Infertility News

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11/6/2006
Boosting Iron May Boost Female Fertility

Low supplies of the nutrient impede successful pregnancy, research suggests

11/3/2006
Health Tip: Female Infertility

Here are some common risk factors

10/25/2006
Delayed Embryo Transfer Suggested for At-Risk Women

Method may protect ovaries from hyperstimulation in in-vitro fertilizations

10/25/2006
Twin Sisters at High Risk for Early Menopause

Some twins may be born with low number of eggs, scientists say

8/28/2006
Rats Born From Mouse Surrogate Fathers

Sperm developed in testes of different species, researchers report

7/13/2006
Preemies Cost $26 Billion a Year

Government report suggests infertility treatments are part of the problem

7/5/2006
Childhood Cancer Survivors Prone to Early Menopause

Treatment-related ovarian damage may be to blame, researchers say

6/21/2006
Vasectomy Reversals May Raise Birth Defect Risk

Early study shows more chromosomal abnormalities in sperm after these procedures

6/15/2006
Intestinal Surgery Could Raise Women's Infertility Risk

In colitis patients, procedures tripled the odds compare to drug therapy.

6/1/2006
One Embryo During IVF Works Well in Older Women

They had as much success with fertility procedure as younger women did, study notes

5/25/2006
Assisted Fertilization Could Boost Pregnancy Complication Risk

Women who required help conceiving had greater odds of placental blockage, study found

5/10/2006
Health Tip: About Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

It affects more than 1 million women each year

5/9/2006
Periods Return After New Daily Contraceptive Discontinued

The experimental non-cyclic Pill appears safe, effective in trial

5/5/2006
New Guidelines Help Preserve Fertility After Cancer Treatment

It's a common problem for both male and female patients

4/27/2006
Effects of Any 'Male Pill' Should Be Reversible

Study shows fertility would return after use is discontinued

2/23/2006
Hormones Key to Older Women's Higher Odds for Twins

Hormonal fluctuations trigger release of multiple eggs, scientists say

2/15/2006
Science Reveals Secret to Sperm's Success

Key protein helps them penetrate an egg

1/16/2006
Gene May Help Cause Infertility

Mouse study finds that without this gene, embryos cannot attach to the uterus

12/19/2005
Scientists Worm Out Fertility's Secrets

Genetic insights from the roundworm could yield clues to human conception

12/9/2005
Breast Cancer Survivors Face Increased Cancer Risk

But experts stress the absolute odds of a future malignancy are small

12/2/2005
Infertility Boosts Testicular Cancer Risk

Screening subfertile men for the disease makes sense, expert says

10/17/2005
Smoking Reduces a Man's Fertility

If you're thinking of fathering a child, don't smoke, experts advise

10/12/2005
PCBs Hurt Sperm, But Not Men's Fertility

DNA damage may not lower reproductive ability, study finds

10/6/2005
Frog Eggs Hatch Clues to Human Infertility

The immature ovum's nutrient supply may be key to success, study finds

9/14/2005
Frozen Whole Ovary Transplant a Success

Israeli researchers use technique in sheep to develop embryos

8/25/2005
Psychological Stress Doesn't Impact IVF

Swedish researchers find calming news in new study

7/28/2005
Stem Cells Restore Egg Production in Mouse Ovaries

Finding has implications for human fertility, menopause, researchers say

7/14/2005
Cancer Doesn't Have to Cost You Your Fertility

New treatments can enable patients to still have children, review notes

6/21/2005
More DNA Damage to Older Men's Sperm

Findings have implications for middle-aged, wanna-be dads

6/21/2005
Genes May Extend Fertility in Some Women

The findings might someday help all older women conceive

6/17/2005
Technique May Ensure Boys' Fertility After Leukemia

Pre-treatment removal of sperm stem cells offers hope, mouse study suggests

6/9/2005
Infant Exposure to Controversial Compound Continues in Hospitals

However, whether high levels hurt sperm production not certain

6/8/2005
First-Ever Birth After Ovarian Transplant

Alabama woman delivers girl after receiving graft from twin sister, scientists say

6/2/2005
Pesticides Cause Lasting Damage to Rat Sperm

Finding could have implications for humans, study suggests

5/26/2005
Secondhand Smoke Threatens IVF Success

Airborne toxins can cut pregnancy rate in half, study found

5/4/2005
Mice Reveal A Key to Infertility

Uterine cell insights could lead to new treatments

4/29/2005
Pollutants Prove to Affect Male Fertility

Swedish study shows link between environment, chromosomal changes

4/12/2005
Technique May Safely Preserve Fertility in Breast Cancer Patients

Combo of hormone plus chemotherapy helps women freeze more eggs

4/8/2005
Health Tip: Infertility's Emotional Toll

When to seek professional help

4/7/2005
Smoking Lowers In-Vitro Fertilization Success Rate

So does being overweight, researchers report

2/25/2005
Ovary Syndrome Ups Risk for Liver Disease

Women with PCOS should be screened for liver trouble, experts say

12/9/2004
Laptops May Threaten Male Fertility

Keep computers on desk as much as possible, researcher says

12/1/2004
Single Egg Implants Reduce Chances of Multiple Births

Modified in vitro fertilization strategy maintains same rate of live births, study finds

11/16/2004
Health Tip: Boxers or Briefs?

Won't make a difference to fertility

11/11/2004
Identifying Sperm Donors Doesn't Cause Problems

Kids want to meet father, but aren't confused about parentage

11/8/2004
Ovary Transplant to Arm a Success

Researchers report second-ever transplant of entire organ

10/21/2004
Estrogen Therapy for Tall Teens Linked to Fertility Problems

Girls who took it during adolescence had more trouble conceiving later, study found

10/20/2004
Insulin Drugs Help Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Increase frequency of ovulation in both thin, heavy women

10/20/2004
Soy Doesn't Affect Fertility

Study with female monkeys found stress to be more of a factor

10/15/2004
Fertility Concerns Impact Breast Cancer Therapy

Researchers say doctor-patient communication would help