Category list : Fertility
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The lives of mothers and babies are being put in danger by cutbacks to NHS fertility treatment, experts have warned.
There are no overall increases in the risk of womb cancer or invasive breast cancer after assisted reproduction, according to a study of over 250,000 British women.
Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to an international study, including UK patients.
A physically demanding job or work schedules outside normal office hours may lower a woman’s ability to conceive, suggests US research.
Teenager cancer patients are missing out on the chance to protect their ability to have children in the future because they are not being told about the options, a leading fertility nurse has warned.
Highly-stressed women are significantly less likely to conceive than other women during ovulation window, according to US researchers.
Nurses should advise women asking for emergency contraception that the “coil” is more effective than the pill, according to latest clinical standards published today.
Young women who survive cancer are not getting enough information about their fertility and options for having children, a US study has suggested.
“Men are being warned to become fathers by 40 or face a greater risk of having children with serious illnesses,” the Daily Mail reports after a new review looked at some of the evidence about paternal influences on the risk of childhood diseases.
Using painkillers in pregnancy may reduce fertility in subsequent generations, research in animals suggests.