Latest European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Stories
With an ever-ageing female patient population, egg donation is an increasingly common treatment in infertility.
At the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Annual Meeting in London on Monday, July 8, Joseph Conaghan, PhD, presented a paper on the use of time-lapse imaging for identifying
Women who give birth to multiple babies following IVF treatment are at a higher risk of breast cancer than those giving birth to singletons or who remain childless.
Children born as a result of assisted reproduction (ART) are at no greater risk of cancer than children born spontaneously in the general population, according to results of one of the largest ever cohort studies of ART children.
Shift work, which encourages sleep deprivation and patterns of activity outside the circadian rhythm, has been associated with a greater risk of ill health and loss of well-being in some (but not all) studies.
Egg freezing as insurance against age-related infertility is a growing trend in many countries.
Egg donation is now one of the major reasons why couples travel abroad for fertility treatment.
Phthalates are among a group of industrial chemicals shown in some studies to have adverse effects on reproductive health and development, particularly in the male.
Studies over the past 20 years have suggested (though not unequivocally confirmed) that semen quality is in decline, reflected most evidently in falling sperm counts and reduced sperm motility.
Human Reproduction is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that concentrates on original research, clinical case studies and opinions and debates on topical issues. The journal was broken into three distinct journals in 1995, with Human Reproduction Update and Molecular Human Reproduction. Human Reproduction Update is a bimonthly review journal and Molecular Human Reproduction is a monthly journal focusing on molecular aspects of reproductive biology. Human Reproduction covers all aspects...