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The end of society as we know it, according to Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” is precipitated by a single, unexplainable medical phenomenon: widespread infertility.
Source:U.S. News and World Report
An 86-year old man recently walked into my office – and wanted to achieve pregnancy using his sperm, donor eggs and a gestational surrogate.
Advocates plan to lobby for the reproductive health rights for surrogate mothers in New York, where surrogacy remains illegal even after Democrats enacted several pro-choice laws this year.
Source:Reuters HealthMarch 12, 2019
It’s long been assumed that women who get pregnant on birth control pills somehow erred. But a new study suggests some women may inherit genes that break down contraceptive hormones more rapidly.
Source:TODAY ShowMarch 7, 2019
Egg-freezing startups have a lot of women talking. Dr. Lisa Becht of Columbia University’s Fertility Center weighs in on what to know
Source:Ask MenMarch 5, 2019
While infertility used to be considered a female problem, that’s far from the case today. Difficulties conceiving are tied just as much to the male factor as they are the female.
Source:NBC NewsMarch 4, 2019
The news of two tank failures in 2018 horrified thousands of women and fertility doctors around the country. What — if anything — has changed since then?
Source:MedPage TodayMarch 1, 2019
Women with advanced ovarian cancer and clinically negative lymph nodes at surgery did not live longer if they underwent pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy, results of a randomized trial showed.
Source:Inc.February 28, 2019
Kindbody aims to reinvent the messaging and experience of going into a fertility clinic.
Source:Reuters HealthFebruary 28, 2019
Analysis of data from three high-income countries on births among women who previously had a stillbirth found the length of time between the two pregnancies was not an important factor.
Source:Well and GoodFebruary 23, 2019
IUDs are not a new form of birth control, but they have seen a wild resurgence in popularity in the past few years. A record 4.4 million women now have IUDs.
Source:BridesFebruary 22, 2019
Now well into her third trimester of pregnancy, Meghan Markle made headlines flying into New York City this past weekend for her baby shower.
- February 21, 2019
Zev Williams, MD, PhD recently co-authored a study published in the Journal of Fertility and Sterility examining the effects of insulin on placenta cells from first-trimester pregnancies.