Infertility | Medscape Infertility | Medscape

Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on infertility and male infertility. Read about infertility treatment, including fertility drugs, which can help achieve pregnancy.
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Related Links:

ConclusionObesity is closely associated with primary infertility and PCOD. Menstrual abnormalities associated with PCOD significantly improve after bariatric surgery with significant improvement in fertility along with maternal outcomes.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
UNFPA-supported midwives ensured that this young woman gave birth safely in Bor Hospital, South Sudan. © UNFPA South SudanBy Julitta OnabanjoJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov 12 2019 (IPS) This is a special year for all rights-based health advocates, as we celebrate 25 years of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). At the ICPD in Cairo in 1994, for the first time world leaders from 179 member states committed to the principles that underpin today’s Sustainable Development Goals: non-discrimination and universality; the centrality of health, including sexual and reproductive health and...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Africa Gender Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations ICPD25 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) Source Type: news
In this study, we evaluated a novel multiplex real-time PCR melting curve assay method for the simultaneous detection of 9 STD pathogens, including Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Mycoplasma genitalium, Trichomonas vaginalis, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Ureaplasma parvum, and herpes simplex virus.Methods: The analytical performance of the method, including its limit of detection (LOD), specificity, repeatability, and effect on different DNA extraction kits were evaluated. Additionally, we obtained 1,328 clinical specimens from 3 hospitals to detect the 9 STD pathogens using multiplex real-time...
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
The human endometrium is essential in providing the site for implantation and maintaining the growth and survival of the conceptus. An unreceptive endometrium and disrupted maternal−conceptus interactions can cause infertility due to pregnancy loss or later pregnancy complications. Despite this, the role of uterine glands in first trimester human pregnancy...
Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Biological Sciences Source Type: research
Conclusions: Maternal advanced endometriosis might increase the risk of congenital malformations for infants born after IVF-ET. The organ system most frequently affected by congenital malformations was the cardiovascular system, followed by the musculoskeletal system.
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe present drug-free IVA approach may be suitable for POR patients with DOR, as it increased the number of antral follicles. The procedure also eliminated the need for 2-day incubation with drugs and required only one surgery. This approach could allow the retrieval of more oocytes in middle-aged women to achieve higher pregnancy rates and deserves proper evaluation in future randomized controlled trials.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
We present the case of a pregnant woman admitted for sudden and severe abdominal pain at 34 weeks gestation. Her previous medical history included endometriosis suspected by clinical symptoms and ultrasound. During cesarean section, performed by sustained fetal bradycardia, a large volume hemoperitoneum and multiple hemorrhagic foci in the posterior uterine wall were detected. Although rare, spontaneous hemoperitoneum may occur in pregnancy, especially in women with endometriosis. Thus, a prompt suspicion and expedite intervention are needed to improve maternal and fetal outcomes. PMID: 31703187 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
Ovarian reserve represents the number of available follicles/oocytes within ovaries and this can be assessed by measuring follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) levels, anti-M üllerian hormone (AMH) levels, and/or antral follicle count (AFC) determined by ultrasound [1]. AMH is produced in women by the granulosa cells of developing follicles and represents a marker of ovarian reserve that can be used in assisted reproduction and for prediction of menopausal age, probabil ity of natural conception, assessment of ovarian function after gonadotoxic treatment or diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome [2], although its relia...
Source: Maturitas - Category: Primary Care Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo compare the clinical outcome of fresh embryo transfer with frozen-thawed embryo transfer in subsequent cycle of GnRH antagonist protocol.MethodsTotally, 1430 women were enrolled from the cases of our Assisted Reproduction Center from January 2015 to January 2019 for this retrospective cohort study. The inclusion criteria of the subjects included women with ages under 40  years, 3–10 oocytes retrieved, good embryo quality according to gardener score, GnRH antagonist protocol, underwent first cycle of fresh embryo transfer or freeze-all strategy and transferred in subsequent cycle. However, the p...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Although the spring group had the highest pregnancy rate, the rates of successful IUI did not differ significantly between the seasonal groups. PMID: 31691771 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Sao Paulo Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Sao Paulo Med J Source Type: research
More News: Health | Infertility | Pregnancy | Reproduction Medicine