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Ovarian Stimulation Drugs Not Tied to Higher Breast Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, July 1, 2021 – Women treated with ovarian stimulation drugs for infertility do not have a significantly increased risk of breast cancer, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis...

Kids Born Through Fertility Treatments Have No Higher Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 – Good news for couples considering fertility treatments: Children born through assisted reproductive technology (ART) don't have an increased risk of cancer, researchers say....

No Sign Prior COVID Infection Affects a Woman's Fertility: Study

MONDAY, June 28, 2021 – COVID-19 infection doesn't reduce the chances of successful fertility treatment in women, a small new study suggests. Concerns have been raised about how the virus affects...

Fertility Drugs Won't Raise Breast Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, June 23, 2021 – Women battling infertility are often given medications to help them conceive, and potential side effects are always a concern. Now, research suggests use of the drugs...

Heavy Drinking Could Lower a Woman's Odds of Conception

WEDNESDAY, June 9, 2021 – Heavy drinking reduces a woman's chances of getting pregnant, and even moderate drinking during the second half of the menstrual cycle is associated with a reduced...

Alcohol Intake Inversely Linked to Fecundability

WEDNESDAY, June 9, 2021 – Alcohol intake is inversely associated with fecundability, according to a study published online June 8 in Human Reproduction. Mohammad Yaser Anwar, M.P.H., M.D., Ph.D.,...

FDA Warns of Bogus Dietary Supplements That Claim to Help Cure Infertility and Other Reproductive Health Issues

MONDAY, May 31, 2021 – Women who are struggling to get pregnant, beware of false dietary supplements that claim to help cure infertility and other reproductive health issues. Such supplements are...

Fertility Concerns Impact Treatment Decisions in Breast Cancer

FRIDAY, April 30, 2021 – Fertility concerns impact decision-making about endocrine therapy (ET) for some young women with breast cancer, according to a study published online April 22 in Cancer. Tal...

Scientists Create First Lab Model of Human 'Pre-Embryo' for Research Purposes

WEDNESDAY, March 17, 2021 – Research into miscarriages, infertility and birth defects is now primed to undergo revolutionary advances, thanks to the creation in the lab of an early stage of the...

Women With Type 1 Diabetes May Have Fewer Childbearing Years: Study

THURSDAY, March 4, 2021 – Women with type 1 diabetes may have a shorter length of time to conceive and bear children compared to those without the disease, new research suggests. The hormone insulin...

Women With T1DM Experience Shorter Reproductive Period

WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 – Women with type 1 diabetes (T1D) experience a shorter reproductive period than women without T1D, according to a study published online March 1 in Menopause. Yan Yi,...

Children Conceived by ART Are Shorter, Lighter at Birth

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 – Children conceived by assisted reproduction technology (ART) are shorter and lighter at birth than those conceived naturally, but have similar height and weight by age 17...

Fertility Treatments Might Affect Kids' Growth, But Not for Long

THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2021 – The growth patterns of kids born through fertility treatment differ initially from those conceived naturally, but those growth rates do catch up over time, a new study...

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Tied to More Menopausal Symptoms

MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2021 – Women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) experience a high prevalence of menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online Jan. 18 in Menopause. Yizhou Huang,...

Fresh Embryos May Yield More Live Births From Donor Eggs

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 – The use of fresh embryo transfers compared with cryopreserved-thawed embryo transfers during in vitro fertilization cycles using freshly retrieved donor eggs is associated...

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