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Battery life! Doctors develop new egg-regeneration IVF treatment

Britain could become the first country to road-test a new IVF treatment which allows older women to have a greater chance of becoming pregnant by replacing the ‘batteries’ in their egg cells to make them ‘young’ again.<p>Doctors have applied to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HEFA) …

Doctors Debate Whether Children Born Through IVF Are More Likely To Face Health Problems In Later Life

Undergoing IVF is an "evolutionary experiment" that could be as big a health disaster for children as junk food, a scientist claims.<p>Dr Pascal …

Genetics

Do IVF Babies Have a Higher Risk for Blood Cancer?

A new study says children conceived through in vitro may have a slightly increased risk of developing blood cancer.<p>As if parents using in vitro fertilization didn't have enough to worry about, a new study suggests children conceived through IVF might have a slightly increased risk of developing …

Safety of Women Undergoing IVF: Health Minister Urged to Act in Parliamentary Debate

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) was set up to monitor and regulate the UK's £500million IVF industry. The HFE Act enjoins the …

Test tube babies could die sooner

Scientists fear health implications of being conceived by IVF may not be known for many years to come<p>Children born through IVF could have shorter lifespans and poorer health in later life because the assisted reproduction bypasses critical natural selection processes in the body, an evolutionary …

Pregnancy

IVF puppies: First litter born by in vitro fertilization

The first-ever litter of puppies conceived through in vitro fertilization was born recently, unlocking a reproductive secret in domestic dogs that has helped researchers solve a decades-old canine biology puzzle.<p>The findings, published online today (Dec. 9) in the journal PLOS ONE, outline the …

Major New Study Shows Why IVF Doesn't Always Work

A drug that stops a key molecule could be a breakthrough.<p>For couples who have trouble conceiving, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) can be a costly and complicated process–and one that isn't guaranteed to work. But a new study might have pinned down why the process only works about a quarter of the time.<p>…

End of the 'test tube baby' as new technique allows IVF fertilisation in womb

Doctors harvest eggs and sperm then replace them in a small capsule where they can fertilise in the womb using the mother's own fluids to help conception<p>The end of the ‘test tube baby’ could be in sight after British doctors launched a new form IVF which allows conception to take place in the womb, …

Genetic test will tell if a woman will never get pregnant through IVF

Women could be saved the heartache of years of IVF failures with a test which looks for a genetic signature in the womb<p>A test which tells women if they are unlikely to get pregnant through IVF could spare years of heartache and the expense of costly procedures which will never work.<p>Doctors have …

Women can ‘grow’ their own IVF embryos with in-body incubator

KEEP them close. Women having IVF can now incubate embryos in their own bodies before they are implanted in the womb. Results from a clinical trial …

IVF breakthrough uses genetic fingerprint to tell if the treatment will succeed

Doctors may be able to predict the chances of success of IVF treatment via a genetic “fingerprint” in the womb.<p>Prof Nick Macklon, medical director of …

IVF hope for older women as fertility doctors apply to change ‘batteries’ in eggs

Britain could become the first country to licence a groundbreaking new IVF technique which rejuvenates older eggs by replacing their 'batteries'<p>Older women could have a greater chance of becoming mothers after scientists developed a new technique that replaces the ‘batteries’ in their eggs, to make …

'Natural' fertilisation device for IVF

<b>A private UK fertility clinic is offering couples a new form of IVF treatment that lets conception occur in the womb rather than in the lab.</b><p>Doctors hope that making fertilisation more natural will mean healthier pregnancies.<p>The Complete Fertility clinic in Southampton is first in the UK to use the …

Fertility Clinic

Australia's first IVF baby calls for fertility education in schools

Candice Thum made headlines 35 years ago, as Australia’s first IVF baby. At school, she often relayed to her fascinated classmates the …

IVF

Scientists Reveal New £200 Test For IVF Patients Could Increase Chances Of Getting Pregnant By 80%

Scientists believe they have developed an affordable test that will increase a woman's chance of getting pregnant through IVF by 70 to 80%.<p>The test, …

Women Who've Had IVF Are A Third More Likely To Develop Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests

Women who have undergone IVF are a third more likely to develop ovarian cancer than the average woman, a new study suggests.<p>Scientists at University …

Why women should not be alarmed by IVF ovarian cancer link

A landmark study has discovered that the risk of developing ovarian cancer rises by more than one third for women undergoing fertility treatment. Sarah Knapton explains the risks<p>For women struggling to conceive the advent of IVF in the 1970s promised to allay their biggest fear - that they might …

Cancer

New DNA test for embryos could boost IVF success rates

Data from several clinics in the US suggests that test boosts pregnancy rates by 10 percentage points, although it has not yet been approved for use in the UK<p>A test that checks for abnormal amounts of DNA in IVF embryos has raised pregnancy rates at US fertility clinics that have started to offer …

Genetics

IVF women third more likely to develop ovarian cancer

British health experts said the new findings were serious enough to consider screening IVF patients at regular intervals<p>Women who undergo IVF are a third more likely to develop ovarian cancer, the biggest ever study of fertility treatment in the world has discovered.<p>"Most analyses of the dataset …

New British test for IVF patients could increase chance of conception by 75pc

The £200 test developed by Oxford University give 35-year-old women virtually the same chance as those who conceive naturally<p>A cheap test developed by British scientists offers IVF patients the highest ever chance of conceiving and could be available within six months.<p>Oxford University has found …

Genetics

Acupuncture may be an alternative therapy to IVF

Older women wanting to fall pregnant are turning to alternative therapies like acupuncture.<p>1:35<p>Labor would scrap Bankstown metro if it wins government<p>…

IVF embryos to be genetically manipulated as scientists investigate repeated miscarriages

The genetic manipulation of human IVF embryos is set to start in Britain for the first time following a licence application by scientists who want to …

Discovery may improve embryo selection for in vitro fertilization

PORTLAND, Ore., July 7 (UPI) -- Scientists have discovered indicators for chromosomal abnormalities in human embryos created for in vitro …

Molecular Biology

7 More Reasons Why IVF Treatments Rock

Finding out in vitro fertilization is your best chance for getting pregnant is rough. It can be hard to understand why your body is one of the …

IVF Update: The Transfer

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen the update yesterday about our IVF journey (you can read Part One, Part Two, and Part …

IVF

No benefit in IVF from routinely freezing all embryos before transfer

<b>Study results do not support a move to freeze-all policy in IVF</b><p>An IVF technique which freezes all embryos generated in an initial treatment cycle and …

A 250,000-fold oversight on 3-person IVF mitochondrial transfer?

Remember the debate over so-called 3-person IVF? The goal of this technology, also referred to as mitochondrial transfer and 3-parent IVF, is to …

IVF

Meet IVF's Secret Weapon: Sunshine

A Belgian doctor tried to find a correlation between IVF treatment and weather. Nothing.So he looked at the weather a month before the actual date of …

IVF

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

12 March 2018<p>In the aftermath of the horrendous Grenfell Tower disaster in London last year, I would like to know why rescuing trapped individuals …

In-vitro Fertilization (IVF)

» Rhonda Levy » Services » In-vitro Fertilization (IVF)<p>During the IVF process, the woman injects fertility drugs (gonadotropins) to stimulate …

Pregnancy