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Female Childhood Cancer Survivors Maintain Good Chances at Achieving Conception

Female Childhood Cancer Survivors Maintain Good Chances at Achieving Conception

Researchers have discovered that although women who survived cancer during childhood face an increased risk of infertility, they still have good chances of achieving conception. Published in The Lancet Oncology, the study found that that close to two-thirds of women who suffered from childhood... Read More


Male Infertility Cure May Lie in Sperm Proteins

Male Infertility Cure May Lie in Sperm Proteins

Little is understood about male infertility, but if faulty sperm proteins can be found, the discoveries may lead to new approaches to infertility testing and treatment, according to a paper by two San Francisco State University researchers. Co-authors Diana Chu and Tammy Wu claim that roughly ... Read More


Fight Male Infertility Through Healthy Living

Fight Male Infertility Through Healthy Living

Often in the case of infertility, mainstream culture and media often portray the problem as though it exists exclusively with women. However, the truth is that roughly 30 percent of infertility problems are caused by men, and an additional 20 percent are the result of a combination of factors ... 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


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


What Do Men Really Want?

What Do Men Really Want?

Beauty, grace, exotic good looks, youth. What is it that can turn a man's fancy? It's a question that has bedeviled the species for thousands of years. The female half of humankind spends untold billions of dollars each year on clothes, shoes, cosmetics, hair spray and perfumes. All in pursuit... Read More


Equal Access to Fertility Treatment Urged for Obese

Equal Access to Fertility Treatment Urged for Obese

Overweight and obese women have the same chance of having a baby through in vitro fertilization (IVF) as normal-weight women, according to a recent study, and therefore shouldn’t be discriminated against at fertility clinics.     In Britain, where the study was done, mos... Read More


In-vitro Baby Born from Immature Frozen Egg

In-vitro Baby Born from Immature Frozen Egg

On June second, the first baby conceived from an egg that was matured in the lab before undergoing in-vitro fertilization was born in Canada and is progressing normally. The mother, as well as three other women, became pregnant through a clinical trial at the McGill Reproductive Center in Mon... Read More


Embryonic Stem Cells

Embryonic Stem Cells

Embryonic stem cells have been making headlines recently. But among the talk, there is rarely a pause to explain what embryonic stem cells are, what makes them unique, and why they stir up so much debate. Read More


Pesticides Found in Pregnant Women

Pesticides Found in Pregnant Women

Researchers have found the presence of numerous harmful pesticides in the placentas of pregnant women. According to a study by the University of Granada, fifteen different substances linked to pesticides have been found in pregnant women. Additionally, 100% of the women involved in the study ... Read More



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