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Does vitamin C reduce sperm DNA damage in male partners of couples with recurrent pregnancy loss?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated if vitamin C prevents sperm DNA damage (SDD) in men of couples with recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). They found that SDD and sperm quality were improved after vitamin C treatment.  Some background Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) affects many couples. The cause of RPL is often unclear. Some studies suggest...

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Does DNA damage in sperm contribute to infertility?

Posted by on Feb 16, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed the impact of sperm DNA fragmentation (SDF) on male fertility. The authors concluded that SDF is a marker of male infertility. Some background During conception, sperm deliver DNA (genetic material) that becomes part of the embryo. Breaks in DNA produce small pieces called fragments. This is called SDF. Studies...

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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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What is the evidence behind male fertility supplements?

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the ingredients of common male fertility supplements. This study found that most ingredients do not have evidence of improving male fertility. Some background Male factors are the sole cause of 20% of infertility cases and contribute to over 40% of infertility cases. Oxidative stress contributes to low sperm...

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Is the risk of developing thyroid cancer higher in women with infertility?


Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if infertility was associated with a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer in women. This study concluded that women with infertility have a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer when compared to fertile women. Some background Infertility in women is a problem worldwide. These patients are often treated...

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Looking for participants to receive sperm selection through microfluidic separation to improve embryo quality

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial aims to determine if sperm selection through microfluidic sperm sorting can improve embryo quality. The outcome to be measured is the proportion of high quality embryos on day 3. This trial is located in San Francisco (California), United States.  The details In-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a procedure whereby the...

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Do benign growths around the uterus affect pregnancy outcomes in unexplained infertility?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper studied whether uterine fibroids can affect pregnancy outcomes following ovarian stimulation with intrauterine insemination. Authors reported no differences in live birth rates in women with fibroids and those without fibroids. Some background Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths around the uterus. Studies have been...

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