Obstetrics & gynaecology

For women undergoing IVF, is fresh or frozen embryo transfer best?

The world's first baby born via in-vitro fertilization turned 40 years old this summer. Still, after four decades, IVF is a relatively new field with ongoing debate on how to get the best results for families who have placed ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Fighting for children's rights in the high-tech fertility age

In a time when the fertility business in the U.S. is booming and so much is possible—artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization (IVF), surrogacy, and potentially, bioengineering of embryos—there are few, if any, ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Extra sperm analysis could help involuntarily childless couples

New research findings from Lund University, Sweden show that a simple analysis of chromosomal breaks in sperms can help guide choice of fertility treatment and, thereby, increase chances of successful assisted reproduction ...

Medical research

Solving the mystery of defective embryos

It's the dream of many infertile couples: to have a baby. Tens of thousands of children are born by in vitro fertilization, or IVF, a technique commonly used when nature doesn't take its course. However, embryos obtained ...

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