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2011-04-18 08:00:50

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a common way to help couples that struggle with infertility. However, IVF can increase the risk of multiples, which can lead to medical complications. Now, a new study shows there is a major decrease in risk and cost if single embryo transfers are mandated for IVF. Researchers reviewed information from hospital records from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Canada. They found 82 infants (17 percent)...

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2011-04-15 05:55:00

Limiting in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments to a single embryo transfer would save lives while dramatically reducing costs due to fewer complications from multiple births, Canadian doctors said on Thursday. "Across Canada, there would be as many as 840 fewer babies admitted to the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit), 40 deaths avoided, 46 fewer brain injuries, and 42,400 fewer days of NICU hospitalization," said Keith Barrington, the study's lead author. Dr. Barrington and colleagues...

2011-02-23 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, treatment with a medication called granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) significantly improves inadequate endometrium (lining of the uterus), according to a report published electronically on February 15 in Fertility and Sterility - the official journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). The reported case series also suggests that G-CSF treatment may, in general, improve IVF...

2011-02-14 10:45:00

Intimacy is healthy for patients undergoing treatment ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women undergoing fertility treatment this Valentine's Day can feel confident that intimacy will not interfere with their treatment cycles. Doctors at Shady Grove Fertility Center encourage patients to "listen to their bodies" when it comes to having sex with their partner. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090203/DC66439LOGO) Dr. Melissa Esposito of Shady Grove...

2011-02-02 19:15:23

For women seeking pregnancy by assisted reproductive technologies, such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF), a new study shows that the health of the uterus is more relevant than egg quality for a newborn to achieve normal birth weight and full gestation. This study, published in Fertility and Sterility, an international journal for obstetricians, offers new information for women with infertility diagnoses considering options for conceiving. The study was conducted by Dr. William Gibbons,...

2011-02-02 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For women seeking pregnancy by assisted reproductive technologies, such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF), a new study shows that the health of the uterus is more relevant than egg quality for a newborn to achieve normal birth weight and full gestation. This study, published in Fertility and Sterility, an international journal for obstetricians, offers new information for women with infertility diagnoses considering options for conceiving....

2011-01-28 12:24:59

Editorial: Adverse outcomes from IVF Although still rare, maternal deaths related to in vitro fertilisation (IVF) are a key indicator of risks to older women, those with multiple pregnancy and those with underlying disease, warn experts in an editorial published on bmj.com today. Dr Susan Bewley and colleagues argue that serious adverse outcomes related to IVF treatment, such as ovarian hyperstimulation sydrome (a complication caused by some fertility drugs), should be systematically reported...

2011-01-24 15:43:02

Women who have become pregnant after egg donation should be categorized as high-risk patients. Why that is the case, and which consequences egg donation may have for women is the subject of a review article by Ulrich Pecks and co-authors from the University Hospital Aachen in the current issue of Deutsches Óžrzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl In 2011; 108[3]: 23-31). The authors support their assessment with data from recent publications and with a case series...

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2011-01-14 10:08:17

An Israeli study suggests that laughter may increase the success rate of pregnancy though in-vitro fertilization (IVF). An Israeli research team led by Dr. Shevach Friedler found that the odds of success were greater among women who were entertained by a professional "medical clown" just after the embryos were transferred to their wombs. 36 percent of the 219 women involved in the study became pregnant, versus 20 percent of women who'd had a comedy-free recovery after embryo implantation...

2011-01-12 00:01:24

Reproductive Medicine Associates of CT Partners with NJ Affiliate for Award-Winning Clinical Study of Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut fertility centers (RMACT) recently participated in a breakthrough study titled "A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrating Significantly Increased Clinical Pregnancy Rates Following 24-Chromosome Aneuploidy Screening: Biopsy and Analysis on Day 5 with...


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