July 3, 2012

Heavy Coffee Intake May Affect Fertility Treatments: Study

TUESDAY, July 3 (HealthDay News) — Drinking five or more cups of coffee a day may cut in half a woman’s chance of successful in vitro […]
June 28, 2012

Under Right Conditions, Fertility Treatment Can Equal Natural Conception Rates: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) — With enough cycles and the right egg and age of a woman, the chances of in vitro fertilisation resulting in […]
May 7, 2012

Birth Defect Rates Vary Depending on Fertility Treatment: Study

SATURDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) — Birth defects are more common after certain infertility treatments, but whether the cause is the assisted reproduction techniques themselves or […]
February 14, 2012

Lead, Cadmium Levels in Blood Linked to Reduced Fertility

TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) — High blood levels of cadmium in women and high levels of lead in males can make it difficult for couples […]
January 27, 2012

Acupuncture May Boost Pregnancy Success Rates

FRIDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) — When a couple is trying to have a baby and can’t, it can be emotionally and financially draining. But help […]
January 12, 2012

Three Embryos Are Too Many for IVF: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) — The ideal number of embryos to implant during in-vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy can be one or two, but should never […]
November 11, 2011

STD Complication May Double Infertility Risk

FRIDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) — Repeated bouts of pelvic inflammatory disease increase a woman’s risk of chronic pelvic pain and infertility, a new study says.  […]
September 6, 2011

Rules Help When Talking About Infertility

TUESDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) — When couples have difficulty getting pregnant, the amount of information they share with family and friends may depend on who […]
May 17, 2011

Gene Variation May Explain Some Female Infertility Cases

TUESDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) — A gene variation that causes faulty cholesterol regulation also appears to affect production of the pregnancy hormone progesterone and may […]
May 11, 2011

Number of Eggs Retrieved Helps Predict IVF Success: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) — Retrieving about 15 eggs from a woman’s ovaries in a single in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle offers the best chance […]
April 7, 2011

Understanding Female Infertility

When couples are unable to conceive a child after several months of trying, a specialist doctor generally gives a diagnosis of infertility. We may have a […]
February 25, 2011

Stress Seems to Have No Effect on Fertility Treatments

FRIDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) — Stress and tension don’t decrease the success of a woman’s fertility treatment, a new study suggests. British researchers analyzed data […]
January 11, 2011

Working With Plasticizers, Pesticides May Reduce Fertility

MONDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) — Women exposed to plasticizers and pesticides at work are more likely to suffer fertility problems and to have lower birth-weight […]
January 6, 2011

Coping With Infertility

Before couples look for ways of coping or dealing with infertility, it is important that they understand the term ‘infertility’. By definition, infertility means ‘the inability […]