Vitamin D Levels A Key To Treating Infertility?
Women with low vitamin D levels may be less likely to have a baby after assisted reproductive technology (ART) than those with normal vitamin D levels, a new study suggests.
Conclusion: NR4A1 can regulate fibrosis in endometriosis and may serve as a new target for the treatment of endometriosis.Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;46:1078 –1090
Thousands are forced to freeze their eggs and save them for IVF when they are diagnosed with cancer if they ever wish to have a family. The new German research could spell the end to that.
Researchers have described the mechanism that explains infertility in women who undergo chemotherapy, a study inNature Structural& Molecular Biology suggests.Science Daily
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in adult women (1). It can't be cured, but thanks to many years of fruitful research and intensive investigation, multiple modalities to help manage the condition throughout a woman's lifetime have emerged. Those of us who have been in practice for more than a decade or two have likely had the experience of managing mothers and daughters with the condition. Many of us have supported our PCOS patients through an adolescence complicated by acne and hair growth, an early adulthood complicated by infertility and irregular menses, and late reproductive age compl...
The concept of chronic endometritis as relates to infertility has been documented in the literature since the 19th century. However while the disease process of chronic endometritis is clinically important, a definitive definition has been elusive. One can argue that the following statement by Drs. Archibald Donald and W. Fletcher Shaw (1) in 1911, is as relevant today, as it was back then.In the whole domain of gynecology there are no cases so common as those which generally go by the name of “chronic endometritis.” This term has been commonly used to denote a class of cases which are well known clinical...
In this issue, Huang et al. (1) provide their experience treating 8,583 couples with unexplained infertility using what has now become a standard approach using up with 3 cycles of ovarian-stimulation and intrauterine insemination (OS-IUI). They found that IUI live birth rates were significantly higher with stimulated cy cles using clomiphene citrate (50–100 mg), letrozole (2.5–5.0 mg), or gonadotropins (75 IU) compared with natural cycles for couples with unexplained or mild male-factor infertility.
Publication date: Available online 17 April 2018 Source:The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Author(s): Seema Patel Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder, afflicting females of reproductive age. This syndrome leads to infertility, apart from a gamut of other metabolic co-morbidities such as insulin resistance, obesity, cardiovascular problems, including a litany of other health issues. PCOS is a polygenic, polyfactorial, systemic, inflammatory, dysregulated steroid state, autoimmune disease, manifesting largely due to lifestyle errors. The advent of biochemical tests and ultrasound...
(Goethe University Frankfurt) One of the most significant impairments of the quality of life after a chemotherapy is infertility. Researchers of the Goethe University and the University Tor Vergata in Rome have now identified the mechanism of chemotherapy-induced infertility in females.
This article discusses a clinically practical approach to assessing sperm abnormalities and fertility in male dogs.