The Women Who Say Pregnancy Made Them More Pro-Choice
These moms say their experiences with pregnancy, infertility, miscarriages, childbirth — and even parenthood — radically shaped their views on abortion rights. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant or worried about infertility? Get vaccinated against COVID-19
It is completely understandable to have questions about how a new vaccine might affect reproductive health. But the science is clear that getting vaccinated does not put women at risk for infertility. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How struggling with infertility changed me forever
The infertility diagnosis made me feel like damaged goods. While I could accept that I did not have a normal reproductive system, never did I imagine it would cause a problem for us. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Malawi: What Women Told Us About Infertility and Seeking Help
[The Conversation Africa] In Malawi, about 2% of childless women experience infertility - difficulty conceiving or carrying a pregnancy to term. Another 10.5% experience infertility after the birth of at least one child. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 18, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Arthritis at young age may impact male fertility, study finds
Men diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis or another inflammatory form of the disease have higher rates of infertility and involuntary childlessness than those without these joint conditions, a study found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Female Surgeons Face Increased Fertility Issues, Pregnancy Complications
MONDAY, Aug. 9, 2021 -- Female surgeons are at increased risk for infertility and pregnancy complications, according to a study published online July 28 in JAMA Surgery. Erika L. Rangel, M.D., from Brigham and Women ' s Hospital in Boston, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NIH-funded study discovers gene involved in male infertility
Findings may yield insights into failure to produce sperm, development of male contraceptive methods. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 5, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Opinion: Treating Infertility as a Disease
For too long, a physiological inability to conceive or carry a child through to birth has been seen as a minor medical issue. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Critic at Large Magazine Issue Source Type: news

A New View of My Own Past
Hearing others ’ perspectives on infertility and pregnancy has me reconsidering my own reproductive journey. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Editorial Magazine Issue Source Type: news

The women fighting infertility stigma in Nigeria
Three Nigerian women confront the prejudice they have faced on their fertility journeys. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Adoption - Accepting the Alternative Family System to Break Infertility Stigma
[Ghanaian Times] Being married for a decade without biological children is one of the most painful emotional and psychological experiences any woman or a man could go through. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 29, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Genetic engineering test with mosquitoes ‘may be game changer’ in eliminating malaria
UK scientist says gene-drive study rendering female insects infertile may lead to ‘self destruct mosquito’ field tests within 10 yearsScientists have successfully wiped out a population of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes by using a radical form of genetic engineering to render the females infertile – in the most advanced and largest ever test of use of the technology to fight the disease.As well as bringing fresh hope in the fight against one of the world ’s biggest killers, the study lays the foundations for further trials of gene-drive technology which could mean self-destroying mosquitoes being released into the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Malaria Genetics Gene editing Insects Imperial College London Microbiology Africa Burkina Faso World news Science Medical research Wildlife UK news Source Type: news

Nigeria: Expert Urges Collaboration to Tackle Infertility, Other Health Challenges
[Daily Trust] A consultant gynaecologist and fertility specialist, Dr Kenneth Egwuda, has called for more collaboration among players in the health sector to ensure quality service delivery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 20, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ultrasound misses endometrial cancer in Black women
Using transvaginal ultrasound to measure endometrial thickness to determin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists can help reduce disparities around COVID-19 6 ways to address healthcare inequality in radiology Hysterosalpingo contrast ultrasound shows promise in infertility exams Ultrasound steps up in COVID-19 pandemic Model predicts metastases in endometrial cancer patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Google trends, the COVID-19 vaccine and infertility misinformation
(American Osteopathic Association) In an era of rampant misinformation, researchers review how misinformation regarding infertility and the COVID-19 vaccine spread. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news