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ICSI and IVF are safe results from worlds largest, longest running study

Madrid, Spain: The world's largest and longest running study comparing children conceived through IVF and ICSI with children conceived normally has confirmed that both assisted reproductive techniques are safe and that children conceived through these two techniques are healthy and, in general, doing as well as children conceived by natural means.... ...The study did find a moderately higher rat...

Risk of ectopic pregnancies after IVF declines with age in women with tubal disease

Madrid, Spain: The first study to look at the risk of ectopic pregnancies after IVF in a complete national ART register has unearthed a surprising result, a conference of international fertility experts heard today (Tuesday 1 July).... ...The researchers found that women face a slightly increased risk of ectopic pregnancies after IVF. More surprisingly, they found that whereas in the normal pop...

Muslims embrace brave new world of IVF

Madrid, Spain: IVF procedures are spreading rapidly in the Muslim world, as both Sunnis and Shi'ites embrace assisted reproductive technology as a means of overcoming the suffering caused by fertility, an international conference of infertility experts heard today (Tuesday 1 July).... ...Medical anthropologist, Dr Marcia Inhorn, told the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproductio...

ART laws put patients at risk and should be changed, warns head of Germany's IVF registry

Madrid, Spain: Germany's restrictive legislation on embryo protection is putting women and babies at risk and should be modified, the chairman of the German IVF registry will tell a meeting of international fertility experts.... ...Professor Ricardo Felberbaum will warn participants at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology annual conference that other countries in Europe shoul...

Success and single embryo transfer in IVF

Madrid, Spain: Doctors in Australia have found that transferring one embryo instead of two during an IVF cycle does not reduce the chances of a woman having a baby, when frozen as well as fresh embryos are taken into account.... ...Dr. Jim Catt, Embryology director of Sydney IVF, Australia, and his colleagues have conducted the first study looking at cumulative pregnancy and live birth rates that...

Smoking decreases men's chances of fatherhood by IVF and ICSI

Vienna, Austria: Men who smoke reduce their chances of successfully fathering a child by either standard IVF techniques or by ICSI, according to research carried out in Germany....... Dr Michael Zitzmann told the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology annual conference in Vienna that smoking altered the DNA of sperm and he believed this hampered the development of the embryo.........

A type of IVF treatment may cause abnormalities

......A POPULAR IVF technique may increase the risk of babies being born with abnormalities such as ambiguous genitalia. ... For roughly 5 per cent of men seeking fertility treatment because they have few or no sperm, the cause is a tiny mutation in the Y chromosome called a microdeletion. As long as the man still produces a few sperm, however, it is sometimes possible to inject one directly in...

Doctors perform more IVF treatments, but multiple births decline

Lausanne, Switzerland: The latest figures on in vitro fertilization in Europe reveal the welcome news that while the number of IVF treatment cycles has increased, the number of multiple births is decreasing.... ...Dr Karl Nygren and Dr Anders Nyboe Andersen told the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology annual meeting in Lausanne today (Tuesday, 3 July) that figures gathered by t...

Fertility experts urge clinics to consider natural cycle IVF instead of routine use of ovarian stimulants

.A team of UK fertility experts wants IVF clinics to consider taking advantage of a womans natural cycle during infertility treatment instead of routinely using drugs to stimulate ovaries into producing extra eggs.. .A study published today (Wednesday 31 January) in Europes leading reproductive medicine journal, Human Reproduction*, has found that for the majority of women the chances of pregnan...

Fewer eggs in IVF patients linked to early menopause

...A study by Dutch fertility experts has found evidence that the number of eggs retrieved ...from a woman after stimulating her ovaries for IVF is likely to predict whether or not she will have an early menopause.... ...They studied a group of 32 women who had reached menopause between the ages of 31 and 46 and individually matched them with 150 controls who were still menstruating at the ages...

Europe leads the world for IVF treatment

. The first report of results of in vitro fertilisation in Europe shows big variations between countries, with France, Germany and the UK carrying out more than half of all IVF treatments.. . This was one of the conclusions to come out of the report which researchers presented today (Tuesday) at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology conference in Bologna, Italy.. . Out of 2...
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