Posts tagged “Infertility”

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 Plastic Bottles Cause Infertility in Women?

September 1st, 2014
Can Plastic Bottles Cause Infertility in Women?

Researchers believe that a chemical involved in the manufacture of plastic bottle may link to infertility in women. Scientists from the University of Illinois believe that bisphenol A or BPA is damaging to the ovaries. While it has been thought for some time that BPA was having an effect on women’s fertility, researchers were unsure […]

A New Development in Male Infertility Treatment

July 3rd, 2014
A New Development in Male Infertility Treatment

Many people believe infertility to be something that affects women predominantly. In reality, both genders equally can suffer from infertility problems when trying to conceive. Many cancer survivors who are trying to conceive find that treatment has caused them to become infertile. However, recent developments may now be able to help some men restore their […]

New Approach to Reproduction

June 23rd, 2014
New Approach to Reproduction

Although infertility is a growing and massive problem across the globe, not least in the West, experts are beginning to take a different tact. To date, infertility has been treated as something of a problem, separate from the overall idea of human reproduction. However, some experts believe this approach is missing a trick. They believe […]

The Problem With Infertility

June 19th, 2014
The Problem With Infertility

Infertility is a major and growing problem across the world, in particular in developed countries such as the USA and UK and emerging economies such as India. In 2002, the US Centre for Disease Control determined that 7.3 million American women had problems either conceiving or carrying a baby full term. This can be devastating […]

Diagnosing Infertility – What Is The Cause?

May 22nd, 2014
Diagnosing Infertility – What Is The Cause?

Infertility is known to be on the increase worldwide. What is not known however, is the precise cause. But this is perhaps unsurprising since there are many causes – genetic, environmental, and personal or physical health. Diagnosing infertility is not always straightforward, which is perhaps not always realised. Around 20% of couples are unable to […]

Stress And Infertility Linked

April 7th, 2014
Stress And Infertility Linked

Researchers have found the strongest link yet that suggests that stress plays an important part in conception. 401 couples who wished to conceive took part in the study, between the years of 2005 and 2009. The researchers asked the women to provide 2 samples of saliva – the first at the start of the experiment […]

Australians Turning To Overseas Surrogacy

April 3rd, 2014
Australians Turning To Overseas Surrogacy

Infertility down under is becoming so serious now that infertile couples are turning to surrogacy. Interestingly though it isn’t fellow Australians who they are turning to for help, but Indians and Thais. Paying for potential surrogates outside of Australia is now big business with over 600 women from India and Thailand already having given birth […]

Teenage Girls Infertility Risk?

December 9th, 2013
Teenage Girls Infertility Risk?

There are serious worries that Indian girls are putting themselves at risk of infertility and diabetes. Scientists believe that the love of fast food plus an inability to handle stress has caused an increase in the incidence of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a hormonal disorder which manifests itself in enlarged ovaries along with […]

Pesticides Link To Infertility

November 7th, 2013
Pesticides Link To Infertility

It is well known that pollution has a direct effect on infertility in both men and women. However determining the major players is not so easy. There has been a suggestion that pesticides are linked, but until now that’s all it was. However US researchers now believe they have made a breakthrough. What’s more the […]

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