Women are more likely to have asthma. But certain treatments could affect fertility. Fluctuations in female sex hormones could play a role in the development of allergies and asthma, a major review of evidence suggests. An analysis of studies involving
Fertility technology has opened avenues to women that weren’t previously available, leading to increased choice, autonomy, and empowerment for women around childbearing… Or has it? A new report in the journal Just Reproduction, “Freezing Eggs and Creating Patients: Moral Risks of
Would you pay someone US$150,000 to have your baby? The high cost of surrogacy in the U.S. has pushed many potential parents to seek cheaper options elsewhere. Countries like India and Thailand have attracted surrogacy clients from countries like the
Common fertility tests that estimate ovarian reserve, or the number of a woman’s remaining eggs, before menopause, do not appear to predict short-term chances of conception, according to a study of women with no history of infertility. “Women are born
Increasingly, scientific studies are confirming the importance of sleep to our cognitive, physical and emotional states. Now, there’s one more reason to make sure to get a restful 8-hour stretch: lack of sleep has an impact on conception through pregnancy.
In the history of fertility science, the focus has largely taken a divide and conquer approach to studying human reproduction. Scientists have studied women’s anatomy and reproductive cells, and they’ve studied men’s anatomy and reproductive cells. But that only leads
We’ve already covered how egg freezing isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. But now science has a fertility clap back that we’re cautiously excited about: ovarian tissue freezing, an outpatient infertility treatment that removes and freezes ovarian tissue for