The National Women's Health Study: assembly and description of a population-based reproductive cohort
- Enough! Stop the arguments and get on with the science of natural killer cell testing. Sacks, Gavin // Human Reproduction;Jul2015, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p1526
Natural killer cell testing is currently practised widely, and there are studies indicating potential benefit in terms of targeting women with repeated reproductive failure for immune therapy. This may be a better approach than empirical immune therapy without any investigation. More and better...
- The Role of Chromosomal Abnormalities in Reproductive Failure. // Fertility Weekly;6/16/2003, p4
Presents a study in Turkey on the role of chromosomal abnormalities in reproductive failure. Association of major chromosomal abnormalities with recurrent pregnancy losses; Identification of mosaicism in infertile women; Requirement of detailed cytogenetic analyses of fertility problems for the...
- Pelvic Arterial Embolization Has No Negative Effect on Future Fertility. // Fertility Weekly;5/18/2009, p2
The article presents a study that investigates the effect of pelvic arterial embolization on women's fertility. Doctor Olivia Fiori and colleagues interviewed 56 women regarding their menstrual period and experienced postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). Fiori concludes that arterial pelvic embolization...
- Some women with fertility problems may just have late-blooming ovaries. Pearson, Aria // New Scientist;2/28/2009, Vol. 201 Issue 2697, p11
The article discusses research being done on the fertility problems in women. It references a study by Miriam Hudecova and colleagues, published in "Human Reproduction." The study included 91 women, aged 35 or older and had been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) when younger. It...
- Zona Thinning with Noncontact Diode Laser in Patients Aged ...37 Years with No Previous Failure... Baruffi, Ricardo L.R.; Mauri, Ana L. // Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics;Nov2000, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p557
Determines whether zona thinning (ZT) has a beneficial effect on female patients younger than 37 years who are undergoing the first intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) attempt. Common event occurring in embryo culture before implantation; Effectiveness of the use of assisted hatching.
- Polarities of Infertility. // Fertility Weekly;11/10/2003, p13
Discusses an abstract of the study 'Polarities of Infertility,' by Ellen Miller, presented to the 2003 Annual Conference of the World Foundation for Medical Studies in Female Health, held in April 2003 in Kansas City, Missouri.
- Prevalence and diagnosis of congenital uterine anomalies in women with reproductive failure: a critical appraisal. Sotirios H. Saravelos; Karen A. Cocksedge; Tin-Chiu Li // Human Reproduction Update;Sep2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p415
BACKGROUND The prevalence of congenital uterine anomalies in women with reproductive failure remains unclear, largely due to methodological bias. The aim of this review is to assess the diagnostic accuracy of different methodologies and estimate the prevalence of congenital uterine anomalies in...
- Resultados de inseminaciÃ³n intrauterina en el centro especializado para la atenciÃ³n de la mujer. Kably Ambe, Alberto; Carrera Lomas, Emmanuel; Carballo, Esperanza; Alberto Campos Cañas, Jorge; Nuñez García, Myreya // Ginecologia y Obstetricia de Mexico;may2011, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p280
Background: intrauterine insemination should be offered to couples with unexplained infertility, given its effectiveness and compared to in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer, is less invasive and requires less resources. It also should be offered to couples with male factor infertility in...
- The 20 most important health questions women don't ask their doctors. Berry, Mindy; Levine, Hallie // Glamour;Oct2003, Vol. 101 Issue 10, p97
Presents answers to queries concerning women's health. Importance of exercise on women's health; Steps of minimizing the risk of infertility during the 30s; Effect of lack of sleep on a woman's body; Negative effects of smoking on the body.