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New Method of Genome Analysis May Mean More Healthy IVF Babies
Whole genome sequencing of single egg cells for IVF to detect genetic defects could increase the chances of a healthy child if the results hold up in clinical trials.
More Triplet and Higher-Order Births Occurring, but Not From IVF
Fertility technology, particularly non-IVF treatments, has resulted in a marked increase in multiple births, having significant health implications for both mothers and babies.
Lung Cancer Drug May Be Alternative to Surgery for Ectopic Pregnancy
A new study finds promising evidence that a lung cancer drug, when combined with methotrexate, has potential to spare women with ectopic pregnancies from surgery.
For Assisted Reproduction, Evidence Does Not Support the Use of IMSI
There is no evidence that intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection (IMSI) provides subfertile patients an additional benefit over the standard intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
Unstimulated IVF Is a Good Option for Infertile Couples
Implantation rates in unstimulated IVF cycles compared favorably with those in stimulated IVF cycles in a retrospective analysis.
In Vitro Fertilization Increases Risk of Embolism
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism, especially during the first trimester.
Depot and Daily GnRHa: Equally Effective for Long Down-Regulation Protocol?
For the long protocol of down regulation in in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, are depot and daily gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRHa) equally effective?