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Looking for women with premature ovarian failure to test the benefits of stem cell therapy

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial aims to determine how effective stem cell therapy is for ovarian function among women with premature ovarian failure. The main outcome to be investigated is pregnancy rate and restart of menstruation. The trial is recruiting in Augusta (Georgia), United States  The details Premature ovarian failure is a loss of normal...

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Effect of endometrioma on IVF

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Infertility | 1 comment

In a nutshell This paper studied how endometriosis and surgery can affect outcomes in women undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Based on current evidence, individualized care should be given to patients.  Some background Endometriosis is a condition where the inner tissue of the uterus (endometrium), grows in other places. Endometrial...

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Using testicular sperm for men with low sperm count

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper studied whether using testicular sperm is effective for men with severe oligospermia. Researchers reported a 50% pregnancy rate, all resulting in live births. Some background Oligospermia refers to a low sperm count in the ejaculate. It is a common cause of male infertility. Sperm in the ejaculate is often associated with...

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The effects of fertility issues on pregnancy outcomes

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the connections between fertility issues in women and pregnancy outcomes in patients who needed help to conceive, and in patients who conceived naturally. The time it takes to get pregnant was identified as an important risk factor for poor pregnancy outcomes. Advanced maternal age, and maternal obesity also had...

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Early results from uterus transplantation: 1 year on

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined clinical outcomes of uterus transplantation in 7 women with absolute uterine factor infertility (AUFI). Researchers reported continued menstruation and blood flow to the uterus 1 year after uterus transplantation. Any rejection episodes were detectable early on and treated successfully.  Some background...

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Luteinizing hormone supplements and ovarian stimulation: Timing is everything?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the potential benefit of introducing luteinizing hormone (LH) earlier during ovarian stimulation in older women. Starting LH on the earlier date was shown to increase clinical pregnancy rates. Some background There is an increased number of older women (over 35) seeking help to get pregnant. Success rates usually...

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Low vitamin D levels associated with infertility

Posted by on Jan 10, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at vitamin D levels and pregnancy rates in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). The study found that pregnancy rates were signficantly higher in the patients who had higher vitamin D levels. Some background Vitamin D is important for good health. The main source of vitamin D is from the action of...

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Does PCOS increase the risk of gestational diabetes?

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study explored the relationship between gestational diabetes (GD) and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). This study concluded that there was a two-fold increase in the rate of GD in women who had PCOS compared to women without PCOS. Some background PCOS is a common disorder, affecting between 5% and 14% of women during their...

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