Posts Tagged ‘fertility’

The Testosterone Test

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Scientists continue to search for an effective male contraceptive drug By Will Alden The latest development in the search for a male birth control pill isn’t a pill at all—it’s an injection. Last year, a study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism revealed that Beijing researchers have successfully tested a testosterone-based injection, intended [&hellip
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Baby Fat

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Prospective parents should worry about their own weight when deciding to get pregnant By Keysha Whitaker Many women worry about how to take the weight off after a pregnancy, but according to many doctors, taking the weight off before a pregnancy might increase fertility, promote healthier pregnancies and healthier babies. Men could also increase their [&hellip
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Stick It To Me

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More women and men use acupuncture to treat reproductive issues By Kate Moser Miller It’s a story all too familiar to young couples today: Two people who have lived a relatively healthy lifestyle decide to have a baby, but after months of trying, they’re still unable to conceive. Whatever the reason, more than 3 million [&hellip
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Pins and Needles

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With the flick of the acupuncturist’s finger, a small needle penetrates the skin of a young freckle-faced woman searching for a treatment for her infertility. What used to be a last resort for many couples aching to get pregnant has now become a frequent complementary treatment for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) patients. A breakthrough study published [&hellip
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