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Are miscarriages related to an abnormal number of chromosomes in the embryo?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at whether couples who had repeated miscarriages or lack of implantation were more likely to have embryos with an unusual number of chromosomes (aneuploidy). It found that couples with repeated past miscarriages were more likely to have aneuploid embryos. Some background When eggs and sperm form, pairs of chromosomes...

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Hyaluronic acid gel: is it effective in preventing intrauterine adhesions after miscarriage?

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if hyaluronic acid gels (HAGs) prevent intrauterine adhesions (IUAs) after a miscarriage (pregnancy loss). They found that HAGs reduce IUAs and improve pregnancy rates (PRs) in these women.  Some background Intrauterine adhesions (IUAs) are common after a miscarriage. IUAs happen when a pregnancy is lost and...

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Do depression and stress affect patients’ chances of becoming pregnant after multiple miscarriages?

Posted by on Nov 3, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the rates of stress and depression among patients who have had multiple miscarriages. The authors found that depression and stress did not impact future chances of becoming pregnant and that a successful pregnancy reduced emotional distress. Some background Pregnancies that do not reach full term are called...

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Weekly injected progesterone – does it reduce miscarriage risk after embryo transfer?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if weekly intramuscular progesterone (IM-PG) reduces miscarriage (MC) risk in women seeking assisted reproduction (AR). They found that weekly IM-PG may reduce the risk of MC in these women. Some background Progesterone (PG) is an important hormone in pregnancy. PG helps prepare the uterus for...

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Does male obesity affect fertility?

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated current evidence of the effects of male obesity on fertility. The study concluded that male obesity is associated with reduced fertility. Some background Male infertility is the inability to reproduce naturally. It is the cause of approximately 50% of infertility cases. Defective sperm function is the most common...

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Improving pregnancy outcomes in women with endometriosis: the role of GnRH analogs

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed current data regarding pregnancy outcomes in women with endometriosis treated with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog before in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Some background Endometriosis is a condition in which cells of the inner-most layer of the uterus can be found in other organs (most commonly the...

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Timing and number of intrauterine inseminations for best pregnancy outcomes

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined which intrauterine insemination (IUI) protocol yields the best pregnancy outcomes in women in which ovulation was induced using medications. Some background The first line of treatment in many infertile couples is the combination of ovulation induction drugs plus IUI. Induced ovulation involves giving medications,...

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Gonadotropin plus hCG versus hCG alone for egg retrieval

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the outcomes of a new egg retrieval strategy in women undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Researchers compared a 2-drug combination ("dual-trigger") to the standard hCG trigger injection. Some background IVF requires eggs retrieved from the ovaries to be fertilized by sperm in a laboratory dish. To...

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