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Mental health and IVF success are linked

Depression and anxiety are associated with a lower chance of becoming pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF), a new study suggests. The research included more than 23,000 women in Sweden who underwent IVF since 2007. Just over 4 percent of … Continue reading

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Infertility does not always mean IVF

“Thanks to continued advances in reproductive medicine, in vitro fertilization (IVF) has become a highly successful treatment for infertility,” Desireé McCarthy-Keith, M.D., writes in the publication Resolve, for the Journey and Beyond. “Many patients believe that IVF provides their only chance … Continue reading

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Can IVF occur inside a woman’s body?

It can in the United Kingdom. IVF patients in that nation now have the option of a groundbreaking treatment that allows fertilization to take place inside the body, rather than in a lab. Conventional IVF treatment involves removing eggs from … Continue reading

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If at first—or third, or fourth—you don’t succeed, keep trying

Couples having trouble getting pregnant may have a better chance if they have more than the usual three to four cycles of in vitro fertilization (IVF), a new British study suggests. Among more than 150,000 women in the study, 29.5 … Continue reading

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Gauging IVF success

Women undergoing in vitro fertilization in the U.S. have an average success rate of 20-35%. A new test, however, may help boost success rates to as much as 80%. The test, called MitoGrade, measures the levels of abnormal mitochondrial DNA … Continue reading

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Study: Eggs from older donors just as successful in IVF

New research out of Canada may open the door for older women to donate their eggs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. The study, reported by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, finds that eggs from donors age 35 or … Continue reading

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Improving the IVF odds for older women

Success with in vitro fertilization (IVF) generally declines as women age, from nearly 24 percent among those aged 38 to 39 to just over 1 percent among women aged 44 and older. But a new study finds that collecting eggs … Continue reading

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Leading the way in IVF research

We are excited to announce that we are participating in a multi-center, international study to evaluate pregnancy outcomes in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization with a single embryo transfer. To be eligible, you must: • be planning to have an … Continue reading

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Discovery could help improve IVF success rates

Scientists have discovered that chromosomal abnormalities in human embryos created for in vitro fertilization, or IVF, can be predicted within the first 30 hours of development from the union of a female egg and male sperm. This discovery, published in … Continue reading

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Breakthrough! FDA approves the Eeva Test

A new, breakthrough technology designed to help fertility clinics select the best embryos during in vitro fertilization (IVF) to aid in their effort to provide the best chance of a successful pregnancy is now commercially available in the United States … Continue reading

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