News tagged with infertile couples
Scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick have shed new light on how sperm navigate the female reproductive tract, 'crawling' along the channel walls and swimming around corners; with frequent collisions.
Medical research May 07, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have devised a two-part approach to identify developing human embryos most likely to result in successful pregnancies. The technique could transform the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Performance anxiety? Not for this human sperm.
Medical research Dec 29, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- Couples who are having trouble getting pregnant adjust how much information they share with friends and family, depending on whether it's the husband or the wife who feels stigmatized about their reproductive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The loss of a protein that coats sperm may explain a significant proportion of infertility in men worldwide, according to a study by an international team of researchers led by UC Davis. The research could ...
Medical research Jul 20, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Public funding of assisted reproductive technology, including in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments, broadens the range of couples who seek treatment for infertility by attracting a more diverse ...
Health May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Particular gene variants of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and its receptor are associated with significantly reduced fertility in men, according to a study presented at the annual European ...
Genetics May 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is associated with an increased risk of pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) and venous thromboembolism (blood clots) during the first trimester of pregnancy, a study published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from Queen's University Belfast has uncovered the cause of infertility for 80 per cent of couples previously diagnosed with 'unexplained infertility'.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More than three decades after Britain produced the world's first test-tube baby, Europe is a patchwork of restrictions for people who need help having a child.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- After an emotional debate, German lawmakers voted Thursday to allow a procedure that looks for genetic disorders in embryos before they are implanted in the womb.
Genetics Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A groundbreaking new test for male infertility, which will save time, money and heartache for couples around the world, has been developed at Queen's University Belfast.
Medical research Jun 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A Costa Rican ban on in-vitro fertilization has been struck down by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in a decision that reproductive health groups said could lead to greater access to abortion and some contraception ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Latin America's new infertility network will be a support system for those unable to conceive and lead the fight for cheaper medical treatments for would-be parents, its founders told AFP.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Couples who adopt after unsuccessful IVF treatment have a better quality of life than both childless couples and couples without fertility problems, reveals a study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0