fertility treatments

    Actual Costs of Fertility Treatments

    Demand for fertility treatments are rising but cost may deter somecouples. Up to 24 percent of couples have trouble conceiving a baby.Rates of infertility, which is a couple's inability to become pregnantafter unprotected sex for one year, range anywhere from 6 to 24 percent. ... more »

    Commentary Raises Ethical Concerns about Fertility Loans

    Some lenders now offer loans to make paying for fertility treatments easier, but a commentary published by The Hastings Center raises ethical concerns about the practice. ... more »

    Trending: Clinics Financing Fertility Treatments

    Even though the array of procedures interests more people, the cost of assisted reproductive treatments (ART) can be daunting to some candidates. One encouraging trend, however, may make the price tag easier to live with. ... more »

    Kisspeptin-Gpr54 Signaling Could Lead to New Fertility Treatments

    A recent study brings scientists a step closer to understanding the critical connection between brain function and fertility. ... more »

    Patient-Centered Care in Fertility Clinics Can Improve Well-Being During Treatment

    A new study suggests that patient-centered care can improve well-being during fertility treatment. Fertility patients place value on different aspects of care than their doctors. For example, a fertility patient tends to value information, communication, and access to care. ... more »

    Some Women Seeking Fertility Treatments Too Early

    According to research completed by the University of Utah'sDepartment of Family and Preventative Medicine, some women seek out andreceive fertility treatments before such treatment is clinicallyindicated. ... more »

    Cost Analysis: Tubal Reconstruction vs IVF

    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. ... more »

    Endometriosis and Clinical Pregnancy Rates

    Endometriosis can make it extremely difficult or impossible to conceive without advanced medical care and fertility treatment. ... more »

    Is Race Associated with Fertility?

    According to research published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, race may play an important part in the success of fertility treatments. ... more »

    Math Meets Fertility Treatments with New Embryo Selection Tool

    Rarely are articles about fertility published in mathematical journals, but researchers from the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia are not interested in the fine lines between math and medical science. ... more »

    Patients Reflect on IVF Treatments in Online Forums

    Researchers recently published a study in the journal Human Reproduction on how information about IVF treatments is shared. Patients primarily shared information on Internet forums, but not all information was openly shared. ... more »

    What Cough Syrup Has To Do with Your Fertility

    Getting pregnant isn’t easy for every woman. While some women can get pregnant the day they discontinue their contraception, some will try for years without success. ... more »

    Prevalence of Clinically Reported Fertility Problems

    Infertility is a growing problem in the world. Researchers from the University of Nottingham aimed to find out just how prevalent infertility is based on age, socioeconomic status and geographic area. ... more »

    What Drugs Are Used for Fertility Treatments?

    There are multiple means of conception via fertility treatments. Some women opt to have embryos transferred into the uterus and others choose to have sperm and egg implanted in hopes of a more natural conception. ... more »

    Why Do Fertility Treatments Include Birth Control?

    When it comes to fertility treatments, timing is extremely important. Before the addition of birth control to fertility treatment protocols, women were constantly on the clock. ... more »

    What Happens When All Infertility Treatments Fail?

    Coming to terms with your fertility status and the idea that you'll never be able to conceive a child of your own is a long way down the road; first, you have to accept the fact that you're not less of a person. ... more »

    Effect of Freezing-thawing Process and Quercetin on Human Sperm Survival

    The process of cryopreservation allows human sperm carrying DNA to be frozen in time until the sperm is ready for use. Protecting the integrity of sperm and DNA is important to the success of fertility treatments. ... more »

    How Do So Many Celebrities Conceive After 40?

    There are all kinds of people in Hollywood, but there is one common thread that keeps many of these stars connected – late in life pregnancies and parenthood. ... more »

    How Old is Too Old to Conceive?

    This question is more a moral one than a physical one. While the risk of complications like gestational diabetes and preeclampsia are higher in older women, all other pregnancy statistics are relatively the same. ... more »

    Even Celebrities Fight Male Infertility

    The common man often thinks he is the only one with bad luck, but male infertility does not pick and choose based on economic background and current social status. Celebrities often fight the same personal battles, but they pay people to keep those battles hidden. ... more »

    Do Fertility Therapies Cause Autism?

    If you are pregnant or planning on having a baby in the near future, autism is likely a major concern of yours. Since its cause is unknown, many statements exist claiming different methods of prevention. ... more »

    Fertility Treatments May Shorten Fetus

    Fertility treatments are the only answer for some couples who want to conceive, but cannot do so naturally. Some couples have luck with medications that promote egg maturation and release while other women need a more advanced intervention like IVF. ... more »

    Fertility May be Linked to Circadian Rhythm

    According to a new research study, circadian rhythm may have a lot to do with menstrual and fertility cycles. ... more »

    Fertility Treatment May Affect Fetus Size

    A new study links fetal birth weight to type of conception. According to the study, infants conceived using fertility treatments are significantly smaller than infants born after natural conception. ... more »

    PCOS Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy

    PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, affects up to 15-percent of the female population. Women with the condition tend to have irregular periods, fertility problems, weight gain and excessive facial hair growth. ... more »

    Guilana Rancic Trying Again for a Biological Child

    Guiliana Rancic and husband Bill Rancic are trying IVF for the third time and the star is scared her luck will not change. ... more »

    How do I Know When to Get Pregnant?

    Women often want to know when to get pregnant, but the answer is not as clear cut as some would like. ... more »

    Fertility Treatments Less Effective Over Time

    When the same fertility treatment is used for a prolonged period, the effectiveness of the treatment could diminish greatly according to new research published in Fertility and Sterility. ... more »

    Clomiphene - For How Many Months Can it be Taken?

    How many months can Clomiphene be taken? ... more »