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April 25, 2017

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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

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

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

Using a Smartphone to Screen for Male Infertility

Mar. 22, 2017 — Investigators set out to develop a home-based diagnostic test that could be used to measure semen quality using a smartphone-based device. New findings by the team indicating that the ... read more

Gene Mutation May Be Linked to Unexplained Female Infertility

Mar. 22, 2017 — Researchers have uncovered a gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female ... read more

Mar. 16, 2017 — Nearly 40 percent of reproductive-aged women in the US have limited or no nearby access to assisted reproductive technology clinics, new research ... read more

Study Finds New Class of Androgens Play Key Role in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Mar. 13, 2017 — A new class of male sex hormones known as androgens plays a key role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), new research ... read more

Mar. 13, 2017 — Women who undergo fertility therapy, but do not get pregnant, have a higher risk of developing long-term cardiovascular disease, compared with women who become pregnant, according to a new ... read more

Male Infertility Research Reveals How a New Life Begins

Mar. 7, 2017 — Research into a genetic mutation causing some men to be infertile shows that an important protein in the sperm that is a key component of the egg fertilization process, known as phospholipase C zeta ... read more

Mar. 6, 2017 — It's been used to study automobile cruise control systems and population growth of certain animal species, and now researchers think Markov modeling could one day help a woman and her physician ... read more

Study Describes Drug That Could Prevent Infertility in Cancer Patients

Feb. 13, 2017 — A new study shows promising evidence that a medication previously used to prevent infections in cancer patients can also keep them from becoming infertile. Losing fertility is a frequent problem ... read more

Drug Could Prevent Infertility in Cancer Patients

Feb. 13, 2017 — A new study shows promising evidence that a medication previously used to prevent infections in cancer patients can also keep them from becoming infertile. Losing fertility is a frequent problem ... read more

Daylight Savings Time Impacts Miscarriage Rates Among Select IVF Patients, Study Finds

Feb. 8, 2017 — Daylight savings time contributes to higher miscarriage rates among women undergoing IVF who had had a prior pregnancy loss according to new ... read more

Physically Demanding Jobs and Shiftwork Linked to Lowered Fertility in Women

Feb. 7, 2017 — A physically demanding job or work schedules outside normal office hours may lower a woman's ability to conceive, suggests ... read more

Novel Tool Informs Women About Elective Egg Freezing

Feb. 7, 2017 — Egg freezing has become an attractive option for women who are electively delaying childbearing for a variety of reasons. But, because this option is relatively new, and the majority of women who ... read more

Successful Application of Male Contraceptive in Monkeys

Feb. 7, 2017 — Results of a study of Vasalgel (TM) in rhesus macaques have been published. Vasalgel is being developed by a social venture as a non-hormonal, long-acting, potentially reversible male contraceptive. ... read more

Couples With Obesity May Take Longer to Achieve Pregnancy, Study Suggests

Feb. 3, 2017 — Couples in which both partners are obese may take from 55 to 59 percent longer to achieve pregnancy, compared to their non-obese counterparts, according to a ... read more

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