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Infertility

If you want to have a baby but haven’t been able to get pregnant after a year of unprotected sex, you may have a fertility problem. Infertility can be due to health issues in the male partner, female partner, or both. In one-third of cases the cause is unknown. There are many infertility treatments that can help, including ovulation-stimulating drugs, artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (in which a single sperm is injected into an egg).

Infertility News

  • Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men’s Sperm Production

    FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay – Treatment for lymphoma may lower men’s fertility, new research indicates. Both Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which are cancers of the body’s white blood cells, often affect young people who are still in their reproductive years. For men, treatment for these cancers can harm or halt sperm production. Although most [...]

  • Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

    By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction. The findings aren’t definitive, and [...]

  • How a Breast Cancer Drug Could Help Some Women Get Pregnant

    Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have a better chance of getting pregnant if they take a breast cancer drug instead of the currently preferred medication, a new study suggests.

  • Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research rules out a leading theory on why older women are at greater risk for having a miscarriage or a child with birth defects. For almost five decades, it’s been widely believed that the first eggs produced in a female’s fetal stage have better connections between chromosomes. [...]

  • Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research rules out a leading theory on why older women are at greater risk for having a miscarriage or a child with birth defects. For almost five decades, it’s been widely believed that the first eggs produced in a female’s fetal stage have better connections between chromosomes. [...]

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