MD Training, Specialty Affect Menopause Treatments

December 06, 2014

Two studies revealed that treatments for symptoms of menopause differed based on when physicians trained and perception of patient understanding.

Common Chemical Associated With Low Sex Drive in Women

November 26, 2014

As a result of concern over widespread phthalate exposure, pregnant women were studied to determine their phthalate level and its effect on reproductive health.

Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids

November 08, 2014

Two studies show that the emotional impact of uterine fibroids is significant but support is lacking, especially in African American women.

High Dairy Intake Improves Reproductive Outcomes

November 01, 2014

Women with high dairy diets have higher live birth rates after IVF; maternal diets high in butterfat can ameliorate effects of BPA exposure on embryos in rats.

Reproductive Counseling for Transgendered Men in Sweden

October 31, 2014

There is little research on preserving fertility in transgendered men. Research from Sweden provides some evidence on reproductive counseling in these patients.

Novel IVF Technology: Safe and Effective, May Cut Costs

October 30, 2014

The use of an intravaginal incubation device in IVF is found to be a safe and effective alternative to lab incubation of embryos, and it may reduce costs.

When Does Air Quality Affect Preterm Delivery?

October 29, 2014

Exposure to air pollution during a specific period in a pregnancy is associated with a significant risk of preterm delivery before 37 weeks.

Racial Differences in Infertility Knowledge and Treatment

October 28, 2014

Racial and cultural disparities exist in women's understanding of conception and pregnancy, as well as in the effectiveness of infertility treatments.

Trying to Conceive Can Stress Men Out

October 27, 2014

New research: it’s common for the male partner in infertile couples to experience stress and sexual dysfunction during their partner’s fertile period.

Oh, Boy! Does Quicker Conception Mean More Males?

October 25, 2014

Folklore or fact? Getting pregnant soon after stopping contraceptives results in a higher chance of having a baby boy. New research answers this question once and for all.