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Eating fast food may affect fertility, study finds

New research finds a striking connection between diet and risk of infertility in women
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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A SIMPLE new procedure could help infertile women to become pregnant, scientists believe. The Revita technique – pioneered at King’s College Hospital, London – has already shown promising results in treating people with Type 2 diabetes.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conditions:   Myoma;Uterus;   Infertility, Female Intervention:   Sponsor:   Istituto Clinico Humanitas Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS Our data demonstrate that the PPOS protocol increases the levels of 12 lipids in FF, which reveals a strong association between the differentially elevated lipids and better IVF/ICSI outcomes. PMID: 29783268 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Background: Infertility patients frequently use the internet to find fertility-related information and support from people in similar circumstances. YouTube is increasingly used as a source of health-related information and may influence health decision making. There have been no studies examining the content of infertility-related videos on YouTube. Objective: The purpose of this study was to (1) describe the content of highly viewed videos on YouTube related to infertility and (2) identify video characteristics that relate to viewer preference. Methods: Using the search term “infertility,” the 80 top-viewed Y...
Source: Journal of Medical Internet Research - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Condition:   Infertility, Male Intervention:   Procedure: ICSI Sponsor:   Tanta University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
(University of Seville) A group of researchers has published the first study to determine the prevalence of twin births and chimerism in a large population of PRE horses, and the results suggest that chimerism is not especially connected to infertility.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Conclusions Women being treated for infertility may wish to participate in initiatives that promote fertility. Training, adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours and perceptions of self-efficacy can be improved.
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Among couples being treated for infertility, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances, according to astudy inFertility and Sterility. In contrast, depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate of pregnancy or live birth.Depression rates are known to be high among couples seeking fertility treatments, with previous research finding 41% of women and nearly 50% of men in such couples show signs of depression, wrote Emily A. Evans-Hoeker, M.D., of Virginia Tech Carilion, and colleagues.To investigate the role of depression on pregnancy outcomes in couples seeking non-IVF treat...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: antidepressants depression Emily A. Evans-Hoeker Esther Eisenberg infertility pregnancy SSRIs Source Type: research
This study therefore aimed to specifically examine infertility induced psychological distress and coping strategies among women in Mali. A convergent mixed-methods design-correlational cross-sectional and qualitative descriptive-guided the study. Fifty-eight infertile Malian women participated: 52 completed the Psychological Evaluation Test specific for infertility and a question on general health status, and 26 were interviewed in-depth. Over 20% scored above the cut-off point for psychological distress, and 48% described their general health as poor. There was no significant difference between women with primary vs. seco...
Source: African Journal of Reproductive Health - Category: African Health Tags: Afr J Reprod Health Source Type: research
Abstract The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of Bisphenol A [BPA] widely used as a plasticizer in the formation of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins, exposure causing alteration in apoptosis rate, and protective effect of Vitamin E when supplemented with BPA orally. Adult male Wistar albino rats aged 3 months were randomly divided into seven groups: control (olive oil treated) BPA-treated (dose 5, 50,100 μg/100gmBW) and Vitamin E intervention group (dose 5, 50, 100 μg/100gmBW BPA+ Vitamin E dose 4 mg/100gmBW). Animals were sacrificed 3 months later, and blood and ti...
Source: Environmental Science and Pollution Research International - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Environ Sci Pollut Res Int Source Type: research
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