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  • Less Invasive Procedure May Treat Fibroids Without Harming Fertility
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Study found blocking blood flow to growths worked for women who went on to conceive, have children

  • Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF
    (18-May-2017)
    In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

  • Mouse Gives Birth to Pups Using 3-D Printed Ovary
    (16-May-2017)
    Breakthrough might someday lead to similar organs for infertile women, researchers say

  • Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man's Sex Life
    (15-May-2017)
    Disrupted sleep patterns could explain the link, three studies suggest

  • Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say
    (28-Mar-2017)
    At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage

  • Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health
    (22-Mar-2017)
    It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one

  • Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

  • Daylight Savings Time May Lower Chances of IVF Success for Some: Study
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Rates of miscarriage higher for those with a previous miscarriage

  • Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman's Fertility?
    (08-Feb-2017)
    It's possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven

  • 2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Pelvic inflammatory disease often caused by sexually transmitted infections, CDC experts say

  • Don't Ban Anonymous Sperm Donations: Study
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Researchers say it could shrink donor pool, lead to higher fees

  • Scientists Design Heat-Activated Penis Implant
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Device an improvement on current implants, researchers say

  • Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds
    (28-Dec-2016)
    It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

  • Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Except for IVF, success rates for many procedures remain in doubt, researchers say

  • Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

  • Online Calculator May Help Couples Predict Fertility Rx Success
    (17-Nov-2016)
    But researchers say they plan to fine-tune the tool

  • Could Zika Harm Men's Fertility?
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Mouse study hints at an effect, but studies in humans needed

  • FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

  • Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Study found too little or too much shuteye linked to reduced chance of pregnancy

  • Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments
    (17-Oct-2016)
    In vitro fertilization cut the rate in half for women over 40, study finds

  • Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm: Study
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Procedure that injects sperm into egg was linked with lower quantity and quality of offspring's sperm

  • Doctors Perform 1st U.S. Living-Donor Uterine Transplant
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Infertility procedure was tried in 4 women but has remained successful in only one, Texas team says

  • Can Stress Lower a Woman's Fertility?
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Greatest impact is around ovulation time, research suggests

  • Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

  • Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Researchers report no significant rise in defects for babies exposed during first trimester

  • Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed
    (11-Aug-2016)
    'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

  • Dogs Having Tough Time Maintaining Fertility
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Veterinarians think chemical pollutants may be to blame; finding might have implications for human males

  • Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Study finds they beat fresh embryos in polycystic ovary syndrome patients undergoing IVF

  • Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Most conceptions occurred within 2 years of stopping assisted reproduction therapies, study reports

  • IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer
    (19-Jul-2016)
    New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

  • Who's Most Likely to Seek Infertility Help
    (01-Jul-2016)
    They're more likely to be better educated, wealthier and older, study finds

  • Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work
    (01-Jul-2016)
    In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

  • Fertility Treatments Not Linked to Twins' Birth Defects
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But study, while reassuring, is based on limited data

  • Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer
    (23-May-2016)
    Two-thirds said they would've liked more advice on preserving ability to have children, study shows

  • Many Fertility Apps, Websites Miss the Mark
    (13-May-2016)
    Study found only 4 of 53 online calculators accurately predicted best days for conception

  • Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin Pregnancies
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Variants make the release of multiple eggs more likely, researchers say

  • Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: Report
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say

  • Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
    (20-Apr-2016)
    The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

  • Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate Egg
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

  • Anxiety, Depression May Reduce Women's Success With IVF: Study
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Researchers link these mental health problems to lower rates of pregnancy and live births

  • Surgeons Perform First U.S. Uterus Transplant
    (26-Feb-2016)
    'Life-enhancing' procedure offers womb-less women a chance at pregnancy

  • In Mice, Scientists Turn Stem Cells Into Sperm
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Researchers from China say lab tests produced fertile offspring

  • Male Childhood Cancer Survivors Less Likely to Have Kids, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2016)
    But Norwegian researchers also found no increased risk of birth defects or delivery complications

  • Women With Asthma May Be Prone to Fertility Problems: Study
    (12-Feb-2016)
    It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests

  • Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

  • Gene Mutations Linked to Rare Form of Female Infertility
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Screening could spare these women unnecessary treatment, researchers say

  • Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: Study
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Other infertility treatments also don't seem to interfere with child development

  • Hormone Therapy Safely Helps Preserve Fertility for Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    However, in many cases doctors and patients don't discuss the issue, experts say

  • More IVF Tries Improve Odds of Having a Baby
    (22-Dec-2015)
    Some couples have success after six cycles or more, researchers say

  • Active, Passive Smoking Tied to Infertility, Early Menopause: Study
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Researchers found link between both types of exposure and women's health problems

  • Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

  • Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Suggestions before you conceive

  • Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

  • Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

  • First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S.
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Innovative procedure would potentially allow infertile recipients to become pregnant

  • Good Results From IVF Egg Donors Over Age 35
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Pregnancy, live birth rates from older and younger women appear comparable

  • Technique Could Preserve Fertility for Wounded Soldiers
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Sperm retrieval might help injured servicemen have children in the future, study says

  • Common Gene Variant May Raise Miscarriage Risk, Study Finds
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Associated with abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell, it's also linked to failed fertility treatments

  • Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

  • For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Study found letrozole did not result in more pregnancies compared to two other fertility drugs

  • Harvesting Eggs Earlier May Boost Older Women's Pregnancy Chances
    (12-Aug-2015)
    Study finds changing timing of fertility treatment process might lead to more success

  • Frozen Donor Eggs May Lead to Fewer Births Than Fresh Ones
    (11-Aug-2015)
    But statistics might not tell full story, experts say

  • A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

  • Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

  • Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Transplant led to functioning ovary and then normal pregnancy, researchers say

  • First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception
    (26-May-2015)
    Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy

  • IVF Kids May Have Higher Odds of Autism, Study Finds
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But multiple births, mother's age may account for the increased risk, researchers say

  • Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility: Study
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Other factors that seemed to have an effect were high blood pressure, taking many medications

  • In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

  • Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

  • Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Experts urge routine testing of glandular function for women who have problems conceiving

  • Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Implanting just one embryo a significant factor in the change, study author says

  • Use of Male IVF Procedure Doubled in the Past Decade
    (20-Jan-2015)
    But the procedure is expensive and not always tied to better outcomes, study suggests

  • Fertility Treatments Have Low Complication Rates, Study Finds
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Improvements through the years have made these procedures safer, researchers say

  • Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

  • No Link Seen Between Celiac Disease, Infertility
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Researcher says findings should reassure women with the digestive disorder

  • Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Fertilization occurs in the vagina, instead of petri dish, researchers say

  • Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say

  • Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

  • As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds
    (20-Oct-2014)
    National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

  • For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze?
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study suggests male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results

  • Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm
    (03-Oct-2014)
    And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

  • Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

  • Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC
    (25-Sep-2014)
    They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

  • Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

  • White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

  • Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Small study suggests deficiency in the nutrient might impair fertility

  • Sperm's Anti-Germ 'Shield' Might Play Role in Fertility
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Boosting levels of key protein could make a difference for some men, researchers suggest

  • Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
    (25-Jul-2014)
    But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

  • Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

  • Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
    (09-Jul-2014)
    Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

  • Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects
    (08-Jul-2014)
    New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

  • 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
    (02-Jul-2014)
    But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

  • Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success: Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Sperm quality and woman's age are more important factors in fertility success, researchers say

  • Cellphone Exposure May Harm Male Fertility
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Review found sperm were less viable in men who had been exposed to electromagnetic radiation of devices

  • Pot Use Might Be Linked to Abnormal Sperm
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Drug could impair male fertility, study suggests

  • Do Stressed-Out Men Have Weaker Sperm?
    (30-May-2014)
    Study does seem to show a link, but impact on fertility isn't clear

  • Sperm Swim Against the Current, Study Finds
    (29-May-2014)
    Discovery may help scientists develop better artificial insemination techniques

  • High Cholesterol May Delay Parenthood, Study Suggests
    (20-May-2014)
    Whether lowering cholesterol in prospective parents will aid conception isn't clear, researchers say

  • No Link Found Between Low Sperm Count, Birth Defects
    (19-May-2014)
    Study looked at men with fertility issues, babies they fathered with assisted reproductive technology

  • Sperm, Semen Defects May Be Linked to Shorter Life Spans
    (16-May-2014)
    Men with 2 or more defects have more than double the risk of dying early, study suggests

  • More Women Delaying First Pregnancy: CDC
    (09-May-2014)
    First births to women 35 and older have increased dramatically over last 40 years

  • Older Infertile Couples Should Try In Vitro Fertilization First: Study
    (06-May-2014)
    Other fertility treatments less likely to result in pregnancy, birth for women over 38, researchers say

  • Skin Cells of Infertile Men Turned Into Sperm 'Precursors' in Mouse Study
    (01-May-2014)
    But whether this approach would work in humans is still unknown

  • Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
    (17-Apr-2014)
    British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

  • Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (03-Apr-2014)
    But subset of women who took Clomid for more than 12 cycles appeared more likely to get invasive breast cancer

  • Stress May Diminish a Woman's Fertility, Study Suggests
    (24-Mar-2014)
    First U.S. review to show a possible link between stress and how long it takes to get pregnant

  • Higher Dose of IVF Drug May Be Needed for Obese Women
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Study suggests different regimen might improve chances of pregnancy

  • Women Born Small May Be at Risk of Infertility, Study Suggests
    (11-Mar-2014)
    But more research needed to show whether being very small as baby girl makes a difference, authors say

  • FDA Explores '3-Person' Embryo Fertilization
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Meant to prevent genetic diseases in children, the procedure raises ethical issues

  • Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids
    (12-Feb-2014)
    The brain attacks are rare in children, experts note, and study found vaccines may offer some protection

  • Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Genetic test for deadly condition spotted healthy embryos for implantation, researchers report

  • Baby May Help Keep Couples With Fertility Problems Together
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Higher risk of breakup seen after infertility treatment fails, Danish study finds

  • Wealthier Women More Likely to Use Fertility Services: CDC
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Overall, fewer women are seeking help with getting pregnant than in years past, report shows

  • Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study
    (04-Dec-2013)
    But unlike other methods, growing IVF use may help reverse trend, experts say

  • Women With Asthma May Take Longer to Get Pregnant: Study
    (14-Nov-2013)
    They ultimately had same number of children as women without the respiratory condition

  • Health Risks, Costs Much Higher With Multiple Births: Study
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Having triplets or more resulted in 20 times greater medical expenses compared to single births

  • IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Nov-2013)
    British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

  • Two Pesticides Tied to Higher Risk of Gynecological Disorder
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Study looked at 'organochlorine' exposure in women with condition that affects uterine lining

  • Parents Who Used Donor Eggs Often Struggle Over Decision to Tell Kids
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Study found, however, that anxiety ended once the revelation was made

  • Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Additional research found frozen eggs are nearly as effective as fresh for IVF treatments

  • Donor Eggs Increasingly Used for IVF, With Rising Success
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Decade-long U.S. study of the infertility treatment found more births of healthy, full-term babies

  • Cinnamon May Help Ease Common Cause of Infertility, Study Says
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Spice supplements appeared to improve menstrual cycles in small group of women

  • Use of Donor Sperm by Lesbians Rises in Canada, Study Finds
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Legalization of gay marriage appears to have 'huge impact' on reproductive medicine

  • Births From Fertility Treatments Hit 5 Million Mark: Report
    (14-Oct-2013)
    It's a 'great medical success story,' expert says

  • New Test May Spot Which Embryos Stand Greatest Chance of Survival
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Measuring mitochondria in cells better predicted success rate with in vitro fertilization, study says

  • Plastics Chemicals Tied to Reproductive Woes for Both Sexes
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Early studies found higher miscarriage rates in women, lowered fertility in men

  • Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

  • ICU Gloves, Gowns Might Reduce MRSA Infection, Study Says
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Review of health care workers showed drop in 'superbug' spread

  • New Infertility Treatment Leads to First Baby, Researchers Report
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Experimental procedure may offer hope to women with early ovarian failure

  • Infertility Rate Declines Among U.S. Couples
    (14-Aug-2013)
    CDC report challenges perception that problem is growing as more women seek treatment

  • Obese Women Just As Likely to Have Success Using IVF With Donor Eggs
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Study found similar pregnancy, live birth and miscarriage rates compared to normal-weight women

  • Antioxidant Supplements Don't Help Women Get Pregnant: Review
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Fertility clinic patients taking these products were no more likely to conceive, researchers say

  • Plastics Chemical BPA May Harm Human Fertility: Study
    (31-Jul-2013)
    However, experts say lab findings might not translate to real-life risk

  • Pregnancy Odds Good for Childhood Cancer Survivors, Study Finds
    (12-Jul-2013)
    'It just might be a little harder,' researcher says

  • Assisted Conception Not Linked to Cancer Risk in Kids, Studies Say
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Two reviews examined parents who used IVF and other such methods to get pregnant

  • Shift Work Might Affect Women's Periods, Fertility: Study
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Women who only worked at night also had higher odds for miscarriage, researchers say

  • Obesity May Reduce Odds of IVF Success, Study Finds
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Overweight women should lose weight before trying to conceive, researchers say

  • IVF Tied to Small Risk of Mental Deficits in Children
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Large Swedish study did not find higher risk for autism

  • Some Infertile Men Show Higher Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Factors that contribute to lack of sperm may also raise odds for tumors, researchers say

  • Chronic Illness Afflicts Most Childhood-Cancer Survivors, Study Finds
    (11-Jun-2013)
    Treatment-related lung and hearing problems common at age 45

  • H1N1 Flu Virus Detected in Seals Off California Coast
    (16-May-2013)
    Influenza viruses can move among species, researchers say

  • Testosterone Supplements May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Finds
    (10-May-2013)
    Infertility clinics find that many men seeking help were taking 'T'

  • Birth Rates Good After Implanting 1 Embryo, Study Finds
    (08-May-2013)
    IVF infertility treatments may have better outcomes with 1 'screened' embryo versus 2 'unscreened' embryos

  • Can High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet Boost Fertility Treatment?
    (06-May-2013)
    That's the conclusion of small, early study of women undergoing in vitro fertilization

  • Ectopic Pregnancy Treatments Have Similar Effects on Fertility
    (13-Mar-2013)
    French study compared medical, surgical procedures

  • Puppy Born From Frozen Embryo May Offer Hope to Endangered Wildlife
    (12-Feb-2013)
    Techniques that helped create Klondike might aid scientists in repopulating threatened wolf species

  • Too Much TV Tied to Lower Sperm Count in Young Men
    (05-Feb-2013)
    But exercising may boost sperm count, study also suggests

  • Breast Cancer Gene May Be Tied to Early Menopause
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Study finds women with this mutation may also have increased infertility risk, but more research needed

  • Ob/Gyn Group Urges Docs to Help Prevent 'Octomom'-Type Multiple Births
    (24-Jan-2013)
    Pregnancies involving 3 or more embryos cause undue hardship for mother and children, experts say

  • Blood Clots During Pregnancy More Likely After IVF, Study Says
    (16-Jan-2013)
    But the overall risk is still slight

  • Nearly 50 Million Couples Worldwide Report Infertility
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Study found little change in global rates between 1990 and 2010

  • Childless People Die Sooner, Study Says
    (06-Dec-2012)
    After infertility treatment, death rates were two to four times higher among couples without kids

  • Kids May Be at Slightly Higher Asthma Risk If Parents Had Infertility Treatments
    (06-Dec-2012)
    Study found elevated odds in children born after in vitro fertilization, but the research didn't prove cause-and-effect

  • Sperm Counts Dropping for French Men: Study
    (05-Dec-2012)
    Semen concentrations fell by a third between 1989 and 2005, researchers say

  • Adoption Can Boost Quality of Life for Infertile Couples, Study Finds
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Improved well-being reported among those whose in-vitro fertilization therapy was unsuccessful

  • Sperms' Length Linked to Men's Fertility
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Finding might aid in the diagnosis and treatment of male infertility, researchers say

  • Environmental Chemicals May Hurt Chances of Pregnancy
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Exposure starts in the kitchen, with the food you eat, experts say

  • Mother's Menopause May Influence Her Daughter's Fertility
    (07-Nov-2012)
    Heredity seems to play a role in women's egg supply, study suggests

  • Couples' Sexual Relationships Can Suffer During IVF, Study Finds
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Technical focus on getting pregnant may interfere with pleasure, romance

  • Stem Cell Therapy Reversed Chemo-Linked Infertility in Male Monkeys
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Preliminary research looked at infertility caused by some cancer therapies

  • Too Much Dairy, Carbs Might Harm Men's Sperm
    (26-Oct-2012)
    New studies also suggest women's diets could affect IVF success

  • Fertility Treatments May Raise Risk for Birth Defects: Study
    (22-Oct-2012)
    But researchers say couples shouldn't be alarmed because absolute risk is small

  • Egg Freezing as Viable as 'Fresh' Eggs, Fertility Experts Say
    (19-Oct-2012)
    As with traditional method, less success with pregnancies seen in older women

  • Couples Trying to Conceive Might Need Help Sooner, Study Says
    (04-Oct-2012)
    New mathematical method predicts women's odds of becoming pregnant at various ages

  • Eunuchs Lived Longer Than Other Men: Study
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Genealogy records from Korean dynasty show about 15 years of extended life span

  • Animal Study Ties Common Chemical to Reproductive Problems
    (24-Sep-2012)
    BPA linked to disrupted egg development, miscarriages and birth defects

  • Treating Sperm With Missing Protein Might Help Male Fertility
    (21-Sep-2012)
    But research is in early stages with results so far confined to lab

  • Severely Obese Women Attempting IVF May Have Lower Egg Quality
    (11-Sep-2012)
    Study suggests this could affect their ability to get pregnant

  • Vitamins, Minerals May Help Older Men's Sperm Stay Healthy
    (28-Aug-2012)
    More intake of zinc, folate, vitamins C & E linked to less sperm DNA damage in advancing age

  • Gonorrhea Resistant to All But One Antibiotic: CDC
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Agency issues new guidelines: Rocephin should be first-line treatment

  • Scientists Map Genomes of One Man's Sperm
    (19-Jul-2012)
    The pioneering work reveals clues to fertility, how DNA is mixed and passed on

  • Ovarian Transplants May Preserve Fertility in Young Cancer Survivors
    (07-Jul-2012)
    Grafts from frozen tissue restored hormone production for up to 7 years in small study

  • Can Fertility Treatments Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk?
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Study suggests results with these drugs might alter the odds, but more research needed

  • Single-Embryo IVF Cuts Risk to Baby: Study
    (04-Jul-2012)
    Risk of 'perinatal mortality' was 53 percent higher for two-embryo transfer

  • Heavy Coffee Intake May Affect Fertility Treatments: Study
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Women drinking 5 cups or more a day had poorer results with in vitro fertilization

  • 5 Million 'Test Tube' Babies Born to Date
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Globally, assisted reproductive techniques result in 350,000 babies a year, research shows

  • Under Right Conditions, Fertility Treatment Can Equal Natural Conception Rates: Study
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Older women would do well to consider using donor eggs from a younger woman

  • Could Fertility Drugs Make Kids Shorter?
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Small study suggests a link, but researchers can't pinpoint the cause

  • Fertility Treatment Tied to Higher Relapse Rate in Women With MS
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Risk is still higher if in vitro fertilization attempt is unsuccessful, small study found

  • Heavy Drinking, Smoking Won't Harm Men's Sperm: Study
    (13-Jun-2012)
    But the data should not give would-be dads the green light to pursue unhealthy lifestyles, experts say

  • Men and Women With Cancer May Receive Different Fertility Information
    (31-May-2012)
    Small study found gaps in what was provided to women

  • Discovery of Gene May Lead to New Male Contraceptive
    (24-May-2012)
    Findings from mouse study could also result in new treatments for infertility

  • Early Study Hints at Link Between Certain Sunscreens, Endometriosis
    (17-May-2012)
    But findings are preliminary, and sunscreen has major benefits in preventing skin cancer

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Also Help Menstruation, Skin, Hair
    (11-May-2012)
    Hormonal benefits are gained from bariatric procedures, new study suggests

  • Sperm Collide Along Liquid Maze on Way to Fertilize Egg
    (08-May-2012)
    The journey is more like a bumper car ride than a smooth swim upstream, researchers say

  • Birth Defect Rates Vary Depending on Fertility Treatment: Study
    (07-May-2012)
    Researchers not sure if technology or biology is the cause

  • More College-Educated Women Having Children
    (04-May-2012)
    The rise may represent a turnaround from previous decades, researchers say

  • Few Young Women With Cancer Take Steps to Preserve Fertility
    (26-Mar-2012)
    There are several options for women who may want to get pregnant after cancer treatment

  • Fatty Foods Might Harm Men's Sperm, Research Suggests
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Small study finds lower sperm counts, concentrations for males on high-fat diets

  • Not Enough Young Women Getting Tested for Chlamydia: CDC
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Research also found retesting rates, although critical, are also too low

  • Coming Soon: At-Home Sperm Test for Couples Trying to Conceive
    (09-Mar-2012)
    But experts say that in some cases, it may give men false sense of their reproductive health

  • Stem Cell Finding Could Expand Women's Lifetime Supply of Eggs
    (27-Feb-2012)
    Research might lead to new reproductive technologies, older pregnancies, researchers say

  • Age Doesn't Raise Complication Risk for Pregnancies With Donor Eggs
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Study found diabetes, hypertension, other risks comparable in women 42 and under, 50 and up

  • Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Fertility Woes, Miscarriage
    (16-Feb-2012)
    Some women with these autoimmune disorders avoided pregnancy, study found

  • Lead, Cadmium Levels in Blood Linked to Reduced Fertility
    (14-Feb-2012)
    Avoiding exposure to cigarettes, lead-based paints may improve odds of conceiving, study suggests

  • Acupuncture May Boost Pregnancy Success Rates
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Centuries-old therapy can help men and women alike with fertility issues, experts say

  • Three Embryos Are Too Many for IVF: Study
    (12-Jan-2012)
    The ideal number is one or two for the assisted reproduction technique, researchers say

  • U.S. Twin Births Soar: CDC
    (04-Jan-2012)
    Older mothers, fertility treatments contributed to 76% rise in past 30 years

  • Research With Worms May Shed Light on Women's Fertility
    (06-Dec-2011)
    Egg cells aged earlier than body cells in roundworms, study found

  • STD Complication May Double Infertility Risk
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Recurring pelvic inflammatory disease also has serious consequences for teen girls, researchers note

  • Ovarian Tumors May Develop Years After Fertility Therapy
    (27-Oct-2011)
    Risk of nonfatal growths higher than usual in women who had in-vitro fertilization, study finds

  • Sperm Moves Best for Moderate Exercisers: Study
    (19-Oct-2011)
    Lighter or strenuous physical activity associated with less sperm motility

  • Katrina's Aftermath: Failed Pregnancies for IVF Moms Nationwide
    (18-Oct-2011)
    Stress linked to the disaster is probable culprit, researchers say

  • Healthier Diet, Stronger Sperm?
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Two studies show diet can affect mobility of sperm, quality of semen

  • Hormonal Disorder Linked to Pregnancy Complications: Study
    (14-Oct-2011)
    Doubled risk of developing diabetes, premature birth seen in polycystic ovary syndrome patients

  • Health Woes Still Strike Women Exposed to Banned Pregnancy Drug
    (05-Oct-2011)
    Cancer, infertility continue to emerge in women whose moms took DES decades ago, study finds

  • Childless Men May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk
    (27-Sep-2011)
    Study suggests infertility may explain the link

  • Rules Help When Talking About Infertility
    (06-Sep-2011)
    Men, women may have different ideas about what to share, and with whom

  • Blood Antibody May Signal Start of Ovarian Cancer
    (17-Aug-2011)
    Levels elevated in infertile women, those who developed the disease, study finds

  • No Proof That Aspirin Aids Conception, Review Shows
    (11-Aug-2011)
    Data on women undergoing in vitro fertilization finds no evidence supporting aspirin use

  • Eating Disorders Can Harm Women's Fertility
    (04-Aug-2011)
    Anorexic and bulimic patients twice as likely as other women to seek help getting pregnant: study

  • Can Weight-Loss Surgery Reverse Common Cause of Infertility?
    (15-Jun-2011)
    Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects up to 10 percent of women, many of them overweight or obese

  • Caffeine May Interfere With Fertility in Women
    (26-May-2011)
    Coffee, colas may prevent eggs from reaching the womb, study finds

  • Gene Variation May Explain Some Female Infertility Cases
    (17-May-2011)
    Mutation leads to low levels of pregnancy hormone, study says

  • Number of Eggs Retrieved Helps Predict IVF Success: Study
    (11-May-2011)
    Collecting too many eggs during one cycle can raise the risk of complications from fertility drugs

  • Can Crotch Length Predict Infertility in Men?
    (11-May-2011)
    Distance between scrotum and anus linked to reproductive ability, study suggests

  • Mouse Sperm Successfully Grown in Lab, Researchers Say
    (23-Mar-2011)
    Study has potential to advance human infertility diagnosis and treatment, experts believe

  • Can Crotch Length Predict Sperm Strength?
    (04-Mar-2011)
    Men below the median are 7 times more likely to have sperm in the subfertile range, study says

  • Stress Seems to Have No Effect on Fertility Treatments
    (25-Feb-2011)
    Belief is based more on myth than reality, experts say

  • PCBs Might Be Linked to Failed IVF Attempts
    (24-Feb-2011)
    Study finds now-banned chemicals associated with greater risk of failed implantation, miscarriage

  • Earlier Diagnosis Might Cut Cost of Teen Pelvic Disease
    (06-Jan-2011)
    Advanced cases require $8,000 hospitalization on average, study finds

  • Single Embryo Beat Double Embryo Transfer in IVF Study
    (22-Dec-2010)
    Procedure using 1 embryo was 5 times more likely to result in birth of a healthy baby

  • Depression Screening Urged for Young Women With Menopause-Like Symptoms
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Study reveals a doubling of risk with primary ovarian insufficiency

  • Painkillers in Pregnancy May Harm Son's Fertility, Study Suggests
    (11-Nov-2010)
    European research links analgesic use to undescended testicles, but U.S. expert says findings are 'weak'

  • Anorexia Linked With Unplanned Pregnancies
    (03-Nov-2010)
    Patients may mistakenly assume they can't conceive, researchers say

  • Plastics Chemical BPA Tied to Poor Sperm Quality
    (28-Oct-2010)
    But industry rep counters that study of Chinese workers isn't relevant to U.S. consumers

  • Egg Donors Happy They Helped Out: Study
    (27-Oct-2010)
    But they profess less 'belief in human goodness' than surrogate moms, researchers say

  • Weight May Affect a Woman's Fertility
    (25-Oct-2010)
    Obesity, underweight linked to poorer outcomes in studies

  • Study Sees Link Between Epilepsy, Infertility
    (11-Oct-2010)
    Drugs used to control the disorder may play a role, experts say

  • Video May Help Predict Which Embryos Will Survive IVF
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Researchers say method could improve odds of getting pregnant with in vitro fertilization

  • Genetic Glitch Tied to Disrupted Sperm Production
    (30-Sep-2010)
    Mutation could affect 4 percent of infertile men, experts say

  • Fast-Freeze May Help Sperm Survive Storage, Study Finds
    (14-Sep-2010)
    Method might pave way for HIV-positive men to donate sperm safely, researchers say

  • In Vitro Fertilization Success Rate Higher in Spring, Study Suggests
    (14-Sep-2010)
    Reproductive expert cautions against waiting for "prime" season, however

  • Smoking Could Harm Sperm, Study Finds
    (09-Sep-2010)
    Other research suggests women who smoke while pregnant impair sons' fertility

  • Stress Might Interfere With Conception
    (12-Aug-2010)
    In study, higher levels of anxiety-related compound was tied to lower pregnancy rate

  • Study Suggests Higher Cancer Rate Among IVF Babies
    (19-Jul-2010)
    But researchers found no direct cause-and-effect with assisted reproduction technology

  • Better Way to Predict Success of Second IVF Attempt?
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Data gleaned from first try can help gauge odds of pregnancy the next time, researchers say

  • Human Sperm Gene Hasn't Changed for 600 Million Years
    (15-Jul-2010)
    This DNA is shared across species and seems 'so important it can't change,' researcher says

  • Inexperienced Female Athletes Risk Serious Health Problems
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Too much exercise, too little nutrition can lead to osteoporosis, fertility issues, experts warn

  • Donor-Assisted Conception Sparks Disclosure Dilemmas
    (03-Jun-2010)
    Tell kids 'early and often,' some suggest, but others say it's not always that simple

  • IVF, Fertility Drugs Might Boost Autism Risk
    (19-May-2010)
    Two studies show a link, but experts say risk to any one child remains low

  • Technique Might Boost Women's Fertility
    (17-May-2010)
    Scientists find way to awaken dormant ovarian follicles, produce more eggs

  • New Hope for Infertile Young Women
    (30-Apr-2010)
    Many whose periods have stopped still have immature eggs, researchers find

  • New Clues Shed Light on Sperm Function, Male Fertility
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Researchers uncover key proteins in mice that could lead to new birth control for men

  • Do Statins Lower Male Sex Drive?
    (15-Apr-2010)
    Italian study says yes, but earlier U.S. study had different conclusion

  • Hormones Tied to Diabetes Might Also Influence Fertility
    (13-Apr-2010)
    Mouse study shows how type 2 disease can develop without obesity

  • Unvaccinated Boys at Risk of Mumps-Linked Testicular Problem
    (02-Apr-2010)
    Testicles can swell or atrophy as a result, researchers say

  • Infertility Raises Risk of More Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (22-Mar-2010)
    Study found infertile men were 2.6 times more likely to get more dangerous disease

  • With Infertility May Come Sexual Dysfunction
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Stress could be a root cause, expert suggests

  • Rocking Embryos Might Boost IVF Success
    (21-Jan-2010)
    Hoping to improve pregnancy rates, researchers try to simulate motion of the human body

  • Wider Adult Screening May Mean Fewer Children With Cystic Fibrosis
    (15-Dec-2009)
    Incidence fell in area where all couples of reproductive age were evaluated, Italian study found

  • Women Aren't Waiting to Seek Infertility Help
    (11-Dec-2009)
    Majority of survey respondents were under 35 when they sought treatment

  • Discovery Boosts Boys' Prospects for Post-Cancer Fertility
    (20-Nov-2009)
    Testicular cells could be preserved for later use, study suggests

  • Lying Still Raises Artificial Insemination Success
    (30-Oct-2009)
    Moving around right after procedure cuts conception rate, study found

  • One Embryo as Good as Two in Second IVF Attempt
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Study found live birth rates similar, fewer multiple births with one embryo

  • Stem Cells Coaxed to Make Precursors to Egg, Sperm
    (28-Oct-2009)
    In long term, advance may lead to better fertility treatments, experts say

  • Assessing Embryo Metabolism May Aid IVF Success
    (22-Oct-2009)
    Aim is to determine which have best chance of success

  • Money Woes Keeping Many Couples From Fertility Treatments
    (22-Oct-2009)
    They're foregoing expensive therapies or opting to discard stored embryos, studies show

  • Alternative Treatments May Boost IVF Success
    (21-Oct-2009)
    Mind-body therapies increase odds of pregnancy, studies find

  • New IVF Guidelines Aim to Reduce Multiple Births
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Key provision limits embryo transfers

  • Obesity May Affect Fertility in Young Women
    (16-Oct-2009)
    Ability to have children is important to many who undergo weight-reduction surgery, study finds

  • Miscarriage Treatment Won't Harm Future Fertility: Study
    (09-Oct-2009)
    Most women give birth within five years, researchers find

  • Scientists Discover How Chemo Can Make Women Infertile
    (28-Sep-2009)
    But drug Gleevec counteracted effect in mouse study

  • Environmental Chemicals May Affect Male Reproduction
    (24-Sep-2009)
    European study finds more evidence in areas where more men have problems

  • Acupuncture May Help Relieve Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    (04-Sep-2009)
    Exercise also improves symptoms and related risk factors, study finds

  • Gene 'Fix' in Egg Prevents Inherited Diseases in Monkeys
    (26-Aug-2009)
    But the technique is bound to be controversial if tried in humans, experts warn

  • Fertility Can Be Preserved in Ovarian Cancer Patients
    (10-Aug-2009)
    Conservative approach worthwhile in young women with early-stage malignancy, study shows

  • Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    (09-Jul-2009)
    Common condition can cause menstrual woes, infertility, researchers note

  • Treatment Option Shortens Path to Pregnancy
    (19-Jun-2009)
    Skipping one phase when treating infertility also cuts costs, study finds

  • Fruits and Veggies May Improve Sperm Quality
    (16-Jun-2009)
    Whether antioxidants from supplements would help, too, is unclear, expert says

  • Dad's Genes May Play Greater Role Than Thought
    (15-Jun-2009)
    Data on 'packaging' in sperm cells may also help assess infertility

  • Studies Report More Harmful Effects From BPA
    (10-Jun-2009)
    Chemical in plastics may hurt heart and fertility, researchers say

  • More Assisted Reproduction, But Fewer Multiple Births
    (28-May-2009)
    Technology use growing worldwide, but not as many embryos being transferred, research shows

  • Stem Cells Spur New Eggs in Ovaries of Adult Mice
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Study upsets notion that females only receive finite number of eggs from birth

  • Genetic Finding May Lead to Male Contraceptive
    (03-Apr-2009)
    Prospect stems from discovery of mutation affecting infertility

  • Hormone Might Help Restore Female Fertility
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Kisspeptin spurs healthy ovulation, researchers explain

  • Health Tip: Learning About Ectopic Pregnancy
    (06-Mar-2009)
    Who is at risk

  • Male Infertility Tied to Testicular Cancer Risk
    (23-Feb-2009)
    A common factor may boost the odds for both, researchers say

  • Men Must Contend With a Biological Clock, Too
    (14-Feb-2009)
    Older males face higher risk of fathering children with medical problems, research finds

  • Fertility Drugs Do Not Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk
    (06-Feb-2009)
    Women who have multiple treatments face little danger, Danish study says

  • Common Chemicals May Delay Pregnancy
    (29-Jan-2009)
    Use of PFOS, PFOA as additives is being phased out, researchers note

  • IVF Treatments Often Work for Women Under 35
    (14-Jan-2009)
    But success rate is much lower for those over 40 who want a baby, study says

  • Late Preterm Birth Poses Developmental Risks
    (11-Dec-2008)
    Caesarean or induction should not be done before 39 weeks unless necessary, study says

  • Women Unhappy With Disposal Options After Infertility Treatment
    (04-Dec-2008)
    Study suggests more choices need to be available to couples

  • Smoking May Harm the Egg, Embryo
    (17-Nov-2008)
    Study in mice points to real damage, scientists say

  • Placebo Acupuncture Tied to Higher IVF Pregnancies
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Study says treatment, similar to acupressure, may boost uterus receptivity

  • Freezing Ovaries Preserves Fertility, Scientists Report
    (10-Nov-2008)
    New technique could help cancer patients or women who want to delay childbirth

  • Technique Preserves Future Fertility in Girls With Cancer
    (05-Nov-2008)
    Doctors retrieved immature eggs from ovarian tissue

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Infertility
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Advice from the American Pregnancy Association

  • Web Site Helps Cancer Patients With Fertility Preservation
    (15-Sep-2008)
    Northwestern consortium's program features message boards, videos and advice

  • Statins Might Reverse ED in Some Men
    (15-Aug-2008)
    In animal study, effect on those with metabolic syndrome was seen within days

  • Assisted Fertilization Risks May Be Due to Infertility
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Single babies conceived this way have poorer outcomes, but procedure not at fault, study says

  • Soy Linked to Low Sperm Count
    (24-Jul-2008)
    Could affect fertility, especially in overweight and obese men, researchers report

  • Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility
    (23-Jul-2008)
    Correcting varicose veins in scrotum boosts sperm count, motility, study finds

  • Diabetes, Weight Tied to Male Infertility
    (09-Jul-2008)
    Both conditions cause significant decrease in body's ability to repair sperm DNA, studies find

  • Father's Age a Factor in Infertility
    (07-Jul-2008)
    Being over 35 meant lower pregnancy rates, higher chances of miscarriage for couple, study finds

  • Lots of Sex May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction
    (03-Jul-2008)
    It's the 'use it or lose it' principle at work, one expert says

  • New Method Better Predictor of In Vitro Fertilization Success
    (01-Jul-2008)
    Four factors were 70% accurate in determining if end result was pregnancy

  • Gene Therapy May Treat Erectile Dysfunction
    (20-May-2008)
    Studies in both men and monkeys show effectiveness of treatment

  • Researchers Find Lubricant Doesn't Hinder Fertility
    (06-May-2008)
    Doctor who helped develop product said it could aid couples trying to conceive

  • Health Tip: Pre-Pregnancy Health for Men
    (30-Apr-2008)
    Fertility doesn't rest solely with the woman

  • Low Folate Levels May Harm Sperm
    (20-Mar-2008)
    Prospective dads might want to up their intake of the nutrient, study suggests

  • Gleevec May Disrupt Ovarian Function
    (05-Mar-2008)
    Benefits still outweigh potential infertility risks, experts say

  • Acupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization
    (07-Feb-2008)
    Preliminary research showed it greatly boosted pregnancy chances

  • Study Spots Gene That Plays Role in Infertility
    (31-Jan-2008)
    Deleting PTEN in mice led to premature ovarian failure, researchers report

  • Embryos Discarded During IVF Create Stem Cell Lines
    (28-Jan-2008)
    Study says it's a possible source for such cell lines without the ethical issues

  • Health Tip: Female Infertility
    (29-Nov-2007)
    A list of possible causes

  • Cancer-Suppressing Gene Tied to Female Fertility
    (28-Nov-2007)
    It's potentially another helpful role for p53, scientists say

  • Diet, Lifestyle Changes Cut Some Infertility Risk
    (02-Nov-2007)
    Food, exercise choices may lower risk by almost 80% for those with ovulatory disorders, study suggests

  • Gene Mutation Key to Infertility in Male Mice
    (17-Oct-2007)
    If same defect exists in men, it could lead to new treatments, study says

  • Health Tip: Common Causes of Male Infertility
    (13-Jul-2007)
    A partial list

  • Inflammatory Factor Could Spur Male Infertility
    (06-Jul-2007)
    More research might lead to a cure or even a male contraceptive, scientists say

  • Screening IVF Embryos Ineffective for Older Moms
    (04-Jul-2007)
    European study finds procedure results in lower live birth rates

  • Lupus Treatment Linked to Male Fertility Problems
    (28-Jun-2007)
    Abnormalities in sperm tied to intravenous therapy, study finds

  • Fertility Patients Favor Donating Unused Embryos for Research
    (21-Jun-2007)
    Potential supply of stem cells could be much larger than prior estimates, survey finds

  • Human Bone Marrow Used to Create Early Stage Sperm Cells
    (13-Apr-2007)
    Researchers hope further studies will produce treatment for male infertility

  • CDC Recommends New Antibiotics for Gonorrhea
    (12-Apr-2007)
    The sexually transmitted disease is becoming resistant to standard antibiotics

  • Mother's Beef Consumption May Affect Son's Fertility
    (27-Mar-2007)
    The more meat eaten, the lower the sperm count, study suggests

  • Low-Fat Dairy Foods May Boost Infertility Risk
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Study at odds with current dietary guidelines recommending three or more daily servings

  • Standard Infertility Treatment Best for Hormone Disorder
    (07-Feb-2007)
    Clomiphene delivers more pregnancies for women with polycystic ovary syndrome, study finds

  • Health Tip: In Vitro Fertilization
    (24-Jan-2007)
    Why women may choose it to help them conceive

  • Smoking's Effects on Uterus Harm Fertility
    (09-Nov-2006)
    The habit was already known to impede ovarian function, experts note

  • Boosting Iron May Boost Female Fertility
    (06-Nov-2006)
    Low supplies of the nutrient impede successful pregnancy, research suggests

  • Health Tip: Female Infertility
    (03-Nov-2006)
    Here are some common risk factors

  • Delayed Embryo Transfer Suggested for At-Risk Women
    (25-Oct-2006)
    Method may protect ovaries from hyperstimulation in in-vitro fertilizations

  • Twin Sisters at High Risk for Early Menopause
    (25-Oct-2006)
    Some twins may be born with low number of eggs, scientists say

  • Rats Born From Mouse Surrogate Fathers
    (28-Aug-2006)
    Sperm developed in testes of different species, researchers report

  • Preemies Cost $26 Billion a Year
    (13-Jul-2006)
    Government report suggests infertility treatments are part of the problem

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Prone to Early Menopause
    (05-Jul-2006)
    Treatment-related ovarian damage may be to blame, researchers say

  • Vasectomy Reversals May Raise Birth Defect Risk
    (21-Jun-2006)
    Early study shows more chromosomal abnormalities in sperm after these procedures

  • Intestinal Surgery Could Raise Women's Infertility Risk
    (15-Jun-2006)
    In colitis patients, procedures tripled the odds compare to drug therapy.

  • One Embryo During IVF Works Well in Older Women
    (01-Jun-2006)
    They had as much success with fertility procedure as younger women did, study notes

  • Assisted Fertilization Could Boost Pregnancy Complication Risk
    (25-May-2006)
    Women who required help conceiving had greater odds of placental blockage, study found

  • Health Tip: About Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    (10-May-2006)
    It affects more than 1 million women each year

  • Periods Return After New Daily Contraceptive Discontinued
    (09-May-2006)
    The experimental non-cyclic Pill appears safe, effective in trial

  • New Guidelines Help Preserve Fertility After Cancer Treatment
    (05-May-2006)
    It's a common problem for both male and female patients

  • Effects of Any 'Male Pill' Should Be Reversible
    (27-Apr-2006)
    Study shows fertility would return after use is discontinued

  • to Older Women's Higher Odds for Twins
    (23-Feb-2006)
    Hormonal fluctuations trigger release of multiple eggs, scientists say

  • Science Reveals Secret to Sperm's Success
    (15-Feb-2006)
    Key protein helps them penetrate an egg

  • Gene May Help Cause Infertility
    (16-Jan-2006)
    Mouse study finds that without this gene, embryos cannot attach to the uterus

  • Scientists Worm Out Fertility's Secrets
    (19-Dec-2005)
    Genetic insights from the roundworm could yield clues to human conception

  • Breast Cancer Survivors Face Increased Cancer Risk
    (09-Dec-2005)
    But experts stress the absolute odds of a future malignancy are small

  • Infertility Boosts Testicular Cancer Risk
    (02-Dec-2005)
    Screening subfertile men for the disease makes sense, expert says

  • Smoking Reduces a Man's Fertility
    (17-Oct-2005)
    If you're thinking of fathering a child, don't smoke, experts advise

  • PCBs Hurt Sperm, But Not Men's Fertility
    (12-Oct-2005)
    DNA damage may not lower reproductive ability, study finds

  • Frog Eggs Hatch Clues to Human Infertility
    (06-Oct-2005)
    The immature ovum's nutrient supply may be key to success, study finds

  • Frozen Whole Ovary Transplant a Success
    (14-Sep-2005)
    Israeli researchers use technique in sheep to develop embryos

  • Psychological Stress Doesn't Impact IVF
    (25-Aug-2005)
    Swedish researchers find calming news in new study

  • Stem Cells Restore Egg Production in Mouse Ovaries
    (28-Jul-2005)
    Finding has implications for human fertility, menopause, researchers say

  • Cancer Doesn't Have to Cost You Your Fertility
    (14-Jul-2005)
    New treatments can enable patients to still have children, review notes

  • More DNA Damage to Older Men's Sperm
    (21-JUN-2005)
    Findings have implications for middle-aged, wanna-be dads

  • Genes May Extend Fertility in Some Women
    (21-JUN-2005)
    The findings might someday help all older women conceive

  • Technique May Ensure Boys' Fertility After Leukemia
    (17-JUN-2005)
    Pre-treatment removal of sperm stem cells offers hope, mouse study suggests

  • Infant Exposure to Controversial Compound Continues in Hospitals
    (09-JUN-2005)
    However, whether high levels hurt sperm production not certain

  • First-Ever Birth After Ovarian Transplant
    (08-JUN-2005)
    Alabama woman delivers girl after receiving graft from twin sister, scientists say

  • Pesticides Cause Lasting Damage to Rats' Sperm
    (02-JUN-2005)
    sts

  • Secondhand Smoke Threatens IVF Success
    (26-MAY-2005)
    Airborne toxins can cut pregnancy rate in half, study found

  • Mice Reveal A Key to Infertility
    (04-MAY-2005)
    Uterine cell insights could lead to new treatments

  • Pollutants Prove to Affect Male Fertility
    (29-APR-2005)
    Swedish study shows link between environment, chromosomal changes

  • Technique May Safely Preserve Fertility in Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-APR-2005)
    Combo of hormone plus chemotherapy helps women freeze more eggs

  • Health Tip: Infertility's Emotional Toll
    (08-APR-2005)
    When to seek professional help

  • Smoking Lowers In-Vitro Fertilization Success Rate
    (07-APR-2005)
    So does being overweight, researchers report

  • Ovary Syndrome Ups Risk for Liver Disease
    (25-FEB-2005)
    Women with PCOS should be screened for liver trouble, experts say

  • Laptops May Threaten Male Fertility
    (09-DEC-2004)
    Keep computers on desk as much as possible, researcher says

  • Single Egg Implants Reduce Chances of Multiple Births
    (01-DEC-2004)
    Modified in vitro fertilization strategy maintains same rate of live births, study finds

  • Health Tip: Boxers or Briefs?
    (16-NOV-2004)
    Won't make a difference to fertility

  • Identifying Sperm Donors Doesn't Cause Problems
    (11-NOV-2004)
    Kids want to meet father, but aren't confused about parentage

  • Ovary Transplant to Arm a Success
    (08-NOV-2004)
    Researchers report second-ever transplant of entire organ

  • Estrogen Therapy for Tall Teens Linked to Fertility Problems
    (21-OCT-2004)
    Girls who took it during adolescence had more trouble conceiving later, study found

  • Insulin Drugs Help Treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    (20-OCT-2004)
    Increase frequency of ovulation in both thin, heavy women

  • Soy Doesn't Affect Fertility
    (20-OCT-2004)
    Study with female monkeys found stress to be more of a factor

  • Fertility Concerns Impact Breast Cancer Therapy
    (15-OCT-2004)
    Researchers say doctor-patient communication would help

  • Egg Donors Sought for Survey
    (17-SEP-2004)
    Researchers want to detail motivations, repercussions for these women

  • Appetite Hormone Key to Women's Health
    (01-SEP-2004)
    Low leptin levels tied to several problems, but can be treated

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