In Vitro Fertilization
Levothyroxine treatment did not appear to improve pregnancy outcomes in women with thyroid autoantibodies undergoing in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.
Study evaluated the difference in the rate of ongoing pregnancy or live birth between frozen embryo transfer and fresh embryo transfer in women without polycystic ovary syndrome who were undergoing IVF.
No differences were observed in live-birth rate, rates of implantation, clinical pregnancy, overall pregnancy loss, or ongoing pregnancy incidents between ovulatory women with infertility who received frozen-embryo or fresh-embryo transfers.
The prohibition of mitochondrial replacement therapy may unfairly impact women with mitochondrial disorders who are undergoing IVF.
The effects of testosterone therapy administered before controlled ovarian stimulation on pregnancy and live birth rates were examined in poor responders undergoing IVF
Women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) are not at increased risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Five US registry-based studies showed that black, Hispanic, and Asian women had lower clinical pregnancy rates after IVF compared with white women.
Eating soy regularly may protect women who are undergoing infertility treatment from poor success due to BPA exposure.
Minimal stimulation in vitro fertilization (mini-IVF) is associated with reduced live birth rates compared with conventional IVF.
Children conceived through infertility treatment are no more likely to experience developmental delays than those conceived without the treatment.
Clinical pregnancy rate was lower for non-white women who underwent elective single embryo transfer.
One study finds increasing age has no effect, while another shows younger men have declining sperm quality.
Diets with high fat content could negatively affect fertility in both men and women.
Early retrieval can help avoid premature follicular luteinization in older women undergoing IVF.
IVF using cryopreserved donor oocytes was linked to lower cancellation rates and live birth rates.
Higher fertilization rates were seen among couples in which male partners have highest intake of poultry.
More infants were born with the help of IVF in 2013 than 2012, with a downward trend being seen in multiple embryo transfers and multiple births.
Success rates for in vitro fertilization for black women are about half those of white women.
Higher BMI appears to lower the success of fertility treatments.
Women with higher serum levels of 25(OH)D who undergo IVF have higher pregnancy rates.
Lower odds of clinical pregnancy and live birth for obese vs. lean women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
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