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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.
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.
The Case for Single-Embryo Transfers
Problem: The economic and clinical costs associated with multiple births resulting from IVF. Solution: Single-embryo transfer is paramount.
Low Vitamin D Levels Implicated in IVF Failure
New research shows a vitamin D deficiency could be to blame in women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) yet fail to conceive.
Watch for High Blood Pressure in Women Who Use Donor Eggs for IVF
The risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension is more than 3 times higher in women who become pregnant using a donor egg, research confirms.
For Sperm, Quality Trumps Age in Fertility Treatment Outcomes
For sperm donors, a man's age doesn't matter in achieving a live birth with donor insemination or IVF provided his sperm quality is good, research confirms.
Six Ways to Reduce IVF-Related Multiple Births and Prematurity
Proposed changes aim to reduce prematurity rates by relieving financial pressures that lead to choosing treatments more likely to result in multiple gestations.
Fertility Drugs and Breast Cancer Risk
The safety of fertility drugs has been a concern to physicians and patients alike. A new study assessing fertility drugs and breast cancer risk has reassuring results.
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