Infertility

Study finds IVF success negatively correlates with endometriosis severity

July 09, 2018

For in vitro fertilization (IVF), clinical and ongoing pregnancy rates deteriorated with worsening endometriosis, according to results of a recently published retrospective study.

Infertility: Leftover embryos

June 13, 2018

Have you broached the topic of frozen embryos with your patients? What was their response?

Is there a preterm placental microbiome?

May 29, 2018

Results of a UK study show that while intrauterine infection may contribute to preterm birth (PTB), a reproducible “preterm placental microbiome” does not exist. Plus: Depression in the male partner of couples being treated for infertility was linked to lower pregnancy chances, according to results of a recent study.

Flame retardants linked with infertility

November 27, 2017

A first-of-its-kind epidemiologic study shows a link between exposure to organophosphate flame retardants (PFRs) and infertility.