Tag: "fertility" at medical news
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
... Security trust fund, Manton said. "Assuming that fertility
stays at a fairly moderate level and you getthese ..."It's a problem for most developed countries where fertility
is dampeningout and older populations are growing rapidly. It's already happened tosome degree in so...
NIH Honors Emory Researcher With Merit Award For Work On Renin-Angiotensin System
...ggestingthat testis ACE is necessary for full male fertility
(Laboratory Investigation,1994). In addition, mice lacking somatic ACE have an unusual renal phenotypecharacterized by the inability to effectively concentrate urine. "These are very fundamental questions that go to the very basis of whatmake...
NYU Anthropologist Says Female Statuettes From Ice-Age Europe Were Carved To Protect Health Of Pregnant Mothers
...ttes, webelieve that their purpose was not so much fertility
as it was protecting thehealth of mother and child during birth. Furthermore, the primary focus was onthe well-being of the mother. "This finding makes sense, based on what we know about more modern peoples. There are few, if any, hunting and gathe...
Is a one child policy worldwide the solution to human population growth?
...men, combined with economic development will bring fertility
levels down; there will be increased agricultural ...uble grain production sustainably. It argues that fertility
will not reduce fast enough and some argue that for a transitional period there must even be a "one ...
Missing proteins in the uterus tied to infertility in women with endometriosis
...osis provided support for this belief. He compared fertility
rates of 30 beta3 positives and 38 beta3 negatives. Neither group received subsequent therapy for their endometriosis. Of these women, 73 percent of the positives became pregnant within four years, compared to only 10 percent in the beta3-negative gr...
Increase in effective contraceptive use can reduce abortion rate
...ber of reproductive years per woman, desired total fertility
rate, abortion propensity, contraceptive prevalenc...tion would need about 12 abortions to restrict her fertility
to two births. For example, in a population with an abortion probability of 0.5 (meaning half of al...
Study suggests greater pressure on family care as baby boom ages
...udy co-author Brenda C. Spillman, PhD. "The lower fertility
of the Baby Boom generation implies that in the ne...ss than two children, compared with their parents' fertility
rates of between 2.4 and 3.6, according to the study. To examine shifts in informal family caregivi...
There are a few 'safe' days in menstrual cycle
...nopause have less regular cycles, their windows of fertility
might be even more unpredictable. Describing d...heir next period was expected. To obtain precise fertility
information, the study required that the women volunteers provide daily urine samples that the resea...
Common treatment endometriosis linked to ovarian cancer, say University of Pittsburgh researchers
...study showing that there is no association between fertility
drugs and ovarian cancer. However, the study showed that the risk of ovarian cancer is 50 percent higher in women with endometriosis than it is for women without endometriosis....
Hormone drug linked to increased prevalence of male genital disorder
...ear that it was associated with vaginal cancer and fertility
disorders in women who were exposed to the drug pr...tudy of around 8900 sons of over 16,000 women with fertility
problems in The Netherlands. Mothers of 205 boys reported prenatal DES exposure. Four of these child...
Contraceptive needs of new mothers are unique and unmet
... a woman wishes to become pregnant. Upon removal, fertility
returns rapidly. Both intrauterine contraceptives...more children, she can have Mirena removed and her fertility
will return rapidly. Eighty percent of women who want to become pregnant will become pregnant in th...
Waiting to have a baby
...ensate for delayed first births and lower lifetime fertility
a few hundred years down the road. The analyses appear in a recent article in the American Journal of Human Biology and a chapter in the forthcoming book, "The Biodemography of Fertility." "In any species, other things being equal, whoever keeps the...
Italy now faces worldwide storm of protest over fertility proposals
...ian legislators now face worldwide condemnation by fertility
experts for IVF proposals that could encourage mul...posals as "disastrous". The Federation represents fertility
specialists in 55 countries*. In a meeting yesterday (Tuesday 2 July) in Vienna the Executive Commit...
Women cured of childhood leukaemia should be advised to have children while they are young
...rvived having leukaemia as children should receive fertility
counselling because their reproductive life may be...od leukaemia should receive careful and individual fertility
counselling as their reproductive life may be shortened." She said that it was not possible to give ...
Dont turn to assisted reproduction too quickly warns US expert
...recent research undertaken by his team showed that fertility
in women started to decline as early as the late 2...ability Study to see what the implications are for fertility
rates overall. "On average the time to pregnancy increases with the age of the woman. The percentag...
Zimbabwean women very willing to use diaphragms-potential HIV prevention method
...pid upward movement of fluid is thought to enhance fertility
but also transports HIV and STD causing pathogens," said the study's principal investigator, Nancy Padian, PhD, UCSF professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive services and director of international programs at UCSF's AIDS Research Institut...
More frequent ivermectin treatment could reduce symptoms of disease responsible for river blindness
...intensive treatment with ivermectin can reduce the fertility
of the adult female parasite gives new hope that ivermectin, when applied correctly, may be able to eradicate the ancient scourge of onchocerciasis from many parts of the world....
Study identifies genetic fingerprint of healthy sperm
...erience difficulty in conceiving a child, and male fertility
problems account for half of assisted reproductive techniques. However, the underlying cause of infertility is essentially unknown in about two-thirds of infertile men who undergo infertility assessment. Findings from several studies suggest that spe...
Blocking enzyme found to ease anxiety without causing sedation
...rs indicates that knocking out PKC epsilon reduces fertility
of female mice by weakening their immune function. But a drug designed to inhibit PKC epsilon might well avoid this side effect, since it would not knock out all enzyme function, Messing noted. "Although we don't yet know precisely how PKC epsilon no...
Preliminary study suggests endomitriosis could contribute to infertility
...t on ciliary beat frequency can be correlated with fertility
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