A prospective Italian study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism suggests that low levels of vitamin D [25(OH)D] may contribute to infertility. The finding, which the authors acknowledge does not confirm causality, could point to possible therapeutic benefits of the vitamin in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Readers respond to ‘Euploid single embryo transfer: The new IVF paradigm’
A study in The New England Journal of Medicine funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development suggests that letrozole may be more effective at helping women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) become pregnant than clomiphene.
Eric J. Forman, MD, FACOG discuses the Blastocyst Euploid Selective Transfer (BEST) Trial carried out by Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey.
A demonstration of trophectoderm biopsy
Blastocyst-stage comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS) to select euploid embryos is the key to successful elective single embryo transfer (SET).
Here are the steps to take before recommending IVF to your patients having trouble conceiving.
A reader describes a case of infertility due to genital tuberculosis.
Couples who have high cholesterol may have a harder time conceiving, according to a study released in May by The Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Women undergoing the menopausal transition may be prone to prolonged bleeding with periods of heaviness, according to a new study in BJOG.