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Egg Freezing

Social egg freezing: The reasons some women freeze their eggs

In today’s social climate, there is a trend toward women waiting until their late 30s and early 40s to have children. This trend has been happening even though many women know that their fertility declines as they get older, and that it might be more difficult and take longer to get pregnant the longer they [...]

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Saturated Fats

How saturated fat may affect men’s fertility

The findings of a study recently published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that a diet rich in saturated fats may have a negative effect on men’s fertility – reducing the quality and quantity of men’s sperm. Tina Jensen and her colleagues conducted a study exploring the relationship between dietary fat intake and [...]

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Up Against the Clock

Up against the clock: What women don’t know about age-related fertility decline

The results of a study recently published in the journal, Human Reproduction, suggests that some women may not be adequately informed about age-related fertility decline. Over the course of two years (i.e, between 2009 and 2011), researchers at the University of California, San Francisco interviewed 61 women living in diverse families who underwent in vitro [...]

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Fertility treatments may increase the risk of birth defects

A study conducted in Australia by Michael J. Davies and his colleagues, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, has shown that babies conceived using assisted reproductive technologies may be at greater risk for birth defects, such as heart, muscle, and gastrointestinal problems, and cerebral palsy. In addition – perhaps because of their age [...]

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