiers

Sperm retrieval might help injured servicemen have children in the future, study says

10/20/2015
Good Results From IVF Egg Donors Over Age 35

Pregnancy, live birth rates from older and younger women appear comparable

10/9/2015
Common Gene Variant May Raise Miscarriage Risk, Study Finds

Associated with abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell, it's also linked to failed fertility treatments

10/7/2015
Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment

Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

9/23/2015
For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment

Study found letrozole did not result in more pregnancies compared to two other fertility drugs

8/12/2015
Harvesting Eggs Earlier May Boost Older Women's Pregnancy Chances

Study finds changing timing of fertility treatment process might lead to more success

8/11/2015
Frozen Donor Eggs May Lead to Fewer Births Than Fresh Ones

But statistics might not tell full story, experts say

8/5/2015
A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study

Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

7/27/2015
Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

6/10/2015
Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood

Transplant led to functioning ovary and then normal pregnancy, researchers say

5/26/2015
First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception

Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy

3/19/2015
IVF Kids May Have Higher Odds of Autism, Study Finds

But multiple births, mother's age may account for the increased risk, researchers say

3/9/2015
Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility: Study

Other factors that seemed to have an effect were high blood pressure, taking many medications

3/3/2015
In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.

Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

1/27/2015
Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

1/26/2015
Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds

Experts urge routine testing of glandular function for women who have problems conceiving

1/21/2015
Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments

Implanting just one embryo a significant factor in the change, study author says

1/20/2015
Use of Male IVF Procedure Doubled in the Past Decade

But the procedure is expensive and not always tied to better outcomes, study suggests

1/6/2015
Fertility Treatments Have Low Complication Rates, Study Finds

Improvements through the years have made these procedures safer, researchers say

12/11/2014
Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds

Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

12/9/2014
No Link Seen Between Celiac Disease, Infertility

Researcher says findings should reassure women with the digestive disorder

10/22/2014
Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects

Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say

10/22/2014
Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper

Fertilization occurs in the vagina, instead of petri dish, researchers say

10/21/2014
Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says

Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

10/20/2014
For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze?

Study suggests male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results

10/20/2014
As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds

National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

10/3/2014
Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm

And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

9/30/2014
Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

9/25/2014
Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC

They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

9/15/2014
Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

8/20/2014
White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report

Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

8/14/2014
Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success

Small study suggests deficiency in the nutrient might impair fertility

8/13/2014
Sperm's Anti-Germ 'Shield' Might Play Role in Fertility

Boosting levels of key protein could make a difference for some men, researchers suggest