With IVF, Are Fresh or Frozen Embryos Better?

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 -- The chances of having a baby after in vitro fertilization (IVF) are similar for most women whether frozen or fresh embryos are used, a new study finds. In a group of infertile women with normal ovulation, rates of live...
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In conclusion, inflammatory cytokines and adipokines seem to have a pivotal role in the regulation of spermatogenesis; any imbalance in this stable environment may lead to infertility. Nevertheless, further studies are needed to clarify their exact role. PMID: 30547889 [PubMed - in process]
Source: European Cytokine Network - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Eur Cytokine Netw Source Type: research
Authors: Tannus S, Dahan MH Abstract In recent years, the prevalence of infertility has increased due to delayed child bearing and increase in the rate of male infertility. Given the high cost of fertility treatment, this option is not valid for families with low income, and those who can afford it usually choose to have multiple embryo transfers, which has led to an increase in multiple birth rates and increase in the cost of perinatal care. Due to the expected increase in infertility and decrease in the national live birth rate, the United States should set a plan to fund infertility treatment and lead a policy f...
Source: Journal of Medical Economics - Category: Health Management Tags: J Med Econ Source Type: research
(Natural News) Mushrooms have a long and well-documented history when it comes to their use in alternative medicine. The first people to acknowledge their therapeutic potential were the Chinese, who used them as natural remedies for diseases such as cancer, infertility, and post-traumatic stress disorders. Recently, more people are recognizing their use in keeping the body healthy...
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PMID: 30548406 [PubMed - in process]
Source: BJOG : An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: BJOG Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2018Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Nasim Tabibnejad, Mohammad Hasan Sheikhha, Nasrin Ghasemi, Fesahat, Mehrdad Soleimani, Abbas AflatoonianAbstractResearch questionCan a combination of time-lapse morphokinetic parameters and cumulus cell gene expression in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) women be used to predict assisted reproductive treatment outcome?DesignA total of 547 embryos from 100 intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles were evaluated. Fifty women with PCOS and 50 women who were categorized as tubal factor infertility were recruited. Time-lap...
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2018Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Sara L Bristow, Joshua M Morris, Alexandra Peyser, Amber Gamma, Tomer Singer, Christine Mullin, Kenan Onel, Avner HershlagAbstractResearch questionWhat are the factors contributing to similarities and differences in carrier rates between two expanded carrier screening (ECS) panels?DesignRetrospective cross-sectional study. A total of 7700 infertility patients who underwent ECS from one of two genetic testing laboratories (Panel A or Panel B) using a genotyping microarray were included in the study. Individuals presenting to...
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2018Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Lingjuan Wang, Su Song, Xuemei Liu, Mengdi Zhang, Wenpei XiangAbstractResearch questionIs low MFN2 expression associated with ageing in granulosa cells as well as assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcome, and what is the underlying mechanism of action of MFN2?DesignIn a prospective study, fresh granulosa cells were obtained from 161 women aged 20–40 years who underwent IVF with embryo transfer and who were divided into two groups: the diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) group (n = 51) and the control group (n...
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 December 2018Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Huiying Zhang, Huixia Zhang, Xueqing He, Wenyan Tian, Xueru SongABSTRACTEndometrial polyps are frequently encountered in the uterine cavity of infertile women. There is much debate regarding the treatment of endometrial polyps in patients who are undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART). A systematic review was performed by searching PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library for retrospective or prospective studies that compared the effect of hysteroscopic resection of polyps with no treatment on pregnancy ...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionsSelection of a single blastocyst based on information derived from time-lapse monitoring can aid embryo selection for SET.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
BACKGROUND AND AIM: In Asian countries, child bearing is a social obligation. Experience of infertility profoundly affects the personal well-being of women. Women with infertility are at a higher risk of anxiety, depression, and Intimate partner violence (...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news
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