Александр Лапшихин

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The key to a successful pregnancy: a tamed immune reaction

<b>SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA—</b>The riskiest moment in any human pregnancy is arguably when the fertilized egg attaches to the womb wall and tries to …

Pregnancy

What prospective parents need to know about gene tests such as 'prepair'

Researchers recently renewed calls for all prospective parents to be offered testing for gene mutations that could be transferred to their child. …

Genetics

#LetsTalkFertility: False Promises of IVF Booming Baby Business

At 36, the last thing Shweta expected was to spread her legs in stirrups for some technician to prick and poke her privates with needles and tubes in …

Pregnancy

20 Years Of Progress And Millions Of Babies: Milestones For Infertility

Advances made in the treatment of infertility over the past 20 years are impressive, ranging from radical new techniques to edit embryonic genes to incremental changes that improve IVF outcomes and are less invasive for patients. Treatment now extends to encouraging healthy lifestyles to improve …

Genetics

The Principles of In Vitro Fertilization

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, genetic counseling and assisted hatching could assist to strengthen the chances of good results. Some even choose …

In vitro fertilization (IVF) - About

Overview<p>In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a complex series of procedures used to treat fertility or genetic problems and assist with the conception of …

Genetic testing of embryos is creating an ethical morass

Health<p>A baby with a disease gene or no baby at all: Genetic testing of embryos creates an ethical morass<p>I<p>n almost every way, the 2-year-old is the …

Donor eggs, sperm banks and the quest for 'good' genes

When Julie Schlomer got the news that she was finally pregnant at the age of 43, her thoughts turned to the other mothers. There were three of them in all, complete strangers, but they shared an extraordinary bond made possible by 21st-century medicine and marketing.<p>They were all carrying …

IVF age limit plans described as ’unfair’

Plans by the government to set a maximum age limit for women receiving publicly funded IVF treatment has been criticised as "unfair".<p>A new scheme …

Breast Cancer Risk Factors: 11 Things Every Woman Should Know

Understanding your chances of developing breast cancer—and what you can do to prevent it—can help you take action, and maybe also give you peace of mind.<p>Although you probably know those pink ribbons in October are for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you might not know much about your personal risk …

Cancer

The fertility testing racket just got debunked by science

Researchers found there’s little correlation between a woman’s “ovarian reserve” test and her chances of getting pregnant.<p>Women in their 30s and 40s anxious about their dwindling prospects of getting pregnant have become a booming market for a new arm of medicine: fertility testing.<p>Thousands of …

Pregnancy

Лапшихин А.А., репродуктолог, Москва, лечение бесплодия

Лапшихин А.А, ЭКО в Москве, ИКСИ, Инсеминация, Фолликулометрия, УЗИ, гинекология, Донорская яйцеклетка, суррогатное материнство, донорская сперма, …

Here’s how successful your IVF cycles will be, according to a new study

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an expensive endeavour for hopeful parents. Now, a new study suggests expectant moms shouldn’t be dissuaded if they …

Research

Implantation bleeding: Causes and symptoms

Implantation bleeding occurs when a fertilized egg attaches to the lining of a woman's uterus to start the growth process of pregnancy. It is a …

Egg freezing: more women are putting motherhood on ice, but is it making us complacent about fertility?

At 32, Brisbane's Ange Anderson is painfully aware her fertility will soon start to rapidly decline.<p>But the Nova newsreader doesn't want to rush into …