Tag: fertility

Men Over 50 Less Likely to Have a Baby With IVF

Aug. 31, 2021 — Men over 50 years old have a lower chance of having a baby through in vitro fertilization (IVF), according to...

Doctor Marks ‘Right’ Instead of ‘Left’ Testicle, Then Operates

Florida regulators have imposed a fine and other measures on a Tampa doctor who made a crucial error prior to his patient’s testicular surgery, as...

‘I Did Nothing Wrong:’ MDs Used Own Sperm for Fertility Patients

Martin D. Greenberg, MD, was sued in May for secretly using his own sperm to inseminate one of his infertility patients 38 years earlier. The...

Women Not Told About Need for Contraception After IVF Births

The contraceptive needs of women who have had in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancies are real but are being overlooked, according to study data presented at...

Want to Have a Baby? Mind Your Alcohol

The women submitted monthly urine samples to assess pregnancy status, and their monthly cycle phases were calculated using a calendar-based method and compared between...

Quicker Fertility Rebound in Young Women With Breast Cancer

For a young woman diagnosed with breast cancer, the prospect that the treatment needed for the cancer may irreversibly impair fertility piles on distress. A...

Declining Sperm Count Tied to Chemicals in the Environment

Chemicals that pervade our modern world — plastics, pesticides, stain repellents, components of personal hygiene products — are contributing to a decades-long decline in fertility...

Treatment May Help Women in Early Menopause Remain Fertile

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An experimental treatment may restore fertility during early menopause, a small new study...

COVID-19 Could Damage Sperm, but Experts Query Results

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 adversely impacts several markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in...

Breast Cancer Facts Doctors Might Not Tell You

Florida real estate agent Sondra Burwick learned in 1996 that she had ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in her right breast. DCIS, also called stage...

Studies Gauge Toll of Pausing Fertility Treatment During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. More than 60% of patients at a center for reproductive medicine...

IVF Won’t Raise Ovarian Cancer Risk: Study

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization don’t appear to increase a...

fertility: Centre introduced Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill in Lok Sabha to map the fertility industry

New Delhi: The Centre moved to standardise protocols of the growing fertility industry and introduced the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020, in Lok Sabha...