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Infertility Basics

9 years 5 months ago

Age is the most important single variable influencing outcome in assisted reproduction. The effect of advancing age on clinical infertility is manifested not only in the pattern of ovarian response to superovulation, but also in reduced implantation efficiency and an increased spontaneous abortion rate. In this article, we will explore the physiologic mechanisms behind this reduced implantation efficiency and its effect on infertility outcomes.

9 years 5 months ago

A summary of the history surrounding the gathering and reporting of IVF statistics

9 years 5 months ago

The concept I describe most frequently to anyone interested in fertility is that of ovarian reserve, or the "egg factor." As of this writing we are quite capable of bypassing the problems of poor quality sperm or low sperm count or problems stemming from dysfunction or disease of the female reproductive system such as endometriosis or tubal disease.

9 years 5 months ago

A process that could markedly improve pregnancy rates from In Vitro-Fertilization (IVF) was reported in a study published in the prestigious medical journal Fertility and Sterility (F&S).

9 years 5 months ago

A lawsuit charging Blue Cross of California with failing to offer infertility benefits required by California law was certified as a class action on Tuesday.

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