| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband and I are in our late 30s and considering in vitro fertilization. How many embryos are typically implanted, and how often is in vitro successful? Who is a good candidate for this procedure?
ANSWER: In vitro fertilization,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease characterized by an abnormality in the glands that produce sweat and mucus. It is chronic, progressive, and is usually fatal. Due to improved treatments, people with CF, on...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Women who find themselves having a hard time getting pregnant may have endometriosis to blame. The condition is one of the most common causes of infertility. Dr. Michael A. Giudice, a physician of obstetrics and gynecology with University of Maryland St....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Some men lost the chance to be biological fathers last year after their sperm samples were destroyed when a tank keeping them frozen at Northwestern Memorial Hospital failed, an attorney who filed lawsuits against the hospital said Tuesday.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When it comes to getting pregnant, the size of your data does matter.
That's the premise behind Glow, an app for the iPhone and iPad that couples can use to figure out the best time to try to get pregnant.
The app predicts a woman's chances of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:31 AM
How long a healthy pregnancy lasts can vary by as much as five weeks, even when doctors precisely determined the date of conception, a new study suggests.
Although the length of a healthy pregnancy is known to be variable, some of this variation was...
| Jul 31, 2013
It used to be that when a child received a cancer diagnosis, the focus was primarily an immediate one: To cure the child.
But over the last two decades, researchers have found that the cancer treatments that are so effective in saving children's lives...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:03 PM
If I had a television show, it would probably be called Mr. Odds instead of Dr. Oz. After teaching bands and playing trumpet, running an art center and convention bureau, hospitals and research institutes, I'm now flying all over the place consulting....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:13 PM
About 10% of married couples suffer from infertility – the inability to conceive a child naturally. Through the better part of the 20th century, physicians considered this a minor and perhaps irrelevant problem, one that contributed overall to...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:39 PM
If I had a television show, it would probably be called Mr. Odds instead of Dr. Oz. After teaching bands and playing trumpet, running an art center and convention bureau, hospitals and research institutes, I’m now flying all over the place...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:12 PM
When retired Master Sgt. Sheryl A. Webb left the U.S. Army in 1997, she was scarcely aware of services that U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals offered specifically for women.
That was well before women became the fastest growing demographic group...