Coffee could boost IVF chances

Oct 1, 2010
A strong cup of coffee could help prevent a life-threatening complication of IVF according to a new study. Around 5% to 10% of women undergoing IVF experience a condition known as ovarian hyperstimula...

Artificial Ovary Breakthrough

Sep 30, 2010
Using a 3-D petri dish, researchers at Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island have built a completely functional artificial human ovary that will allow doctors to harvest im...

Stress and Infertility

Mar 7, 2010
New research has highlighted the importance of stress in understanding infertility. Studies have shown that stress can prevent pregnancy by increasing too many of the fight-or-flight hormones such as ...

Lab Grown Human Eggs and Sperm

Oct 29, 2009
A major scientific breakthrough has been made in fertility treatment with the news that human eggs and sperm have been grown in the laboratory. The annoucement could change the face of parenthood. Thi...