Archive for IVF

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.

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Nearby Private Clinic Blamed for University Closing In Vitro Fertilization Clinic At Little Rock

From ‘The Morning News‘:

“The in vitro fertilization clinic at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where couples could have eggs fertilized before they were implanted in the woman’s womb, has closed down because a private facility drew off too many potential clients, officials say.

The decision to close the publicly funded program came after a year of discussions with doctors at the private Arkansas Fertility & Gynecology Associates in west Little Rock, according to Dr. Curtis Lowery, director of maternal-fetal medicine at the university.”

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New Method May Help Predict IVF Success

There is a new article from Reuters called “New method may help predict IVF success: study” posted today that may be of interest.

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