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Natural conception following endometriosis surgery

Natural conception following endometriosis surgery

Posted by on Jun 13, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at how the Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI) affected patients following endometriosis surgery. It found that patients with a better EFI score conceived naturally more often, while more patients with a low score became pregnant using assisted reproduction. Some background Endometriosis is a chronic condition in...

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Can diet and exercise improve sperm quality in men living in a polluted area?

Can diet and exercise improve sperm quality in men living in a polluted area?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at how a diet change and exercise program impacted the fertility of men living in polluted areas. It found that a healthy diet and exercise improved sperm quality in these men. Some background Fertility is an indicator of overall health. A healthful diet and regular physical exercise can support both fertility and...

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Can letrozole-stimulated ovulation improve embryo transfer outcomes for women with PCOS?

Can letrozole-stimulated ovulation improve embryo transfer outcomes for women with PCOS?

Posted by on Mar 21, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two types of frozen embryo transfer (FET) for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It found that stimulating ovulation with letrozole (Femara) led to fewer pregnancy complications than using an artificial cycle. Some background FET is an infertility treatment in which a frozen embryo is transferred into...

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Fertility medications for intrauterine insemination in women with decreased ovarian reserve

Fertility medications for intrauterine insemination in women with decreased ovarian reserve

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared fertility medications for intrauterine insemination (IUI) for women with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR). It found that letrozole (Femara) and clomiphene citrate (Clomid) tablets gave similar results to injected gonadotropins (Gonal-F). Some background DOR is a condition in which few ovarian follicles (which...

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Does preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy improve fertility outcomes for couples with severe male infertility?

Does preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy improve fertility outcomes for couples with severe male infertility?

Posted by on Nov 6, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy (PGT-A) in couples with severe male infertility. They found that PGT-A did not improve fertility outcomes in these couples.  Some background Infertility affects men and women. Male factor infertility (MFI) is the cause of infertility in 30-50% of...

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Does sperm freezing affect fertility outcomes in men with obstructive azoospermia?

Does sperm freezing affect fertility outcomes in men with obstructive azoospermia?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if sperm cryopreservation (freezing) affects fertility outcomes for men with obstructive azoospermia (OA; lack of sperm cells in the semen due to a blockage).  The authors found that the clinical pregnancy rate (CPR) was lower with the use of frozen vs fresh epididymal sperm.  Some background There...

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Does ginseng improve sperm quality?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at whether ginseng improves sperm quality. It found that ginseng may improve sperm quality. Some background Infertility affects over 10% of couples, and half of infertility cases involve male infertility. Male infertility can occur when sperm quality is low. There may be few sperm, the sperm may move...

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Evaluating a gentler sperm extraction surgery

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at mini-incision micro-dissection testicular sperm extraction, a modified surgery to collect sperm. It found that this was a useful procedure for men who do not produce enough sperm and that it may be less invasive than other surgeries. Some background Non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA) is a condition in which a man...

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