Daily Archives: October 5, 2013

An infertile woman gives birth after experimental treatment

An infertile woman gives birth after experimental treatment
… infertile woman has given birth to a healthy baby boy in Japan after surgeons performed an experimental ovary treatment. The breakthrough, while preliminary, gives hope to other women with fertility problems. … Eggs from women of that age often …
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Fertility treatments can be costly and stressful, but successful couples say

Fertility treatments can be costly and stressful, but successful couples say
Ovulatory disorders cause about 25 percent of fertility problems, Estes said, and medications that enhance egg production and stimulate ovulation often help. Of those women, 80 percent ovulate and 50 percent get pregnant over several months of treatment.
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Breakthrough method gives infertile women hope

Breakthrough method gives infertile women hope
The researchers call the new fertility treatment "in vitro activation," or IVA. This work builds on previous research, which showed that a signaling pathway made up of several proteins, including PTEN, controls the growth of follicles in the ovary …
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