• reproductive
  • NICE guidelines state that: "A woman of reproductive age who has not conceived after 1 year of unprotected vaginal sexual intercourse, in the absence of any known cause of infertility, should be offered further clinical assessment and investigation along with her partner. (wikipedia.org)
  • PCOS affects up to 20 percent of reproductive-age women worldwide, according to the National Institutes of Health . (upi.com)
  • Previous studies have linked exposure to products containing hormone-disrupting chemicals, such as pesticides and phthalates, to infertility and poorer reproductive success. (reuters.com)
  • Since this is the first study to examine the effects of organophosphate flame retardants on female reproduction, it is unclear how these findings would apply to the general population of reproductive-aged women," said Ami Zota, an environmental and occupational health researcher at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. (reuters.com)
  • Peter C. Klatsky is a Doctor of Medicine specialized in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and an Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (certified in obstetrics and gynecology) and the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility). (wikipedia.org)
  • January 2011 - March 2012: Physician, Fellowship, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. (wikipedia.org)
  • sperm
  • Nikita Rawal, an Indore based IVF specialist, said that women can get diagnosed hostile cervical mucus by Postcoital Test, in which the interaction of sperm-mucus is accessed. (medindia.net)
  • Prognosis in unexplained infertility depends on many factors, but can roughly be estimated by e.g. the Hunault model, which takes into account female age, duration of infertility/subfertility, infertility/subfertility being primary or secondary, percentage of motile sperm and being referred by a general practitioner or gynecologist. (wikipedia.org)
  • intercourse
  • Hostile Cervical Mucus, a condition in which the male sperms are unable to survive due to the hostile cervical conditions of the female during intercourse, accounts for 20 percent of female infertility, claim IVF experts. (medindia.net)
  • Rather, it is recommended that in vitro fertilization should be offered to women with unexplained infertility when they have not conceived after 2 years of regular unprotected sexual intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
  • genetic
  • Causes or factors of female infertility can basically be classified regarding whether they are acquired or genetic, or strictly by location. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although factors of female infertility can be classified as either acquired or genetic, female infertility is usually more or less a combination of nature and nurture. (wikipedia.org)
  • In broad sense, acquired factors practically include any factor that is not based on a genetic mutation, including any intrauterine exposure to toxins during fetal development, which may present as infertility many years later as an adult. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physician and research fellow in infertility, research in advanced molecular genetic tests. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • One of the biggest risk factors for infertility is age. (healthline.com)
  • In this Harvard study involving 18,555 married women without a history of infertility, results indicate that higher intake of protein from vegetable sources instead of animal sources may lower the risk of ovulatory infertility. (vitality101.com)
  • Substituting vegetable for animal protein for 5% of caloric intake was associated with a 50% reduced risk of ovulatory infertility. (vitality101.com)
  • Thus, the authors of this study conclude, "Replacing animal sources of protein with vegetable sources of protein may reduce ovulatory infertility risk. (vitality101.com)
  • commonly
  • The term Egg Donation is commonly used to refer to the contribution of her eggs by a woman to another, who is incapable of producing her own. (medindia.net)
  • findings
  • While more research is needed to confirm the study findings in a larger population, women may still take precautions, Zota, who wasn't involved in the study, said by email. (reuters.com)
  • stem cells
  • Stimulating the metabolism of stem cells that produce sperms in male body can shed light on new ways to treat infertility in men. (medindia.net)
  • In the other, which it calls "OvaTure," it would harvest putative oogonial stem cells from a woman, mature them into oocytes in vitro, and then fertilize them with ICSI. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fertilization
  • It is increasingly recognized that egg quality is of critical importance and women of advanced maternal age have eggs of reduced capacity for normal and successful fertilization. (wikipedia.org)
  • percent
  • In the current study, 87 percent of the women had BDCIPP in their urine, 94 percent had DPHP and 80 percent had ip-PPP. (reuters.com)