Tag: "couples" at medical news
Risk of HIV transmission highest in early stage of infection
..., they retrospectively identified 235 heterosexual couples
in whom one partner was infected with HIV and the other partner was uninfected and monogamous. Study participants provided a blood sample and answered questions about their health and behavior, including questions on number of sexual partners and coi...
It's not all in your head
...e concerns of female partners. Both members of the couples
studied were asked to report on a variety of subjective factors. Significant overlap in IELT was observed between the groups who suffered from PE and those without. Thus, the study data suggest IELT may not be sufficient to diagnose PE, and that su...
Little evidence found for IVF as most effective infertility treatment
...ro fertilization can improve pregnancy rates among couples
with unexplained infertility, but there is little ...rred first line of treatment for these [infertile] couples
and it might be appropriate to continue with less invasive options," Pandian says. IVF is a process ...
Men, women disagree on number of guns at home, new study finds
CHAPEL HILL Many couples
with small children living at home disagree not on...ers completed interviews with 76 randomly selected couples
across North Carolina from a larger study sample. The investigators' report appears in the June issu...
Italian law on ART brings problems for doctors and patients
...Cattoli and her team analysed the decisions of 840 couples
about their embryos which had been frozen for more...ntroduction of the new legislation would influence couples
towards making a hurried decision on what to do with these embryos", she said. Out of 849 couples, 6...
Value of IVF children to society outweighs their cost to healthcare systems
...t a time when politicians discuss how to encourage couples
to have more children, due to a falling population in the western world, it is extraordinary that the chronic disease, infertility, should not be paid for by public health systems", she said. Dr. Granberg and her team looked at all IVF and ICSI cycle...
Rise in ICSI cycles suggests infertility could be affecting more men than women
...bryo transfer should be the first choice for young couples
seeking fertility treatment."...
Wife influences husband's marijuana use during first year of marriage
...ALO, N.Y. -- While it's the husband among newlywed couples
who has more influence on whether the couple engag...nd Biomedical Sciences. Since 1990, he has studied couples
recruited while applying for marriage licenses at Buffalo City Hall. Gregory G. Homish, Ph.D...
New discovery may help doctors treat infertility
...ealth, which funded the research. "If we can help couples
understand the reasons for their infertility, doctors can further define their treatment options, help them to minimize the expense and risk of taking drugs that may be less effective for them, and increase their chances of having a safe and healthy ...
New study reports the risk perceptions of natural vs 'medicalized' childbirth
...r." Thompson conducts in-depth interviews with ten couples
that utilized natural childbirth means--both in-home and at the hospital. His findings highlight the struggles consumers deal with when approaching childbirth and the risks associated with both natural and "medicalized" childbirth. "The risks singled...
It's all in the timing
...thods of family planning have sex just as often as couples
who use other contraceptive methods -- they just t... they are most fertile. During these fertile days couples
should avoid unprotected intercourse if they do not want to become pregnant. "Because those who use...
New microfluidic devices found to be effective method of in-vitro fertilization in mice
... but he says it could offer another option to many couples
whose situations do not require ICSI, a process that can cost an extra $1,500 to $2,500 in addition to standard IVF costs. "While ICSI bypasses all natural selection, the use of microfluidic channels more closely resembles in vivo insemination. The ...
Cervical cancer has profound psychosocial impact on affected women, as well as male partners
...tween the two may differ. Researchers assessed 26 couples
in which the woman had cervical cancer at stages 1-4, up to two years post-treatment. The couples
were asked questions about the impact of the disease and treatment as well as general psychosocial i...
Couples share sexual problems and solutions
...es share wine, movies, vacations and bedrooms. Do couples
also share sexual problems and solutions? In the ...luded the Sexual Life Quality Questionnaire. The couples
were divided into two groups, those couples
in which the men with erectile dysfunction received a sa...
Possible predictors of relationship violence
...olence. These acts fall into Vigilance, which the couples
reported as the highestranking tactic leading to violence and the only tactic across all three studies that uniquely predicts violence. "At a practical level, results of these studies can potentially be used to inform women and men, friends and rela...
Fatherhood possible for many testicular cancer survivors, study finds
...this also varied with treatment type. About 22% of couples
who attempted post-treatment conception reported that they needed some form of assistance with reproduction. "With recent advances in assisted fertility techniques, more testicular cancer survivors may be helped to father children. However, because i...
Cedars-Sinai medical tipsheet for December 2005
...bnormalities in pregnancies conceived by infertile couples
who underwent ART. INFERTILITY RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY ONE GENE'S CRITICAL ROLE IN THE HUMAN EMBRYO IMPLANTATION PROCESS Why some embryos successfully attach to the endometrium and others do not continues to be a mystery as little is known about the ...
Stress substantially slows human body's ability to heal
... The researchers focused on a group of 42 married couples
who had been together an average of at least 12 ye...ded two days longer for wound-healing, compared to couples
whose hostility appeared low. "Wounds on the hostile couples
healed at only 60 percent of the rate ...
Institute for Reproductive Health celebrates 20th year of expanding family planning options
..., the natural family planning options available to couples
around the world were widely regarded by many peop...ng was limited, making it especially difficult for couples
in developing countries to utilize these methods. For the past two decades, the Institute for Reprod...
Cell phones can increase your distress level
...ive consequences. The authors interviewed working couples
over two time periods, 1998-1999 and 2000-2001. Use of cell phones and pagers in that two-year time period decreased family satisfaction and increased distress, and negative work-to-family (for men and women) and family-to-work (for women) spillover...
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