Obstetrics & gynaecology

In vitro births continue to rise in US

(HealthDay)—More babies in the United States are being conceived by in vitro fertilization, a new report shows.

Medical research

Study identifies molecular key to healthy pregnancy

Scientists have identified a crucial molecular key to healthy embryo implantation and pregnancy in a study that may offer new clues about the medical challenges of infertility/subfertility, abnormal placentation, and placenta ...

Immunology

Immune cells essential to establishing pregnancy

New research from the University of Adelaide shows for the first time that immune cells known as macrophages are critical to fertility by creating a healthy hormone environment in the uterus.

Other

Genetic mother wins surrogacy lawsuit in Ireland

The genetic mother of twins born through a surrogate pregnancy has defeated the Irish government in a landmark lawsuit and won the right to be declared the mother on the children's birth certificates.

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