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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


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


In Vitro Fertilization Improves

In Vitro Fertilization Improves

Clinical results from Down Under suggest that recent advances in in-vitro fertilization (IVF) can double the chances of having a baby for women in their early 40s. And the success rate for this group is increasing faster than any other's. The successes resulted from improved media for culturi... Read More


Expert Commentary: Zhanhai Zhang, MD, Ph.D, LAC 11-16-2009

Expert Commentary: Zhanhai Zhang, MD, Ph.D, LAC 11-16-2009

A reliable conclusion can take years or even decades, but in the here and now, our suspicions and concerns are of ultimate importance. Here is a brief summary of some of the side effects fertility clinic patients encounter while they take drugs and receive treatment: hot flashes, emotional irr... 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


Natural Fertility Method Superior, Study Says

Natural Fertility Method Superior, Study Says

Whereas in vitro fertilization (IVF) achieves pregnancy success rates in Europe of 18.4 percent, a recent study has found a quarter of couples can do the same using natural procreative (NaPro) technology. NaPro technology was developed by obstetrician and gynecologist Thomas W. Hilgers in Oma... 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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