Infertility News

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9/9/2010
Smoking Could Harm Sperm, Study Finds

Other research suggests women who smoke while pregnant impair sons' fertility

8/12/2010
Stress Might Interfere With Conception

In study, higher levels of anxiety-related compound was tied to lower pregnancy rate

7/19/2010
Better Way to Predict Success of Second IVF Attempt?

Data gleaned from first try can help gauge odds of pregnancy the next time, researchers say

7/19/2010
Study Suggests Higher Cancer Rate Among IVF Babies

But researchers found no direct cause-and-effect with assisted reproduction technology

7/15/2010
Human Sperm Gene Hasn't Changed for 600 Million Years

This DNA is shared across species and seems 'so important it can't change,' researcher says

6/21/2010
Inexperienced Female Athletes Risk Serious Health Problems

Too much exercise, too little nutrition can lead to osteoporosis, fertility issues, experts warn

6/3/2010
Donor-Assisted Conception Sparks Disclosure Dilemmas

Tell kids 'early and often,' some suggest, but others say it's not always that simple

5/19/2010
IVF, Fertility Drugs Might Boost Autism Risk

Two studies show a link, but experts say risk to any one child remains low

5/17/2010
Technique Might Boost Women's Fertility

Scientists find way to awaken dormant ovarian follicles, produce more eggs

4/30/2010
New Hope for Infertile Young Women

Many whose periods have stopped still have immature eggs, researchers find

4/28/2010
New Clues Shed Light on Sperm Function, Male Fertility

Researchers uncover key proteins in mice that could lead to new birth control for men

4/15/2010
Do Statins Lower Male Sex Drive?

Italian study says yes, but earlier U.S. study had different conclusion

4/13/2010
Hormones Tied to Diabetes Might Also Influence Fertility

Mouse study shows how type 2 disease can develop without obesity

4/2/2010
Unvaccinated Boys at Risk of Mumps-Linked Testicular Problem

Testicles can swell or atrophy as a result, researchers say

3/22/2010
Infertility Raises Risk of More Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Study found infertile men were 2.6 times more likely to get more dangerous disease

3/19/2010
With Infertility May Come Sexual Dysfunction

Stress could be a root cause, expert suggests

1/21/2010
Rocking Embryos Might Boost IVF Success

Hoping to improve pregnancy rates, researchers try to simulate motion of the human body

12/15/2009
Wider Adult Screening May Mean Fewer Children With Cystic Fibrosis

Incidence fell in area where all couples of reproductive age were evaluated, Italian study found

12/11/2009
Women Aren't Waiting to Seek Infertility Help

Majority of survey respondents were under 35 when they sought treatment

11/20/2009
Discovery Boosts Boys' Prospects for Post-Cancer Fertility

Testicular cells could be preserved for later use, study suggests

10/30/2009
Lying Still Raises Artificial Insemination Success

Moving around right after procedure cuts conception rate, study found

10/28/2009
One Embryo as Good as Two in Second IVF Attempt

Study found live birth rates similar, fewer multiple births with one embryo

10/28/2009
Stem Cells Coaxed to Make Precursors to Egg, Sperm

In long term, advance may lead to better fertility treatments, experts say

10/22/2009
Assessing Embryo Metabolism May Aid IVF Success

Aim is to determine which have best chance of success

10/22/2009
Money Woes Keeping Many Couples From Fertility Treatments

They're foregoing expensive therapies or opting to discard stored embryos, studies show

10/21/2009
Alternative Treatments May Boost IVF Success

Mind-body therapies increase odds of pregnancy, studies find

10/20/2009
New IVF Guidelines Aim to Reduce Multiple Births

Key provision limits embryo transfers

10/16/2009
Obesity May Affect Fertility in Young Women

Ability to have children is important to many who undergo weight-reduction surgery, study finds

10/9/2009
Miscarriage Treatment Won't Harm Future Fertility: Study

Most women give birth within five years, researchers find

9/28/2009
Scientists Discover How Chemo Can Make Women Infertile

But drug Gleevec counteracted effect in mouse study

9/24/2009
Environmental Chemicals May Affect Male Reproduction

European study finds more evidence in areas where more men have problems

9/4/2009
Acupuncture May Help Relieve Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Exercise also improves symptoms and related risk factors, study finds

8/26/2009
Gene 'Fix' in Egg Prevents Inherited Diseases in Monkeys

But the technique is bound to be controversial if tried in humans, experts warn

8/10/2009
Fertility Can Be Preserved in Ovarian Cancer Patients

Conservative approach worthwhile in young women with early-stage malignancy, study shows

7/9/2009
Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Common condition can cause menstrual woes, infertility, researchers note

6/19/2009
Treatment Option Shortens Path to Pregnancy

Skipping one phase when treating infertility also cuts costs, study finds

6/16/2009
Fruits and Veggies May Improve Sperm Quality

Whether antioxidants from supplements would help, too, is unclear, expert says

6/15/2009
Dad's Genes May Play Greater Role Than Thought

Data on 'packaging' in sperm cells may also help assess infertility

6/10/2009
Studies Report More Harmful Effects From BPA

Chemical in plastics may hurt heart and fertility, researchers say

5/28/2009
More Assisted Reproduction, But Fewer Multiple Births

Technology use growing worldwide, but not as many embryos being transferred, research shows

4/13/2009
Stem Cells Spur New Eggs in Ovaries of Adult Mice

Study upsets notion that females only receive finite number of eggs from birth

4/3/2009
Genetic Finding May Lead to Male Contraceptive

Prospect stems from discovery of mutation affecting infertility

3/17/2009
Hormone Might Help Restore Female Fertility

Kisspeptin spurs healthy ovulation, researchers explain

3/6/2009
2/23/2009
Male Infertility Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk

A common factor may boost the odds for both, researchers say

2/14/2009
Men Must Contend With a Biological Clock, Too

Older males face higher risk of fathering children with medical problems, research finds

2/6/2009
Fertility Drugs Do Not Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk

Women who have multiple treatments face little danger, Danish study says

1/29/2009
Common Chemicals May Delay Pregnancy

Use of PFOS, PFOA as additives is being phased out, researchers note

1/14/2009
IVF Treatments Often Work for Women Under 35

But success rate is much lower for those over 40 who want a baby, study says

12/11/2008
Late Preterm Birth Poses Developmental Risks

Caesarean or induction should not be done before 39 weeks unless necessary, study says