brown discharge
27 December 2021
What does a brown discharge mean?

Vaginal discharge is a normal part of life for women in their menstruating years. It can be an important indication of your general health. It can also be a useful signal about which stage of the menstrual cycle you are in. We are all familiar with the bright red of menstrual bleeding. However, you may… View Article

FSH levels in men
13 December 2021
How to increase FSH levels in men

The role of Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) in stimulating the ovaries in women as a part of the monthly menstrual cycle is quite well known. However, FSH is important for both men and women. It is one of the gonadotrophins, the other being Luteinising Hormone, (LH), so called because they stimulate the gonads. In men,… View Article

when can you find out the sex of the baby
13 December 2021
When can you find out the sex of the baby?

When can you find out the sex of the baby? For many prospective parents, this is one of the most thrilling parts of pregnancy. However, others prefer not to know until the day of birth. For a minority, it is not so much a matter of curiosity and anticipation as a medical necessity to know… View Article

preimplantation genetic tests
19 November 2021
Reproductive genetics: are non-invasive preimplantation tests accurate enough?

The 9th edition of the IVIRMA Congress finishes, after five days in which the best researchers in Assisted Reproduction have presented the latest findings in the field, in an online format due to the pandemic situation. With a more interactive and looking for dynamic formats, the congress has offered different debates, conducted by experts, on… View Article

Ovarian ageing
18 November 2021
Ovarian ageing may be associated with mitochondrial dysfunction

Women’s delay becoming mothers due to demographic and socioeconomic factors, is a topic of maximum interest now in reproductive medicine, as ovarian ageing is becoming an increasingly common cause of infertility. With age, eggs decrease in quality and quantity, often leading to reproductive problems. In this context, Prof. Emre Seli has presented at the 9th… View Article

IVIRMA Congress
10 November 2021
9th IVIRMA Congress: more than 1,000 experts will discuss the present and future of reproductive medicine

The 9th edition of the International Congress organized by IVIRMA Global, which is held every two years, will take place from Monday 15th to Friday 19th November. Considered a benchmark in the Assisted Reproduction sector, this edition will bring together more than 1,000 leading experts in the reproductive field. For the first time, the meeting… View Article

safety in assisted reproduction
20 October 2021
Safety in Assisted Reproduction: Embryo selection and impact of COVID-19

The 77th Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has been held recently. This is one of the world’s largest encounters on Assisted Reproduction. On this occasion, for the second year running, the event was held virtually to preserve the health of all attendees. Among them, the best researchers and specialists in the… View Article

two-week wait IVF
20 October 2021
What can you do during the two-week wait after IVF?

Anyone starting out on a cycle of IVF fertility treatment is prepared for it to be stressful, and understanding the stages of the process and what’s happening each step of the way can help to alleviate this. You may expect that the long-awaited day when the embryo is transferred back to your uterus is the… View Article

sperm motility
14 October 2021
What can be done when sperm motility is low?

Sperm motility is the ability of sperm to move, in a straight line or a large sweeping curve. It is one of the three measures of sperm health, the other two being sperm count and sperm morphology, i.e. having a normal shape. Motility is important for fertility because if sperm have it poor, they are… View Article

14 October 2021
How many cycles of IVF does it take to get pregnant?

In vitro fertilisation, or IVF, is the most well-known and successful fertility treatment available for most people suffering from infertility. For anyone considering embarking on IVF, it is a major life decision involving emotional, financial and organizational considerations. It’s therefore crucial to know what to expect. Most of us understand that IVF consists of a… View Article

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