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Does FSH supplementation improve male fertility?

Posted by on Jan 21, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) supplementation improves sperm parameters in male infertility (MI). They found that FSH improved sperm parameters in these patients.  Some background Male infertility (MI) is a common cause of infertility. In many cases, the cause of MI cannot be explained. MI...

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Age and infertility treatment – do women with polycystic ovarian syndrome have an advantage?

Posted by on Jan 21, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of age on infertility treatment in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). They found that age-related decline (ARD) in fertility treatment outcomes was slower in women with PCOS.  Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is caused by cysts on the ovaries. Women with PCOS have...

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Can fewer hormones be used to stimulate the ovaries for infertility treatment?

Posted by on Jan 19, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at using clomiphene citrate (Clomid) alone without other hormone therapies to stimulate the ovaries during in vitro fertilization (IVF). It found that this type of IVF with minimal stimulation is an effective treatment for infertility. Some background IVF is a common infertility treatment in which oocytes (eggs) are...

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Do omega-3 fats improve IVF embryo outcomes?

Posted by on Jan 12, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at omega-3 fats and vitamin D supplements for couples undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). This study found that these added nutrients resulted in healthier embryos. Some background The diets of both men and women can affect fertility. Studies have found that diets high in vegetables and omega-3 fats may...

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Is there a link between anti-Mullerian hormone receptor 2 and fertility disorders?

Posted by on Jan 8, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if anti-Mullerian hormone receptor 2 (AMHr2) levels are associated with fertility disorders. They found that high AMHr2 was associated with ovarian insufficiency.  Some background Infertility is a growing problem worldwide. In many cases the cause of infertility is unclear. Understanding the potential...

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Does G-CSF treatment have an effect on offspring of patients assisted reproduction?

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

In a nutshell This study compared the health of babies born to parents treated with G-CSF for multiple miscarriages to those born without G-CSF treatment. The study found that G-CSF did not affect the health of newborns. Some background Despite medical advances, many couples still experience multiple miscarriages. One cause is a genetic...

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Can acupuncture help women experiencing infertility?

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

In a nutshell This article reviewed studies that compared acupuncture to medical treatments for women experiencing infertility.  The authors found that acupuncture combined with medical treatments might be more effective at increasing pregnancy rates. Some background Infertility is an issue that affects many couples. The causes of...

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome and body mass index: what is the effect on pregnancy outcomes after IVF?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of body mass index (BMI; a measurement of weight in relation to height) on pregnancy outcomes in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) undergoing assisted reproductive techniques (ARTs). They found that obese women had lower live birth rate (LBR). Some background Polycystic ovarian...

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