Obstetrics & gynaecology

Frozen sperm just as effective as fresh for insemination treatments

Patients having intrauterine insemination for fertility treatment can be reassured that the use of cryopreserved sperm instead of fresh is not associated with inferior outcomes. The largest study of its kind, whose results ...

Health

US abortion trends have changed since landmark 1973 ruling

The abortion landscape has changed in the United States since the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. A leaked draft of a Supreme Court decision suggests a majority of justices support throwing out that ruling, ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

COVID-19 vaccines do not impact IVF success

(HealthDay)—Receipt of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine does not affect the ovarian response or pregnancy rates in in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Fertility and Sterility.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pregnancy-related deaths climbed in pandemic's first year

Pregnancy-related deaths for U.S. mothers climbed higher in the pandemic's first year, continuing a decades-long trend that disproportionately affects Black people, according to a government report released Wednesday.

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