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Study confirms clomiphene as first-line therapy for unexplained fertility

Sometimes infertility cannot be explained. Everything appears normal with both the male and female partners. The most common treatment is medications to stimulate the woman’s ovaries to release an egg (ovarian stimulation). Then a physician inserts sperm directly into the … Continue reading

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Zeroing in on the best medication for ovarian stimulation

Many women, especially those with unexplained infertility, are commonly treated with ovarian stimulation medications such as letrozole, gonadotropins or clomiphene citrate. The challenge has been to determine which medication is best at achieving and maintaining pregnancy while reducing multiple gestations. … Continue reading

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Reassuring news about fertility drugs

Widely used fertility drugs don’t seem to increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a new study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Researchers analyzed data from more than 9,800 American women who were evaluated for infertility between … Continue reading

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How fertility meds work

Fertility specialists use a group of medications to temporarily correct ovulatory problems and increase a woman’s chance for pregnancy.

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