Archive for August, 2008

A new option for women suffering from uterine-fibroid related infertility

A new treatment involving magnetic resonance and “shrinking the fibroids using ultrasound beams” is being made available soon in Chennai, India. Institutions will also start offering this treatment option in Bangalore and Hyderabad. This procedure is non-invasive and may be considered a first line of treatment rather than the invasive sugical option which is prone to complications.

More information can be found here.


2 Common Infertility Treatments Seriously Questioned

A recent study published August 1, 2008 in the British Medical Journal calls into questions two very common forms of treatment for infertility. One of the treatments is the use of ovulation stimulating drugs while the other treatment is artificial insemmination. In the study, both of these treatments were found to have no significant positive effect on ability to conceive for couples with unexplained infertility.

See more at Yahoo! Health (Associated Press)