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Few Women Who Freeze Eggs Use Them for a Pregnancy Later

THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than 10 percent of older women who freeze some of their eggs as insurance against age-related declines in fertility eventually use them to try to get pregnant, new research shows. The study…

Some Women Have Regrets After Freezing Eggs for Later Pregnancy

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women who want to delay childbearing increasingly opt to freeze their eggs for future use. But some later regret the decision, new research reveals. As the procedure -- called elective oocyte cryopreservation…

No Evidence Acupuncture Boosts Fertility Treatment

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Although some women may try acupuncture hoping it will help them conceive, new research suggests it won't. The study compared outcomes for more than 800 Australian and New Zealand women who underwent…

Food for Thought: Keys to Fruitful Fertility

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a woman who's trying to get pregnant, it might be a good idea to eat more fruit and cut back on fast food. That's the advice of researchers who conducted a study following nearly 5,600 women…

A Diet to Boost a Woman's Fertility?

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Could the so-called Mediterranean diet boost success of infertility treatment involving in vitro fertilization? Maybe, a very small study suggests. Greek researchers report that younger women…

Having Too Little of This Nutrient Could Harm a Woman's Fertility

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of U.S. women have at least a mild deficiency in the nutrient iodine, and new research suggests it could impair their fertility. Iodine -- a mineral that helps regulate metabolism…

With IVF, Are Fresh or Frozen Embryos Better?

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The chances of having a baby after in vitro fertilization (IVF) are similar for most women whether frozen or fresh embryos are used, a new study finds. In a group of infertile women with normal…