Infertility News

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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

4/28/2016
Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin Pregnancies

Variants make the release of multiple eggs more likely, researchers say

4/28/2016
Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: Report

Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say

4/20/2016
Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study

The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

3/31/2016
Caffeine and Conception

Couples' pre-pregnancy caffeine habits linked to miscarriage risk.

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