Namibia: Endometriosis and Infertility
[Namibian] INFERTILITY activist Helena Mootseng wanted to conceive in her mid 20s. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 7, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Why I Gave My Mosaic Embryo a Chance
‘It was like rolling the dice, except for someone you’ve never met.’ (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jacquelynn Kerubo Tags: In Vitro Fertilization Genetics and Heredity Embryos (Human) Tests (Medical) Disabilities Pregnancy and Childbirth Miscarriages Infertility Reproduction (Biological) Source Type: news

New Treatment May Help Infertility in Menopause
Title: New Treatment May Help Infertility in MenopauseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - April 6, 2021 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The Latest Issue in Divorces: Who Gets the Embryos?
Amid the pandemic, I.V.F. rates are on the rise, and so are disputes about what to do with remaining frozen embryos when couples split up. For some, it has gotten messy. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Gross and Maria Cramer Tags: Egg Donation and Freezing In Vitro Fertilization Embryos (Human) Infertility Reproduction (Biological) Artificial Insemination Genetics and Heredity Pregnancy and Childbirth Marriages Source Type: news

Large study identified new genetic link to male infertility
(Estonian Research Council) Researchers from the University of Tartu (Estonia) and the Wellcome Sanger Institute (UK) carried out the largest and most exhaustive genetic study to date looking at Y-chromosome-linked infertility in men. Analysing the DNA of patients with spermatogenic impairment at the Andrology Centre of Tartu University Hospital, researchers found a previously undescribed subtype of the Y chromosome, which, in a substantial number of men of European ancestry, increases the risk of fertility issues nearly nine times. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

These Moms Work as Doctors and Scientists. But They ’ve Also Taken On Another Job: Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation Online
Last March, friends and neighbors began stopping Emily Smith in her town outside of Waco, Texas, with questions about the coronavirus. An epidemiologist at Baylor University, Smith knows all too well how viruses are transmitted. But as the wife of a pastor and as a woman of faith, she also holds a trusted position in her community, and she would speak to those who asked about why she personally thought social distancing was a moral choice. As the weeks wore on, the questions kept coming: “What does flatten the curve mean?” “Is it safe for my child to kick a soccer ball outside with a friend?” So she...
Source: TIME: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eliana Dockterman Tags: Uncategorized feature Magazine Misinformation & Disinformation Source Type: news

Infertility & mdash; Not just a female condition
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgical Procedures for Male Infertility: An Update Surgical Procedures for Male Infertility: An Update
Recent developments have led to new and improved options for the surgical treatment of male infertility. Find out what's new.Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Scientists Create Human 'Pre-Embryo' for Research
Research could advance learnings into miscarriages, infertility and birth defects. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Create First Lab Model of Human'Pre-Embryo' for Research Purposes
WEDNESDAY, March 17, 2021 -- Research into miscarriages, infertility and birth defects is now primed to undergo revolutionary advances, thanks to the creation in the lab of an early stage of the human embryos by two separate international teams of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 17, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What we wish we'd known about infertility
In the US, one in eight couples experience infertility. But a culture of silence and stigma means most people suffer alone. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multigenerational Effects of Environmental Exposures Multigenerational Effects of Environmental Exposures
How do environmental contaminants impact fecundability and infertility risk in mothers and their daughters?Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

The social stigma of infertile women in Zhejiang Province, China: a questionnaire-based study - Zhang F, Lv Y, Wang Y, Cheng X, Yan Y, Zhang Y, Wang Y.
This study aimed to investigate the stigma against infertile women in China and to analyze its influencing factors. METHODS: Of 270 women who were randomly selected from patients rece... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Scientist says sperm counts are dropping so low that human reproduction may soon be a thing of the past
(Natural News) Men today only have about half the amount of sperm that their grandfathers did, and the situation is getting progressively worse with each passing day. Shanna Swan, PhD, published a paper back in 2017 about this infertility phenomenon. More recently, she published a book about how endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and other factors are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inheriting female infertility
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alderton, G. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Breaking the infertility cycle: Sheep could show us the way
(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) A Texas A&M AgriLife study with sheep may soon help address fertility problems in women, if it can discover ways to break the chain of generational transfer of polycystic ovary syndrome, PCOS -- one of the most common infertility disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

False claims tying coronavirus vaccines to infertility drive doubts among women of childbearing age
Health officials worry their hesitation may affect efforts to reach immunization targets. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

She was in agony since age 13. Many didn't believe her. Then a B.C. hospital diagnosed her with endometriosis
Over one million women in Canada have endometriosis, advocacy group EndoAct says. It can cause internal scarring, infertility and searing pain. But much about the condition is still unknown. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Depression among infertile women in Gaza Strip: symptom severity and predictors - Elsous A, El-Kass SA, Salama A, Radwan M, Abo-Eid S, Baloushah S.
This study is aimed at determining the severity of depression symptoms and its pred... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Earliest signs of an immune response found in developing embryos
(Center for Genomic Regulation) Researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation reveal that newly formed embryos clear dying cells to maximise their chances of survival. It is the earliest display of an innate immune response found in vertebrate animals to date. The findings may aid future efforts to understand why some embryos fail to form in the earliest stages of development, and lead to new clinical efforts in treating infertility or early miscarriages. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sperm Function After Antioxidant Therapy in Infertile Men Sperm Function After Antioxidant Therapy in Infertile Men
Could antioxidant treatment help improve sperm function in men with infertility?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Violence and sexual dysfunction among infertile Egyptian women - Ghoneim HM, Taha OT, Ibrahim ZM, Ahmed AA.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate domestic violence and sexual dysfunction in infertile women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We recruited women complaining of infertility (primary or secondary infertility). A control group of fertile women attending the outpatient c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Assisted Reproduction Unicorn Basecare Medical to IPO in Hong Kong
Reproductive health firm Suzhou Basecare Medical Co., Ltd will list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on February 8 2021. Founded in 2019 in Jiangsu, Basecare has attracted a lot of interest for its self-developed PGT-A test kit that accurately screens each embryo to detect developmental defects and ensure healthy development, allowing more infertile or at-risk couples in China to deliver healthy babies. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 2, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The Case of the Serial Sperm Donor
One man, hundreds of children and a burning question: Why? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jacqueline Mroz Tags: your-feed-science Sperm Artificial Insemination Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Infertility In Vitro Fertilization Children and Childhood Families and Family Life Parenting Pregnancy and Childbirth Netherlands Meijer, Jonatha Source Type: news

Covid: Vaccine conspiracies debunked in South Asian languages
BBC Asian Network looks into claims vaccines contain animal products and can make people infertile. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restoring Function To KNDy Neurons In Brain Could Reverse Infertility
Restoring function to a specific type of nerve cell in the brain called KNDy neurons could help reverse some types of infertility, suggest results from a Japanese study. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Albert, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Situation Update, Jan. 28th - The Biden / globalist agenda to DELETE humanity through global extermination
(Natural News) To a person who doesn’t understand the overriding global plan for mass human extermination, the events of the world make little sense. Why would governments intentionally weaponize covid lockdowns to harm their own economies? Why would coronavirus vaccines be deliberately designed to cause rapid death and infertility? Why would Bill Gates want to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Stop Going to Baby Factories, Medic Cautions Infertile Couples
[Vanguard] A fertility specialist and gynecologist, Dr Kunle Ajayi, has admonished Nigerian couples that are challenged by infertility to desist from patronising baby factories and other illegal institutions in their own interest. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 28, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Women: Coronavirus vaccines won ’t make you infertile
One myth claims that the vaccines cause infertility by generating antibodies that not only target the coronavirus spike protein, as designed, but also inadvertently react with a protein in the placenta called syncytin-1. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Is a home sperm test useful?
Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Many factors can cause male infertility, including illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems and lifestyle choices. Sperm count -- the number of sperm in the fluid, or semen, ejaculated during an orgasm -- is one measurement evaluated [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 26, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Eggs I Sold, the Baby I Gained
Instead of lolling around in a lush pool of liquid, our baby was balled tight. Was there a connection to the eggs I had donated 10 years earlier? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Justine Feron Tags: Egg Donation and Freezing Infertility Babies and Infants Pregnancy and Childbirth Source Type: news

Excess Weight During Pregnancy Tied to Fertility Issues in Sons
Being overweight may be tied to hormone imbalances that affect a male offspring ’s reproductive system, a new study suggests. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Obesity Weight Pregnancy and Childbirth Infertility Source Type: news

Why COVID Vaccines Are Falsely Linked to Infertility Why COVID Vaccines Are Falsely Linked to Infertility
There's no evidence that the new vaccines against COVID-19 cause infertility, yet that's a worry that's been cited by some health care workers as a reason they're reluctant to get the vaccine.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Why COVID Vaccines are Falsely Linked to Infertility
There’s no evidence that the new vaccines against COVID-19 cause infertility, yet that’s a worry that’s been cited by some health care workers as a reason they’re reluctant to be first in line to get the shots. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I Wanted to Give My Daughter a Sibling. I Got Covid Instead.
As the pandemic raged, I made dozens of visits to a fertility clinic. Did I catch Covid on one of those visits? I ’ll never know, but the guilt is still there. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna Almendrala, Kaiser Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infertility Remdesivir (Drug) Pulse Oximetry Fertility Drugs Parenting Source Type: news

Keeping sperm cells on track
(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) Researchers point to a new mechanism underlying male infertility. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 7, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Does a mother's pre-pregnancy weight affect her children's future fertility?
(Wiley) A recent study published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica found that sons born to mothers who fell within the overweight range were more likely to be diagnosed with infertility during adulthood than sons of mothers with normal-range weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Studies link FOXL2 protein to female infertility, cancer, endometriosis
NIEHS researchers used mouse models to discover effects of excessive FOXL2, a transcription factor. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

'No evidence' COVID-19 vaccines cause infertility
A myth suggesting COVID-19 vaccines may cause infertility is circulating on Facebook. Here's why experts say the claim is baseless. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Covid-19 Vaccine Does Not Cause Infertility. Here ’s Why People Think It Does.
Those who are trying to conceive, or considering pregnancy and/or in vitro fertilization (IVF) have concerns that the vaccines could impact fertility or lead to fetal loss. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

If Your Civic Space is Closed, your Human Rights Dissolve
Credit: Forus InternationalBy Bibbi AbruzziniPARIS, Dec 10 2020 (IPS) On Human Rights Day, civil society calls for the protection of civic space as a fundamental freedom, as more than 80% of the world’s population live in countries where civic space is closed, repressed or obstructed. Protecting civil society and fundamental freedoms means protecting the rights to associate and assemble, to express views and opinions. Civic space is the bedrock of any open and democratic society. When civic space is open, citizens and civil society organizations are able to organize, participate and communicate, claiming their right...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bibbi Abruzzini Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Environment Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Human Rights Day 2020 Source Type: news

Situation Update, Dec. 9th - Humanity's breakthrough moment: We REFUSE to be enslaved!
(Natural News) Today’s Situation Update (for Dec. 9th) brings you my vocal rendition of “We’re Not Gonna Take It” as well as details about the Texas lawsuit with SCOTUS, the Antifa uprising against police in Portland, and how covid-19 + vaccines are being used as a global infertility / depopulation system to appease globalists who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VAX ATTACKS: The new mRNA coronavirus vaccines will likely cause immune cells to attack placenta cells, causing female infertility, miscarriage or birth defects
(Natural News) Two brave doctors, Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg and Dr. Michael Yeadon, have issued a motion for administrative and regulatory action to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) regarding the new mRNA coronavirus vaccines developed by Pfizer/BioNTech. They warn that the vaccines can attack placenta cells, causing female infertility. The doctors petition for regulatory action that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IVF boost: Monash researchers use acoustic waves to select high quality sperm
(Monash University) Monash University researchers have used acoustic waves to develop a new approach to separate high-quality sperm for assisted reproduction. These findings can open windows for infertile couples to have a family of their own using IVF. The procedure can process roughly 140 sperm per second and select more than 60,000 high-quality sperm in under 50 minutes - nearly four times faster than the current gold standard. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Jaime Pressly On What Makes ‘ MOM ’ Resonate With Viewers: ‘ There ’ s A Lot Of Heart And Vulnerability ’
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Only CBS Matt Weiss Mom Source Type: news

Nigeria: Hyperprolactinemia and Infertility (II)
[This Day] EFFECT OF HYPERPROLACTINEMIA ON FERTILITY IN WOMEN (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 3, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Researchers find 'missing link'
(University of Otago) Otago researchers have found the " missing link between stress and infertility " . (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Managing Emotions in Infertility (II)
[This Day] Last week, we started the discussion on how infertility can affect your emotions, highlighting the symptoms of emotional disturbances and ways to manage them. This week we will continue the discussions on psychological management of emotions in infertility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: Managing Emotions in Infertility (I)
[This Day] Trying to conceive over a long period of time can create one of the most upsetting life crises for couples. To have your own family is a universal dream, and the thought of not being able to have one can make you and your partner feel that something is wrong. Most couples assume that they are fertile and expect to conceive soon after they stop using birth control or having unprotected sex. Struggles with conception can cause deep feelings of loss. Dealing with the multitude of medical decisions and the unc (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Some types of HRT more risky for breast cancer
A new prospective study from the U.K. linked the use of hormone replacement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: High-risk breast clinic helps deliver specialized care New breast cancer risk model includes 93 relationships Years later, DCIS tied to more imaging but not anxiety CDC: Breast cancer death rate declines, but not equally Infertility therapy may boost breast density (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 6, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news