Age and fertility A social biological balance

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Reflections on "The impact of female age and nulligravidity on fecundity in an older reproductive age cohort" by Steiner et al.

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How old is too old Challenges faced by clinicians concerning age cutoffs for patients undergoing in vitro fertilization

Monday, March 14, 2016

Author:
Robert Klitzman, M.D.…

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Antimüllerian hormone Correlation with age and androgenic and metabolic factors in women from birth to postmenopause

Monday, February 1, 2016
Antimullerian hormone, which elevates from birth to 18 years of age and declines thereafter, is positively correlated with androgen levels in adolescent and reproductive-aged women.

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Sperm cryopreservation in adolescents and young adults with cancer Results of the French national sperm banking network CECOS

Friday, January 30, 2015
Sperm banking is possible in young adolescents. The discrepancy between cancer incidence and the proportion of adolescents referred for sperm banking highlights the need for a change in care policy.

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Pregnancy outcomes decline in recipients over age 44 An analysis of 27959 fresh donor oocyte in vitro fertilization cycles from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Based on recent U.S. summary data, donor oocyte recipients have stable rates of pregnancy outcomes before age 45, after which there is a small but steady and significant decline.

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Long term risk of ectopic pregnancy varies by method of tubal sterilization A whole population study

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Ectopic pregnancy can occur after tubal sterilization, with the greatest risk for women sterilized before the age of 28 years or with laparoscopic electrodestruction or partial salpingectomy.

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Volitional determinants and age related decline in fecundability a general population prospective cohort study in Denmark

Friday, May 31, 2013
Fecundability peaks around age 30 years and then declines, more steeply for nulliparous women. Men have a more modest decline with age. Volitional factors can offset some of the decline.

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Knowledge about factors that influence fertility among Australians of reproductive age A population based survey

Monday, February 4, 2013
There are considerable knowledge gaps among Australians of reproductive age about the impact on fertility of age, weight, smoking, and timing of sex.

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Role of decreased androgens in the ovarian response to stimulation in older women

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
As decreased ovarian testosterone production with age may compromise ovarian stimulation, we review maneuvers aimed at increasing ovarian testosterone and the likely potentiating effects of insulin-like growth factor I.

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Diagnostic evaluation of the infertile female: a committee opinion

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
This committee opinion assesses current methods and procedures for evaluation of the infertile female.

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Age-associated alteration of oocyte-specific gene expression in polar bodies: potential markers of oocyte competence

Friday, June 8, 2012
Differences in gene expression in individual polar bodies of metaphase II oocytes may be potential markers for minimally invasive testing of oocyte competence.

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Is the zona pellucida thickness of human embryos influenced by women’s age and hormonal levels?

Thursday, June 7, 2012
This study demonstrated zona pellucida thickness is not influenced by women’s age or hormonal levels and is not a good predictive indicator for IVF clinical outcomes.

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Expensive but worth it: older parents’ attitudes and opinions about the costs and insurance coverage for in vitro fertilization

Friday, June 1, 2012
Although women were more likely to support IVF insurance coverage than men, there was a broad range of opinions addressing age, gender equality, reproductive choice, and economic equity and responsibility.

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Cross-sectional analysis of the effects of age on the hormonal, metabolic, and ultrasonographic features and the prevalence of the different phenotypes of polycystic ovary syndrome

Thursday, May 31, 2012
In women with PCOS, hyperandrogenemia appears to diminish during reproductive life whereas insulin resistance persists. This progressive worsening of insulin resistance is primarily driven by the increase in obesity.

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