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Mediterranean diet trial targets IVF boost

Mediterranean diet trial targets IVF boost

UK fertility experts are examining the use of omega-3 fish oil and vitamin D in diets taken six weeks before IVF treatment,
Low cost IVF on the horizon

Low cost IVF on the horizon

The cost of IVF could be dramatically cut from thousands of dollars to around $280, according to fertility doctors in Belgium who have developed a technique...
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Eggs could be stored as powder, not frozen

Eggs could be stored as powder, not frozen

Women who want to freeze their eggs for future pregnancies might soon be able to have them dried into a powder to store at home until they're ready to use them.
Fertility linked to family makeup: study

Fertility linked to family makeup: study

Men with more brothers than sisters may have greater fertility, according to a new study.
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Twins born from eggs frozen 12 years ago

Twins born from eggs frozen 12 years ago

An Argentinean woman has given birth to twins from eggs she had frozen 12 years ago.
'Women need healthier diets before IVF'

'Women need healthier diets before IVF'

A study, which looked at the diets of 250 Kiwi women one month before they underwent IVF, urges women to cut caffeine and alcohol.
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'Infertile men feel ashamed, powerless'

'Infertile men feel ashamed, powerless'

A clinical psychologist specialising in infertility issues says infertile men need to unlock feelings of shame.
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Lemons could replace chemicals in IVF labs

Lemons could replace chemicals in IVF labs

Sydney fertility specialists are planning to replace the chemical formaldehyde with lemon juice when analysing sperm samples.
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Weight loss boosts libido

Weight loss boosts libido

Overweight women who want to improve their chances of having a baby are often advised to lose weight to improve their fertility. But a new study suggests the...
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Research boosts hopes for 'male pill'

Research boosts hopes for 'male pill'

American researchers say hopes for a male contraceptive pill have been boosted following groundbreaking work with lab mice.
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Ovary transplant could stall menopause

Ovary transplant could stall menopause

Women who undergo an ovarian transplant could be able to extend their biological clock indefinitely, a US surgeon has told a human reproduction conference in...
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Mediterranean diet boosts pregnancy success

Mediterranean diet boosts pregnancy success

Women who want to increase their chances of falling pregnant should eat a Mediterranean-style diet with plenty of mono-unsaturated fat, a new US study has...
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IVF in 20s 'increases breast cancer risk'

IVF in 20s 'increases breast cancer risk'

Women who undergo IVF treatment in their 20s could be more likely to develop breast cancer in later life, a University of Western Australia study has found.
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Fertility drugs linked to leukaemia

Fertility drugs linked to leukaemia

Fertility drugs can more than double the chances of children born to mothers who struggle to get pregnant developing leukaemia, a study has shown.
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Transplant study offers women fertility hope

Transplant study offers women fertility hope

Proof that ovary transplants remain effective for at least seven years may allow women to halt the menopause and preserve their fertility, doctors say.
Women 'have unlimited number of eggs'

Women 'have unlimited number of eggs'

Scientists are out to disprove years of medical research and the commonly held belief that women are born with all the eggs they will ever carry in a lifetime
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Red-haired sperm donors welcome in NZ

Red-haired sperm donors welcome in NZ

A leading fertility expert has welcomed sperm donors of all hair colours in New Zealand.
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Embryo transferred to wrong womb

Embryo transferred to wrong womb

Baby given back to biological parents after a fertility clinic transferred the wrong embryo into woman's womb.

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