Infertility

Dyspareunia and infertility concerns with endometriosis

March 04, 2020

According to a recent study from Sexual Medicine, infertility concerns for women with endometriosis are dependent on their type of dyspareunia.

Implantation failures with infertility-associated endometriosis

November 04, 2019

Newly published research in Gynecological Endocrinology assessed the quality of embryos and the implantation rate in women with infertility associated with endometriosis.

Oocyte quality in women with endometriosis-associated infertility

October 16, 2019

Endometriosis negatively impacts the quality of oocyte and ovarian reserve, according to a prospective study in the journal Gynecological Endocrinology.

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.

Elective single-embryo transfer: No longer elective

November 27, 2017

The large body of evidence citing the effectiveness of IVF and recent advances promoting the safety of ART, including the widespread adoption of SET, have established IVF as a reasonable first-line alternative for many infertile couples rather than the treatment of last resort it was once regarded.

Is menses induction necessary before ovulation induction?

November 17, 2017

Recent studies suggest that a progestin-induced withdrawal bleed may reduce conception and live birth rates in women undergoing ovulation induction with clomiphene citrate.