Fertility

Dexamethasone Improves Outcomes for Patients Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization

Dexamethasone Improves Outcomes for Patients Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization

Investigators assessed whether adrenal suppression with low-dose dexamethasone improved IVF outcomes.

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Lower Success Rates of Fertility Treatment in PCOS

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Lower Success Rates of Fertility Treatment in PCOS

Investigators sought to determine the effect of vitamin D deficiency on the success of ovarian stimulation in women with PCOS or unexplained infertility.

Higher Risk of In Situ Breast CA, Ovarian Tumors With Fertility Treatment

Higher Risk of In Situ Breast CA, Ovarian Tumors With Fertility Treatment

No increased risk of corpus uteri, invasive breast cancer for women undergoing assisted reproduction.

Parental caffeine consumption linked to elevated risk of early miscarriage

Parental caffeine consumption linked to elevated risk of early miscarriage

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Drinking 2 or more caffeinated beverages per day has been linked to elevated risk of miscarriage early in pregnancy.

In infertile women, spotting linked to endometriosis

In infertile women, spotting linked to endometriosis

Subfertile women with premenstrual spotting for two or more days had a higher prevalence of endometriosis compared with women without this symptom.

Royal jelly beneficial for hypertension and cholesterol

Royal jelly beneficial for hypertension and cholesterol

Royal jelly contains a complex mixture of proteins, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates that offer health benefits to patients with medical conditions, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia and inflammation.

Can this patient get pregnant?

A 25-year-old woman reports that from menarche until age 19 years, she menstruated only once a year.

Effect of heat on sperm

Is there a link between oligospermia and heated car seats?

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