Fertility News
May 29, 2017

Latest Headlines
updated 3:27am EDT

More Fertility News
May 29, 2017

Vitamin D Supplements Could Improve Fertility

May 23, 2017 — There is new data on the link between vitamin D and male fertility. The new results add to our understanding of the effects of low vitamin D levels on testosterone levels and whether vitamin D ... read more

Fetal Reduction in Multifetal Pregnancies Associated With Better Birth Outcomes

May 8, 2017 — Among twin and triplet pregnancies that were reduced to singleton or twin pregnancies, there was a substantial reduction in complications such as preterm birth and very preterm birth, according to ... read more

Experts Call for Registry of Egg Donors

May 2, 2017 — Researchers call for a registry of egg donors to monitor long-term health after egg ... read more

Children Conceived After Fertility Treatments Are at Increased Risk for Pediatric Cancers

Apr. 25, 2017 — Researchers have found that babies born from mothers who underwent fertility treatments are at increased risk of developing many types of pediatric cancers and tumors ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — Two scientists have discovered how fat levels in a tiny soil-dwelling roundworm (C. elegans) can tip the balance between whether the worm makes eggs or sperm. Although the researchers discovered this ... read more

Fertility Can Hinge on Swimming Conditions in the Uterus

Apr. 19, 2017 — A researcher has found that the uterus in female mice contains enzymes that can break down semen, making it less gel-like, more watery, and therefore easier to swim in. This interplay between semen ... read more

Researchers Improve Technology to Save Sperm Stem Cells

Apr. 6, 2017 — Researchers have found a promising way to preserve sperm stem cells so boys could undergo cancer treatment without risking their ... read more

When Female Mates Multiply, Males Evolve to Be Choosy

Apr. 4, 2017 — Female choice for good quality males is familiar to everyone, whereas much less is known about the evolution of male mate choice. Researchers have studied the evolution of male and female mating ... read more

Ladies, This Is Why Fertility Declines With Age

Apr. 3, 2017 — Researchers have discovered a possible new explanation for female infertility. Thanks to cutting-edge microscopy techniques, they observed for the first time a specific defect in the eggs of older ... read more

Technique for 'Three-Parent Baby' Revealed

Apr. 3, 2017 — Details of a pioneering IVF technique using mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) have been published, giving hope to those families with inheritable mitochondrial disorders that they may be able ... read more

Many Transgender Individuals Consider Their Fertility Important, Survey Shows

Apr. 3, 2017 — Nearly one-fourth of transgender individuals in Toronto, Canada, regard their own fertility as important, but most lack knowledge regarding and access to reproductive options, a new survey ... read more

Technology to Screen Embryos Before Implantation Falls Short

Apr. 2, 2017 — Because current methods for assessing the viability of IVF-created embryos are not sufficiently reliable, more research on embryo development is needed, two experts write in a new review ... read more

Transgender Youth Face Major Barriers to Fertility Preservation

Mar. 29, 2017 — Few transgender adolescents opted to pursue fertility preservation, according to a report. While all patients were counseled about available options for fertility preservation prior to initiating ... read more

Mar. 28, 2017 — A miniature female reproductive tract that fits in the palm of your hand has now been developed by researchers. It could eventually change the future of research and treatment of diseases in ... read more

Mar. 28, 2017 — Women who pursue in vitro fertilization (IVF) to become pregnant are more likely to give birth if they have health insurance that covers the procedure, according to new research. The key reason is ... read more

Gene WT1 Impacts Women's Fertility, Study Finds

Mar. 28, 2017 — It has been estimated that more than 80 million people in the world have an unfulfilled desire to have children. But for every 10th couple, the reasons therefore remain unclear. Now, researchers have ... read more

Mar. 27, 2017 — Molecular motors produce the force that powers the beat of sperm cell tails to generate movement toward the egg cell for fertilization. New research now shows how the molecular motors that power the ... read more

Preterm Births More Common in Mothers Who Are Cancer Survivors

Mar. 23, 2017 — Women diagnosed and treated for cancer during their childbearing years more commonly gave birth prematurely, and to babies whose weights were below normal ranges, concludes new research. Cancer ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — A part of the body thought to be disconnected from the immune system actually interacts with it, report investigators, and that discovery helps explain cases of male infertility, certain autoimmune ... read more

Mar. 23, 2017 — The male “androgen” hormone is an important element in the ovarian development of female chicken embryos, more so than in the development of male testes, scientists have ... read more

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Monday, January 23, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Monday, January 9, 2017
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Monday, November 7, 2016
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Monday, October 31, 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
Monday, October 10, 2016
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Friday, August 5, 2016
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Monday, August 1, 2016
Monday, July 25, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Monday, June 20, 2016
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016
Friday, June 10, 2016
Tuesday, June 7, 2016