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Treatment Overview for Improving Fertility

Treatment Overview for Improving Fertility

You probably know that changes in diet and exercise can effect improve you heart and decrease your risk of cancer. But a study published in Obstetrics and Gynecology found that women who followed a combination of five or more lifestyle factors, including changing specific aspects of their diet... Read More


Food and Fertility - Fact and Fiction

Food and Fertility - Fact and Fiction

Can eating the right foods help fertility? Or is it more myth than fact. More and more research is emerging that the right foods and healthy lifestyle choices do make a difference in helping to make babies. Read More


Diet and Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Infertility

Diet and Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Infertility

A study published in the latest issue of Obstectrics and Gynecology has found that women who followed a combination of five or more lifestyle factors, including changing specific aspects of their diets, experienced more than 80 percent less relative risk of infertility due to ovulatory disorde... Read More


"Fertility Tourism" Carries Health Risks

Women who go to overseas fertility clinics run the risk of higher-than-average multiple pregnancies, which can dramatically increase the chances of high blood pressure, hospital stays, premature labor, fetal disabilities and even death in mother or babies. A study done on 109 British women wi... Read More


Protein Boosts Sex Hormones, Suggesting Infertility Therapy

Protein Boosts Sex Hormones, Suggesting Infertility Therapy

Giving a special hormone to infertile women can dramatically increase their production of sex hormones, which may lead to a new infertility treatment for women with low sex hormone levels, a recent study demonstrated.      The work, which was led by Waljit Dhillo of the Departm... Read More


Using Frozen Embryos Increases Pregnancy Chances

Using Frozen Embryos Increases Pregnancy Chances

The regular use of carefully chosen frozen embryos left over from fertility treatments dramatically increases the pregnancy success rate among infertile couples, a British clinic has found.      The new regimen holds the promise of sharply reducing the time a couple has to wait... Read More


Expert Commentary: Amos E. Madanes, M.D. 9/21/2009

Expert Commentary: Amos E. Madanes, M.D. 9/21/2009

The research done at the Oxford Fertility Unit at The John Radcliffe Hospital in England continues to demonstrate the success of the advances that we have made in the last few years in fertility. The study discusses how freezing an embryo – a fertilized egg – and using it at a lat... Read More


Unicellular Test Lets Doctors Weed Out Mutated Embryos

Unicellular Test Lets Doctors Weed Out Mutated Embryos

A technique that allows doctors to find dangerous "microdeletions" in human embryo chromosomes can be used to reject embryos prone to developing cancer and other diseases in later life and to implant only healthy embryos, according to a recent study. Up till now, gene assays could detect only ... Read More


Scientists Clone Vital Sperm Protein

Scientists Clone Vital Sperm Protein

A protein vital for male fertility has been cloned, produced and purified, a recent study reported. The findings may open up new pathways in male fertility treatment and methods of male contraception.     The study, published in the journal Molecular Human Reproduction , reco... Read More


Infertility Treatment Jeopardize Pregnant Women's Health

Infertility Treatment Jeopardize Pregnant Women's Health

Having three or more miscarriages and undergoing hormone treatment for infertility increase pregnant women’s risk for pre-eclampsia, a condition of high blood pressure during pregnancy, a recent investigation shows. In the study, which was published in the British Journal of Obstetri... Read More



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