Infertility News

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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

7/25/2014
Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production

But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

7/18/2014
Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

7/9/2014
Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study

Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

7/8/2014
Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

7/2/2014
'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers

But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

6/30/2014
Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success: Study

Sperm quality and woman's age are more important factors in fertility success, researchers say

6/10/2014
Cellphone Exposure May Harm Male Fertility

Review found sperm were less viable in men who had been exposed to electromagnetic radiation of devices

6/5/2014
Pot Use Might Be Linked to Abnormal Sperm

Drug could impair male fertility, study suggests

5/30/2014
Do Stressed-Out Men Have Weaker Sperm?

Study does seem to show a link, but impact on fertility isn't clear

5/29/2014
Sperm Swim Against the Current, Study Finds

Discovery may help scientists develop better artificial insemination techniques

5/20/2014
High Cholesterol May Delay Parenthood, Study Suggests

Whether lowering cholesterol in prospective parents will aid conception isn't clear, researchers say

5/19/2014
No Link Found Between Low Sperm Count, Birth Defects

Study looked at men with fertility issues, babies they fathered with assisted reproductive technology

5/16/2014
Sperm, Semen Defects May Be Linked to Shorter Life Spans

Men with 2 or more defects have more than double the risk of dying early, study suggests

5/9/2014
More Women Delaying First Pregnancy: CDC

First births to women 35 and older have increased dramatically over last 40 years

5/6/2014
Older Infertile Couples Should Try In Vitro Fertilization First: Study

Other fertility treatments less likely to result in pregnancy, birth for women over 38, researchers say

5/1/2014
Skin Cells of Infertile Men Turned Into Sperm 'Precursors' in Mouse Study

But whether this approach would work in humans is still unknown

4/17/2014
Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization

British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

4/3/2014
Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study

But subset of women who took Clomid for more than 12 cycles appeared more likely to get invasive breast cancer

3/24/2014
Stress May Diminish a Woman's Fertility, Study Suggests

First U.S. review to show a possible link between stress and how long it takes to get pregnant

3/20/2014
Higher Dose of IVF Drug May Be Needed for Obese Women

Study suggests different regimen might improve chances of pregnancy

3/11/2014
Women Born Small May Be at Risk of Infertility, Study Suggests

But more research needed to show whether being very small as baby girl makes a difference, authors say

2/25/2014
FDA Explores '3-Person' Embryo Fertilization

Meant to prevent genetic diseases in children, the procedure raises ethical issues

2/12/2014
Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids

The brain attacks are rare in children, experts note, and study found vaccines may offer some protection

2/3/2014
Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders

Genetic test for deadly condition spotted healthy embryos for implantation, researchers report

1/30/2014
Baby May Help Keep Couples With Fertility Problems Together

Higher risk of breakup seen after infertility treatment fails, Danish study finds

1/22/2014
Wealthier Women More Likely to Use Fertility Services: CDC

Overall, fewer women are seeking help with getting pregnant than in years past, report shows

12/4/2013
Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study

But unlike other methods, growing IVF use may help reverse trend, experts say

11/14/2013
Women With Asthma May Take Longer to Get Pregnant: Study

They ultimately had same number of children as women without the respiratory condition

11/11/2013
Health Risks, Costs Much Higher With Multiple Births: Study

Having triplets or more resulted in 20 times greater medical expenses compared to single births

11/6/2013
IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study

British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

11/5/2013
Two Pesticides Tied to Higher Risk of Gynecological Disorder

Study looked at 'organochlorine' exposure in women with condition that affects uterine lining

10/17/2013
Donor Eggs Increasingly Used for IVF, With Rising Success

Decade-long U.S. study of the infertility treatment found more births of healthy, full-term babies

10/17/2013
Parents Who Used Donor Eggs Often Struggle Over Decision to Tell Kids

Study found, however, that anxiety ended once the revelation was made

10/17/2013
Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study

Additional research found frozen eggs are nearly as effective as fresh for IVF treatments

10/16/2013
Cinnamon May Help Ease Common Cause of Infertility, Study Says

Spice supplements appeared to improve menstrual cycles in small group of women

10/15/2013
Use of Donor Sperm by Lesbians Rises in Canada, Study Finds

Legalization of gay marriage appears to have 'huge impact' on reproductive medicine

10/14/2013
Births From Fertility Treatments Hit 5 Million Mark: Report

It's a 'great medical success story,' expert says

10/14/2013
Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds

Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

10/14/2013
New Test May Spot Which Embryos Stand Greatest Chance of Survival

Measuring mitochondria in cells better predicted success rate with in vitro fertilization, study says