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World Embryologists Day: What causes infertily in women? Myths and facts about IVF

World Embryologists Day: What causes infertily in women? Myths and facts about IVF

While infertility is a major issue among couples, there are many assistive reproductive technologies today which can help couples combat this problem. 

Exercising after embryo transfer good for health

Exercising after embryo transfer good for health

Contradicting the theory of mandatory rest after embryo transfer during an IVF cycle, a new research has revealed that resuming daily activities soon after the transfer helps in improving blood flow to the uterus and overall body.

Woman gives birth to her first child at 59!

Woman gives birth to her first child at 59!

Akosua Budu Amoako gave birth to her first baby on June 15 at Bellevue Woman's Center in Niskayuna, near Albany after fertility treatments.

IVF children just as healthy as their peers – Physically, mentally and emotionally

IVF children just as healthy as their peers – Physically, mentally and emotionally

The study, which is a world-first and compiled by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), found that IVF children were healthy physically, mentally and emotionally by the time they reached school age.

 

25% surge in IVF cases in recent years, say doctors

25% surge in IVF cases in recent years, say doctors

There has been a 25 per cent surge in couples preferring in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to have babies in recent years, said doctors, naming sedentary lifestyle, health conditions and diseases as main reasons.

New artificial intelligence system can predict IVF success for embryos: Sources

New artificial intelligence system can predict IVF success for embryos: Sources

Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that may accurately predict which IVF embryos will grow into healthy babies.

Men, take note! Your age can determine the success of your partner's IVF delivery

Men, take note! Your age can determine the success of your partner's IVF delivery

This study of almost 19,000 IVF treatment cycles showed a decline in the success rate with increasing male partner age. 

IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally conceived kids, says study

IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally conceived kids, says study

The study was conducted by city-based Indira IVF and states that in many cases babies born through IVF are more brainy and smart.

Lactating without pregnancy? It may be a sign of infertility!

Lactating without pregnancy? It may be a sign of infertility!

More than 75 percent of the women in this condition produce milk without being pregnant.

Babies born via IVF as smart as naturally conceived children: Study

Babies born via IVF as smart as naturally conceived children: Study

According to the study, parents who undergo such treatments are generally older, more educated and have a higher socio-economic status than parents who had naturally conceived children.

Fallopian tubes flush: The century-old infertility cure that's as effective as IVF

Fallopian tubes flush: The century-old infertility cure that's as effective as IVF

The technique, known as hysterosalpingography (HSG), is a dye test of the fallopian tubes conducted under X-ray, and involves flushing the woman's fallopian tubes with an iodised poppy seed oil.

 

Do you know -  How many babies are born in US via IVF?

Do you know - How many babies are born in US via IVF?

The latest report released by the US Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) this week shows that nearly 68,000 babies were born using one or the other of the methods in 2015.

Men more prone to infertility due to less sleep: Experts

Men more prone to infertility due to less sleep: Experts

Men are more likely to have infertility with less sleep than women, said IVF experts on Thursday.

Failed pregnancy through IVF may elevate risk of heart disease in women

Failed pregnancy through IVF may elevate risk of heart disease in women

For the study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the team looked at data on 28,442 women under age 50 who underwent fertility therapy in Ontario.

This new study may lead to new standard of IVF care

This new study may lead to new standard of IVF care

A new study may pave the way to new standard of care for women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment.

Karan Johar embraces fatherhood through surrogacy: Know all about the practice, its risks and legalities

Karan Johar embraces fatherhood through surrogacy: Know all about the practice, its risks and legalities

Johar's decision came at a time when surrogacy has been in the grey legal area in India.

This is the reason behind increased rate of miscarriage among women undergoing IVF - Read

This is the reason behind increased rate of miscarriage among women undergoing IVF - Read

The study has found that daylight savings time (DST) - turning the clock ahead as warmer weather approaches and back as it becomes colder again - increases the rate of miscarriage.

Farah Khan encourages couples who can't conceive to opt for IVF; calls it a 'blessing'

Farah Khan encourages couples who can't conceive to opt for IVF; calls it a 'blessing'

The 52-year-old in association with Merck, pioneers in treatment of infertility, recently released a video for the cause.

UK gives go-ahead to three-parent fertilisation to avoid incurable inherited diseases

UK gives go-ahead to three-parent fertilisation to avoid incurable inherited diseases

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority gave the green light to the treatment using DNA from three progenitors (two women, one man) to prevent children being born with deadly genetic illnesses, EFE news reported.

Stress hormone in hair can predict IVF success, says study

A study conducted by Indian-origin researcher found that elevated levels of 'stress hormone' cortisol measured in hair can predict success rate of conceiving through In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF).