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Archive for July, 2011

Drugs May Help Obese Women Conceive

Taking fertility drugs can help level the fertility of heavy women who have difficulties getting pregnant, according to a new study. In a study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, in which 477 women were asked to take fertility drugs, scientists say that a higher dose of ovulation-stimulating drugs ensure obese women to have…. read more

Predicting IVF Success App for That

?Courtesy: Time Magazine?? In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a money-, time-, and dignity- gobbling exercise with lower than a third chance of success. Nobody would bother with it, except that it can result in a whole new human being, and how could you put a price on that? (Well, apart from the $12,400 per cycle…. read more

Building a Brighter Kid Consider IVF

Most parents-in-waiting like to daydream that their unborn child might develop a cure for cancer or improve upon the theory of relativity — in short, save the world. Now, new research indicates that your best shot of birthing a brainy baby might be to first conceive via in vitro fertilization (IVF). According to a University…. read more

Study IVF Does Not Increase Cancer Risk

In the wake of Elizabeth Edwards’ death, many women are wondering whether the fertility treatments the former Senator’s wife underwent to bear children late in life — she leaves behind two young children, ages 10 and 12 — could have contributed to the breast cancer that killed her. It’s a plausible concern, given that fertility…. read more