Tag: "fertility" at biology news
First study to show IVF single embryo transfer as successful as double transfer in older women
Research by fertility
experts in Finland has demonstrated for the first time that in many cases transferring a single embryo to the womb in women undergoing IVF is just as likely to result in pregnancy and a live birth in those aged 36 to 39 as it is in younger women. The...
Children born after abortion ban had 'significantly better' educational achievements
... abortion, educated women experienced the smallest fertility
increases over the course of Romania's 23-year abortion ban. Thus, according to Pop-Eleches, the restrictive policy disproportionately affected disadvantaged women and created telltale signs of the "unwantedness" effect a rise in infant mortality an...
Study shows that genetic quality of sperm deteriorates as men age
...) as women age, and with a seemingly abrupt end of fertility
around perimenopause. Our research suggests that m... to have a gradual rather than an abrupt change in fertility
and in the potential ability to produce viable healthy offspring." Unlike in women, the researchers...
Joslin study refutes recent report that bone marrow can replenish female oocytes
...ciated source of cells capable of restoring female fertility
had significant implications for patients undergoi...al blood cell transplants could be used to restore fertility
in women having difficulty conceiving, or who were prematurely menopausal or whose eggs were damaged...
Teenage and 60-year-old mums are consequences of evolution
...seeking IVF treatment, it is important to consider fertility
not just in terms of the 21st century but in the context of the past 150,000 years, a fertility
expert will say tomorrow (Tuesday 20 June). Dr Laurence Shaw, will tell the 22nd annual conference o...
New egg freezing technique offers hope to hundreds of women
...undreds of women who want to preserve their future fertility
but who, for whatever reason, only have eggs, not ...help to eliminate the existing time differences in fertility
between men and women, whereby women's supplies of eggs decline at a faster rate than men's supplies...
ICSI children are developing well at the age of eight
...bout its potential risks for the health and future fertility
of offspring. Several studies investigated medical...oncerns for the future, mainly because of possible fertility
Injection may prevent infertility in men receiving cancer chemotherapy
...t the testes of cancer patients against the lossof fertility
caused by chemotherapy, a scientist told the 22nd ...py drug. "The effects of chemotherapy treatment on fertility
are an important issue for long-term survivors of cancer who may not have started or completed a fam...
IVF identity fraud: A phenomenon that puts patients, children, and clinics at risk
...y doctor and the start of treatment, or during the fertility
investigations which are necessary before treatmen...cards or passports, or the introduction of special fertility
identity cards. "This needs considerable discussion among professionals, patients, legal and polit...
2006 World Food Prize recipients to be recognized at soils congress
...le in the Cerrado." Dr. McClung's pioneering soil fertility
research in the 1950s analyzed the complexity of C...valuating and carrying out studies of Cerrado soil fertility
and agricultural production. During the course of his 30-year career as an agronomy engineer and adm...
Fertility hope as study shows eggs survive in older ovaries
...rch that could have broad implications for women's fertility
treatments, scientists have found that despite the...for ovarian stem cell research and help women with fertility
conditions," he said. One in six Australian couples faces some form of infertility. Due to the lim...
Findings by Einstein scientists reveal possible strategy against obesity, diabetes and infertility
...s by improving glucose metabolism and help restore fertility
as well." ...
Opportunities for structured doctoral research
...r and nutrients are of decisive importance for the fertility
and long-term productivity of soil. (Spokesperson: Professor Bernard Ludwig, University of Kassel) In the International Research Training Group "Self-organising Materials for Optoelectronics", the focus is on new materials that are to be used in ap...
It's all in the genes
...te of cottonwood leaves, which in turn affects the fertility
of soils, which affects the microbes in the soil, which affect the insects that live in the soil or eat the leaves, which affect the birds that feed on the insects, and so on. In the July issue of Nature Reviews Genetics and the May issue of Evolutio...
Onchocerciasis treatment reduces prevalence and intensity by 38 percent
...ars, because this is precisely the maximum time of fertility
of females, what guarantees the total elimination of the offspring. This study, published in Tropical Medicine and Internacional Health ( 11(7):1082-91 ), has been financed by the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation, and the World Health...
Marijuana use causes early pregnancy failure
...uana may lead to ectopic pregnancy and/or impaired fertility
in women. ...
JCI table of contents: August 1, 2006
...uana may lead to ectopic pregnancy and/or impaired fertility
in women. In an accompanying commentary Herbert Schuel from the State University of New York discusses the sobering results of this study regarding marijuana's effects on pregnancy outcome and goes on to stress that a number of drugs currently in d...
The secret life of semen
...zees. Unlike humans, chimp females advertise their fertility
with bright red swollen behinds. Sure enough, compared to humans, the semen of chimp males had significantly lower levels of FSH and no luteinising hormone whatsoever. Burch presented her results earlier this week at the meeting of the Internationa...
Dominant meerkats render rivals infertile
...nant female benefits in two ways from reducing the fertility
of her subordinates. First, her own pups will benefit from not having to compete with additional pups born to a subordinate for the limited number of available caretakers. Second, because subordinate females actually kill other females' pups when pr...
JCI table of contents: August 24, 2006
...Children in London now explain why growth and male fertility
are impaired in mice and humans lacking one copy o...rowth hormones and the hormones that regulate male fertility
can be treated. So, this new understanding of the effects of having a single copy of SOX2 should all...
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