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Doubling The Success Rate Of In Vitro Fertilization By Detecting ‘Bad’ Eggs

By | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 15:37

Scientists found a way to increase the success rate of in vitro fertilization by quickly and safely detecting eggs with genetic disorders.

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‘Egg Agents’ Recruit Models And Actresses To Sell Their Eggs

By | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 17:58

Actress Robin Marie Young, 28, says she's donated her eggs three times because infertile couples find her green eyes and athletic build appealing.

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Asthma Linked To Infertility In Women

By | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 10:59

Women who suffer from asthma are more likely to have difficulty becoming pregnant due to the bronchial disease's inflammation.

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Cinnamon Could Help Regulate Menstrual Cycles, Ease Common Cause Of Infertility

By | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 12:10

Cinnamon was recently shown effective at improving menstrual regularity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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Infertile Woman Has Child Thanks To New Stanford Technique

By | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 15:01

Stanford researchers develop a new method — in vitro activation — to induce egg growth in infertile women, allowing one woman to give birth.

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As Assisted Reproductive Technologies Evolve, IVF Becomes More Affordable

By | Thu, 08/22/2013 - 14:26

A more affordable IVF technique has been developed by a University of Colorado professor, as assisted reproductive technology evolves in potentially new and unforeseen ways.

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Trying To Conceive? Natural Birth Control Method Also Works As A Conception Calculator

By | Wed, 07/24/2013 - 14:47

Researchers find that the Billings Method, a form of natural birth control, can be used as a conception calculator for women who are trying to conceive.

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Infertile Men Unable To Produce Sperm Face Increased Cancer Risk

By | Fri, 06/21/2013 - 13:32

A common problem in the US, men who are infertile due to an absence of sperm were found to have the cancer risk of someone 10 years older.

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New Pregnancy App Glow Helps Couples Conceive By Telling Men When To Bring Home Flowers

By | Fri, 05/31/2013 - 14:02

The new fertility app reminds women to wear nice lingerie and men to bring home flowers during peak fertility.

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New Guidelines Declare Egg Freezing Should No Longer Be Considered Experimental

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 12:29

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.

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Fertility Treatments Up the Risk of Birth Defects

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 09:44

Children born through in-vitro fertilization are at higher risk of having congenital defects, especially those related to eyes, heart and reproductive organs

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Lab-Made Eggs Could Provide Answer to Infertility

By | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 13:18

Infertility can be heart-breaking for couples hoping to conceive. While in-vitro fertilization surrogacy, and other options can help matters, the procedures are often prohibitively expensive and out of reach for many families.

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Adding Protein to Sterile Sperm May Restore Fertility

By | Fri, 09/21/2012 - 14:09

Scientists have discovered that adding a missing protein to infertile sperm could help "kick-start" its ability to fertilize an egg and significantly increase the chances of a successful pregnancy.

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Doctors Perform World's First Womb Transplant

By | Tue, 09/18/2012 - 09:40

In what could be the best gift a daughter has ever received from a mother, two Swedish women have become the first patients in the world to receive a womb thanks to donated wombs from their mothers.

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Women Fear Infertility Due to Contraceptive Implant

By | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 16:53

Many women fear they may have reduced their chance of fertility after using the contraceptive implant, Implanon.

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