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July 27, 2015

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July 7, 2015 — A gene that is mutated in Seckel Syndrome, a rare disease that causes microcephaly and growth defects, has been found to be crucial for the correct division of brain stem cells. and even plays a role ... read more

June 19, 2015 — A new method of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation, termed ultra-superovulation, has been developed by researchers in which ovulation of a very large number of eggs from one female mouse occurs. ... read more

No Benefit in IVF from Routinely Freezing All Embryos Before Transfer

June 17, 2015 — An IVF technique which freezes all embryos generated in an initial treatment cycle and transfers them in a later cycle as freeze-thawed embryos does not improve outcome as some studies have ... read more

Rate of Ectopic Pregnancy Following IVF Has Almost Halved in Past 12 Years

June 16, 2015 — The risk of ectopic pregnancy following fertility treatment with assisted reproduction (ART) is small but significantly higher than found in natural conceptions. Now, a nationwide population-based ... read more

Women With Lupus and APS at Risk of Reduced Fertility and Pregnancy Complication

June 11, 2015 — New recommendations for women's health and pregnancy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and/or antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) were recently developed. These evidence-based ... read more

At Peak Fertility, Women Who Desire to Maintain Body Attractiveness Report They Eat Less

June 1, 2015 — Women near peak fertility -- those nearing ovulation -- and who are motivated to manage their body appearance, reported they desire to lose weight and so ate fewer calories. Previous ovulation ... read more

May 27, 2015 — More than 5 million children in Europe have been born as a result of assisted reproductive technologies, yet many European countries have regulations that restrict different aspects of these ... read more

The First Fraction of Ejaculate Is the Most Effective for Conception

May 26, 2015 — Sperm in the first fraction of ejaculate are more numerous, move more and present better quality DNA than those lagging behind. This is the conclusion of a study that confirms that while the ... read more

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy May Lower Testosterone in Unborn Boys

May 20, 2015 — Prolonged acetaminophen (paracetamol) use by pregnant women may reduce testosterone production in unborn baby boys, research has found. Researchers say their findings could help to explain reported ... read more

Investigating the Benefits of 'Sticky Sperm' for IVF

May 19, 2015 — Scientists are investigating whether a molecule usually found in moisturizers and skin creams could improve IVF success rates. Embryologists running a new clinical trial are investigating whether ... read more

X-Linked Gene Mutations Cause Some Cases of Male Infertility, Study Says

May 13, 2015 — Some cases of male infertility are due to mutations in the maternal X chromosome that prevent development of viable sperm, according to a study. Nearly half of cases of male infertility not due to a ... read more

May 6, 2015 — A long-standing mystery about the origin of one of the cell types that make up the ovary has been solved by researchers. The team also discovered how ovarian cells share information during ... read more

Economic Instability Could Contribute to Low Fertility Rates, Finds New Research

Apr. 29, 2015 — Environmental factors like economic downturn and high mortality rates could contribute to changing fertility desires, new research finds. The number of women in the United States who are childless is ... read more

Apr. 28, 2015 — Scientists have developed a technique to more effectively grow and screen embryos prior to ... read more

Population and Birth Rates: Claims About Decline of the West Are 'Exaggerated'

Apr. 27, 2015 — A new paper argues that some countries in Western Europe, and the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand now have birth rates that are now relatively close to replacement, that the underlying trend ... read more

Smoking and Mother's Genetics Combine to Increase Likelihood of Twins

Apr. 17, 2015 — African American mothers who smoke and have a genetic profile that includes a single nucleotide polymorphism, SNP, of the TP53 gene have an increased likelihood of having twins, concluded a team of ... read more

Importance of Counselling in Those Affected by Infertility

Apr. 16, 2015 — The psychological impact and private agony of infertility must be carefully considered by healthcare professionals, suggests a new review. At present, the counseling role occupies a unique and ... read more

Apr. 16, 2015 — Two studies in mice add to the evidence that the phthalate DEHP, a plasticizing agent used in auto upholstery, baby toys, building materials and many other consumer products, can undermine female ... read more

Apr. 15, 2015 — When scientists exposed pregnant mice to levels of bisphenol A equivalent to those considered safe in humans, three generations of female mouse offspring experienced significant reproductive ... read more

Family Doctors Important in Advising Young Women on Egg Freezing for Future Fertility

Apr. 13, 2015 — Family physicians have an important role in advising women about the benefits and risks of egg freezing, argues a new ... read more

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