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Infertility (INACTIVE)

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  • Woman, 61, gives birth to own grandchild

    Woman, 61, gives birth to own grandchild
    Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling. Her goal was achieved late Wednesday when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61. Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give birth...
  • Boxers Or Briefs?

    Boxers Or Briefs?
    Hey guys! Boxers or briefs? It's one of many questions doctors are asking men these days. It turns out more men are having trouble knocking up their wives or girlfriends. “I think that folks recognize now that infertility isn't just a woman's issue...
  • State of Kansas Begins Inspecting Abortion Clinics

    State of Kansas Begins Inspecting Abortion Clinics
    Kansas launched an inspection Wednesday of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Overland Park, ahead of decisions by the health department that could leave the state as the first in the nation without any licensed abortion providers.     Three inspectors from...
  • Obesity and Infertility: Weight Loss Surgery Helps Aid Pregnancy

    Obesity and Infertility: Weight Loss Surgery Helps Aid Pregnancy
    Cicelyann Perkins is a shadow of her former self--just a few short years ago she was much heavier--those were the days before her weight loss surgery in 2007. "Going in I think I was 246," Cicelyann said with a laugh. "I try not to remember that--as of...
  • Scientists Discover New Strain of Drug Resistant Gonorrhea

    Scientists Discover New Strain of Drug Resistant Gonorrhea
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Scientists have found a "superbug" strain of gonorrhea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and say it could transform a once easily treatable infection into a global public health threat. The new strain of the...
  • Sperm may feel the weight of extra pounds: study

    Sperm may feel the weight of extra pounds: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heavy men are more likely than their normal-weight peers to have low sperm counts or no sperm production at all, suggests a new report. The review of past studies can't prove that overweight or obese men will have more trouble...
  • Understanding the new pap smear guidelines

    Understanding the new pap smear guidelines
    Many women became used to having a Pap smear annually to check for cervical cancer, but recent recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force have updated the timeline. Now, most women will need the test every five years. Cancer experts...
  • Moderate exercise, quicker conception linked

    Moderate exercise, quicker conception linked
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women trying to get pregnant, moderate exercise is tied to more success, according to a new study. However, with exception of overweight and obese women, women who exercise vigorously take a longer time to conceive....
  • Scientists find how 'sticky' egg captures sperm

    Scientists find how 'sticky' egg captures sperm
    LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have uncovered exactly how a human egg captures an incoming sperm to begin the process of fertilization and say their discovery could in future help couples who suffer from infertility. In a study in the journal Science,...
  • Heavier women may have less IVF success

    Heavier women may have less IVF success
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The heavier a woman is, the more trouble she may have getting pregnant and having a baby through in vitro fertilization, or IVF, suggests a large U.S. study. Researchers found that women who were overweight or obese were...
  • Exploring Your Options with Egg Freezing

    Exploring Your Options with Egg Freezing
    With the fast-paced lifestyles and time-consuming jobs that many women are committed to these days, it seems that more and more women are trying to have children only to find out that it is "too late." Recent advances in medicine now allow women the...