Researchers from the Eunice Shriver Kennedy National Institute of
Child Health and Human Development recently published a study on hormone
levels in women experiencing anovulation. The study was published in
the journal Human Reproduction.
According to a study of more than 2,900 patients, endometrium
development may plan a more important part in the success of
intrauterine insemination than doctors think.
Researchers from The University of Auckland in New Zealand recently published a study in the journal Human Reproduction comparing pregnancy rates between sperm perfusion and intrauterine insemination in women with non-tubal infertility.
Researchers suggest infertile women be tested for multiple bacterial
agents, especially Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and
According to research completed by the University of Utah’s
Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, some women seek out and
receive fertility treatments before such treatment is clinically
The cost analysis compared the cost of tubal reconstruction after tubal ligation and IVF treatments as means of conception and pregnancy. According to the analysis, tubal reconstruction is less costly than IVF treatment.
Thirty years ago a flame retardant called chlorinated tris was used
on children’s clothing. The flame retardant was removed from the market,
but it continues to be used in polyurethane foam often found in office
Anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) is commonly used in a clinical setting
to measure fertility or ovarian reserve. While AMH is widely used and
accepted as a viable marker, little research shows how lifestyle factors
affect age-specific AMH levels.
Researchers from the Preventative Medicine Department in Sao Paulo recently published a study in the journal Contraception on the possible link between postpartum psychiatric disorders and choice of contraception.
According to a new study from Erlangen University Hospital in Germany
suggests a combination approach to improving fertility for oncology
The majority of participants in a recent study in Nepal claimed two
children was the ideal number (73%), but more than half of the women
continue to have children beyond the second child.
Researchers from Tel Aviv University recently published a study in the journal Fertility and Sterility comparing fertilization and pregnancy rates between extracted and ejaculated sperm in patients undergoing ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection).
Researchers in India recently published a study in the journal Fertility and Sterility supporting D-Loop genotyping to predict risk of endometriosis.
Researchers in Denmark reviewed information collected during a
Danish cohort involving more than 98,000 women in hopes of determining
whether or not there was a connection between psychiatric disorders and
ineffective infertility treatments.
A study published in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
reveals it may be necessary to complete karyotype analysis in all
infertile couples. Research was completed at a reproductive center in
Zhengzhou City, China.
Epididymitis is the inflammation of the tube connecting the vas deferens and testicle. Sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause inflammation and reduction in reproductive function.
Researchers from The Academic Medical Center in The Netherlands
recently reviewed interclinic variations of natural conception in
subfertile couples using pooled and cohort data. The review was
published in the journal Human Reproduction.
Researchers from Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research in
Australia recently published an in-vitro study that could hold the key
to increasing implantation success rates. The study was published in the
journal Human Reproduction.
A study review published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
claims no one pain relief method is better than another, but using
multiple methods concurrently may reduce pain more effectively for some
Researchers compared ovarian response to various factors, including anti-mullerian hormone (AMH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), estradiol level (E2) and luteinizing hormone (LH).
According to the study, in-vitro fertilization of fresh embryo (IVF) and
intracytoplasmic sperm injection fresh embryo (ICSI) may increase the
likelihood of birth defects, some not recognizable at birth.
There are occupational hazards that may lead to decreased male
fertility, according to researchers from the University of Copenhagen,
but research into these toxicants is inconsistent.
The study, completed by researchers at European Hospital in Rome, claims
state and trait anxiety affect sperm volume, concentration, count and
Surgical vasectomy used to be viewed as a permanent means of
sterilization, but advancements in microsurgery have changed the playing
Diagnostic workups are a crucial part of fertility planning and
treatment. According to researchers from the University of Foggia, the
anti-PLAC1 antibody may prove to be an important part of future workups.
PLAC1 antibody is a placenta-specific antibody.
Cystic fibrosis is a condition that can reduce overall lifespan.
Recent medical advances have prolonged life of patients with cystic
fibrosis and with increased lifespan come increased interest in the
implications of the disease on fertility and reproduction.
Young men at risk for infertility can submit a semen sample before
moving from pediatric care to adult care as results of semen analysis in
adult years are similar to those in pediatric years, according to
researchers from the Naval Medical Center in San Diego.
Vitrification is a relatively new form of cryopreservation used to
preserve sperm and oocytes. After warming, oocytes are fertilized and
the resulting embryos are implanted using assisted reproductive
Researchers from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia,
recently published a study in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and
Genetics on the possible solutions for women facing cancer treatment.