Skip to content

    Infertility & Reproduction Health Center

    News Related to Infertility & Reproduction

    1. Sperm Quality Lower in Farming Areas

      -->Nov. 12, 2002 -- The quality of sperm differs dramatically around the country -- likely because of herbicides and fertilizers used in farming. Strong evidence -- the first of its kind -- shows that men living in rural areas have significantly lower-quality sperm than men living in urban areas. Th

      Read Full Article
    2. A Hands-On Approach for Infertility

      Oct. 23, 2002 -- Stacy Virtue had all but given up the idea of having a baby when she sought help for constant pain from endometriosis a year and a half ago. She had been told she would never be able to get pregnant, and one doctor even recommended that the 27-year-old have a hysterectomy. "When I s

      Read Full Article
    3. Old Sperm Die Hard

      Oct. 17, 2002 -- The biological clock may not tick as loudly for men as women, but a new study shows that the hand of time is also unkind to men when it comes to the quality of their sperm. For the first time, researchers have found that older men's immune systems do not get rid of defective sperm a

      Read Full Article
    4. Fertility Treatment Kids Are Normal

      Oct. 16, 2002 -- As more couples turn to infertility technology, some doctors and parents have become concerned that these procedures may cause problems in the resulting children. But two new studies add to the growing evidence that those fears are unfounded. Fertilization is based on survival of th

      Read Full Article
    5. IVF or Insemination in Early 40s?

      Aug. 9, 2002 -- A low-tech infertility treatment that costs thousands less than in vitro fertilization appears to be a reasonable treatment option for women in their early 40s who want to have a baby. Women struggling with infertility in their 40s are often told that in vitro fertilization offers th

      Read Full Article
    6. Many Can Wait for Fertility Treatments

      July 5, 2002 -- Patience is not only a virtue parents try to instill in their children, but it's one that eager parents-to-be should also remember when trying to conceive. A new report shows many healthy couples grow concerned about fertility issues too quickly and may turn to assisted fertility tec

      Read Full Article
    7. Male Smoking Hinders Reproduction

      July 2, 2002 -- Men who smoke lower their chances of becoming fathers, even when using artificial means to help their partners become pregnant. A new study shows the chances of an assisted reproductive technique failing are two to three times higher among smoking men compared with nonsmokers. "We wo

      Read Full Article
    8. Gene Therapy Offers Hope to Infertile Men

      -->May 31, 2002 -- A new form of gene therapy may eventually help infertile men become fathers. Researchers say they were able to correct a common cause of male infertility by using the new technique in mice that previously couldn't produce sperm. The report appears in the May 28 issue of the Procee

      Read Full Article
    9. Supplement May Help Women Get Pregnant

      May 15, 2002 -- Laura Murphy had been trying to have a baby for more than a year when her gynecologist delivered the devastating news. Based on hormonal tests, the 38-year-old accounting manager was told that it was unlikely she would ever conceive and even less likely she could carry a baby to term

      Read Full Article
    10. Supplement May Help Women Get Pregnant.

      -->May 15, 2002 -- Laura Murphy had been trying to have a baby for more than a year when her gynecologist delivered the devastating news. Based on hormonal tests, the 38-year-old accounting manager was told that it was unlikely she would ever conceive and even less likely she could carry a baby to t

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 181 - 190 of 238 Articles << Prev Page 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    Four pregnant women standing in a row
    How much do you know about conception?
    Couple with surrogate mother
    Which one is right for you?
     
    couple lying in grass holding hands
    Why Dad's health matters.
    couple viewing positive pregnancy test
    6 ways to improve your chances.
     
    Which Treatment Is Right For You
    Slideshow
    Conception Myths
    Article
     
    eddleman prepare your body pregnancy
    Video
    Conception
    Slideshow
     
    Charting Your Fertility Cycle
    Article
    Fertility Specialist
    Article
     
    Understanding Fertility Symptoms
    Article
    invitro fertilization
    Article
     

    WebMD Special Sections