The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.
A method of providing future reproductive opportunities before a medical treatment with known risk of loss of fertility. Typically reproductive organs or tissues (e.g., sperm, egg, embryos and ovarian or testicular tissues) are cryopreserved for future use before the medical treatment (e.g., chemotherapy, radiation) begins.
Drugs used to increase fertility or to treat infertility.
The inability of the male to effect FERTILIZATION of an OVUM after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Male sterility is permanent infertility.
Inability to reproduce after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Reproductive sterility is permanent infertility.
Diminished or absent ability of a female to achieve conception.
The number of births in a given population per year or other unit of time.
Mature male germ cells derived from SPERMATIDS. As spermatids move toward the lumen of the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES, they undergo extensive structural changes including the loss of cytoplasm, condensation of CHROMATIN into the SPERM HEAD, formation of the ACROSOME cap, the SPERM MIDPIECE and the SPERM TAIL that provides motility.
Movement characteristics of SPERMATOZOA in a fresh specimen. It is measured as the percentage of sperms that are moving, and as the percentage of sperms with productive flagellar motion such as rapid, linear, and forward progression.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Human behavior or decision related to REPRODUCTION.
A count of SPERM in the ejaculum, expressed as number per milliliter.
The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Clinical and laboratory techniques used to enhance fertility in humans and animals.
Artificial introduction of SEMEN or SPERMATOZOA into the VAGINA to facilitate FERTILIZATION.
Preservation of cells, tissues, organs, or embryos by freezing. In histological preparations, cryopreservation or cryofixation is used to maintain the existing form, structure, and chemical composition of all the constituent elements of the specimens.
The thick, yellowish-white, viscid fluid secretion of male reproductive organs discharged upon ejaculation. In addition to reproductive organ secretions, it contains SPERMATOZOA and their nutrient plasma.
The male gonad containing two functional parts: the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES for the production and transport of male germ cells (SPERMATOGENESIS) and the interstitial compartment containing LEYDIG CELLS that produce ANDROGENS.
The process of germ cell development in the male from the primordial germ cells, through SPERMATOGONIA; SPERMATOCYTES; SPERMATIDS; to the mature haploid SPERMATOZOA.
The process by which semen is kept viable outside of the organism from which it was derived (i.e., kept from decay by means of a chemical agent, cooling, or a fluid substitute that mimics the natural state within the organism).
The reproductive organ (GONADS) in female animals. In vertebrates, the ovary contains two functional parts: the OVARIAN FOLLICLE for the production of female germ cells (OOGENESIS); and the endocrine cells (GRANULOSA CELLS; THECA CELLS; and LUTEAL CELLS) for the production of ESTROGENS and PROGESTERONE.
The failure of PLANTS to complete fertilization and obtain seed (SEEDS) as a result of defective POLLEN or ovules, or other aberrations. (Dict. of Plant Genet. and Mol. Biol., 1998)
Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.
The quality of SEMEN, an indicator of male fertility, can be determined by semen volume, pH, sperm concentration (SPERM COUNT), total sperm number, sperm viability, sperm vigor (SPERM MOTILITY), normal sperm morphology, ACROSOME integrity, and the concentration of WHITE BLOOD CELLS.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, to guide and determine present and future decisions on population control by limiting the number of children or controlling fertility, notably through family planning and contraception within the nuclear family.
Contraceptive methods based on immunological processes and techniques, such as the use of CONTRACEPTIVE VACCINES.
The number of offspring produced at one birth by a viviparous animal.
An assisted reproductive technique that includes the direct handling and manipulation of oocytes and sperm to achieve fertilization in vitro.
The fusion of a spermatozoon (SPERMATOZOA) with an OVUM thus resulting in the formation of a ZYGOTE.
Compounds which increase the capacity to conceive in females.
The ratio of the number of conceptions (CONCEPTION) including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; and fetal losses, to the mean number of females of reproductive age in a population during a set time period.
Chemical substances that prevent or reduce the probability of CONCEPTION.
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
Compounds which increase the capacity of the male to induce conception.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)
The convoluted cordlike structure attached to the posterior of the TESTIS. Epididymis consists of the head (caput), the body (corpus), and the tail (cauda). A network of ducts leaving the testis joins into a common epididymal tubule proper which provides the transport, storage, and maturation of SPERMATOZOA.
Cessation of ovarian function after MENARCHE but before the age of 40, without or with OVARIAN FOLLICLE depletion. It is characterized by the presence of OLIGOMENORRHEA or AMENORRHEA, elevated GONADOTROPINS, and low ESTRADIOL levels. It is a state of female HYPERGONADOTROPIC HYPOGONADISM. Etiologies include genetic defects, autoimmune processes, chemotherapy, radiation, and infections.
Includes mechanisms or programs which control the numbers of individuals in a population of humans or animals.
The discharge of an OVUM from a rupturing follicle in the OVARY.
Centers for acquiring and storing semen.
The male reproductive organs. They are divided into the external organs (PENIS; SCROTUM;and URETHRA) and the internal organs (TESTIS; EPIDIDYMIS; VAS DEFERENS; SEMINAL VESICLES; EJACULATORY DUCTS; PROSTATE; and BULBOURETHRAL GLANDS).
An OOCYTE-containing structure in the cortex of the OVARY. The oocyte is enclosed by a layer of GRANULOSA CELLS providing a nourishing microenvironment (FOLLICULAR FLUID). The number and size of follicles vary depending on the age and reproductive state of the female. The growing follicles are divided into five stages: primary, secondary, tertiary, Graafian, and atretic. Follicular growth and steroidogenesis depend on the presence of GONADOTROPINS.
Societies whose membership is limited to scientists.
The period of cyclic physiological and behavior changes in non-primate female mammals that exhibit ESTRUS. The estrous cycle generally consists of 4 or 5 distinct periods corresponding to the endocrine status (PROESTRUS; ESTRUS; METESTRUS; DIESTRUS; and ANESTRUS).
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
An organizational enterprise between a public sector agency, federal, state or local, and a private sector entity. Skills and assets of each sector are shared to deliver a service or facility for the benefit or use of the general public.
The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.
Sexual union of a male and a female in non-human species.
Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the diplotene state until OVULATION at PUBERTY to give rise to haploid secondary oocytes or ova (OVUM).
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
Deliberate breeding of two different individuals that results in offspring that carry part of the genetic material of each parent. The parent organisms must be genetically compatible and may be from different varieties or closely related species.
The process by which a tissue or aggregate of cells is kept alive outside of the organism from which it was derived (i.e., kept from decay by means of a chemical agent, cooling, or a fluid substitute that mimics the natural state within the organism).
Chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in males. Use for male contraceptive agents in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Size and composition of the family.
Sexual activities of animals.
A condition of suboptimal concentration of SPERMATOZOA in the ejaculated SEMEN to ensure successful FERTILIZATION of an OVUM. In humans, oligospermia is defined as a sperm count below 20 million per milliliter semen.
Interactive processes between the oocyte (OVUM) and the sperm (SPERMATOZOA) including sperm adhesion, ACROSOME REACTION, sperm penetration of the ZONA PELLUCIDA, and events leading to FERTILIZATION.
Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.
A potent androgenic steroid and major product secreted by the LEYDIG CELLS of the TESTIS. Its production is stimulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE from the PITUITARY GLAND. In turn, testosterone exerts feedback control of the pituitary LH and FSH secretion. Depending on the tissues, testosterone can be further converted to DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
Method to determine the occurrence of OVULATION by direct or indirect means. Indirect methods examine the effects of PROGESTERONE on cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), or basal body temperature. Direct ovulation detection, generally used in fertility treatment, involves analyses of circulating hormones in blood and ULTRASONOGRAPHY.
The social institution involving legal and/or religious sanction whereby individuals are joined together.
The number of males per 100 females.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent conception.
The emission of SEMEN to the exterior, resulting from the contraction of muscles surrounding the male internal urogenital ducts.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
The reproductive cells in multicellular organisms at various stages during GAMETOGENESIS.
The measurement of an organ in volume, mass, or heaviness.
A decapeptide that stimulates the synthesis and secretion of both pituitary gonadotropins, LUTEINIZING HORMONE and FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE. GnRH is produced by neurons in the septum PREOPTIC AREA of the HYPOTHALAMUS and released into the pituitary portal blood, leading to stimulation of GONADOTROPHS in the ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND.
The age of the mother in PREGNANCY.
A major gonadotropin secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Follicle-stimulating hormone stimulates GAMETOGENESIS and the supporting cells such as the ovarian GRANULOSA CELLS, the testicular SERTOLI CELLS, and LEYDIG CELLS. FSH consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. Within a species, the alpha subunit is common in the three pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH, and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity.
The deposit of SEMEN or SPERMATOZOA into the VAGINA to facilitate FERTILIZATION.
The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
The fertilizing element of plants that contains the male GAMETOPHYTES.
Euploid male germ cells of an early stage of SPERMATOGENESIS, derived from prespermatogonia. With the onset of puberty, spermatogonia at the basement membrane of the seminiferous tubule proliferate by mitotic then meiotic divisions and give rise to the haploid SPERMATOCYTES.
Achievement of full sexual capacity in animals and in humans.
Male germ cells derived from the haploid secondary SPERMATOCYTES. Without further division, spermatids undergo structural changes and give rise to SPERMATOZOA.
Occurrence or induction of ESTRUS in all of the females in a group at the same time, applies only to non-primate mammals with ESTROUS CYCLE.
A class of natural contraceptive methods in which SEXUAL ABSTINENCE is practiced a few days before and after the estimated day of ovulation, during the fertile phase. Methods for determining the fertile period or OVULATION DETECTION are based on various physiological indicators, such as circulating hormones, changes in cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), and the basal body temperature.
The maturing process of SPERMATOZOA after leaving the testicular SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES. Maturation in SPERM MOTILITY and FERTILITY takes place in the EPIDIDYMIS as the sperm migrate from caput epididymis to cauda epididymis.
A condition in which the percentage of progressively motile sperm is abnormally low. In men, it is defined as
Endometrial implantation of EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN at the BLASTOCYST stage.
Methods for recognizing the state of ESTRUS.
The gamete-producing glands, OVARY or TESTIS.
Techniques for the artifical induction of ovulation, the rupture of the follicle and release of the ovum.
The major progestational steroid that is secreted primarily by the CORPUS LUTEUM and the PLACENTA. Progesterone acts on the UTERUS, the MAMMARY GLANDS and the BRAIN. It is required in EMBRYO IMPLANTATION; PREGNANCY maintenance, and the development of mammary tissue for MILK production. Progesterone, converted from PREGNENOLONE, also serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Proteins found in SEMEN. Major seminal plasma proteins are secretory proteins from the male sex accessory glands, such as the SEMINAL VESICLES and the PROSTATE. They include the seminal vesicle-specific antigen, an ejaculate clotting protein; and the PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, a protease and an esterase.
A cutaneous pouch of skin containing the testicles and spermatic cords.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
A major gonadotropin secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Luteinizing hormone regulates steroid production by the interstitial cells of the TESTIS and the OVARY. The preovulatory LUTEINIZING HORMONE surge in females induces OVULATION, and subsequent LUTEINIZATION of the follicle. LUTEINIZING HORMONE consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. Within a species, the alpha subunit is common in the three pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity.
The convoluted tubules in the TESTIS where sperm are produced (SPERMATOGENESIS) and conveyed to the RETE TESTIS. Spermatogenic tubules are composed of developing germ cells and the supporting SERTOLI CELLS.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Procedures to obtain viable OOCYTES from the host. Oocytes most often are collected by needle aspiration from OVARIAN FOLLICLES before OVULATION.
The period in the ESTROUS CYCLE associated with maximum sexual receptivity and fertility in non-primate female mammals.
The male sex chromosome, being the differential sex chromosome carried by half the male gametes and none of the female gametes in humans and in some other male-heterogametic species in which the homologue of the X chromosome has been retained.
Early pregnancy loss during the EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN stage of development. In the human, this period comprises the second through eighth week after fertilization.
Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)
A synthetic fluorinated steroid that is used as a progestational hormone.
A condition of having no sperm present in the ejaculate (SEMEN).
Passive or active movement of SPERMATOZOA from the testicular SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES through the male reproductive tract as well as within the female reproductive tract.
The process of germ cell development in the female from the primordial germ cells through OOGONIA to the mature haploid ova (OVUM).

Post-traumatic epilepsy: its complications and impact on occupational rehabilitation--an epidemiological study from India. (1/4600)

The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of seizure disorder, neuropsychiatric disorders and reproductive outcome of employees with post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) and their effect on occupational rehabilitation. A case-comparison group study design was used to compare 30 subjects with PTE with (1) 129 non-PTE and (2) 55 non-PTE matched control employees. The 55 non-PTE matched controls were selected from the 129 non-PTE employees on the basis of age, age at onset of seizure, age at marriage and length of employment. The PTE group had a lower fertility rate than the controls and more neuropsychiatric disorders and seizure disability. PTE employees were more occupationally rehabilitated than non-PTE employees (p = 0.033). Of the 30 PTE subjects, thirteen who were rehabilitated by placement had more seizure disability (p = 0.007) and a higher fertility rate (p = 0.018). High prevalence of seizure disability and increased fertility rate among the placed PTE employees suggested that there might be some association between severity of seizures and increased production of live offspring and work placement. Work suitability or placement should not be judged on clinical assessment only but psychosocial seizure assessment, disability evaluation and other psychometric tests which are of equal importance.  (+info)

Molecular control of the implantation window. (2/4600)

Human endometrium is the end organ of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis. Therefore, endometrium is susceptible to changes in the cases of infertility that originate from disturbances in the normal functioning of this axis. In addition, some cases of unexplained infertility may be due to altered endometrial function. This disturbed endometrial function may originate from lesions in the molecular repertoire that are crucial to implantation. Human endometrium becomes receptive to implantation by the blastocyst within a defined period during the menstrual cycle. The duration of this so-called 'endometrial receptivity' or 'implantation' period seems to span from few days after ovulation to several days prior to menstruation. Successful implantation results from a co-ordinated series of events that would allow establishment of a timely dialogue between a receptive endometrium and an intrusive blastocyst. The members of the molecular repertoire that make endometrium receptive to implantation are gradually being recognized. Among these are the cytokines, integrins, heat shock proteins, tastin and trophinin. In addition, the expression of a second set of genes including tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and ebaf, may be the appropriate signal for the closure of the 'implantation window', for making the endometrium refractory to implantation and for preparing it for the menstrual shedding.  (+info)

Changes in basement membrane thickness in the human endometrium during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. (3/4600)

We have examined aspects of the fine structure of the basal laminae associated with the luminal and glandular epithelium and small blood vessels in the human endometrium. Four short studies are presented and reviewed. Study 1 examined biopsies from 20 fertile women taken on days after the luteinizing hormone surge (LH): LH +2, 4, 6, 8 and 10. The basal lamina (both lamina densa and lucida) increased in thickness over the period studied. Study 2 again studied the glandular epithelium and examined the effect of RU486 (a progesterone receptor blocker) administered on day LH +3 and biopsied on day LH +6. The basal laminae were found to be the same as LH +2 control group but thinner than LH +6 control. Study 3 documented increased thickness of the basal laminae between LH +6, 8 and 13 in the luminal epithelium. The within-group coefficient of variation was 16% and 27% for LH +6 and LH +13 groups but only 2 % for LH +8. Study 4 demonstrated an increase in basal lamina thickness associated with small blood vessels between LH +6 and LH +10 in normal fertile women. The basal lamina provides the interface between epithelial and mesenchymal environments; changes in its structure can alter the phenotypic expression of the epithelia. It is one of the maternal barriers that must be transgressed by the trophoblast during implantation. Together, these combined studies provide quantitative baseline structural information on the electron microscopical appearance of the basal lamina during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle.  (+info)

Endometrial oestrogen and progesterone receptors and their relationship to sonographic appearance of the endometrium. (4/4600)

The rapid development of ultrasonographic equipment now permits instantaneous assessment of follicles and endometrium. The sonographic appearance of the endometrium has been discussed in relation to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. However, a generally agreed view of the relationship of the sonographic appearance to fecundity in IVF cycles has not emerged. We have studied the relationship between steroid receptors and the sonographic appearance of the preovulatory endometrium in natural cycles and ovulation induction cycles. Preovulatory endometrial thickness was not found to be indicative of fecundity, although a preovulatory endometrial thickness of <9 mm related to an elevated miscarriage rate. The preovulatory endometrial echo pattern did not predict fecundity. No relationships were found among endometrial appearance, endometrial steroid receptors and steroid hormone concentrations in serum. Oestrogen or progesterone receptor concentrations were not related to endometrial thickness or to concentrations of serum oestradiol, the only significant correlation being found between the endometrial concentrations of oestrogen and progesterone receptors. The ratio of progesterone:oestrogen receptor concentration was somewhat less in echo pattern B (not triple line) endometrium compared with pattern A (triple line) endometrium. Oestrogen and progesterone receptor concentrations appeared stable on gonadotrophin induction, though fewer numbers were found during clomiphene cycles than in natural cycles. With regard to the distribution of receptor concentration between clomiphene and natural cycles, most women using clomiphene had very low oestrogen receptor populations. Pregnancy rates were low, in spite of high ovulatory rates during clomiphene treatment and were mainly related to low oestrogen receptor concentrations in preovulatory endometrium.  (+info)

Germ cell development in the XXY mouse: evidence that X chromosome reactivation is independent of sexual differentiation. (5/4600)

Prior to entry into meiosis, XX germ cells in the fetal ovary undergo X chromosome reactivation. The signal for reactivation is thought to emanate from the genital ridge, but it is unclear whether it is specific to the developing ovary. To determine whether the signals are present in the developing testis as well as the ovary, we examined the expression of X-linked genes in germ cells from XXY male mice. To facilitate this analysis, we generated XXY and XX fetuses carrying X chromosomes that were differentially marked and subject to nonrandom inactivation. This pattern of nonrandom inactivation was maintained in somatic cells but, in XX as well as XXY fetuses, both parental alleles were expressed in germ cell-enriched cell populations. Because testis differentiation is temporally and morphologically normal in the XXY testis and because all germ cells embark upon a male pathway of development, these results provide compelling evidence that X chromosome reactivation in fetal germ cells is independent of the somatic events of sexual differentiation. Proper X chromosome dosage is essential for the normal fertility of male mammals, and abnormalities in germ cell development are apparent in the XXY testis within several days of X reactivation. Studies of exceptional germ cells that survive in the postnatal XXY testis demonstrated that surviving germ cells are exclusively XY and result from rare nondisjunctional events that give rise to clones of XY cells.  (+info)

Genetic analysis of viable Hsp90 alleles reveals a critical role in Drosophila spermatogenesis. (6/4600)

The Hsp90 chaperone protein maintains the activities of a remarkable variety of signal transducers, but its most critical functions in the context of the whole organism are unknown. Point mutations of Hsp83 (the Drosophila Hsp90 gene) obtained in two different screens are lethal as homozygotes. We report that eight transheterozygous mutant combinations produce viable adults. All exhibit the same developmental defects: sterile males and sterile or weakly fertile females. We also report that scratch, a previously identified male-sterile mutation, is an allele of Hsp82 with a P-element insertion in the intron that reduces expression. Thus, it is a simple reduction in Hsp90 function, rather than possible altered functions in the point mutants, that leads to male sterility. As shown by light and electron microscopy, all stages of spermatogenesis involving microtubule function are affected, from early mitotic divisions to later stages of sperm maturation, individualization, and motility. Aberrant microtubules are prominent in yeast cells carrying mutations in HSP82 (the yeast Hsp90 gene), confirming that Hsp90 function is connected to microtubule dynamics and that this connection is highly conserved. A small fraction of Hsp90 copurifies with taxol-stabilized microtubule proteins in Drosophila embryo extracts, but Hsp90 does not remain associated with microtubules through repeated temperature-induced assembly and disassembly reactions. If the spermatogenesis phenotypes are due to defects in microtubule dynamics, we suggest these are indirect, reflecting a role for Hsp90 in maintaining critical signal transduction pathways and microtubule effectors, rather than a direct role in the assembly and disassembly of microtubules themselves.  (+info)

The Parkes Lecture. Heat and the testis. (7/4600)

The evidence for the lower temperature of the testes of many mammals is summarized, and the reasons suggested for the descent of the testes into a scrotum are discussed. Descriptions are given of the various techniques used for studying the effects of heat on the testis, whole body heating, local heating of the testes (by inducing cryptorchidism, scrotal insulation or immersion of the scrotum in a water bath), and heating of tissue or cell preparations in vitro. The effects of heat are discussed, effects on the testis (weight, histology, physiology, biochemistry and endocrinology), on the numbers and motility of spermatozoa in rete testis fluid and semen, on fertilizing ability of spermatozoa and on the subsequent development of the embryos produced when spermatozoa from heated testes are used to fertilize normal ova. The possible mechanisms for the damaging effects of heat are discussed, as well as the importance of heat-induced abnormalities in male reproduction in domestic animals and humans.  (+info)

Impact of market value on human mate choice decisions. (8/4600)

Mate choice strategies are a process of negotiation in which individuals make bids that are constrained by their status in the market place. Humans provide an unusual perspective on this because we can measure their explicitly expressed preferences before they are forced to make any choices. We use advertisements placed in newspaper personal columns to examine, first, the extent to which evolutionary considerations affect the level of competition (or market value) during the reproductively active period of people's lives and, second, the extent to which market value influences individual's willingness to make strong demands of prospective mates. We show that female market value is determined principally by women's fecundity (and, to a lesser extent, reproductive value), while male market value is determined by men's earning potential and the risk of future pairbond termination (the conjoint probability that the male will either die or divorce his partner during the next 20 years). We then show that these selection preferences strongly influence the levels of demands that men and women make of prospective partners (although older males tend to overestimate their market value).  (+info)

Natural fertility is the fertility that exists without birth control. The control is the number of children birthed to the parents and is modified as the number of children reaches the maximum. There is evidence that there is little birth control is used in non-European countries. Natural fertility tends to decrease as a society modernizes. Women in a pre-modernized society typically have given birth to a large number of children by the time they are 50 years old, while women in post-modernized society only bear a small number by the same age. However, during modernization natural fertility rises, before family planning is practiced. Historical populations have traditionally honored the idea of natural fertility by displaying fertility symbols. Natural fertility is a concept developed by the French historical demographer Louis Henry to refer to the level of fertility that would prevail in a population that makes no conscious effort to limit, regulate, or control fertility, so that fertility ...
Longer lives and fertility far below the replacement level of 2.1 births per woman are leading to rapid population aging in many countries. Many observers are concerned that aging will adversely affect public finances and standards of living. Analysis of newly available National Transfer Accounts data for 40 countries shows that fertility well above replacement would typically be most beneficial for government budgets. However, fertility near replacement would be most beneficial for standards of living when the analysis includes the effects of age structure on families as well as governments. And fertility below replacement would maximize per capita consumption when the cost of providing capital for a growing labor force is taken into account. Although low fertility will indeed challenge government programs and very low fertility undermines living standards, we find that moderately low fertility and population decline favor the broader material standard of living. ...
Downloadable! In this paper we analyze the distribution of fertility rates across the world using parametric mixture models. We demonstrate the existence of twin peaks and the division of the worlds countries in two distinct components: a high-fertility regime and a low fertility regime. Whereas the significance of twin peaks vanishes over time, the two fertility regimes continue to exists over the whole observation period. In 1950 about two thirds of the worlds countries belonged to the high-fertility regime and the rest constituted the low-fertility regime. By the year 2005 this picture has reversed. Within both the low- and the high-fertility regime the average fertility rate declined, with a larger absolute decline within the high-fertility regime. Visually, the two peaks moved closer together. For the low fertility-group we find both beta- and sigma- convergence but we cannot establish any convergence pattern for the high fertility regime. Overall our findings are difficult to reconcile with the
TY - JOUR. T1 - Contextual Understanding of Lower Fertility Among U.S. Women in Professional Occupations. AU - Shreffler, Karina M.. PY - 2017/1/1. Y1 - 2017/1/1. N2 - Despite decades of research indicating that employed women in the United States have fewer children than other women, it remains unclear what it is about work, beyond work hours, that constrains fertility. The current study links a sample of 1,800 women of childbearing age who are employed at least part-time from the National Survey of Fertility Barriers with the Department of Labors Occupational Information Network to examine how characteristics of womens jobs are associated with their fertility intentions and behaviors. Results indicate that women who work in more professional jobs (e.g., occupations with greater prestige, autonomy, complexity, and supervisory characteristics) are more likely to postpone childbearing than women employed in jobs with lower scores on professional characteristics. Women in more professional jobs ...
Total fertility rate in South Korea is the lowest in the world. A fertility rate below replacement fertility level will result in serious social problems in the long term. Therefore, it is worthwhile to study a general understanding about the low fertility rate phenomenon and to investigate the effectiveness of fertility policies in order to ameliorate the resulting social problems due to the low fertility rate. This research was a descriptive examination into the low fertility rate phenomenon and an investigation of the needs for fertility potties and their effectiveness. The study subjects were consisted of 769 unmarried people aged from 18 to 40 years old. Data were collected from June to August 2004 and were analyzed by frequencies, mean, and standard deviation. The following results were revealed. First, unmarried people in general had positive perspectives about getting marriaged, giving birth, and being a parent. In addition, the primary cause of low fertility rate was economical ...
This study investigated the relationships among parities and variance components in each parity for female fertility traits in Chinese Holsteins. In addition, the present study estimated genetic and phenotypic correlations between heifer traits and between cow traits. The results obtained from the present study will be useful for genetic evaluations in dairy cattle breeding programs, particularly for developing a routine genetic evaluation system for female fertility traits in Chinese Holstein population.. The average performances of fertility traits in the present study were similar to those of other populations in general [6, 12, 22]. It was also observed that all the fertility performances of heifers were better than those of cows, consistent with previous studies [23]. The differences in the reproductive physiology between maiden heifers and cows could be caused by first calving and the negative energy balance resulting from high milk yield [13]. In addition, the larger amount of censored ...
The experiment was conducted in split plot design with fifteen treatments combinations with three replications during rabi season 2018-19. The experiment consisted of three levels of fertility as main factor and five levels of organic sources assigning to sub-plots by replicating thrice. Three fertility levels were 75% recommended dose of fertilizers (RDF), 100% RDF (120:60:60 NPK) and 125% RDF. The five levels of organic sources were control, vermicompost @ 2.5 t ha-1, vermicompost @ 2.5 t ha-1 + Azotobacter + PSB, FYM (farmyard manures) @ 5 t ha-1 and FYM @ 5 t ha-1 + Azotobacter + PSB. Among fertility levels, the application of 100% RDF being at par with 125% RDF recorded maximum growth and yield attributes, grain (40.19 and 41.88 q ha-1, respectively) and straw (58.27 and 60.72 q ha-1, respectively) . Similarly, the application of FYM @ 5 t ha-1 being at par with vermicomposting @ 2.5 t ha-1
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The fertility of an individual female is defined as the number of live births of babies to that female. Note that the term fertility rate is typically used when talking about aggregating fertility values across populations, but we simply talk of fertility when referring to a particular individual female. The fertility of an individual female is a nonnegative integer, i.e., it could take values 0, 1, 2, ... Due to biological considerations, it typically would not exceed 20 (there are only about 32 females in recorded history who have had more than 20 children, according to Wikipedias list of people with the most children). Fertility is a loose umbrella term. The more technical terms are described below. Note that in day-to-day parlance, fertility may be used in the sense of ability to produce children. In demographic jargon, we use the term fecundity for that sense of the word fertility, and reserve the use of the term fertility for actual children produced so far or in the future. ...
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This paper reports the results of an empirical investigation of sampling fluctuations in age specific fertility rates (ASFR), total fertility rates (TFR), and the ratios of ASFRs used to identify the age pattern of childbearing (ASFR at age X/ASFR at age 20-24). Fertility parameters may be accurately estimated from birth histories collected from as few as 50 women.
Study Purpose: The surprisingly deep drop in Italian birth rates to among the lowest in the world (total fertility rate of 1.3 or below) has dramatically challenged existing social science theory by appearing to contradict population experts predictions of where such very low below replacement fertility would emerge. This interdisciplinary research project, known as ELFI (Explaining Low Fertility in Italy), has made considerable inroads into understanding the puzzle of lowest-low Italian fertility, reevaluating theories of reproduction and human behavior more generally. Through the use of innovative methodologies, an international team of collaborators from anthropology, sociology, and demography has produced key findings using both statistical, quantitative methods and extensive ethnographic, qualitative methods. Study Design: Four Italian cities were studied ethnographically by trained anthropologists. In each, both a working-class and a middle-class neighborhood were identified, and ...
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Adult men with autoimmune conditions are commonly prescribed anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) agents; however, there is a paucity of quality evidence as to their effect on male fertility (e.g. semen parameters and sperm quality). Our objective was to determine if men with autoimmune conditions are being counseled regarding the unknown reproductive effects of anti-TNF agents prior to initiation of therapy. A retrospective analysis of 1010 male patients age 18-45 who were prescribed an anti-TNF agent were assessed for (1) receipt of counseling regarding potential reproductive effects; (2) screening for anatomic or laboratory abnormalities associated with infertility; (3) election for sperm cryopreservation. Only 10.3% of men received counseling, and this was not associated with age (p = 0.77). Those who received counseling were significantly more likely to have a genitourinary exam performed, be assessed for presence of a varicocele, be asked about or endorse low libido or erectile dysfunction, have
Obesity: The obesity epidemic has recently become is a serious issue, particularly in industrialized nations. The rising number of obese individuals may be due in part to an energy-rich diet as well as insufficient physical exercise. In addition to other potential health risks, obesity can have a significant impact on male and female fertility. BMI (body mass index) may be a significant factor in fertility, as an increase in BMI in the male by as little as three units can be associated with infertility. Several studies have demonstrated that an increase in BMI is correlated with a decrease in sperm concentration, a decrease in motility and an increase DNA damage in sperm. A relationship also exists between obesity and erectile dysfunction (ED). ED may be the consequence of the conversion of androgens to estradiol. The enzyme aromatase is responsible for this conversion, and is found primarily in adipose tissue. As the amount of adipose tissue increases, there is more aromatase available to ...
The aim of the current study were two fold; Firstly to establish the mechanism and timing of occurrence of fertility parameters associated with the onset of puberty and to investigate the effects, mechanisms and mode of action of restricted energy intake on growth rate, and age at puberty. Secondly, to study the effects of mating at different intervals post-partum on early fertility parameters and to identify the fertility parameters affected by early remating in three breeds of rabbits - the Local Cameroonian, the Californian and the New Zealand. The effects of two energy levels of intake on the onset of puberty were investigated. The results showed that restricted energy intake had no effect on mating behaviour but that, a critical level of oestradiol 17? was necessary to render the pituitary sensitive to GnRH following mating. It also revealed that the effects of nutrition on fertility parameters at puberty were mediated through the body weights achieved. Both a critical concentration of ...
Downloadable! Starting from the assumption that economic insecurity is a key factor behind childbearing decisions, we empirically assess how fertility intentions are affected by job instability, which may severely compromise the employment status of workers, and economic disadvantages in terms of household income and wealth. We show that the instability of women�s work status (i.e. the holding of occasional and precarious jobs) significantly postpones maternity decisions for medium/high level income households; the chances of further childbirth are significantly and negatively affected by household income insecurity. Finally, low levels of household wealth influence the decision of having a first child.
To the Editors:. In sub-Saharan Africa, stable heterosexual HIV-1 serodiscordant couples (ie, one member is HIV-1 infected and the other uninfected) account for a substantial proportion of new infections and are a priority population for novel prevention interventions.1 Serodiscordant couples frequently have high pregnancy incidence and intentionally risk HIV-1 transmission to conceive.2,3 Earlier antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation (ie, at CD4 counts ,350 cells/μL) substantially reduces the risk of HIV-1 transmission within HIV-1 serodiscordant couples.4 Early ART may reduce periconception HIV-1 transmission risk due to decreased HIV-1 viral load and infectiousness.5,6 We investigated fertility intentions and interest in early ART for HIV-1 prevention among East African HIV-1-infected individuals in serodiscordant partnerships.. Between July and December 2011, we conducted a cross-sectional study among Kenyan and Ugandan heterosexual HIV-1 serodiscordant couples participating in the ...
A life cycle model of fertility based on the quantity-quality model of fertility successfully explains changes in completed fertility in a period in which completed fertility first fell and then rose. This model furthermore accurately predicts the timing and level of the subsequent peak in completed fertility. Regressions based on Easterlins relative economic status theory of fertility are less successful in predicting fertility over a fifteen year period than regressions based on the quantity-quality model. Upon investigation, much of the increase in completed fertility associated with the baby boom appears to be primarily attributable to sporadic wage growth. ...
How Exactly Does Cannabis Affect Female Fertility?. We now have tackled the consequences of cannabis on male potency in a past post. Now, lets discuss exactly how it impacts the ladies.. In comparison to fertility that is male feminine fertility is more complex. That is since it involves more than simply the capability to conceive. Feminine fertility comes with the miracle that is scientific of another individual within your human body until it reaches complete term.. Sterility problems are plaguing couples nowadays. For US partners alone, near to 15per cent are receiving dilemmas conceiving. And because fertility remedies not merely cost a kings ransom, but take a toll also on individuals actually, emotionally, mentally, as well as spiritually, the majority are searching for less expensive and much more normal alternatives.. Worldwide CBD Exchange. Therefore, with cannabis center that is taking whilst the brand new wonder medication, lots of people are wondering whether cannabis can also ...
Background: Literature is limited on the effects of high prevalence HIV on fertility in the absence of treatment, and the effects of the introduction of sustained access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) on fertility. We summarize fertility patterns in rural northeast South Africa over 21 years during dynamic social and epidemiological change. Methods: We use data for females aged 15-49 from the Agincourt health and socio-demographic surveillance system (1993-2013). We use discrete time event history analysis to summarize patterns in the probability of any birth. Results: Overall fertility declined in 2001-2003, increased in 2004-2011, and then declined in 2012-2013. South Africans showed a similar pattern. Mozambicans showed a different pattern, with strong declines prior to 2003 before stalling during 2004-2007, and then continued fertility decline afterwards. There was an inverse gradient between fertility levels and household socioeconomic status. The gradient did not vary by time or ...
When weighing the options, the pros and cons of intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) will, of course, be explored fully in discussion with your physician. In general terms, you can expect IUI to be a simpler process, less invasive, and lower cost. Some fertility specialists recommend attempting one or more cycles of artificial insemination before moving to IVF but this does not apply to everyone. For example, for an older woman, to try artificial insemination first may take up valuable time and the recommendation could well be to move straight to IVF. But before you can compare the two treatments, you need to know what exactly you could expect from IVF. ...
Analyzes the correlates of fertility levels in societies and childbearing among individuals and couples. Examines classical theories of fertility change at the societal level and contemporary critiques of these theories. Also examines the determinants of fertility at the individual level, with an emphasis on differences in the timing first birth and total family size by social class and ethnicity in developed and developing countries.
Schoen et al. (1999). 1. In what ways does Schoen et al.s study move ahead from prior research? How do their findings contradict those from previous studies?. 2. Schoen et al. state that it is important to distinguish the additional information effect and mediation effect of fertility intention. Why? What is the implication for this distinction?. 3. Does fertility intention have the same meaning as fertility desire?. 4. Schoen et al. summarized that fertility intention could be mediated by some variables (e.g. spouses intention, lifecycle factors and reproduction related changes), of which the individual has various degree of control. However, how can we understand the mediating factors that are out of an individuals control? (for example, one-child policy.). 5. According to Schoen et al.s regression results on married and unmarried persons, educational level is significant for unmarried persons, but loses its significance for married persons. How can we interpret this result?. 6. ...
The KIVELI Fertility Association and Embryolab Academy with Embryolab Fertility Clinic, along with the significant support of the Greek district of the AHEPA Association, held their second event in Thessaloniki, for the second consecutive year, and on the occasion of the European Fertility Week. The topic was We support fertility in practice.. The week from November 6th until the 12th has been designated, by the Fertility European Organization, as the Fertility Week Across Europe. Actions and activities are being carried out in every European country to raise awareness and advertence among all fertility bodies.. We celebrate 40 years of assisted reproduction.. From 1978 up to date, more than 6,500,000 children have been born around the world thanks to therapies and assisted reproduction techniques, said Dimitra Drakopoulou, President of the Kiveli Fertility Society.. A large audience but also a very big number of students attended the event, during which, Assisted Reproduction specialists ...
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Laptop computers are being studied in health circles because of their possible impact on fertility, particularly in men. Previous studies looked at the laptop as a heat source, raising the temperature of the scrotum and possibly damaging sperm in the process. A new study, conducted by Argentinian researchers at Nascentis Medicina Reproductiva, finds that another possible culprit to male infertility may be the Wi-Fi signal in their laptops.. Conrado Avendano MS and colleagues obtained semen samples from 29 healthy men and placed a few drops under a laptop connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi. After four hours, a quarter of the sperm showed a significant decrease in progressive sperm motility, compared to just 14% from semen samples stored at the same temperature away from the computer. This means that the sperm exposed to the signal were less capable of moving toward an egg to fertilize it. In addition, nine percent of the sperm samples showed DNA damage, three-fold more than the comparison ...
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The study confirmed the UNAIDS assumptions of higher fertility for women 15-19 years old and lower fertility for women older than 20 years old for HIV-positive women in 20 national population-based surveys. The result also indicated that sexually active women with HIV infection had a lower fertility across all age groups compared with women who were sexually active but who were not infected with HIV. However, the analyses suggested that the previous assumptions, which set the ASFR ratio to 1.5 for 15-19 years and 0.7 for the remaining age groups,3 15 could be improved. We recommended an updated fertility adjustment, 1.2, 0.76, 0.71, 0.65, 0.59, 0.53 and 0.47, for each 5-year age bracket from 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44 and 45-49 years old, respectively. In addition, we proposed that the ASFR ratio in the 15-19-year-old age group should be adjusted based on the proportion of sexually active women in that age group if country-specific information is available.. One major concern of ...
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The impact of persistent organochlorine pollutants (POPs)[4], of which PCBs and DDT are two, on human fertility is still unknown and there are limited and contradictory findings so far as to whether PCBs and DDT/DDE damage human sperm. This study, which is part of a wide-ranging project known as INUENDO[5], set out also to see whether these two POPs damage sperm by altering its chromatin integrity. (Chromatin is the DNA and associated proteins that make up a chromosome ...
Talk to your doctor or OB/GYN or fertility specialist. If you have questions about your reproductive health you should discuss your options with your doctor, OB/GYN, or a fertility specialist (like AZCREI). There are many health conditions that impact fertility, including hormone imbalances, PCOS, thyroid disorders, uterine fibroids, damage to the fallopian tubes, endometriosis, and STIs. Age, BMI, and your family medical history can all affect fertility as well. You may want to write down your questions ahead of time, before your visit, so you can get all the answers you need to create a plan for your next steps.. Evaluate your lifestyle and habits. A chat with your doctor may spur you to evaluate a few of your lifestyle choices and habits. Since BMI can affect fertility, you may want to gain or lose weight before you start trying to conceive in order to increase your chances of a successful pregnancy. Exercise, regardless of your BMI, is also important for your general health. If you smoke, ...
Diagnosis of male infertility has been based mainly on the traditional semen parameters (concentration, motility and morphology). Historically, the semen analysis results are the foundation on which clinicians base their decision for treatment for a given couple. It has, however, become clear that semen parameters are insufficient for the determination of male fertility potential. A continuous search for better markers of male fertility has led to an increased focus on testing of sperm chromatin integrity in fertility workup and ART. Sperm DNA damage is a useful biomarker for male infertility diagnosis and prediction of assisted reproduction outcomes. It is associated with reduced fertilization rates, embryo quality and pregnancy rates, and higher rates of spontaneous miscarriage and childhood diseases. Successful fertilization of the human oocyte from spermatozoa with damaged DNA may lead to paternal transmission of defective genetic material with adverse consequences to embryo development. ...
August 26, 2011. By Patricia Nicholson. A new study of cancer survivors suggests that chemotherapy may affect womens fertility, even if their periods return after treatment. Many women undergoing chemotherapy experience amenorrhea, meaning that their periods stop during treatment. In most cases, their periods return within one year, especially in younger women. However, some women experience permanent ovarian failure. A study of more than 600 cancer survivors found that even among those whose periods returned, women who had undergone chemotherapy were at increased risk for infertility and early menopause.. Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine surveyed 620 women who were diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 18 and 40. All of the women had been treated with chemotherapy alone (not with pelvic radiation, pelvic surgery or bone marrow transplants that may affect fertility). The women were treated for either Hodgkins disease, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, ...
Kold Jensen, Tina , and Niels Henrik I Hjollund. Does moderate alcohol consumption affect fertility? Follow up study among couples planning first pregnancy. British Medical Journal 317.7157 (1998): 505-510. Print.. Top of Form. Bottom of Form. Reproductive Health: Smoking Affects Fertility in Women. Centers for Disease Control. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 July 2011. www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/sgr/2010/highlight_sheets/pdfs/overview_reproductive.pdf. Why caffeine can reduce fertility in women. Science Daily: News & Articles in Science, Health, Environment & Technology. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 July 2011. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523121142.htm. BBC NEWS , Health , Coffee worsens poor fertility. BBC News - Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 July 2011. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7494249.stm ...
Abstract. Infertility is an important aspect of human and animal reproduction and still presents with much etiological ambiguity. As fifty percent of infertility is related to the male partner, molecular investigations on sperm and seminal plasma can lead to new knowledge on male infertility. Several comparisons between fertile and infertile human and other species sperm proteome have shown the existence of potential fertility markers. These proteins have been categorized into energy related, structural and other functional proteins which play a major role in sperm motility, capacitation and sperm-oocyte binding. The data from these studies show the impact of sperm proteome studies on identifying different valuable markers for fertility screening. In this article, we review recent development in unraveling sperm fertility related proteins.. Keywords: proteomics, sperm, fertility, protein, infertility. ...
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The total of the answers to the questions relating to living children, present and absent, provides the total number of children born and surviving; adding the reported numbers of children dead gives the total number of children ever born to the woman. When summing these individual answers, care must be taken not to treat error or missing value codes as legitimate responses. For example, if a missing value is coded as 9, the process of deriving measures of the total children ever born, surviving and dead must make sure to exclude these codes.. It is not uncommon for the total number of children ever born to be truncated at some relatively high number (e.g. 11+). When this is the case, the only plausible assumption is that women in that category have had the lower bounds number of children. The resulting errors are generally small, except in the case of extremely high fertility and, even then, only at the oldest ages.. In evaluating the quality of data on lifetime fertility, the analyst should ...
By definition, Azoospermia means that a man does not have a measurable amount of sperm in his ejaculate. The condition is typically diagnosed when a patient and their partner are experiencing difficulty conceiving and seek testing and diagnosis from a fertility specialist. A semen analysis will be performed in order to determine the number of viable sperm found in the male patients ejaculate. If virtually no sperm is found, your doctor may suggest additional testing as necessary2 (Jarow et al. 2011. AUA). This testing can include a semen analysis at a fertility laboratory such as The Fertility Center of California (FCC), the partner laboratory of The Male Fertility Specialists. A fertility lab, like FCC, with a technique called high speed centrifugation (HSC), a few sperm can often be found that may have been missed by testing in some of the larger, less-specialized laboratories or by at-home sperm count tests. Indeed, HSC can find sperm in approximately 15% of specimens initially thought to ...
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85 George E. Mann PROGESTERONE AND FERTILITY George E. Mann1 ABSTRACT Fertility in the modern dairy cow is currently low and appears to be declining. Poor fertility is due to a number of factors, one of which is inadequate progesterone secretion by the mother during early pregnancy. While the reasons for poor progesterone secretion are still to be fully elucidated a number of factors have been implicated. Treatment with progesterone can yield improvements in pregnancy rate but it is important to ensure that treatment is administered at an appropriate time and targeted at those cows that actually need it. INTRODUCTION In the wild ancestors of the modern dairy cow fertility is high, with first service pregnancy rates approaching 90% leading to most cows calving within an 8 week period. Despite continued efforts to improve fertility, these figures represent little more than a dream to the modern dairy farmer. Poor fertility is a major problem and in many countries is approaching a level where ...
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This research details the influence of fertility on plant growth, photosynthesis, ethylene evolution and herbivore abundance of chrysanthemum (Dendranthema grandiflora Tzvelev `Charm) inoculated with cotton aphids (Aphis gossypii Glover). We tested five fertility levels that consisted of 0%, 5%, 10%, 20%, and 100% (375 ppm N) of recommended nitrogen levels. Aphid abundance was greatest at high fertility. Fertility affected the vertical distribution of aphids. A higher population of aphids were observed in physiologically mature and older leaves at low fertility, whereas at high fertility young leaves had 33% more aphids than older, basal leaves. Aphids depressed plant vegetative and reproductive growth, and altered carbohydrate partitioning at high fertility. Aphid-inoculated (AI) plants at high fertility had increased specific leaf area [(SLA), i.e., thinner leaves] and greater leaf area than aphid-free (NonAI) plants. Aphids caused greater ethylene production in reproductive buds and young ...
Title: Effects of different estrous synchronization protocols on estrus and subsequent fertility in cycling cows. Authors: Amit Kumar, JS Mehta, Swati Ruhil and GN Purohit. Source: Ruminant Science (2018)-7(1):83-86.. Cite this reference as: Kumar Amit, Mehta JS, Ruhil Swati and Purohit GN (2018). Effects of different estrous synchronization protocols on estrus and subsequent fertility in cycling cows. Ruminant Science 7(1):83-86.. Abstract. Present study was conducted on 53 healthy cyclic cow of 2-5 parity and ,90 day postpartum to evaluate the efficacy and subsequent fertility of three estrus synchronization protocols i.e. CIDR-PG (n=13), Ovsynch (n=15), Heatsynch (n=15). The animals of control group (n=10) remained untreated. After end of the protocol all the treated cows were observed daily morning-evening for 7 days for the occurrence of signs of estrus and inseminated artificially 12 to 18 hrs after the onset of estrus. Cohort development of developing follicles (5 mm) was monitored by ...
Poking around Google Data Explorer I reacquainted myself with an interesting fact: though the teen birth rate in Bangladesh is greater than that in Pakistan, the total fertility rate is far lower. The disjunction has emerged over the last generation, as Bangladeshs TFR has dropped much faster than Pakistans. To the left you see a scatter plot, which shows teen fertility rates (age 15-19) as a function of total fertility rates. Ive labeled a few nations, and also added the color coding by region. It is notable that the nations above the trend line seem to be Latin American, while those below are disproportionately Middle Eastern. That means that Latin American nations have higher teen fertility in relation to their total fertility, while Middle Eastern nations have lower teen fertility in relation to their total fertility. Sweden actually has a rather high fertility rate in relation to its teen birth rate. The expectation is generated by world wide patterns, so I thought Id look more closely ...
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30] Studies of actual couples trying to conceive have come up with higher results: one 2004 study of 770 European women found that 82% of 35- to 39-year-old women conceived within a year,[31] while another in 2013 of 2,820 Danish women saw 78% of 35- to 40-year-olds conceive within a year.[32] The use of fertility drugs and/or invitro fertilization can increase the chances of becoming pregnant at a later age.[33] Successful pregnancies facilitated by fertility treatment have been documented in women as old as 67.[34] Studies since 2004 now show that mammals may continue to produce new eggs throughout their lives, rather than being born with a finite number as previously thought. Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, US, say that if eggs are newly created each month in humans as well, all current theories about the aging of the female reproductive system will have to be overhauled, although at this time this is simply conjecture.[35][36] According to the March of Dimes, ...
This paper illustrates evolutionary approaches to population issues. Life history theory is a general theoretical framework that incorporates environmental influences, contextual influences, and heritable variation. In general, physically or psychologically stressful environments delay maturation and the onset of reproductive competence. Perceptions of scarcity also result in lower fertility by delaying reproduction or having fewer children-a phenomenon viewed as an adaptation to ancestral environments. The desire for upward social mobility is viewed as an evolved motive disposition affecting fertility decisions. The opportunity for upward social mobility typically results in delaying reproduction and lowering fertility in the interest of increasing investment in children. Variation in life history strategies is also influenced by genetic variation, but genetic variation interacts with cultural shifts in the social control of sexual behavior. Finally, I discuss the effects of between-group ...
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According to new a report release by the National Center for Health Statistics, fertility rates in the United States are continuing to decline and we have now reached a point where the number of new babies born is below whats needed for the population to replace itself.. For the population to be able to replace itself, the total fertility rate needs to be 2,100 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age over their lifetime. But, according to the new report, the total fertility rate in 2017 was 1,765.5 births per 1,000 women. In 2016, it was 1,820.5 births per 1,000 women. The total fertility rate has been declining for the past seven years, but the 2017 numbers show the biggest drop in recent history.. While this information may sound grim, it it not necessarily a picture of doom. Fertility rates were bound to decline after the peak rates that were seen during the time of the baby boom generation. So, this is not unexpected news. In addition, year after year, we have been seeing a decline in ...
the patterns of recent fertility among immigrant women along the dimensions of national origin, education, geographic settlement, and linguistic behavior using data from the 2000-2004 American Community Survey.. Estimates of fertility for the overseas-born based on the period Total Fertility Rate (TFR) suggest that levels of bearing are significantly higher among foreign-born women than women born in the UK. However, migration and timing of subsequent family. Birth and fertility among the resident population Year 2016 This major decline is partly due to the recent sharp drop in weddings, which hit the minimum in 2014, when only 189,765 weddings were celebrated (57,000 less Total Fertility rate of foreign women 2.65 2.43 1.97 1.94 1.97. According to recent estimates, the Total Fertility Rate for Hispanic women was 2.4, (2011) demonstrated that the higher levels of observed fertility among foreign-born Hispanic women - and Mexicans in particular - is a result of both the demographic composition of ...
Medications that impair male fertility. Male Fertility Specialists usually like to see at least 2 semen analysis to feel confident of the patients baseline status. 1%, compared to 2. 5mg to 40mg in stock Male Fertility FAQs Male Fertility Questions and Answers. A phase ii study of narcolepsy is eds and neurocognitive e ects o such actors as well as disorders of fertility on cialis effects gonadal and genital tracts e. Cialis side effects fertility, - Viagra time take effect. 8% in placebo-treated patients.. The risk of …. These drugs heralded the notion that although there might be a physical or a psychological problem, it was solvable and reliably so, by taking the medications Cialis effects on fertility and Avodart active ingredient. Cialis is used Generic Cialis Canadian to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) and symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate). In three placebo-controlled clinical trials of 12 or 24 weeks duration, mean age was 58 years (range 21 to 82) and ...
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that a medication has that is not its primary intended effect. In this sense, nearly every type of medication has some side effect or another. Fertility drugs are no exception.. Fertility drugs generally come into two types. The first type, which is given in the form of a pill, would include drugs such as Clomid. Other types of fertility drugs are typically injected, such as Repronex, Follistim, Pergonal, Repronex, and Gonal-F. In general, the injectible fertility medications tend to have fewer side effects than pill fertility drugs.. One side effect that is common in both types of fertility drugs is the risk of multiple births. In somewhere around half of cases, fertility drugs lead to a pregnancy with twins or multiples. Multiple births and multiple pregnancies carry with them certain inherent risks, which should be discussed with your health care provider before starting fertility drugs.. Another concern with fertility drugs is the risk of ovarian cancer. There is some research to suggest ...
p,Fertility, being a major study unit in population dynamics, should be analyzed from different perspectives as it plays a pivotal role in understanding the complex issues integral to population growth. The main objective of this study was, therefore, to understand what the micro level major socio - economic determinants of fertility are in the case of urban Ethiopia. Count data models were used to estimate fertility, given by the number of children ever born by a woman, using the Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) data of 2005. The main findings of the study showed that education, age at first marriage, labor force participation and wealth status of women are negatively related to fertility while child mortality was not found to be a significant determinant of fertility. The findings of the study revealed that fertility decision is influenced by various socio-economic variables and, hence, achieving a low level of fertility rate requires an all rounded sustainable development ...
Apr 28 2017, 9:00 AM When a man is diagnosed with testicular cancer, providers work quickly to begin treatment. In this fast process, one big concern can move down the list of priorities: fertility. While men of all ages can have testicular cancer, it is the most common cancer for men in their teens, 20s, and 30s, and men in this age group may want to have children someday.. For some, fertility is impacted during treatment but returns when treatment ends. For others, the effects on fertility are permanent. It is important to ask your doctor about the impact treatment can have on your fertility before treatment begins.. Fertility in men with testicular cancer can be affected by several things:. ...
Major Finding: Many oncologists are not likely to mention fertility preservation to cancer patients who have a poor prognosis, contrary to guidelines.. Data Source: A national 53-item survey of 513 U.S. oncologists.. Disclosures: The study was sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Dr. Quinn and her associates stated that they have no conflicts of interest.. ATLANTA - Physicians attitudes may conflict with recommended guidelines for fertility preservation and reduce the likelihood that cancer patients will receive information about this reproductive option.. That conclusion was drawn from a national 53-item survey of 513 U.S. oncologists, specifically examining physicians attitudes toward fertility preservation referral among cancer patients with a poor prognosis.. Sixty percent of respondents agreed with the statement that fertility preservation is a high priority for me to discuss with newly diagnosed cancer patients, while 26% were unsure and 14% disagreed, Gwendolyn Quinn, Ph.D., and ...
The following are the fertility drugs which are the best treatment for the women who are infertile due to ovulation disorder and these are:. a) Clomid: Clomid is a fertility drug which is taken by mouth and stimulates ovulation by causing the pituitary gland to release more FSH (Follicle-stimulating hormone) and LH (Luteinizing hormone) so that it will stimulate the growth of an ovarian follicle that is containing an egg.. b) Metformin: Metformin is a fertility drug which is given to women when insulin resistance is a known or suspected cause of infertility. Usually, the fertility experts at Fertility Center Nepal recommend Metformin to the women who diagnosed with PCOS. Metformin is a fertility drug which helps in improving insulin resistance and also it will help in improving the likelihood of ovulation.. c) Gonadotropins: Gonadotropins is an injectable fertility drug which is given to the women so that it will directly stimulate women ovaries to produce multiple eggs, instead of stimulating ...
BackgroundThere is growing recognition of the difficult reproductive decisions faced by HIV-positive women. Studies in both resource-constrained and developed countries have suggested that many HIV-positive women continue to desire children in spite of their understanding of the possible risks that HIV poses. This study investigates the factors associated with fertility desire among HIV-positive women in Tigray region, Ethiopia.MethodsA cross-sectional survey was conducted among 964 HIV-positive women receiving HIV care in 12 health centers of Tigray region. In each health center, the number of study participants was allocated proportionally to the load of HIV-positive women in the chronic care clinics. A descriptive summary of the data and a logistic regression model were used to identify factors associated with fertility desire using odds ratios with a 95% confidence interval and P-value of 0.05.ResultsFour hundred and thirty nine (45.5%) of the participants reported a desire to have children ...
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Part I. Introduction: 1. The evolution of ART; 2. The effect of chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment for cancer on the reproductive system in humans; 3. Fertility preservation in non-cancer patients; Part II. Cancer Biology, Epidemiology and Treatment: 4. Basic cancer biology and immunology; 5. Breast cancer and fertility preservation: a view from oncology; 6. Breast cancer therapy and reproduction; 7. Pediatric cancer therapy and fertility; 8. Cancer epidemiology and environmental factors in children, adolescents and young adults; Part III. Reproductive Biology and Cryobiology: 9. Life and death in the germ line: apoptosis and the origins of DNA damage in human spermatozoa; 10. Molecular aspects of follicular development; 11. Fundamental cryobiology of reproductive cells and tissues: concepts and misconceptions; 12. Fundamental aspects of vitrification as a method of reproductive cell, tissue, and organ cryopreservation; Part IV. Fertility Preservation Strategies ...
We balance this nurturing environment with state-of-the-art care, making Michigan Center for Fertility & Womens Health one of the best fertility clinics in Michigan. We offer the latest in fertility treatment, including in-vitro fertilization (IVF), ovulation induction, fertility preservation, semen analysis, hormone testing, egg and sperm freezing, embryo cryopreservation, and ICSI (the most successful form of treatment for men who are infertile - its used in nearly half of all IVF treatments). We also specialize in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), a screening test used to determine if there are any genetic conditions, and pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS) which samples for chromosomal abnormalities. We are also the only Michigan fertility clinic to currently offer INVOcell, a revolutionary new fertility treatment. For a complete list of MCFWHs services and treatment options, click below. ...
The aim of any holistic treatment which is addressing fertility is to help to create and maintain a healthy environment within the uterus for foetal development. Fertility Reflexology can help to facilitate this state of homeostasis by balancing hormones which then in turn helps to reduce the impact of any menstrual irregularity.. Stress can be one of the most significant factors impacting upon fertility. Anxiety around fertility can cause huge amounts of stress which can be a cause of infertility. Often women struggling with fertility will have visited medical doctors on a number of occasions and will have had numerous investigative tests, whilst also monitoring their own menstrual cycle which leads to a vicious cycle.. The reason for stress and anxiety having such an impact upon fertility is because this leads to an elevation of stress hormones in the body which includes adrenaline, norepinephrine and cortisol, which are both produced by the adrenal glands. These stress hormones then divert ...
Using U.S county level data on lead in air for 1978-1988, this paper provides the first causal evidence on the effects of airborne lead exposure on the general fertility rate and the completed fertility rate in the broad population. Instrumental variable estimates show the increase in completed fertility implied by the average observed decrease in airborne lead is 0.14 children per woman, which is 6.4 percent of mean fertility. To explore the current relevance of our findings, we estimate the effect of lead historically accumulated in topsoil on fertility in the 2000s. The results suggest that lead may continue to impair fertility today, both in the United States and in other countries that have significant amounts of lead in topsoil. ...
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Ehren turned to a local fertility group, Reproductive Partners-UCSD Regional Fertility Center, for help. Like a growing number of other young cancer patients, she decided on fertility preservation to maximize her options for the future. Fertility preservation -freezing a patients eggs or embryos before undergoing potentially damaging cancer treatments-gives women the opportunity to pursue In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) years later when they are healthy and cancer-free. ...
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Information for health professionals. The Fertility Preservation Clinic is focused on the protection and preservation of fertility for patients who have cancer or another health issue that puts fertility at risk.
Marijuana use affects fertility treatment outcomes Fri Mar 31, 2006 By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The likelihood of a good outcome of fertility treatment is reduced if either the man or the woman uses marijuana, compared with couples that dont use it, the results of a new study suggest. If these study findings are confirmed by additional research, we would recommend that physicians tell couples to not use marijuana for at least one year before starting fertility
Presented in Session 144: Timing of Fertility.) Iraqs fertility transition is largely undocumented. This paper provides a detailed account of recent fertility trends in the country, with a particular focus on the changes resulting from the 2003-2011 war and the factors underlying them. The study is based on retrospective birth history data from the 2006 and 2011 Iraq Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. Estimates from the two surveys indicate that total fertility remained stable from 1997 to 2010 at a rate of about 4.5 children per woman. However, an examination of the age patterns of fertility reveals an abrupt shift in the timing of births, with adolescent fertility rising by over 30% soon after the onset of the war. A decomposition analysis shows that the rise in early childbearing is due to an increased prevalence of early marriage among the less educated. These findings have serious implications for womens health and empowerment in Iraq and similar war-affected settings.. ...
There are many fertility clinic options in New York city and surrounding boroughs. Choosing one may seem rather difficult. One way to begin comparing the fertility clinics is to look at their success rates. Fertility clinic success rates for New York City fertility clinics, as well as for clinics across the United States, can be found in the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Report. The ART Report, which is compiled by the CDC, lists success rates for every fertility clinic in the United States for IVF procedures using fresh and frozen non-donor eggs, and fresh and frozen donor eggs. The success rates for non-donor egg IVF cycles are broken out by age group.
Before you begin fertility care at The Fertility Institute, you will meet with one of our doctors to determine which services and treatments are right for you. This initial consultation consists of a conversation about your relevant medical history, family building goals and possible treatment options. Based on your history, age, and how aggressively you wish to pursue treatment, your doctor will order a number of diagnostic tests to evaluate both partners.. If possible, your first visit to The Fertility Institute should be attended by both partners, unless the person seeking treatment is single. Because infertility may be the result of many different conditions, to get a better understanding of your individual condition, we may conduct a full fertility assessment.. The fertility assessment will require comprehensive tests to evaluate possible causes of infertility. For the female, these tests may include a hormonal evaluation and the examination of the physical integrity and structure of the ...
We know that certain chemicals can adversely affect sperm development (spermatogenesis) and lower sperm counts. Long-term exposure to these chemicals can cause irreversible damage; however, removing the toxin can often restore fertility.. Accidental and medically prescribed exposure to large amounts of radiation to the gonads (to combat a malignant tumor, for example) can also impair sperm production. If the tissue damage is not extensive, however, some degree of fertility may regenerate. We also know that excessive exposure to heat can interfere with sperm production. One reason that the sperm-producing testicles are located in the scrotum is to lower their temperature one or two degrees below the bodys. Some jobs may overheat the scrotum for example, the foundry worker or the sedentary long-distance truck driver. Oligozoospermia in the wheelchair-bound paraplegic also may be due to excessive scrotal heat. Removal of the heat exposure will usually resolve this type of fertility problem.. If ...
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Maybe youre just thinking about getting pregnant, and want to make sure that you (and baby) will be as healthy as possible. Maybe youve been struggling for years, but youre not ready for IVF. If youre like most women, you feel like theres something else you can be doing to improve your chance of having a happy, healthy baby.. Youre right.. Conditions like short menstrual cycles, long menstrual cycles, cramping, excessive clotting, and length of bleeding have all been shown to affect your chances of getting and staying pregnant. The good news is that all of these factors are extremely responsive to our customized interventions that include acupuncture, nutrition, herbal supplements, and lifestyle changes. You can become more fertile.. The TCRA Natural Fertility Program focuses on identifying the root of your particular issues, and building a highly customized program to help you become your most fertile self. Typically our patients see significant improvement in their menstrual cycles, and ...
Total fertility rate[edit]. 1.78 children born/woman (IBGE 2015 est.)[12][13]. Brazil 100% White 47.73% Black 7.61% Asian 1.09 ... Other states with low fertility include, Santa Catarina, with 1.45, Rio Grande do Sul, 1.50, in Rio de Janeiro, 1.55 in Paraná ... "IBGE - 2010 Census: Country faces decline of fertility". Ibge.gov.br. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved ... The highest rate was in Acre, with 2.35 children per woman Other regions with high fertility include Amapá, with 2.28 children ...
Fertility treatments[edit]. Gonadotropin therapy can be used in both male and female patients in order to achieve fertility for ... Specialised fertility treatments are also available.[4] The condition is more commonly diagnosed in males than in females.[5] A ... 2008). "Chapter 9: Puberty & Fertility". Testosterone Deficiency in Men. Oxford Endocrinology Library. ISBN 978-0199545131. .. ... Pulsatile GnRH therapy can also be used to induce fertility, especially in females, but its use is limited to a few specialist ...
Male fertility[edit]. A decline in male sperm quality has been observed over several decades.[11][12][13] Studies on the impact ... A 2017 study of 153 men that attended an academic fertility clinic in Boston, Massachusetts found that self-reported mobile ... "Self-reported mobile phone use and semen parameters among men from a fertility clinic". Reproductive Toxicology. 67: 42-47. ... of mobile radiation on male fertility are conflicting, and the effects of the radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR ...
Fertility[edit]. Folate is necessary for fertility in both men and women. It contributes to spermatogenesis. Therefore, ... receiving sufficient amounts through the diet is necessary to avoid low fertility.[30] Also, polymorphisms in genes of enzymes ... involved in folate metabolism could be one reason for fertility complications in some women with unexplained infertility.[31] ...
Sub-replacement fertility[edit]. The Greek historian Polybius, writing in The Histories, largely blamed the decline of the ... Jared Diamond suggests that societies have also collapsed through deforestation, loss of soil fertility, restrictions of trade ...
Fertility and pregnancy[edit]. The position of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as of 2017 was that it ... Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery position statement on the impact of obesity and obesity treatment on fertility and fertility ...
... and fertility[edit]. Because the night that the woman ritually traditionally immerses is about 12 days after ... Evyatar Marienberg, "Traditional Jewish Sexual Practices and Their Possible Impact on Jewish Fertility and Demography," Harvard ... "Traditional Jewish Sexual Practices and Their Possible Impact on Jewish Fertility and Demography" (PDF). Harvard Theological ... "Traditional Jewish Sexual Practices and Their Possible Impact on Jewish Fertility and Demography," Harvard Theological Review ...
Risk to fertility and pregnancy. Borax was added to the Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) candidate list on 16 December ... "May damage fertility" and "May damage the unborn child".[40] It was proposed for addition to REACH Annex XIV by the ECHA on 1 ...
Sterilization and fertility experiments. The Law for the Prevention of Genetically Defective Progeny was passed on 14 July 1933 ...
Fertility and births[edit]. Total fertility rate (TFR) (wanted fertility rate) and crude birth rate (CBR):[7] ... Fertility data from 2005 (DHS Program):[8] Region Total fertility rate Percentage of women age 15-49 currently pregnant Mean ... Total fertility rate[edit]. 2.21 children born/woman (2018 est.) Country comparison to the world: 95th. Urbanization[edit]. ... total fertility rate (number of children per woman) ...
Agricultural fertility[edit]. Ceres was credited with the discovery of spelt wheat (Latin far), the yoking of oxen and ... Marriage, human fertility and nourishment[edit]. In Roman bridal processions, a young boy carried Ceres' torch to light the way ... Spaeth, 1996, p. 35: "The pregnant victim is a common offering to female fertility divinities and was apparently intended, on ... Goddess of agriculture, fertility, grains, the harvest, motherhood, the earth, and cultivated crops ...
Future fertility[edit]. Fertility following ectopic pregnancy depends upon several factors, the most important of which is a ... Fertility: assessment and treatment for people with fertility problems Archived 2013-02-23 at the Wayback Machine.. NICE ... Schenker JG, Margalioth EJ (1982). "Intra-uterine adhesions: an updated appraisal". Fertility and Sterility. 37 (5): 593-610. ... Fernandez H, Capmas P, Lucot JP, Resch B, Panel P, Bouyer J (2013). "Fertility after ectopic pregnancy: The DEMETER randomized ...
Human fertility[edit]. Rural residence is a fertility factor, with total fertility rates and pregnancy being higher among women ... Socio-Economic and Demographic Factors Affecting the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in India" (PDF). Journal of Data Science. 11.. ...
Fertility[edit]. In spite of long recurrent droughts and occasional torrential rains, the grasslands of the Great Plains were ...
Fertility and Births[edit]. Total Fertility Rate (TFR) (Wanted Fertility Rate) and Crude Birth Rate (CBR):[16] ... 1 CBR = crude birth rate (per 1000); CDR = crude death rate (per 1000); NC = natural change (per 1000); TFR = total fertility ...
Role in fertility[edit]. It is known that ferroportin (SLC40A1) gene is expressed at a low level in infertile women. Its mRNA ...
Total fertility rate[edit]. Between 1970 and 1990, the total fertility rate (TFR) was little over 2 children born per woman.[16 ...
Fertility[edit]. A WHR of 0.9 for men and 0.7 for women has been shown to correlate strongly with general health and fertility ... Other studies discovered WHR as a signal of attractiveness as well, beyond just examining body fat and fertility. Barnaby ... WHR versus BMI attractiveness is related to fertility, not fat content. A study performed by Holliday used computer generated ... Thus, a WHR that indicates pubertal onset, sex, fertility, hormonal irregularities, and/or differentiates male from female in ...
Fertility Rate (The Demographic Health Survey) [17][edit]. Fertility Rate (TFR) (Wanted Fertility Rate) and CBR (Crude Birth ... Total fertility rate by divisions[edit]. Division. TFR (total fertility rate). Crude birth rate. Death rate. ... Fertility rates: National (Urban/Rural). 2005. 138 600. 2 879 000. 20.7 (17.8/21.7). 5.8 (4.9/6.1). 14.9 (12.9/15.6). 2.46 ( ... Fertility rate. 2.4 children born/woman. (2015 est.)[2]. Infant mortality rate. 44.09 deaths/1,000 live births. (2015 est.)[2] ...
A woman's fertility is also affected by her age.[42] As a woman's total egg supply is formed in fetal life,[43] to be ovulated ... or changes in saliva are called fertility monitors. Fertility awareness methods that rely on cycle length records alone are ... Weschler, Toni (2002). Taking Charge of Your Fertility (Revised ed.). New York: HarperCollins. pp. 359-361. ISBN 0-06-093764-5. ... Thornhill, Randy; Gangestad, Steven W (2008). "Concealed Fertility". The Evolutionary Biology of Human Female Sexuality. New ...
Age structure and fertility[edit]. See also: Birth rate and fertility rate in Australia ...
Fertility after removal[edit]. Within a week of removal, the hormones from the device leave the body and etonogestrel is ... undetectable in most users.[13] Most women will begin to ovulate within six weeks of removal.[26][31] Fertility levels will ...
"Tetanus vaccine may be laced with anti-fertility drug. International / developing countries". Vaccine Weekly: 9-10. 1995. PMID ... Typical uses for HCG in men include hypogonadism and fertility treatment. Several vaccines against human chorionic gonadotropin ... In order to induce a stronger immune response, some versions of human chorionic gonadotropin-based anti-fertility vaccines were ... Fertility and Sterility. 90 (5 Suppl): S13-20. doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.08.031. PMID 19007609.. ...
Optimizing androgen suppression and fertility in women with CAH. Hormone replacement[edit]. The primary goals of hormone ... Preventing hyperandrogenism and optimizing fertility[edit]. As growth ends, management in girls with CAH changes focus to ... This approach was designed to preserve fertility for both sexes and remains the standard management, but two aspects of this ... CAH has little effect on male fertility unless an adult stops taking his glucocorticoid medication entirely for an extended ...
Fertility and Births based on Demographics Health Survey[edit]. Total Fertility Rate (TFR) (Wanted Fertility Rate) and Crude ... Fertility data as of 2014 (DHS Program):[12] Region Total fertility rate Percentage of women age 15-49 currently pregnant Mean ... Total fertility rate[edit]. 3.96 children born/woman (2018 est.) Country comparison to the world: 34th. Fertility rate declined ... Fertility and Births (Census 2000 & 2010)[edit]. Total Fertility Rate (TFR) and Crude Birth Rate (CBR):[10] ...
"About.com:Fertility. About.com. Retrieved 14 February 2010.. *^ Kovac JR, Addai J, Smith RP, Coward RM, Lamb DJ, Lipshultz LI ( ... Fisch H, Braun S (2005). The male biological clock: the startling news about aging, sexuality, and fertility in men. New York: ... "Fertility and Sterility. 107 (2): 312-318. doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.12.019. ISSN 0015-0282. Retrieved 2017-02-24.. ... Fertility of the father[edit]. A 2001 review suggested older men have decreased pregnancy rates, increased time to pregnancy, ...
Soil fertility management[edit]. Main article: Green manure. One of the primary uses of cover crops is to increase soil ... A cover crop is planted to manage soil erosion, soil fertility, soil quality, water, weeds, pests, diseases, biodiversity and ... and then plowed under before reaching full maturity in order to improve soil fertility and quality. Also the stalks left block ... fertility. These types of cover crops are referred to as "green manure." They are used to manage a range of soil macronutrients ...
Fertility rates. In the Victorian era, fertility rates increased in every decade until 1901, when the rates started evening out ... Simon Szreter, Fertility, class and gender in Britain, 1860-1940 (Cambridge University Press, 2002). ... This is indeed a crude measure, as key groups and their fertility rates are not clear. It is likely to be affected mainly by ... The Net Reproduction Rate was then introduced as an alternative measure: it measures the average fertility rate of women of ...
Fertility cues[edit]. Another form of communication found in D. saxonica regards fertility. As with other social insects, there ... D. saxonica has been found to use chemical signaling in a lot of behaviours, such as alarm calls, fertility cues, and chemical ... she signals her fertility to the rest of the colony, and the workers act to increase their genetic success by allowing the ... the fertility of all D. saxonica individuals - workers, males, and queens - can be determined by their cuticular hydrocarbon ...
Fertility after removal[edit]. Within a week of removal, the hormones from the device leave the body and etonogestrel is ... undetectable in most users.[19] Most women will begin to ovulate within six weeks of removal.[30][34] Fertility levels will ... Fertility and Sterility. 69 (4): 714-21. doi:10.1016/s0015-0282(98)00015-6. PMID 9548163.. ...
Fertility Clinic Tables, Alabama - Hawaii Cdc-pdf. [PDF - 4 MB]. Fertility Clinic Tables, Idaho - New York Cdc-pdf. [PDF - 5 MB ... 2013 ART Fertility Clinic Success Rates Report Cdc-pdf. [PDF - 1MB]. Bookmarks and thumbnails are available within the PDF file ... 2013 Assisted Reproductive Technology Fertility Clinic Success Rates Report. ...
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For fertility of other organisms, see fecundity. For fertility of plants and soil, see Soil fertility. ... The Decline of Fertility in Europe, (1986). *Eversley, D. E. C. Social Theories of Fertility and the Malthusian Debate (1959) ... The American Fertility Society recommends an age limit for sperm donors of 50 years or less,[50] and many fertility clinics in ... Fertility treatment and clinics in the UK - HFEA. *Jorge Chavarro (2009) The Fertility Diet: Groundbreaking Research Reveals ...
... is not a reliable way to prevent pregnancy for most teens. Over the course of 1 year, as many as 25 out of ... Fertility awareness is a way to prevent pregnancy by not having sex around the time of ovulation (the release of an egg during ... Fertility awareness is not a reliable way to prevent pregnancy for most teens. It is often very difficult to tell when a girl ... Fertility awareness does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Couples having sex must always use condoms ...
Report on Anti Fertility Vaccines. ARTICLES. TARGETTING THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY:. The Campaign Against Anti-Fertility Vaccines ... The Anti-Fertility Vaccine (AFV) proved to be a different kind of campaign with women world over opening the campaign together ...
Historic Cohort Fertility Tables. *Fertility Tables for Birth Cohorts by Color: United States, 1917-1973 Cdc-pdf. [PDF - 72.9 ... Cohort Fertility Tables Documentation. * Technical Appendix to the Cohort Fertility Tables for All, White, and Black Women: ... The tables present revised cohort fertility tables for all women for 1960-2000, new cohort fertility tables for all women for ... Detailed Cohort Fertility Tables and Files. *Table 1. Central birth rates, by live-birth order, current age, and race of women ...
World Fertility Data. World Fertility Data. World Fertility Data 2019 World Fertility Data 2019 presents data on age-specific ... fertility rates, total fertility and mean age at childbearing for 201 countries or areas of the world. The database includes ... This revision supersedes previous versions of World Fertility Data published by the United Nations. ...
World Fertility Data. World Fertility Data 2019. World Fertility Data 2019 presents age-specific fertility rates, total ... the Human Fertility Database (HFD), the Human Fertility Collection (HFC), the Pan-Arab Project for Child Development Surveys ( ... Moreover, fertility estimates in World Population Prospects 2019 may incorporate additional adjustments to account for cohort ... PAPCHILD), the Pan-Arab Project for Family Health Survey (PAPFAM), national surveys, as well as fertility estimates produced by ...
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Source for information on Fertility Rates: Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society dictionary. ... Fertility Rates Almost all societies limit birth rates to some extent. Birth-control patterns change over time. Hunting and ... The fertility transition-from five or six births per woman to the controlled rates of fertility that result in below- ... Fertility Control through Infanticide. The northwestern European system of delaying marriage and concentrating fertility into ...
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  • WEIRED tips for male fertility: The BEST fertility foods and antioxidants - Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds. (youtube.com)
  • Now, a new study suggests stress can reduce sperm and semen quality, which could have implications for male fertility. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Chlamydia does not only damage female fertility, it damages male fertility as well. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Gender bending chemical in food tins may cut male fertility," according to the Daily Mail. (www.nhs.uk)
  • We have known for years that it can affect male fertility and sperm production. (redorbit.com)
  • Previous studies have raised alarms about other factors that could affect male fertility by raising scrotal temperatures. (redorbit.com)
  • A 1999 study in the United States found that even seasonal temperature changes had a major effect on male fertility. (redorbit.com)
  • How Does Diabetes Affect Male Fertility? (go.com)
  • In the many years that I've been taking care of patients with diabetes, issues related to male fertility have rarely occurred. (go.com)
  • Can male fertility startups democratize family planning? (fastcompany.com)
  • Can a new wave of male fertility startups democratize family planning? (fastcompany.com)
  • But men have a biological clock, just like women," notes Tom Smith, cofounder of Dadi, a male fertility startup that launched earlier this month. (fastcompany.com)
  • Conditions affecting male fertility may be detected in childhood. (medscape.com)
  • 1. Discuss the pediatric diagnoses that may affect future male fertility. (medscape.com)
  • While the vast majority of infertility evaluations are performed for adults, several conditions affecting male fertility may be detected in childhood, including congenital, structural, and traumatic etiologies (see Table 1 ). (medscape.com)
  • While we often think of sperm count as an indication of a man's virility, it really only measures male fertility - revealing how likely a guy is to impregnate his partner during unprotected sex, not the state of his sex drive. (askmen.com)
  • Fertility differs from fecundity , which is defined as the potential for reproduction (influenced by gamete production, fertilization and carrying a pregnancy to term) [1] A lack of fertility is infertility while a lack of fecundity would be called sterility . (wikipedia.org)
  • Feb. 10, 2009 - As the mother and grandmother of the two-week-old California octuplets squared off on competing morning talk shows this week, infertility specialists continue to voice their dismay over the fertility treatment that led to the birth of the eight babies. (webmd.com)
  • The NICE fertility guidelines deal with the diagnosis and treatment of infertility and subfertility, with the aim of incorporating advances in knowledge in this area, as well as the increased awareness of risks that are faced with this treatment. (news-medical.net)
  • A couple who is unable to conceive in the natural manner may look at becoming pregnant using infertility treatments - the most suitable would depend on the nature of the fertility problem. (news-medical.net)
  • Over seven million women in the U.S. experience infertility at some point in their lives, and many of these women are searching for fertility information on the web. (prweb.com)
  • In recognition of this year's National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), taking place April 21 through April 27, ORM Fertility is sharing an online. (prnewswire.com)
  • According to Business Insider, Spotify offers unlimited fertility treatments , although they do require an infertility diagnosis. (entrepreneur.com)
  • After being diagnosed with infertility, many people try fertility treatments. (familydoctor.org)
  • The Fertility Center offers a wide range of infertility treatments, all performed under the strictest safety standards. (massgeneral.org)
  • The challenge in doing research like this is that in general the people who come to infertility clinics have been trying to get pregnant for multiple years," said Dr. Valerie Baker, medical director at the Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Medical Center, in Palo Alto, Calif. "These people often have serious medical problems. (medicinenet.com)
  • Dr. David Cohen, chief of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Chicago, said researchers need to continue studying children born with infertility technology to better understand any implications of fertility treatment. (medicinenet.com)
  • Some surgeries for cancer can cause problems with fertility, or even permanent infertility. (cancer.ca)
  • A 2010 study (1) on celiac disease and fertility concludes "It makes sense to screen for celiac disease in women with infertility. (bellaonline.com)
  • I suggest seeing a fertility specialist called a Reproductive Endocriniology and Infertility specialist if you have not done so already. (medhelp.org)
  • Dr. Daniel Kort, who is double board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as reproductive endocrinology and infertility and works with Neway Fertility in New York City, told Healthline that given that the study has not been peer-reviewed or published in a medical journal, the scientific merit cannot be determined. (healthline.com)
  • If I have a period of infertility after treatment, should I have my fertility status re-evaluated in the future? (lls.org)
  • Fertility is most commonly considered when there is a difficulty or an inability to reproduce naturally, and this is also referred to as infertility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Experiencing infertility is not discriminatory against any particular individual and the phenomenon is widely acknowledged, with fertility specialists available all over the world to provide expertise for assisting mothers and couples who experience difficulties having a baby. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consequentially their fertility rate declines as well. (news-medical.net)
  • Morocco , Syria and Saudi Arabia have seen fertility-rate declines of nearly 60 percent, and in Iran it's more than 70 percent. (nytimes.com)
  • The last 30 years have witnessed a social change unprecedented in human history: a variety of high-income nations have experienced fertility declines so large that these countries are far below replacement-level fertility," the authors write. (nber.org)
  • Now even staunch sustainability supporters are beginning to worry that unprecedented low fertility rates in some countries threaten sustainability by population declines. (worldwatch.org)
  • Young (2005) argues that HIV related population declines reinforced by the fertility response to the epidemic will lead to higher capital-labor ratios and to higher per capita incomes in the affected countries of Africa. (repec.org)
  • Fertility declines with age because fewer eggs remain in your ovaries. (ohsu.edu)
  • Granted, fertility declines far more rapidly with age for women than for men. (fastcompany.com)
  • The end of a woman's fertile years typically comes somewhat before menopause, as fertility declines to a point where establishing a viable pregnancy is very unlikely. (wikipedia.org)
  • Midwest Fertility Center offers five forms of assisted reproductive treatments. (flickr.com)
  • Female Fertility - Examinations ✓ Issues ✓ Treatments ✓ - Duration: 3 minutes, 33 seconds. (youtube.com)
  • Edwards gave birth to them at ages 48 and 50 after undergoing fertility treatments (the details of which have not been made public ). (slate.com)
  • But there is little or no evidence that fertility treatments raise the odds of getting the disease. (slate.com)
  • As for the role of fertility treatments, since some tumors are fueled by estrogen, treatments that boost estrogen levels in theory could further boost the pregnancy-related cancer risk. (slate.com)
  • The epidemiological data on women who've undergone fertility treatments support Gosden's optimism. (slate.com)
  • Healthy eggs can be harvested when in your twenties for fertility treatments such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) later in life. (news-medical.net)
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is a term that can refer to any of the fertility treatments that involve handling of the egg or the sperm. (news-medical.net)
  • The results of our most recent satisfaction survey show a consistent rating of excellent for our staff's knowledge of fertility treatments and medications. (walgreens.com)
  • Because many cancer treatments can damage future fertility, patients who are or will be at a childbearing age (or parents of children with cancer) should ask their cancer care team about the possible impact treatment might have on their ability to have children so they can discuss their options. (nccn.org)
  • If the patient is interested and is a candidate for fertility preservation options, they should ask about the risks of these treatments, what is known about the success of these treatments, and the costs. (nccn.org)
  • While the procedure gives hope to some women who lost their fertility to diseases or cancer treatments , it also raises ethical questions, according to Art Caplan, a bioethicist at NYU Langone Medical Center. (go.com)
  • Intel contributes up to $40,000 for employees' fertility treatments , along with another $20,000 for prescription coverage. (entrepreneur.com)
  • Johnson & Johnson provides up to $35,000 for fertility treatments and expanded their benefit to include LGBTQ couples. (entrepreneur.com)
  • If you have tried fertility treatments and they haven't worked, you may feel like you are all out of options. (familydoctor.org)
  • When faced with failed fertility treatments, some couples decide to stop all outside attempts to have a baby. (familydoctor.org)
  • The process of using fertility treatments can be draining physically, emotionally, and financially. (familydoctor.org)
  • If no fertility treatments have worked, what options do I have? (familydoctor.org)
  • There are numerous alternative treatments including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that have been thought to improve fertility. (constantcontact.com)
  • Doctors in the Fertility Center tailor treatments to meet the individual needs of each patient. (massgeneral.org)
  • Alison Murdoch, from the British Fertility Society, said that the treatment was a "big breakthrough" and offered a realistic prospect of helping women who faced losing their fertility to cancer treatments. (bbc.co.uk)
  • For women at risk of losing their fertility through medical treatments or premature menopause, preserving some of their eggs ahead of time by freezing them can leave open the possibility of having children. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The right combination of treatments and following a proper fertility diet could increase a woman's chances of achieving conception. (foxnews.com)
  • Chambers had accused the Rocky Mountain Women's Health Care Center of stopping her fertility treatments in 1999 after four rounds when she refused to hire an occupational therapist to evaluate the safety of her home. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Thereafter, Legacy's team of fertility and medical specialists send reader-friendly sperm analysis reports that explain the diagnosis, treatments, and lifestyle recommendations in layman's terms, instead of incomprehensible medical jargon. (fastcompany.com)
  • Depending on the type of cancer and where it is, your healthcare team can try to preserve your fertility by shielding or protecting your organs during radiation treatments. (cancer.ca)
  • Not all cancer treatments affect fertility. (lls.org)
  • In this latest study - published in the journal Fertility and Sterility and led by researchers from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in New York, NY, and Rutgers School of Public Health in Piscataway, NJ - the team investigated whether stress may affect sperm and semen quality. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Using standard fertility testing methods, researchers from the University of California, Davis, analyzed semen concentration, and sperm shape (morphology) and movement (motility) in each sample. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Fertility home sperm tests include everything you need to see if your partner's sperm count is likely high enough for conception. (walgreens.com)
  • The move is expected to help cancer patients preserve their fertility, by pushing more insurers to pay for their procedure, and to boost banking of donated eggs, similar to sperm banking. (yahoo.com)
  • In part, this all happened because organizations, like sperm banks, operate completely independently from fertility clinics. (fastcompany.com)
  • HealthDayNews -- Laptop computers pose a long-term threat to the fertility of young men who use them because they can reduce sperm formation by raising temperatures in the genital area, a small new study says. (redorbit.com)
  • Patients in Waltham have seamless access to all of the fertility services and resources offered through the Fertility Center at Mass General's main campus in Boston, where we also do all sperm inseminations, egg extractions and embryo transfers. (massgeneral.org)
  • The Fertility Center offers comprehensive cryopreservation services, including egg banking, sperm banking and embryo banking. (massgeneral.org)
  • Men who lose the ability to produce sperm after chemotherapy might one day be able to regain their fertility. (newscientist.com)
  • Although chemotherapy drugs can damage the ovaries, eggs and cells that make sperm, fertility may return when treatment is finished. (cancer.ca)
  • DENVER , Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM), a leading fertility treatment network, is conducting a clinical research study to explore how its natural antioxidant supplement, GameteHealth, could increase the odds of a successful pregnancy by improving sperm health. (prnewswire.com)
  • Fertility awareness is a way to prevent pregnancy by not having sex around the time of ovulation (the release of an egg during a girl's monthly cycle). (kidshealth.org)
  • Fertility awareness is not a reliable way to prevent pregnancy for most teens. (kidshealth.org)
  • Over the course of 1 year, as many as 25 out of 100 typical couples who rely on fertility awareness to prevent pregnancy will have an accidental pregnancy. (kidshealth.org)
  • Fertility awareness is not a reliable way to prevent pregnancy for most young people who are sexually active. (kidshealth.org)
  • Pregnancy, fertility treatment, and cancer. (slate.com)
  • Do pregnancy and fertility treatment increase the risk of breast cancer? (slate.com)
  • Over the course of a year, as many as 24 out of 100 typical couples who use fertility awareness alone will have an accidental pregnancy. (kidshealth.org)
  • Fertility treatment guidelines call for women under 35 who have favorable chances for a successful pregnancy to have no more than two fresh embryos transferred. (webmd.com)
  • for wise women who enlist the help of green allies to increase fertility, ensure conception, prevent birth defects, and promote a healthy pregnancy and an easy delivery. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Our findings show that UFE is a fertility-restoring procedure in women with uterine fibroids who wish to conceive, and pregnancy following UFE appears to be safe with low morbidity. (prweb.com)
  • Natural family planning involves identifying the signs and symptoms of fertility during your menstrual cycle so you can plan or avoid pregnancy. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Fertility awareness methods (FAMs) are ways to track your ovulation so you can prevent pregnancy. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • But can it also impact your fertility or pregnancy? (parents.com)
  • Toni Weschler is the author of Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement and Reproductive Health , which is pretty much THE book for people who want to chart fertility, and the book I used to learn how to do it well in my 20's. (scarleteen.com)
  • home / pregnancy center / pregnancy a-z list / could fertility drugs make kids shorter? (medicinenet.com)
  • This damage renders the gut unable to effectively absorb nutrients and can cause significant shortages of folic acid, iron, vitamin D and other nutrients critical to a fertility and a healthy pregnancy. (bellaonline.com)
  • Various methods of predicting fertility exist, to either aid or avoid pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ewelina Bolcun-Filas, Ph.D., works with mice to explore how to protect female fertility despite radiation-induced DNA damage, so female cancer patients retain the option of having children later in life. (jax.org)
  • Ewelina Bolcun-Filas, Ph.D., a principal investigator at The Jackson Laboratory since January 2015, is currently working with mice to explore how to protect female fertility despite radiation-induced DNA damage, so female cancer patients retain the option of having children later in life. (jax.org)
  • A BMI over the normal range will recommend the patient to try losing some weight, as we know an increase in fat tissue affects fertility outcomes. (youtube.com)
  • We will identify a group of men who are using laptop computers on a regular basis and see to what extent it affects fertility," he said. (redorbit.com)
  • Previous work has been carried out in modern Western populations, but the current research was conducted in a more traditional population, enabling the team to test how personality affects fertility rates in a `natural environmentà ´ characterized by high birth rates. (redorbit.com)
  • General health affects fertility, and STI testing is an important related field. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is exactly why women in their 20s are generally expected to get pregnant relatively easily, while women in their 40s often take a long time to get pregnant and/or need fertility treatment to help them conceive. (usatoday.com)
  • Fertility Clinic GUIDE - Duration: 5 minutes, 49 seconds. (youtube.com)
  • I am deeply disappointed that any fertility clinic in the United States, or anywhere, would do this," says Colorado reproductive endocrinologist Eric Surrey, MD, who is a past president of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). (webmd.com)
  • WHI&FC maintains a subsidiary clinic in Kigali , Rwanda , known as Kigali IVF and Fertility Clinic , opened in 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • Find an NHS fertility awareness clinic in your local area . (www.nhs.uk)
  • Fertility clinic researchers recently performed a study to determine the effectiveness of acupuncture as a fertility treatment. (constantcontact.com)
  • It is a case study of a service design and research strategy project for a fertility clinic: Reproductive Medical Associates of Texas (RMATx). (slideshare.net)
  • A fertility clinic accused of discrimination for refusing to help a blind woman conceive was cleared of wrongdoing Friday by a federal jury. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Heavy cell phone use may have a significant impact on the fertility of men, according to a study released in late October by the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. (eweek.com)
  • You can also ask to be referred to a fertility specialist or clinic. (cancer.ca)
  • Dolors Cirera is the clinical psychologist at the Eugin Clinic, Europe's leading fertility clinic. (issuu.com)
  • She will undergo many injections, which can have side effects and, often, appointments at the fertility clinic can't be planned - they're dictated by her response to the fertility treatment. (issuu.com)
  • Joanne Franke Kelvin, RN, MSN, AOCN, clinical nurse specialist in fertility preservation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, advises patients to be prepared when meeting with an oncologist or specialist. (nccn.org)
  • In my role as chief medical officer with Extend Fertility, a premier egg freezing service in New York City, I seek to educate women about their fertility and their fertility preservation options so that they can make informed decisions that are in line with their life goals. (usatoday.com)
  • It's none of our business to tell someone, 'No, you shouldn't delay childbearing if you choose for whatever reason,'" said Dr. James Grifo of New York University, whose center has frozen more than 1,100 batches of eggs, mostly for elective fertility preservation. (yahoo.com)
  • 3. Explain fertility preservation treatment options for male patients diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome. (medscape.com)
  • World Fertility Data 2019 presents data on age-specific fertility rates, total fertility and mean age at childbearing for 201 countries or areas of the world. (un.org)
  • The empirical data used for deriving estimates in World Population Prospects 2019 are not necessarily the same as reported in World Fertility Data 2019 due to the time lag between the two publications. (un.org)
  • Moreover, fertility estimates in World Population Prospects 2019 may incorporate additional adjustments to account for cohort sizes in consecutive censuses. (un.org)
  • SART Fertility Experts - Donor Eggs: Fresh or frozen? (deezer.com)
  • Butter from grass-fed cows, organ meats, sunflower seeds, almonds, dark leafy green vegetables, unrefined olive oil and pastured eggs are all a healthy part of a fertility diet. (foxnews.com)
  • Every time a patient goes through conventional IVF, the number of eggs designated as waste is about 90%," says Dr. John Zhang, founder and director of the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City. (time.com)
  • Dr. Evelyn Mok-Lin, a reproductive endocrinologist and medical director of the center, said several of these patients originally requested a fertility workup, often because their friends had gotten one done, and were worried by their low antimüllerian hormone (AMH) levels or how many ovarian eggs they have left. (healthline.com)
  • For most of these couples, they decide to seek help through fertility treatment, which can include exploring their options using donor eggs. (issuu.com)
  • Fertility awareness can include methods such as natural family planning, periodic abstinence, and the rhythm method. (kidshealth.org)
  • The fertile period around ovulation lasts 6 to 9 days and during this time the couple using only fertility awareness for birth control who does not want to get pregnant should not have sex. (kidshealth.org)
  • Of course, this is an average figure, and the chance of getting pregnant depends on whether a couple uses one or more of the fertility awareness methods correctly and consistently and does not have unprotected sex during the fertile period. (kidshealth.org)
  • In the case of fertility awareness, it also depends on how consistent a woman's ovulatory cycle is, how accurately a couple keeps track of when she could be ovulating, and how reliably unprotected sex is avoided during the fertile period. (kidshealth.org)
  • Fertility awareness does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) . (kidshealth.org)
  • Fertility awareness also requires a commitment to monitoring body changes, keeping daily records, and above all not having sex during the fertile period. (kidshealth.org)
  • For couples interested in this method, it is best to talk to a doctor or counselor who is trained in fertility awareness. (kidshealth.org)
  • The tools needed for fertility awareness - such as ovulation detection kits and thermometers, for example - are available in drugstores. (kidshealth.org)
  • What Is Fertility Awareness? (kidshealth.org)
  • How Does Fertility Awareness Work? (kidshealth.org)
  • In the case of fertility awareness, it depends on how consistent her cycle is and how accurately the couple tracks when she could be ovulating, and how reliably unprotected sex is avoided during the fertile period. (kidshealth.org)
  • Fertility awareness does not protect against STDs. (kidshealth.org)
  • Who Uses Fertility Awareness? (kidshealth.org)
  • Couples interested in this method should talk to a doctor or counselor trained in fertility awareness who can teach them the skills necessary to practicing this birth control method accurately. (kidshealth.org)
  • How Much Does Fertility Awareness Cost? (kidshealth.org)
  • Fertility awareness is sometimes called natural family planning, periodic abstinence, or the rhythm method. (kidshealth.org)
  • During this time, a couple using only fertility awareness for birth control should not have sex. (kidshealth.org)
  • Does Fertility Awareness Help Prevent STDs? (kidshealth.org)
  • EmpowHer and Fertility Authority will increase awareness while promoting reproductive health. (prweb.com)
  • Natural family planning (or "fertility awareness") is a method of contraception where a woman monitors and records different fertility signals during her menstrual cycle to work out when she's likely to get pregnant. (www.nhs.uk)
  • If you're interested in learning natural family planning, make sure you're taught by a qualified fertility awareness teacher. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Fertility awareness methods help you track your menstrual cycle so you'll know when your ovaries release an egg every month (this is called ovulation). (plannedparenthood.org)
  • How effective are fertility awareness methods? (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Fertility awareness methods don't work as well as other types of birth control because they can be difficult to use. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • You can keep track of your mucus, days, and temperatures on a fertility awareness method chart like this one . (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh , a reproductive endocrinologist who encourages women to start routinely checking their fertility health by 25 years old, believes "anything that can raise awareness about women's fertility is a positive thing. (healthline.com)
  • A fertility monitor is an electronic device which may use various methods to assist the user with fertility awareness. (wikipedia.org)
  • These supplements may help to maintain a healthy balance of hormones for overall health and fertility. (walgreens.com)
  • A change in hormones can cause the body to be put out of balance, affecting fertility. (constantcontact.com)
  • Healthy fats, such as omega-3 fatty acids, may improve fertility by regulating hormones, increasing cervical fluid and promoting ovulation. (foxnews.com)
  • To change that, Modern Fertility is launching an at-home testing kit that will analyze 10 hormones related to fertility. (healthline.com)
  • For example fertility in demography is the actual production of live births by a female, while in clinical medicine it refers to the potential for a woman to become pregnant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Along with the drop in live births, America's Total Fertility Rate (TFR) - a prediction of how many children the average woman will have in her lifetime - has dropped to a new low of 1.76, approaching the all-time low of 1.74 children per woman reached in 1976. (theweek.com)
  • Annual data of live births, fertility rates, percentage of births outside marriage, sex ratio, mean age of mother and country of birth of mother and father. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • Numbers of live births, fertility rates, percentage of births outside marriage/civil partnership, sex ratio, mean age of mother, area of usual residence of mother and country of birth of mother. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • However, at the moment there is insufficient evidence available to draw conclusions on the effectiveness of fertility monitoring on live births or pregnancies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fertility refers to the ability of a couple to conceive and give birth to a child. (news-medical.net)
  • Currently, there is no requirement that physicians test for gluten intolerance in women trying to conceive - just as there is no requirement that they test for thyroid antibodies, vitamin D deficiency and other common fertility and IVF saboteurs. (bellaonline.com)
  • Cancer treatment can affect fertility in both women and men making it difficult to conceive a child in the future. (lls.org)
  • General fertility rate (GFR) - the number of births in a year divided by the number of women aged 15-44, times 1000. (wikipedia.org)
  • Total fertility rate (TFR) - the total number of children a woman would bear during her lifetime if she were to experience the prevailing age-specific fertility rates of women. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Anti-Fertility Vaccine (AFV) proved to be a different kind of campaign with women world over opening the campaign together and confronting the role of WHO in population control. (google.com)
  • These tables present detailed fertility data for cohorts of women as they pass through their childbearing years and include central birth rates, cumulative birth rates, birth distributions, and birth probabilities. (cdc.gov)
  • The tables present revised cohort fertility tables for all women for 1960-2000, new cohort fertility tables for all women for 2001-2009, and new cohort fertility tables for white and black women for 1960-2009 based on the race of mother. (cdc.gov)
  • The cohort fertility tables also provide the percentage of childless women. (cdc.gov)
  • And what is more, Smith's potential maximum fertility is an overstatement for two reasons: first, the average age at first marriage for northwestern European women was not twenty and second about one-third of all marriages were broken by the death of one partner before age forty-five, which Smith is using as a shorthand measurement for the onset of menopause. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Basing his conclusions on fifty-four published studies describing age-specific marital fertility rates for women in early modern northwestern Europe , Michael Flinn agrees with Smith, describing an average age at first marriage for women that fluctuated around twenty-five. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The fertility in every woman is completely different, and these period calculator are based in the overall population of fertile women. (youtube.com)
  • Supplements are also available to help women maximize their fertility. (walgreens.com)
  • Other fertility supplements for women may provide hormonal support. (walgreens.com)
  • This new partnership with Fertility Authority will improve the health and well-being of the women in EmpowHer's global audience. (prweb.com)
  • A minimally invasive treatment can help restore fertility in women with uterine fibroids, according to a new study published online, June 13, in the journal Radiology . (prweb.com)
  • Previous research has found that one out of every four women with fibroids has problems related to fertility. (prweb.com)
  • Despite its less invasive nature, UFE has yet to be fully embraced in the medical community as a fertility-preserving treatment for women with symptomatic fibroids due to concerns that the procedure may cause inadequate blood flow to the endometrium, or lining of the uterus, and the ovaries. (prweb.com)
  • This represents a dramatic reversal from initial stages of a demographic transition, in which fertility falls as women have higher relative wages outside the home. (nber.org)
  • Most Americans are aware that a Baby Boom erupted after World War II and lasted until the Pill gave women control over their fertility, but few now remember the downturn in births before the boom. (worldwatch.org)
  • Northern European women (also U.S. non-Hispanic women) have fertility rates that are only slightly below replacement level. (worldwatch.org)
  • What proportion of women have fertility problems? (infoplease.com)
  • Total fertility rate (TFR) compares figures for the average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their childbearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age. (cia.gov)
  • they have the lowest total fertility, but almost all married women have at least one child. (repec.org)
  • We find that, on the one hand, the social norm of unequal gender division of childcare significantly contributes to the low fertility of South Korea, and its effect varies across education: The social norm lowers fertility for highly educated women but increases it for the less educated. (repec.org)
  • Pro-natal policies can increase average fertility, but they are not effective in mitigating the role of this norm as they cannot sufficiently boost fertility for highly educated women. (repec.org)
  • The opposite effect was observed decades later, as women delayed childbearing into their 30s, resulting in TFRs that underestimated true fertility. (theweek.com)
  • Leading Indian fertility doctors and surrogate mothers criticised a move to ban commercial surrogacy, saying it will severely limit options for childless couples and women who carry others' babies as a way out of poverty. (gulf-times.com)
  • Fertility Fest is headed up by two visionary women at Fertility Fest, Jessica Hepburn and Gabby Vauntier-Farr, and their education initiative is funded by the Arts Council of England and the Wellcome Trust. (bbk.ac.uk)
  • The technology could allow women to preserve fertility in cases where they are going to lose it prematurely - say in the case of women undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. (bbc.co.uk)
  • According the Center for Disease Control, more than 7.4 million women have used fertility services. (foxnews.com)
  • The woman, Kijuana Chambers, 33, said the decision would prevent other disabled women from seeking fertility treatment. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The National Institutes of Health reports that 9% of men and roughly 11% of women of reproductive age in the United States have experienced fertility problems. (fastcompany.com)
  • Men and women are equally likely to have fertility problems. (medicinenet.com)
  • In both men and women , radiation therapy to the area of the brain that includes the pituitary gland can sometimes affect fertility. (cancer.ca)
  • Cohort fertility level and structure were studied using data from recent and past population censuses that asked women how many children they have ever born. (oeaw.ac.at)
  • However, the most recent studies show that women with PCOS do better with taking fertility medication called Clomid then with Metformin alone and so it may be better for you to take Metformin and Clomid. (medhelp.org)
  • Video covering fertility patterns for UK born and non-UK born women, including examination of EU countries. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • Cohort fertility analysis allows the fertility experience of a group of women sharing the same birth year (a "cohort") to be traced through time and compared with the experience of other cohorts. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • Vechery and co-founder Carly Leahy believe information is the first step to helping women who aren't quite ready for kids learn about their fertility health. (healthline.com)
  • Modern Fertility will then provide women with a "simple, easy to understand" online report. (healthline.com)
  • That analysis will include Modern Fertility's proprietary fertility score - still in development - which will compare an individual's fertility health to that of other women her age. (healthline.com)
  • That includes Modern Fertility, which has the marketing savvy and ease-of-use to reach thousands of women. (healthline.com)
  • Individual fertility assessment tests are gaining in popularity as a way for women to gauge the quality and quantity of their actual egg supply. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Healthy women are fertile from puberty until menopause, although fertility is typically much reduced towards the extremes of this period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Can I be referred to a fertility specialist? (lls.org)
  • Walgreens and AllianceRx Walgreens Prime have an expert understanding of the fertility process, the importance of timing and the need for personalized treatment. (walgreens.com)
  • CapexMD specializes in providing financing for all fertility treatment options. (walgreens.com)
  • Walgreens has teamed up with WINFertility® to offer self-pay patients access to affordable fertility treatment and medication savings options. (walgreens.com)
  • During cancer treatment, patients have important and complex issues to consider, including present and future fertility. (nccn.org)
  • Patients about to undergo cancer treatment are therefore curious about how treatment will impact future fertility. (nccn.org)
  • Are there steps I can take before beginning treatment to preserve my fertility? (nccn.org)
  • Is it safe for me to delay my cancer treatment to preserve my fertility? (nccn.org)
  • however, it is important to recognize that not all patients encounter fertility problems after treatment. (nccn.org)
  • All the men were recruited at fertility clinics where they had been seeking treatment with their partner. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Couples in this scenario often resort to spending tens of thousands of dollars on expensive fertility medicine and treatment that yields no tangible results. (constantcontact.com)
  • For those struggling to have children, fertility treatment can become tiring and expensive very quickly. (constantcontact.com)
  • We offer all fertility consultations, diagnostic procedures, blood tests and treatment monitoring at our office in Waltham, MA. (massgeneral.org)
  • At the Fertility Center, we are committed to tailoring treatment programs to best suit the needs of each patient. (massgeneral.org)
  • The chances of fertility treatment success vary widely. (ohsu.edu)
  • Following eight failed rounds of fertility treatment, he sought a community in which he could discuss his struggle. (fastcompany.com)
  • While pricey, it's a fraction of women's fertility treatment costs: A single cycle of egg freezing runs $5,000 to $10,000, in addition to costly storage fees. (fastcompany.com)
  • So it's possible that the issue is not the fertility treatment, but something going on with people who have been trying to get pregnant for more than a year without success," she said. (medicinenet.com)
  • To have as many options as possible, fertility counselling should be done before your treatment starts. (cancer.ca)
  • If you are too ill to have fertility procedures done before you start your cancer treatment, there may be other options to help you with your fertility later. (cancer.ca)
  • How cancer treatment affects your fertility depends on the type of treatment that you have. (cancer.ca)
  • Other factors that affect fertility are your age and overall health, the type of cancer, how fertile you were before treatment and how much time has passed since you finished treatment. (cancer.ca)
  • This can lead to treatment-induced menopause and a loss of fertility. (cancer.ca)
  • It could lead them to pursue fertility treatment before they actually know they need it," Mok-Lin said. (healthline.com)
  • There are ways to preserve fertility, but they must be done before you begin treatment. (lls.org)
  • What are the chances the treatment will affect my fertility? (lls.org)
  • What can we do to protect fertility before treatment begins, during treatment and/or after treatment ends? (lls.org)
  • How will I know if treatment has affected my fertility? (lls.org)
  • Depending on how ill you are at the time of diagnosis, and how much time you have before you start treatment, you may be able to take steps before treatment begins to preserve your fertility potential. (lls.org)
  • Learn more about these options to preserve fertility for females and options for having a family after treatment here . (lls.org)
  • We've come together to create this guide because, while undergoing fertility treatment can be really stressful for couples, studies show that men are often so focused on their partner's well being, they mask their own feelings. (issuu.com)
  • We want to provide some no nonsense information and support specifically for men who are going through fertility treatment with their partner so they can prepare themselves for what lies ahead. (issuu.com)
  • Although it's increasingly common, fertility treatment isn't easy for either partner to undergo. (issuu.com)
  • Fertility treatment can be a taxing time for your partner. (issuu.com)
  • How will fertility treatment affect you? (issuu.com)
  • There are worries about the effects of fertility treatment on his partner's health and he may feel unable to help her. (issuu.com)
  • Maximise Your Fertility & Compare 18 Products Now http://human-fertility.com/... . (youtube.com)
  • Discover human-fertility.com and join our growing community of several million viewers. (youtube.com)
  • Almost all anthropological investigations reveal a welter of cultural adaptations to the basic biological fact that human fertility is never close to its physiological maximum. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Why this happens is unclear and there's no suggestion that human fertility could be affected. (newscientist.com)
  • If a centimeter of penis length mattered that much to human fertility, we would be extinct as a species," he said. (healthline.com)
  • Young people have a particular interest in the impact of chemotherapy or radiotherapy on their future fertility, and recent media reports 1 of the successful transplantation of cryopreserved autologous ovarian tissue into a previously oophorectomised woman with non-malignant disease (K Oktay et al, Annual Meeting of American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Toronto, September 1999) will have caught the imagination of many. (bmj.com)
  • Debunking the most common fertility myths How likely are you to get pregnant on the first try? (usatoday.com)
  • A chief medical officer and reproductive endocrinologist with Extend Fertility debunks common fertility myths. (usatoday.com)
  • An overview of some of the most common fertility concerns or "factors" are listed below. (ohsu.edu)
  • http://www.fertilityonline.net a different fertility blog by Lucy Coleman. (youtube.com)
  • There are 3 different fertility signals you can monitor and record for natural family planning. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Fertility watches are another option for getting an idea of your most fertile days. (walgreens.com)
  • Each of these methods relies on different signs to predict your fertile days, so using them together gives you the best picture of your fertility and makes FAMs more accurate. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Fertility testing is the process by which fertility is assessed, both generally and also to find the "fertile window" in the menstrual cycle. (wikipedia.org)
  • So they studied children conceived without IVF, but with the assistance of fertility drugs that cause ovulation . (medicinenet.com)
  • Clinical studies in China have shown that 70 percent of those struggling with fertility who were treated with Chinese herbs have become pregnant. (constantcontact.com)
  • This damage can cause fertility problems that affect a woman's ability to become or stay pregnant or a man's ability to get a woman pregnant. (cancer.ca)
  • Emotional influences on fertility behaviors are an understudied topic that may offer a clear explanation of why many couples choose to have children even when childbearing is not economically rational. (springer.com)
  • You're not alone Fertility problems affect about 15-20% of couples and this number is growing as more people leave it later in life to start a family while they focus on their careers. (issuu.com)
  • You have to keep a daily record of your fertility signals, such as your temperature and the fluids coming from your cervix - it takes 3 to 6 menstrual (monthly) cycles to learn the method. (www.nhs.uk)
  • You can use fertility charts to record and track your measurements over the course of each menstrual cycle. (www.nhs.uk)
  • What do I need to know about my menstrual cycle and fertility? (plannedparenthood.org)
  • It's a person taking and keeping notes about their menstrual and fertility cycles . (scarleteen.com)
  • In addition, cohort fertility measures for other race and Hispanic origin groups may be added in the future. (cdc.gov)
  • The project analysed cohort fertility in former Yugoslavia. (oeaw.ac.at)
  • Cohort Fertility, Parity Progression, and Family Size in Former Yugoslav Countries. (oeaw.ac.at)
  • Modern Fertility is hoping to stem that anxiety by "giving people the tools they need to have more control over their fertility," Afton Vechery, the co-founder of the startup told Healthline. (healthline.com)
  • Personality traits are increasingly being studied to understand individual-level determinants of fertility patterns, and how differences in personality can be maintained by natural selection. (redorbit.com)
  • Gaining understanding of such individual-level determinants of reproductive decisions helps in the current debate on the role of individual versus social factors in explaining recent fertility changes around the world. (redorbit.com)
  • The "Three-step Analysis" of the fertility process was introduced by Kingsley Davis and Judith Blake in 1956 and makes use of three proximate determinants: The economic analysis of fertility is part of household economics, a field that has grown out of the New Home Economics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bongaarts proposed a model where the total fertility rate of a population can be calculated from four proximate determinants and the total fecundity (TF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The results suggest that lead may continue to impair fertility today, both in the United States and in other countries that have significant amounts of lead in topsoil. (nber.org)
  • This revision supersedes previous versions of World Fertility Data published by the United Nations. (un.org)
  • The historical question that comes into focus concerns the difference between Leridon's "biological maximum" and observed total fertility rates. (encyclopedia.com)
  • By 2005, total fertility rates were as low as 1.3 children per woman in Italy, Spain, Germany, and Japan - far beneath the population's replacement rate of 2.1 children. (nber.org)
  • Fertility Authority, the only web portal dedicated to fertility, ( http://www.fertilityauthority.com ), and EmpowHer, the home of women's health online, ( http://www.empowher.com ), are working together to advance women's reproductive health. (prweb.com)
  • This dialogue around fertility and women's reproductive health is incredibly important, but it can sometimes be challenging to know exactly where the accurate information ends and the mythmaking begins. (usatoday.com)
  • ORM Fertility announced today it now offers the Invocell Intravaginal Culture (IVC) System as part of its scope of reproductive health services. (prnewswire.com)
  • Biology and Fertility of Soils recommends reading content selected by the Editor in Chief to help you to prepare your manuscript before submission to the journal. (springer.com)
  • The company announced in a 2017 blog post that it would offer fertility benefits for up to $20,000 for parents working with a surrogate, and benefits up to $5,000 for employees who adopt. (entrepreneur.com)
  • However, the studies that utilize the recent rounds of Demographic Health Surveys, where fertility outcomes are linked to HIV status based on testing, find no effect of the disease on the fertility behavior. (repec.org)
  • In demographic contexts, fertility refers to the actual production of offspring, rather than the physical capability to produce which is termed fecundity . (wikipedia.org)
  • A key component of demographic projection is forecasting fertility rates in different countries around the world, and the UN has published their fertility estimates on their website. (businessinsider.com)
  • Taking into account families' fertility decisions, it examines not only the demographic changes due to longer life expectancy but also the effects of social security policy on demography and labor supply/individual retirement behaviors. (springer.com)
  • ReUnite Rx offers discounts to patients who either have no insurance coverage or elect to pay out of pocket for fertility medications. (walgreens.com)
  • The Massachusetts General Hospital Fertility Center provides fertility services to patients at the Mass General Waltham through the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (massgeneral.org)
  • Both male and female patients can receive all fertility-related care in the convenience of one location. (massgeneral.org)
  • Improving the outlook for fertility patients starts with improving the art of IVF, which is not just expensive and less than reliable but a true physical grind. (time.com)
  • Learn about conception, fertility tests, support for the emotional impact of fertility problems, and other topics too. (rcog.org.uk)
  • Your thyroid is a key player in your fertility and conception. (bellaonline.com)
  • But she said she did not believe it would happen because she had so many fertility problems, including severe endometriosis and scarred fallopian tubes. (webmd.com)
  • How can epilepsy affect your fertility? (webmd.com)
  • The main Midwest Fertility Center office in Downers Grove, Illinois has open house every Tuesday. (flickr.com)
  • Our results suggest that the tension between the persistent gender ideology and rapid socioeconomic development is the main driving force behind the unique marriage and fertility patterns of East Asian societies, and that this tension has escalated in recent decades. (repec.org)
  • All fertility clinics that took part in the study comply with Australia's national guidelines that ban gender selection, the researchers wrote in their findings published on Wednesday in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. (ibtimes.com)
  • A Modern Fertility test kit sells for $149, which Vechery calls "a fraction of the cost" of the same tests at hospitals or at fertility clinics. (healthline.com)
  • Dr. Paul Turek, a board-certified urologist and men's sexual health and fertility expert as well as founder and director of The Turek Clinics in Los Angeles , San Francisco and Silicon Valley, has similar concerns. (healthline.com)
  • The CDC has come out with another report on American fertility patterns , with plenty of fodder for prophets of doom. (theweek.com)
  • But the TFR bases future predictions on current fertility patterns. (theweek.com)
  • You can have fast economic development with low fertility or high fertility ( South Korea and Taiwan did it a few decades ago). (nytimes.com)
  • Notes for Editors: The paper, entitled `Personality and reproductive success in a high-fertility human populationà ´ was published on 7 June 2010 in Volume 107, Issue 22 of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Alexandra Alvergne, Markus Jokela and Virpi Lummaa. (redorbit.com)
  • Great attention is being given to plants with anti-fertility properties. (healthy.net)
  • Part of this vital work has focused upon folk use of anti-fertility herbs. (healthy.net)
  • Further, lower fertility doesn't necessarily mean a decline in population: For countries like the United States, the UN projects that immigration will more than make up for any drop in the number of children born domestically. (businessinsider.com)
  • Does exercise really lower fertility? (medhelp.org)
  • To see if these stem cells could be used to restore fertility, Orwig and his team took samples of the cells from the testes of prepubescent and adult male rhesus macaques, and froze them. (newscientist.com)
  • Options to preserve fertility may be expensive and may not be covered by health insurance. (lls.org)
  • How low were these premodern fertility rates? (encyclopedia.com)
  • Meanwhile, fertility rates in the southern parts of the country, where people are richer and better educated, are already below replacement levels. (nytimes.com)
  • Co-authors of the study, Bruce Sacerdote , James Feyrer , and Ariel Stern find that where men perform relatively more of those chores -- and where female labor-force participation was highest three decades ago - fertility rates rose from their historic lows. (nber.org)
  • Asian nations undergoing development are seeing their fertility rates fall even further and faster than the West did. (nber.org)
  • Among the ten largest countries in the world in 2015, half currently have fertility rates above the 2.1 children per woman replacement rate. (businessinsider.com)
  • He assigns all the fertility observations before 1990 with HIV prevalence rates of zero, and this appears to drive the significant negative effect found in his study. (repec.org)
  • Mass General's Fertility Center has among the highest IVF success rates in New England. (massgeneral.org)
  • Aggressive international family-planning programs contributed to Palestinian fertility rates dropping almost 30 percent between 2003 and 2008, to 3.31 children born per woman. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Infographic on ONS birth statistics, with data on stillbirths, fertility rates and the average age of mothers. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • Iodine is essential for thyroid function and also for fertility. (bellaonline.com)
  • When one restricts the sample to the period 1990-1998, where actual HIV data are available, the effect of HIV prevalence on fertility turns out to be positive for South Africa. (repec.org)
  • Fertility has a tendency to decline with age, but this doesn't occur at an alarming rate. (news-medical.net)
  • Fertility begins to decline significantly in your mid-30s. (ohsu.edu)
  • Midwest Fertility Center conducts their assisted reproduction services in four phases and accepts a range of HMO and PPO insurance. (flickr.com)
  • Midwest Fertility Center staff can also set up finance plans. (flickr.com)
  • Midwest Fertility Center hasn't listed any contacts yet. (flickr.com)
  • Midwest Fertility Center doesn't have any testimonials yet. (flickr.com)
  • It's hard to know where all this is headed," said Dr. James Goldfarb, director of the University Hospitals Fertility Center in Cleveland and past president of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies. (go.com)
  • ORM Fertility, formerly Oregon Reproductive Medicine, a world-class fertility center that is passionately committed to helping people grow their. (prnewswire.com)
  • Human Capital, Fertility, and Economic Growth ," University of Chicago - Population Research Center 90-5a, Chicago - Population Research Center. (repec.org)
  • As part of a world-class academic teaching hospital, the Fertility Center also gives you prompt, easy access to Mass General physicians and nurses in nearly every specialty and subspecialty. (massgeneral.org)
  • CCRM has been ranked 'The #1 Fertility Center in the U.S.' by Parents.com . (prnewswire.com)
  • Hysteroscopy is used to diagnose the presence of a number of conditions which may affect fertility, such as uterine fibroids, Asherman's syndrome, and bicornate uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the age of 40 years two in three females have fertility problems. (news-medical.net)
  • Fertility problems that do develop may be temporary or permanent. (nccn.org)
  • Radiation therapy to the pelvis or reproductive organs can cause temporary or permanent fertility problems. (cancer.ca)
  • Chemotherapy may cause fertility problems, depending on the type, dose and number of drugs used. (cancer.ca)
  • Agarwal said that his study was consistent with previous studies conducted in 2002 and 2005 that found a relationship between exposure to electromagnetic radiation and fertility, as well as with animal studies. (eweek.com)