Daily sex helps to reduce sperm DNA damage and improve fertility
Daily sex (or ejaculating daily) for seven days improves men’s sperm quality by reducing the amount of DNA damage, according to an Australian study presented today (Tuesday) to the 25th annual meeting of the European Society ...
Assisted reproduction boosts risk of deformity: study
Children born after assisted reproduction face a significantly higher chance of having major birth defects, according to a study released Sunday.
Scientists turn stem cells into precursors for sperm, eggs
Human embryonic stem cells derived from excess IVF embryos may help scientists unlock the mysteries of infertility for other couples struggling to conceive, according to new research from the Stanford University School of ...
Europe leads the world in assisted-reproduction technology
Europe leads the world in Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) with most cycles initiated in the region, the 26th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology heard today.
First babies born from genetic screening study
Two women taking part in the world's first controlled study of a comprehensive genetic screening test before IVF have given birth to healthy babies. The babies, twin girls born in Germany in June and a singleton boy born ...
IVF prediction calculator to provide accurate potential pregnancy reading
Researchers have produced a calculator which gives the most accurate reading yet on the potential success of IVF treatment.
First IVF babies born using new chromosome counting technique
The first babies have now been born in the UK using a new technique pioneered at Oxford University to select the best embryos for IVF.
Sex of baby shouldn't be chosen, study finds
Most Australians do not approve of IVF or abortion for sex-selection purposes, and most do not think a hypothetical blue or pink pill to select the sex of a child should be legal, a new study has found.
IVF births result in taller children: NZ study
Children born using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are likely to be taller than their naturally conceived counterparts, New Zealand researchers have found.