Breast cancer: 'Important' research uncovers risk factor for the development of a tumour
BREAST cancer is often thought as a condition that only affects women, but in a very small number of cases it affects men too. Subsequently, research continues into this area of cancer in order to find new treatments and ways to diagnose the condition. A new study suggests an infertile man is twice as likely to develop the disease as one who isn't. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infertile men may be twice as likely to develop breast cancer, study suggests
Researchers find link between fertility issues and cancer risk, but say biological reason unclearInfertile men may be twice as likely to develop breast cancer than those without fertility issues, according to one of the largest ever studies of the disease.Breast cancer in males is less common than in females and its relation to infertility had previously been investigated only in small studies. The new research was published in the journal Breast Cancer Research.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Breast cancer Fertility problems Men Science Health Medical research Society UK news Source Type: news

Prevalence of intimate partner violence against infertile women in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Wang Y, Fu Y, Ghazi P, Gao Q, Tian T, Kong F, Zhan S, Liu C, Bloom DE, Qiao J.
BACKGROUND: Infertility and intimate partner violence (IPV) are of serious concern globally, yet the prevalence of IPV against infertile women has not been quantified at the regional or global level. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of IPV against infer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence among women with infertility - Bourey C, Murray S.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) represents a critical public health problem that impacts mental, physical, and reproductive health throughout the life-course. Infertility is not only an issue of reproductive health, but also a social issue that can influen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Pakistan ’s Campaign to Contain Polio in Face of Vaccine Hesitancy
Authorities in North Waziristan district in Pakistan, vaccinate children against polio. With one case reported, intensified efforts to eradicate the disease are underway. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Ashfaq YusufzaiPESHAWAR, Pakistan, May 12 2022 (IPS) Pakistan’s North Waziristan district authorities have launched an aggressive vaccination drive after a polio case surfaced after 15 polio-free months in the country. The disease was detected in a 15-month-old toddler about 15 kilometers away from the Afghanistan border. This area was considered a Taliban militant’s hub until 2014. The Taliban were against polio vacc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ashfaq Yusufzai Tags: Asia-Pacific Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Religion TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Polio vaccine hesitancy Source Type: news

Frozen testicular tissue still viable after TWO DECADES, find scientists in breakthrough
Scientists in the US were able to kick-start the production of healthy sperm in infertile mice inserted with testicular tissue that had been harvested for more than 20 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Vivo Gene Therapy Cures Infertility in Mice
Mice rendered infertile through ovary cell –targeting mutations gave birth to seemingly normal offspring through natural mating after a virus-based gene therapy was injected into their ovaries. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 2, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

STI warning: The sexual condition linked to cancer and infertility warns expert - signs
STI's usually pass from one person to another through sexual contact. Some STIs are benign, but others can lead to severe complications without treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A CNN reporter struggled with infertility but says the journey was worth it
Until CNN correspondent Chloe Melas got pregnant through IVF in 2017, she lived through two years of grueling infertility appointments and the emotional struggles that go with that journey. During National Infertility Awareness Week, here's her advice to you. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma, Atopy Risks Up in Offspring Born  Via Infertility Treatment
TUESDAY, April 26, 2022 -- Children conceived with infertility treatment have an elevated risk for asthma and atopic conditions in early and middle childhood, according to a study published online April 21 in Human Reproduction. Kristen J. Polinski,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children conceived from parents who underwent fertility treatment 30% more likely to suffer asthma
Children born from parents who used infertility treatment before conception are at a significantly increased risk of chronic conditions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

History of Female Infertility Tied to Risk for Heart Failure
FRIDAY, April 22, 2022 -- Infertility is significantly associated with later incident heart failure, according to a study published in the April 26 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Emily S. Lau, M.D., from Massachusetts... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Infertility Linked to Increased Heart Failure Risk Infertility Linked to Increased Heart Failure Risk
A history of infertility was linked to an elevated heart failure risk in the future among participants in the Women ' s Health Initiative, particularly heart failure with preserved, but not reduced, ejection fraction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 21, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Asthma, allergy risk may be higher for children conceived with infertility treatment
The study enrolled approximately 5,000 mothers and 6,000 children born between 2008 and 2010. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 21, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study Raises Questions About Popular Genetic Test for ‘Abnormal’ Embryos
The test leads people undergoing in vitro fertilization to discard thousands of embryos each year. The new research found implanting some “abnormal” embryos resulted in healthy live births. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Azeen Ghorayshi Tags: In Vitro Fertilization Embryos (Human) Genetics and Heredity Research Infertility Chromosomes Center for Human Reproduction your-feed-healthcare Gleicher, Norbert Source Type: news