A new study proposes a way for women to see into the future of their partners' fertility.
Research out of the University of Sheffield in collaboration with Brown University of Rhode Island, says men born into a family with more brothers than sisters could have faster swimming sperm and better fertility overall.
Earlier this year, we blogged about ovarian tissue freezing as a form of fertility preservation- particularly for cancer patients. This procedure is fairly new, however, it has resulted in 20 pregnancies worldwide to date. The 20th case, announced just this week, was a first for Australian reproductive medicine. The Aussie doctor and his team have proven the effectiveness of freezing ovarian tissue in a 43-year-old patient post cancer treatment.
Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, say a recent discovery accounts for 80% unexplained infertility cases. Typically, infertility is the result of female factors 1/3 of the time, male factors 1/3 of the time, and unexplained factors 1/3 of the time. There are approximately 7.3 million people in the United States diagnosed with infertility.