Posts tagged “Fertility”

University of Edinburgh researchers grow human eggs in a laboratory for the first time

February 13th, 2018
University of Edinburgh researchers grow human eggs in a laboratory for the first time

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have successfully grown human eggs in a laboratory in a world first. Teams have been working on pioneering techniques, which could help to boost the fertility of children affected by cancer. This marks the first time human eggs have been developed in a laboratory setting and could give hope […]

Possible Link Between Space Travel and Infertility

October 27th, 2014
Possible Link Between Space Travel and Infertility

Have you ever dreamed of going into space? It is certainly something that many people have dreamed about but few have managed to achieve. However, space travel does appear to have some negative side effects, one of which could be its effect on fertility. Scientists have been gathering evidence from past and current research, much […]

Can Infertility Affect Our Future In Space?

March 29th, 2011
Can Infertility Affect Our Future In Space?

It appears so, if Stephen Hawking, the well known astrophysicist is correct. He told reporters: “It will be difficult enough to avoid disaster in the next 100 years, let alone the next thousand or million. Our only chance of long-term survival is not to remain inward-looking on planet Earth, but to spread out into space.” […]

Is There A Link Between Fertility And Antioxidants?

March 23rd, 2011
Is There A Link Between Fertility And Antioxidants?

Ensuring you keep healthy by eating a proper diet filled with nutrients is the general advice. A proper diet would also include foods that contain antioxidants, the latter being important to prevent the degradation of cells in the body, caused by free radicals. While eating foods that are high in antioxidants is still important, scientists […]

Grants Available For Infertility Treatment

February 2nd, 2011
Grants Available For Infertility Treatment

A North Carolina Organisation has just paid out grants to two couples suffering from infertility problems. The Pay It Forward Fertility Foundation, a non-profit organisation was set up to help educate and provide grants to couples with infertility problems. This will be very welcome considering the high cost of infertility treatment. Its Board of Directors […]

Online IVF Calculator 99% Accurate in Predicting Success of Fertility Treatment

January 5th, 2011
Online IVF Calculator 99% Accurate in Predicting Success of Fertility Treatment

An online IVF calculator can now give women a 99% accurate indication of their chances of becoming pregnant if they were to undergo IVF treatment. Many women desperate for children and not able to conceive naturally undergo the fertility treatment in the hope of becoming pregnant but unfortunately only a small percentage of these women […]

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