New study findings offer a promising path for us to both improve IVF success rates and potentially treat an underlying cause of infertility
Propylparaben is a common chemical found in food, drugs, and cosmetics, and it may reduce a woman’s protection against breast cancer during pregnancy.
All about fallopian transport and its importance in the female reproductive system.
Recent research has supported that women who undergo fertility treatments are not majorly at risk of contracting breast cancer as a result.
New research from the University of Otago shows how stress directly increases your likelihood of infertility
Only one in three fertilizations leads to a successful pregnancy. Where do things go wrong?
Recent studies that analyze DNA Methylation levels in children have results that support there being little difference between IVF DNA and natural conception DNA.
A new study reveals that most women will still be able to have the natural birth they may want, even if their water breaks earlier than expected, which is very common in itself.
During any pregnancy, the health of the mother and the baby are paramount. As a result of USF Health’s new study, the medical community now has an even greater understanding of the role stress plays in initiating preterm births.
According to new research, women with MS do not need to worry about having increased health complications during pregnancy. Still, if you are a prospective mother with MS, having regular appointments with your physician will help you guarantee that your health is being properly monitored.
Many have faced unique struggles over the course of the pandemic, including those with infertility disorders seeking IVF treatment. These patients found themselves devastated when fertility clinics, considered non-essential, were ordered to close. Treatments were put on hold, procedures delayed, and clocks continued to tick.
Scientists in a 2019 study experimented with the transplant of artificial uteri to aid patients suffering from UFI. What does this mean for the future of reproductive medicine?
Advancements in artificial intelligence have simplified and standardized IVF processes that have historically been costly and complicated. No longer needing to rely only on human judgement, embryologists can now increase the accuracy of their work with the assistance of A.I. systems.
Scientists find a possible link between men who seek assisted reproduction and the onset of prostate cancer.
New male fertility test has the potential to give couples insight on infertility.
How wonderful would it be to be able to know through the amount of gene mutations found in humans what your lifespan could be, whether you are female or male? And even the amount of time you will be fertile if you are female?
Sperm donors are important contributors to the world of fertility testing and conceiving through artificial means. However, there is new information that could put the option of choosing sperm donors to conceive a child in a more different light.
Ovarian cancer can really affect the chances of becoming pregnant and giving birth to a healthy child. There are different types of ovarian cancer. One type involves being diagnosed with having borderline ovarian tumors (BOT) in the ovaries. These tumors can adversely affect fertility unless addressed promptly, and there is a study that was recently conducted that shows that there is a possible solution to getting rid of these tumors while keeping fertility intact.
A recent study presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), where human hair was tested for AMH, concluded that testing hair was a better indication of the levels of AMH in a woman than testing blood samples.
Myths about fertility, sex positions, and orgasms, and what's really true.
This article examines the science behind a woman's biological clock and how women going to college and entering the workforce has changed our perception and timeline of having children.
Genes found in mice have shown that the probability of having male or female offspring may favor one or the other and even result in complete infertility of the male parent.
The Effects of Fracking Chemicals on Male Fertility
Attitudes and environments that equate to the current statistics of children per family.
Sleep is important for the lives of all humans in order to stay healthy. For men, getting a good night's rest can result in better sperm quality compared to men who do not get a full eight hours at night.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many women have been relying on fertility apps as a form of contraceptive, which many doctors are against. Fertility apps are not always 100% correct and women are urged to use other methods of contraceptives.
Each year we hear about new advances in fertility treatments that hopefully increase the chances of a pregnancy.
A "westernized" diet, or a diet consisting of burgers, pizza, and other high calorie foods are considered to be bad for the overall health of sperm quality. This can affect a male's fertility, which can hinder him from getting his partner pregnant and doctors are urging men to change their diets.
Infertility is a growing problem in the United States and a lot of the times, it is because of the male. Researchers are coming up with a new way to measure sperm count and motility using a microfluidic chip, which has high accuracy results that can measure male fertility better than ever.
The Meiosin gene is an extremely rare gene that activates right before the meiosis process, which can cause infertility in both males and females. Researchers are trying to understand where this gene comes from and urging people to be tested for this gene.
Diet can greatly affect sperm quality and there are a lot of factors that can play into this issue. Eating healthier can not only help a male's sperm quality, but it can also help the male physically by avoiding different health risks as well.
Infertility isn’t uncommon. That being said, it can be difficult for fertility experts to detect what the exact reason for infertility can be sometimes. The laparoscopy is an effective tool for helping fertility experts uncover the complications that might be causing infertility for a number of women.
As education becomes more and more important for beginning a successful career, many women might be worrying about their own fertility. The age at which women start having children is starting later and later as they try to establish themselves among the workforce.
If you’ve been struggling with fertility, know that you aren’t alone. Rates of infertility have nearly doubled since the 1980’s, but there may actually be some hopeful news about the future of in vitro, thanks to a new study on embryo health.
Experimental Procedure Might Be Able to Preserve Reproductive Tissue
Can we fix infertility with the help of skin cells? Studies have concluded that it might just be possible!
A study done by the University of Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis recently found that by treating mice with an antibiotic, they could reduce the lesions that developed with endometriosis and were the cause of so much pain.
BPA and its impact on fertility
Can transgender men still have functioning ovaries?
A new fertility app that can provide birth control.
Lab grown eggs and new fertility treatments
Young people expect to have a career and kids all in the matter of a few years
What role does zinc play in egg quality?
According to a Kaiser Permanente study published in Pediatrics, administration of recommended vaccines, including for human papillomavirus (HPV), does not increase the risk of premature menopause, or primary ovarian insufficiency.
Fertility treatment does not affect cancer risk in children.
Could a father’s smoking have just as harmful effects on an unborn child as a mother’s?
Do men have a evolutionarily-driven disposition to like women with a low waist-to-hip ratio?
Scientists suggest that global warming could have detrimental effects on sperm health and viability, and therefore male fertility as a whole.
A new study published in medical journal BJU International suggest a connection between men with undiagnosed prediabetes and and infertility.
As we surpass the ten year mark after the 2008 financial crisis, we continue to see the lasting effects of a hit to the economy.