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When it comes to elective egg freezing, don't overpromise, advises Ronald Feinberg, MD, PhD. There is still a lot we don't know, and the process doesn't protect against infertility nor does it guarantee a future pregnancy.
When Is GnRH Best for Triggering Oocyte Maturation?
A GnRH agonist for an oocyte maturation trigger may be most useful in cases where pregnancy isn't the immediate goal, a new meta-analysis finds.
IVF Will Continue in ND as Voters Reject Measure 1
Voters in North Dakota sent a clear message that health care decisions, from pregnancy to end-of-life care, must involve only patients and their physicians.
Measure 1 Will End IVF in North Dakota
A consequence of Measure 1, which may or may not be a "personhood" amendment, is that IVF and other infertility services in North Dakota will end.
High Dairy Intake Improves Reproductive Outcomes
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.
Novel IVF Technology: Safe and Effective, May Cut Costs
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.
Racial Differences in Infertility Knowledge and Treatment
Racial and cultural disparities exist in women's understanding of conception and pregnancy, as well as in the effectiveness of infertility treatments.
Elective Egg Freezing: 10 Thoughts From an REI
Don't overpromise when it comes to elective egg freezing. It doesn't protect against infertility nor does it guarantee a future pregnancy.
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