Posts tagged “Infertility”

New Technique To Reverse Infertility

October 10th, 2013
New Technique To Reverse Infertility

Infertility is a massive problem nowadays with many different causes cited. However researchers from Nottingham University believe they may have discovered a new technique which could help hundreds of women get pregnant; particularly older women. The technique apparently involves inserting a device through the neck of the womb. This essentially stimulates the organ by causing […]

HPV Vaccine Withdrawn Amid Infertility Fears

September 2nd, 2013
HPV Vaccine Withdrawn Amid Infertility Fears

The human papilloma virus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus which can seriously affect a person’s teeth and gums, especially if the individual has poor oral health. However it now emerges that the vaccine used to treat the virus has side effects affecting women’s fertility. The finding came about when an Australian 16 year old […]

Can Antioxidants Help Infertility?

August 1st, 2013
Can Antioxidants Help Infertility?

Medical scientists are looking at a wide range of potential solutions to the problem of infertility. Although some are gender-related only, there could be others which can help both sexes. The latest research suggests that antioxidants maybe key to helping both men and women who are infertile. The research was a joint effort carried out […]

Potential New Fertility Treatment On The Cards

June 3rd, 2013
Potential New Fertility Treatment On The Cards

A potential new treatment for infertility may be on its way after scientists discovered a new hormone that makes ovaries grow. Named R-spondin2, the hormone was identified by Japanese scientists working in collaboration with researchers from Stanford University in the USA. It is hoped that the hormone could offer improved outcomes with existing procedures or […]

Infertility Tops The Agenda This Week

April 22nd, 2013
Infertility Tops The Agenda This Week

This week is National Infertility Awareness Week in the USA. Its aim is to raise greater awareness across the globe about the seriousness of infertility. There are many reasons for the cause of this problem, but the effects are the same irrespective of the cause. In fact it is so serious it is now recognised […]

Is There A Link Between Asthma And Infertility?

December 12th, 2012
Is There A Link Between Asthma And Infertility?

New research suggests there may be a link between children who suffer from asthma and infertility in their parents. It seems the prevalence of asthma is higher in children whose parents needed medical intervention to conceive than those who conceive naturally. This initial study raises questions about the potential unintended side effects of infertility treatment. […]

Scientists Closer To Developing A Male Birth Control Pill

October 17th, 2012
Scientists Closer To Developing A Male Birth Control Pill

The ‘pill’ has been around for decades now. But it is birth control medication for women. Men meanwhile have always had to rely on more physical things such as condoms. However scientists in Australia believe that they are closer than ever to developing a contraceptive pill for men. It apparently involves preventing the male sperm […]

Will Understanding Cows Help Humans?

August 22nd, 2012
Will Understanding Cows Help Humans?

Scientists have started looking at how cows become infertile in order to help understand the same problem in humans. Researchers in Washington State University recently received a grant of over $1 million from the National Institute of Health in the USA in order to look at the reasons why cows lose their offspring. Doing so, […]

Hormonal problem main reason for infertility

July 25th, 2012
Hormonal problem main reason for infertility

Scientists have discovered that women living in the Gulf region of the Middle East with infertility issues are likely to have a hormonal imbalance problem as the major cause. In fact the research also found that half of all women are at risk. Called Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) the disorder is a common problem among […]

Genes linked to Infertility

May 25th, 2011
Genes linked to Infertility

Scientists have found that gene variations involved in the control of cholesterol also affect progesterone levels in women. This new finding appears to suggest that it has an effect on how fertile a woman is. The scientists from John Hopkins University in the USA have created a blood test that examines the variation in the […]

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