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Could Fertility Drugs Make Kids Shorter?

Small study suggests a link, but researchers can't pinpoint the cause

Fertility Treatment Tied to Higher Relapse Rate in Women With MS

Risk is still higher if in vitro fertilization attempt is unsuccessful, small study found

Heavy Drinking, Smoking Won't Harm Men's Sperm: Study

But the data should not give would-be dads the green light to pursue unhealthy lifestyles, experts say

Men and Women With Cancer May Receive Different Fertility Information

Small study found gaps in what was provided to women

Discovery of Gene May Lead to New Male Contraceptive

Findings from mouse study could also result in new treatments for infertility

Early Study Hints at Link Between Certain Sunscreens, Endometriosis

But findings are preliminary, and sunscreen has major benefits in preventing skin cancer

Weight-Loss Surgery May Also Help Menstruation, Skin, Hair

Hormonal benefits are gained from bariatric procedures, new study suggests

Sperm Collide Along Liquid Maze on Way to Fertilize Egg

The journey is more like a bumper car ride than a smooth swim upstream, researchers say

Birth Defect Rates Vary Depending on Fertility Treatment: Study

Researchers not sure if technology or biology is the cause

More College-Educated Women Having Children

The rise may represent a turnaround from previous decades, researchers say

Few Young Women With Cancer Take Steps to Preserve Fertility

There are several options for women who may want to get pregnant after cancer treatment

Fatty Foods Might Harm Men's Sperm, Research Suggests

Small study finds lower sperm counts, concentrations for males on high-fat diets

Not Enough Young Women Getting Tested for Chlamydia: CDC

Research also found retesting rates, although critical, are also too low

Coming Soon: At-Home Sperm Test for Couples Trying to Conceive

But experts say that in some cases, it may give men false sense of their reproductive health

Stem Cell Finding Could Expand Women's Lifetime Supply of Eggs

Research might lead to new reproductive technologies, older pregnancies, researchers say

Age Doesn't Raise Complication Risk for Pregnancies With Donor Eggs

Study found diabetes, hypertension, other risks comparable in women 42 and under, 50 and up

Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Fertility Woes, Miscarriage

Some women with these autoimmune disorders avoided pregnancy, study found

Lead, Cadmium Levels in Blood Linked to Reduced Fertility

Avoiding exposure to cigarettes, lead-based paints may improve odds of conceiving, study suggests

Acupuncture May Boost Pregnancy Success Rates

Centuries-old therapy can help men and women alike with fertility issues, experts say

Three Embryos Are Too Many for IVF: Study

The ideal number is one or two for the assisted reproduction technique, researchers say

U.S. Twin Births Soar: CDC

Older mothers, fertility treatments contributed to 76% rise in past 30 years

Research With Worms May Shed Light on Women's Fertility

Egg cells aged earlier than body cells in roundworms, study found

STD Complication May Double Infertility Risk

Recurring pelvic inflammatory disease also has serious consequences for teen girls, researchers note

Ovarian Tumors May Develop Years After Fertility Therapy

Risk of nonfatal growths higher than usual in women who had in-vitro fertilization, study finds

Sperm Moves Best for Moderate Exercisers: Study

Lighter or strenuous physical activity associated with less sperm motility

Katrina's Aftermath: Failed Pregnancies for IVF Moms Nationwide

Stress linked to the disaster is probable culprit, researchers say

Healthier Diet, Stronger Sperm?

Two studies show diet can affect mobility of sperm, quality of semen

Hormonal Disorder Linked to Pregnancy Complications: Study

Doubled risk of developing diabetes, premature birth seen in polycystic ovary syndrome patients

Health Woes Still Strike Women Exposed to Banned Pregnancy Drug

Cancer, infertility continue to emerge in women whose moms took DES decades ago, study finds

Childless Men May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk

Study suggests infertility may explain the link

Rules Help When Talking About Infertility

Men, women may have different ideas about what to share, and with whom

Blood Antibody May Signal Start of Ovarian Cancer

Levels elevated in infertile women, those who developed the disease, study finds

No Proof That Aspirin Aids Conception, Review Shows

Data on women undergoing in vitro fertilization finds no evidence supporting aspirin use

Eating Disorders Can Harm Women's Fertility

Anorexic and bulimic patients twice as likely as other women to seek help getting pregnant: study

Can Weight-Loss Surgery Reverse Common Cause of Infertility?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects up to 10 percent of women, many of them overweight or obese

Caffeine May Interfere With Fertility in Women

Coffee, colas may prevent eggs from reaching the womb, study finds

Gene Variation May Explain Some Female Infertility Cases

Mutation leads to low levels of pregnancy hormone, study says

Can Crotch Length Predict Infertility in Men?

Distance between scrotum and anus linked to reproductive ability, study suggests

Number of Eggs Retrieved Helps Predict IVF Success: Study

Collecting too many eggs during one cycle can raise the risk of complications from fertility drugs

Mouse Sperm Successfully Grown in Lab, Researchers Say

Study has potential to advance human infertility diagnosis and treatment, experts believe

Can Crotch Length Predict Sperm Strength?

Men below the median are 7 times more likely to have sperm in the subfertile range, study says

Stress Seems to Have No Effect on Fertility Treatments

Belief is based more on myth than reality, experts say

PCBs Might Be Linked to Failed IVF Attempts

Study finds now-banned chemicals associated with greater risk of failed implantation, miscarriage

Earlier Diagnosis Might Cut Cost of Teen Pelvic Disease

Advanced cases require $8,000 hospitalization on average, study finds

Single Embryo Beat Double Embryo Transfer in IVF Study

Procedure using 1 embryo was 5 times more likely to result in birth of a healthy baby

Depression Screening Urged for Young Women With Menopause-Like Symptoms

Study reveals a doubling of risk with primary ovarian insufficiency

Painkillers in Pregnancy May Harm Son's Fertility, Study Suggests

European research links analgesic use to undescended testicles, but U.S. expert says findings are 'weak'

Anorexia Linked With Unplanned Pregnancies

Patients may mistakenly assume they can't conceive, researchers say

Plastics Chemical BPA Tied to Poor Sperm Quality

But industry rep counters that study of Chinese workers isn't relevant to U.S. consumers

Egg Donors Happy They Helped Out: Study

But they profess less 'belief in human goodness' than surrogate moms, researchers say