Flame Retardants Linked to Infertility in Women Flame Retardants Linked to Infertility in Women

Women with high concentrations of common flame retardants in their urine may have a hard time getting pregnant and carrying a baby to term, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information
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There are many key medical issues related to pregnancy, from preconception to postpartum. This News&Perspectives provides the most current information related to fertility/infertility, pregnancy termination, prenatal care, labor, delivery, and more.
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Conclusionswe suggest that women with infertility may represent a subpopulation of patients with underhanded systemic autoimmune syndromes in which the main symptoms represented are obstetrical complications. We, therefore, recommend evaluating aPLs in all patients undergoing IVF with the aim of recognizing women at a higher risk of miscarriage or pregnancy morbidity.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
DiscussionThe results of this study will provide evidence for the effect of preconceptional DHEA treatment on IVF outcome in POR.Trial registrationChinese Clinical Trial Registry,ChiCTR-IPR-15006909. Registered on November 9, 2015.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
By Mallory Michalak, 2018 UNC-IntraHealth Summer FellowJanuary 09, 2019Midwife Tembi Mugore answers four questions about bias, shame, and what it takes to overcome them in health services for young people.At least 8% of maternal deaths worldwideare from unsafe abortions. And almost all abortion-related deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries,mostly in Africa.“But there is a stigma attached to unsafe abortion, and because of that there is a bias against clients,” saysIntraHealth International midwife and public health professional Stembile Mugore. That bias prevents many clients —particularly yo...
Source: IntraHealth International - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Evidence to Action (E2A) Project Family Planning & Reproductive Health Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Education Performance Advocacy Quality of Care Youth Midwives Togo Source Type: news
ConclusionWe conclude that the prevalence of infertility in China is high, but the uptake of treatment was relatively low.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
South Korea and US teams say infertility could be linked to deficiency of a protein in wombA new study has cast light on why some women with endometriosis experience infertility, with scientists saying the finding could lead to new treatment options.Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition in which cells that usually form the lining of the uterus are present elsewhere, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvis and rectum.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Endometriosis Fertility problems Animal experimentation Medical research Pregnancy Health Science Society Lena Dunham Whoopi Goldberg World news Source Type: news
Doctors at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have revealed the first woman has become pregnant in a trial using a robot to perform womb transplant surgery for infertile women.
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This study showed that LAH via zona pellucida (ZP) thinning significantly improves clinical outcomes, particularly clinical pregnancy and implantation rates, associated with FET cycles among patients with previous repeated failure.
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ConclusionsThere is some evidence that empiric medical and nutritional supplements may improve semen parameters. There is very limited evidence that empiric therapy leads to better live birth rates, spontaneous pregnancy, or pregnancy following assisted-reproductive techniques. However, the findings should be interpreted with caution as there were some methodological flaws, as a number of studies were judged to be either at high or unclear risk of bias for many domains.Patient summaryThis review identified several medical and nutritional treatments, such as pentoxyfylline, coenzyme Q10, L-carnitine, follicle-stimulating ho...
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Purpose of review Provide primary care physicians with the best available evidence to support answers to frequently asked questions by caregivers of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Recent findings A review of best available evidence shows that schoolbag design and weight are not associated with higher odds of developing AIS. However, patients with AIS are more prone to balance problems with asymmetric backpack carrying and with rising weights. In patients with AIS, the backpack should be worn in a symmetric way and should never exceed 10% of the child's body weight. Although no relationship was fo...
Source: Current Opinion in Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Tags: ORTHOPEDICS: Edited by Daniel W. Green Source Type: research
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