By Evan Winchester | May 21, 2013 03:25 PM EDT
A new study finds that repair molecules produced by functional BRCA1, the "breast cancer gene," keep egg cells from self-destructing.
By Evan Winchester | May 08, 2013 08:56 PM EDT
Christi and Dave Carson of Lake Elsinore, California, already have nine boys and seven girls, and the fertility drug Clomid has the couple pregnant with their seventeenth child.
By Amber Moore | Jan 06, 2013 02:59 PM EST
Fertility window that isn't properly regulated in some women may be associated with increased risk of miscarriage that these women face.
By Amber Moore | Jan 06, 2013 02:54 PM EST
A new study from Denmark shows that saturated fat can lead to lower sperm count.
By Makini Brice | Dec 21, 2012 01:38 PM EST
Costa Rica’s ban on in-vitro fertilization has been overturned by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 19, 2012 01:19 PM EST
Scientists say that the more brothers a man has, the greater his baby-making potential, after discovering a link between the swimming speed of a man's sperm with the number of male siblings in his family.
By Makini Brice | Nov 27, 2012 02:41 PM EST
Researchers may have just found a way to stop the biological clock on eggs - and the process is surprisingly simple.
By Amber Moore | Nov 14, 2012 11:04 AM EST
Exposure to chemical compounds may be the reason that some couples aren't able to achieve pregnancy, says a new study from NIH.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 07, 2012 01:23 PM EST
A woman can predict her fertility and how much longer she has left to conceive from the age her mother went through menopause.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 05, 2012 04:36 PM EST
A couple struggling for months to have a baby were shocked when doctors told them that their laptop was to blame.
By Amber Moore | Nov 03, 2012 12:40 PM EDT
Men who exercise regularly don't just stay healthy and reduce risk of diabetes and stroke, but also improve their sperms in terms of quality and quantity.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 25, 2012 03:16 PM EDT
Ladies who've settled down with Mr. Stable over Mr. Sexy are more likely to be distant and critical to their stable but not-so-sexy partners during high fertility compared to women with more sexually desirable men.
By Makini Brice | Oct 24, 2012 02:22 PM EDT
Young men eating as few as three slices of cheese a day could be putting their fertility at risk, a study by Harvard researchers claims.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 22, 2012 12:29 PM EDT
As modern-day technology continues to treat infertility, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has issued new guidelines declaring that egg freezing should no longer be considered experimental.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 04, 2012 04:57 PM EDT
The team of Japanese scientists that successfully produced normal baby mice using sperm made from stem cells has now successfully produced baby mice from eggs made from egg stem cells in a breakthrough that, if successfully replicated in humans, could someday relieve worries women have about their biological clocks.