A baby was born from a living donor's transplanted uterus. Following in the footsteps of Swedish success in this area, this achievement provides significant hope for those with uterine factor infertility, or UFI.
An SNL sketch walks the fine line between comedy and perpetuating unfortunate stigmas. This time with respect to infertility.
In the spirit of Breast Cancer awareness month and promoting women’s health, we are excited to have had Dr. Susan Wolf in our Manhattan office today for our Making the Rounds Facebook Live video streaming series. Dr. Wolf is a Reproductive Endocrinologist specializing in infertility and menopause. Additionally, she is a breast cancer and melanoma survivor - and, “borderline ovarian” which she personally addressed in our discussion. Watch the session now!
The rhythmic whipping of a sperm’s tail is the most basic perception as to how the cell strives to reach the egg for fertilization. But a recent study published in the journal Science reveals a novel mechanism, in which progesterone-dependent sperm cells are primed and activated in the female reproductive tract.
A recent study, published in the journal Clinical Endocrinology, finds that infertile men under the age of 50 are at an increased risk for developing osteoporosis as well as metabolic diseases, which include insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
It may soon be the time to say farewell to sluggish, slipshod and sub-par sperm. Scientists in Germany have created the ultimate superhero armor for even the laziest reproductive soldiers, and they can even benefit from artificial propulsion.
A recent New York Times Well article tells the stories of three women who all experienced almost exactly the same problem. As teens and pre-teens, they had agonizingly painful periods, accompanied by nausea, constipation, and exhaustion. Multiple doctors told them that what they were experiencing was a normal part
In a recent NYTimes Personal Health column, Jane Brody addresses polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), an endocrine system disorder that can cause reduced fertility. PCOS affects up to 10 percent of women of reproductive age, but little is understood of its causes.
A new study shows that a type of androgen-blocking drug, an aromatase inhibitor (marketed since 2005 to reduce the risk of breast cancer) is at least as effective against a common hormonal disorder as standard treatment.