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Does stress contribute to infertility?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed the association between mental health and infertility in women, including depression and anxiety. Some background Infertility can affect as many as 12% of couples trying to conceive. This can lead to increased levels of stress, anxiety, and depression. Often, patients do not share their struggles with friends...

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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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Looking for patients undergoing IVF for infertility treatment to take part in a new trial

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

In a nutshell This trial will investigate if the success of deferred embryo transfer (DET) is affected by pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS). The main outcome measured will be the live birth rate. This trial takes place in California, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania, the United States. The details Infertility is a condition that...

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Early vs. conventional: does the timing of gonadotrophin-releasing hormone antagonist improve fertility outcomes in polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Posted by on Dec 25, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of an early gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) protocol in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). They found that an early GnRH antagonist protocol may improve fertility outcome in women with PCOS. Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) Is a common cause of female infertility....

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Does weight impact male fertility in couples undergoing assisted reproduction?

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if there is a link between male body mass index (BMI) and success of assisted reproductive treatment (ART). They found that high BMI in males is linked to reduced pregnancy and live birth rates in couples undergoing ART. Some background The causes of infertility in a couple are not always easily identified....

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Antibiotic treatment for chronic endometritis: what are the effects on IVF success?

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if antibiotic treatment for endometritis affects the outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that antibiotic treatment of CE improved IVF outcomes in patients who also experienced recurrent implantation failure. Some background Chronic endometritis (CE) is a condition caused by inflammation in the...

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Endometriosis surgery and IVF success: when is the right time to begin fertility treatment?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated whether endometriosis surgery impacted pregnancy rates as a result of in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that the severe endometriosis resulted in lower IVF pregnancy rates and the optimal time for IVF is 7-25 months following endometriosis surgery. Some background Endometriosis is a chronic condition...

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Administration of Utrogestan and hMG results in improved IVF outcome in PCOS patients

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if the utrogestan and hMG protocol improved the viability of embryos and success of IVF in women with PCOS.  Some background Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition due to hormonal imbalances which results in irregular ovulation and mentruation and can greatly impact female fertility. In vitro...

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Ovarian stimulation treatment and cryopreservation in women at risk of ovarian hyperstimulation

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

In a nutshell This paper studied the outcome after use of GnRH antagonists and cryopreservation of embryos in women who were at high risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Use of GnRH antagonists was effective in achieving high levels of birth rate. Some background In-vitro fertilization is a procedure whereby the egg is fertilized by the...

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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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