Category list : Fertility
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Nurses will be “empowered” to help change the culture around fertility treatment add-ons, the Royal College of Nursing has said following new recommendations on the way they are offered to patients seeking fertility services.
New types of combined oral contraceptives that contain both lower doses of oestrogens and newer progestogens are linked to a reduced risk of ovarian cancer in young women, a study has found.
A nurse from the world’s first fertility clinic, Bourn Hall in Cambridge, has been appointed to the executive board of national nursing organisation the Senior Infertility Nurses Group (SING).
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.