WHAT TO KNOW What’s happening? One in 7 couples worldwide struggles with infertility, and the medical industry aimed at helping them is now worth $ 16.7 billion. That’s not just in vitro fertilization — it includes delving into the causes of infertility, like plummeting sperm counts and endometriosis. OZY’s peeked into the labs of some […]
Heather Bowerman is on the verge of a breakthrough. Her company is poised to release the first noninvasive test for endometriosis — the agonizing uterus condition that affects tens of millions worldwide and renders many infertile. For the first time, she believes, these women can dare to hope for better than a decade-long wait and […]
A lawsuit filed by a Toronto woman against a fertility clinic that she claims was responsible for the loss of dozens of her eggs has drawn attention to a reproductive industry that doctors and medical regulators say is lacking in accountability and oversight.
At up to $20K per round, IVF is out of reach for a growing number of Alberta couples, fertility doctor says
A Calgary fertility doctor says his clinic is performing fewer rounds of in-vitro fertilization as more couples are unable to pay.
WOMEN who take painkillers during pregnancy could be harming the fertility of their unborn child, it was claimed last night.
‘So many of us were cheated’: Fertility clinic storage tank failures forge lost legacies, heartbreak
Hundreds of women and couples have learned that the eggs and embryos they froze for eventual use in starting or expanding a family may have been destroyed by storage tank failures March 4 at two fertility clinics in suburban Cleveland and San Francisco.
An Argentinian study found these commonly-taken drugs could have negative long-term side effects for male fertility.The review, which is published in the journal Reproduction, found a number of studies reported adverse effects of antihistamine on normal testicular function. They discovered antihistamines were likely to affect the production of male sexual hormones in the testicles, which […]
COMMON allergy drugs have been linked to fertility problems in men.Antihistamines are often used to relieve symptoms of allergies, such as hay fever, hives, conjunctivitis and reactions to insect bites or stings, and are available either over-the-counter or on prescription.
SPERM counts have halved among men in just four decades causing problems conceiving. However, a new supplement being launched by a high street chain could help. Daily Express :: Health Feed
Health Canada is inviting people to comment on its proposed changes to reimbursing egg donors and surrogates and other updates of its assisted reproduction regulation. CBC | Health News