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What is the effect of abnormal insulin on fertility outcomes in polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of abnormal insulin responses (AIRs) on fertility outcomes in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). They found that AIRs can predict fertility outcomes in these patients. Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause of infertility. Cysts on the ovaries can...

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IVF success in patients with endometriosis – surgery or expectant management?

Posted by on Jul 14, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated live birth rates (LBR) in women surgically-treated for endometriosis (EDM). They found that LBR was similar in women who were surgically-treated and those who did not have surgery.  Some background Endometriosis (EDM) is a leading cause of infertility. The endometrium is the tissue lining of the uterus. In...

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Combined oral contraceptives – what is the impact on fertility treatment success in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of combined oral contraceptives (COC) on fertility outcomes (FOs) in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). They found that a history of COC treatment may affect FOs in PCOS. Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause of infertility. Women with PCOS do...

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Is there an optimal endometrial thickness to maintain pregnancy after embryo transfer?

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if there is a link between endometrial thickness (EMT) and live birth rate (LBR) after embryo transfer (ET). They found that EMT equal to or greater than 10 mm was linked to a higher LBR. Some background Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are used to treat infertility. In vitro fertilization (IVF) or...

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Polycystic ovary syndrome and miscarriage – is there a greater risk of chromosome changes?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if there is a link between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and miscarriage due to genetic abnormalities. They found that women with PCOS had a higher risk of miscarriage due to genetic abnormalities. Some background Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition in women. Patients with PCOS may...

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Hepatitis B virus – does infection impact IVF success?

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is associated with pregnancy outcomes in infertile women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that HBV infection did not affect pregnancy outcomes. Some background Infertility is a growing problem worldwide. The cause of infertility is not always...

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Waist circumference and IVF success – is there a link?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if waist circumference (WC) is associated with reduced success after fertility treatment. They found that higher WC was associated with a lower live birth rate (LBR) after fertility treatment. Some background Infertility is becoming increasingly common. Fertility treatment involves using assisted reproductive...

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Does obesity influence birth rates after IVF?

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if obesity is associated with fertility outcomes after in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that obesity was associated with a lower live birth rate (LBR) after IVF. Some background The rate of obesity is increasing rapidly worldwide. Obesity can have a negative impact on overall health. It can also have a...

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