Proposal for a national registry to monitor women with Turner syndrome seeking assisted reproductive technology

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Authors:
Angela E. Lin, M.D., Megan F.…

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Impact of female age and nulligravidity on fecundity in an older reproductive age cohort

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Women experience a significant reduction in fecundity and an increase in the probability of infertility in the late thirties. At any age >30 years, women, who have never conceived before, have a lower probability of conception.

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Social determinants of infertility Beyond the obvious

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Reflections on "Predictors of pregnancy and live-birth in couples with unexplained infertility following ovarian stimulation-intrauterine insemination" by Hansen et al.

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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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Inequity between male and female coverage in state infertility laws

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Inequities exist within state insurance laws that mandate coverage for infertility care. Only 8 of 15 state laws include coverage for male partners, placing undue burden on the female partner.

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Future evaluation and treatment of unexplained infertility

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Reflections on "An evidence-based approach to unexplained infertility: a systematic review" by Gunn et al.

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Uterine septum A guideline

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Authors:
Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Abstract:

The purpose of this guideline is to review the literature regarding septate uterus and determine optimal indications and methods of treatment for it.…

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Preimplantation genetic screening 2 0 An evolving and promising technique

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Authors:
David Roy Meldrum, M.D., H.…

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Addressing the emotional barriers to access to reproductive care

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Many infertile individuals do not seek out treatment or drop out of treatment owing to the psychological burden of infertility.

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Subchorionic hematomas are increased in early pregnancy in women taking low dose aspirin

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Our prospective, cohort study demonstrates that the use of aspirin may be associated with an increased risk of developing subchorionic hematomas in early pregnancies.

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Access to and use of infertility services in the United States: framing the challenges

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Improved underwriting of infertility care must constitute a central goal of the professional societies concerned with access to and use of United States infertility and assisted reproduction technology services.

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Practice patterns satisfaction and demographics of reproductive endocrinologists Results of the 2104 Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Workforce Survey

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Members of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists and Infertility have a focused practice, sense a change in scope of practice, envision minimal growth, and have very high professional satisfaction.

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Who receives a medical evaluation for infertility in the United States

Sunday, May 1, 2016
In addition to financial access influencing who receives a medical evaluation for infertility, demographic and healthy lifestyle characteristics are associated with a medical evaluation for infertility among infertile women.

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Sequencing of FTO and ALKBH5 in men undergoing infertility work-up identifies infertility associated variant and two missense mutations

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Sequencing of the ALKBH5 and FTO genes in patients with male factor infertility identified one genetic variant in the FTO gene to be associated with reduced semen quality and two FTO missense variants.

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Sociocultural influences on fertility in the Middle East The role of parental consanguinity obesity and vitamin D deficiency

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Authors:
Julia K. Bosdou, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., Efstratios M.…

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One uterus bridging three generations First live birth after mother to daughter uterus transplantation

Friday, April 1, 2016

Authors:
Mats Brännström, M.D., Ph.D., Hans Bokström, M.D., Ph.D., Pernilla Dahm-Kähler, M.D., Ph.D., Cesar Diaz-Garcia, M.D., Ph.D., Jana Ekberg, M.D., Ph.D., Anders Enskog, M.D., Ph.D., Henrik Hagberg, M.D., Ph.D., Liza Johannesson, M.D., Ph.D., Niclas Kvarnström, M.D., Johan Mölne, M.D., Ph.D., Michael Olausson, M.D., Ph.D., Jan I.…

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Oral follicle stimulating hormone agonist tested in healthy young women of reproductive age failed to demonstrate effect on follicular development but affected thyroid function

Friday, April 1, 2016
Oral administration of an FSH agonist demonstrated acceptable exposure and was well tolerated. No clear effect was observed on follicular development; higher doses were not tested owing to thyroid function test changes.

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Dysregulated leukemia inhibitory factor and its receptor regulated signal transducers and activators of transcription 3 pathway A possible cause for repeated implantation failure in women with dormant genital tuberculosis

Friday, April 1, 2016

Capsule:
Poor expression of implantation markers and altered leukemia inhibitory factor–signal transducers and activators of transcription 3 (LIF-STAT3) signaling in women with dormant genital tuberculosis is associated with implantation failure.…

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The impact of fertility treatment on severe maternal morbidity

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Authors:
Erica T. Wang, M.D., M.A.S., John A.…

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Fertility problems and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus A nationwide cohort study

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Authors:
Signe Holst, M.Sc., Susanne K.…

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First trimester pregnancy loss after fresh and frozen in vitro fertilization cycles

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
The magnitudes of risk for early pregnancy loss after in vitro fertilization for all infertility diagnoses were small. The risks were similar when transferring similar quality embryos in fresh or frozen cycles.

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Treatment of infertility does not increase the risk of ovarian cancer among women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
These findings suggest that treatment for infertility does not significantly increase the risk of ovarian cancer among women with a BRCA mutation.

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Subfertility increases risk of testicular cancer Evidence from population based semen samples

Monday, February 1, 2016
Subfertile men have an increased risk of testicular cancer that varies by semen quality. We did not find an association between azoospermia and increased cancer or specifically testicular cancer risk.

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Experimental methods to preserve male fertility and treat male factor infertility

Monday, February 1, 2016
This article describes experimental stem cell and gene therapies that might be used to treat male factor infertility.

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Costs of achieving live birth from assisted reproductive technology A comparison of sequential single and double embryo transfer approaches 2012

Monday, February 1, 2016
Sequential single embryo transfers, when clinically appropriate, can reduce total assisted reproductive technology treatment and pregnancy/infant-associated medical costs by reducing multiple births without lowering live birth rates.

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Hypothyroidism after cancer and the ability to meet reproductive goals among a cohort of young adult female cancer survivors

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Hypothyroidism after cancer treatment is associated with decreased fertility, highlighting the importance of considering other medical conditions when estimating the effects of cancer and cancer treatment on future fertility.

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Changes in sperm methylation profile A potential cause of infertility and a handle to monitor improvements in genetic and lifestyle interactions

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Authors:
Moira O’Bryan, Ph.D., Michelle Lane, Ph.D.…

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The future of reproductive medicine centers

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Authors:
Antonio Pellicer, M.D., Daniela Galliano, M.D.…

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Asherman syndrome An unsolved clinical definition and management

Monday, November 30, 2015

Authors:
Errico Zupi, M.D., Gabriele Centini, M.D., Lucia Lazzeri, M.D., Ph.D.…

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Reproductive tract microbiome in assisted reproductive technologies

Monday, November 30, 2015
The human microbiome in the male and female reproductive tracts may affect reproductive competence and provide a more complete understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of reproduction.

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