Why your fertility specialist should know about the abnormal smear test?

What your fertility specialist should know about the abnormal smear test In the UK, there is a well-structured screening programme for cervical cancer. As part of the cervical screening programme, women between the ages of 25 and 64 years undergo a cervical smear test every three years. The practice nurse will take a scrape [...]

By |2017-07-05T16:49:58+01:00September 3rd, 2016|Fertility, IVF|Comments Off on Why your fertility specialist should know about the abnormal smear test?

How Well Do Men Cope With Failed Fertility Treatments?

How Well Do Men Cope With Failed Fertility Treatments? Almost one in seven couples will seek help with getting pregnant. Nearly half of these couples will proceed with some form of fertility treatment such as an IVF ( in vitro fertilisation ), an ICSI ( Intracytoplasmic Sperm Insemination ) or Insemination ( IUI ). [...]

By |2016-11-04T12:50:44+01:00August 27th, 2016|Fertility, IVF|Comments Off on How Well Do Men Cope With Failed Fertility Treatments?

Would You Think Of Using Artificial Sperms for Fertility Treatment?

Would You Think Of Using Artificial Sperms for Fertility Treatment? Artificial or In Vitro derived gametes are eggs and sperms that have been developed from other cells such as stem cells. Scientists now have many technologies to develop the stem cells or other cells into sperm or egg cell. They have been able to [...]

By |2017-07-05T16:42:13+01:00August 26th, 2016|Egg donation, Fertility|Comments Off on Would You Think Of Using Artificial Sperms for Fertility Treatment?

What Should you Know Before Deciding About Comprehensive Chromosome Screening ( CCS ) Or Preimplantation Genetic Screening ( PGS )?

What Should you Know Before Deciding About Comprehensive Chromosome Screening ( CCS ) Or Preimplantation Genetic Screening ( PGS )? CCS or PGS is a scientific intervention that some patients may consider for a variety of reasons. This is different from Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis ( PGD ). In PGD, the scientists are looking for [...]

By |2017-07-06T16:56:22+01:00August 17th, 2016|Fertility, Genetic Testing|Comments Off on What Should you Know Before Deciding About Comprehensive Chromosome Screening ( CCS ) Or Preimplantation Genetic Screening ( PGS )?

Womb Transplant – Fiction or Reality?

A Womb Transplant – Fiction or Reality? Almost one in 500 women in childbearing age experience infertility due to absolute womb related factors (absolute uterine factor infertility). This is the case where the women are born with birth defects of the womb. Such as like Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser (MRKH) syndrome or been through [...]

By |2016-11-04T12:50:46+01:00August 15th, 2016|Fertility|Comments Off on Womb Transplant – Fiction or Reality?

Does the Environment Affect Fertility?

Does the Environment Affect Fertility? The environment in which we live has gained more attention in the last few decades. Since the middle of last century, there has been a significant increase in the human reproduction problems worldwide. Many studies have reported a decline in fertility and increasing access to the fertility treatments, such IVF [...]

By |2016-11-04T12:50:46+01:00August 14th, 2016|Fertility|Comments Off on Does the Environment Affect Fertility?

Can you test your sperms using a smartphone?

Can you test your sperms using a smartphone? Male infertility handles approximately 20% of the infertile couples seeking Fertility treatment. It also contributes to the other causes of infertility in another 30% of couples. There are many over the counter female fertility testing products. There is hardly any choice for men. It is well [...]

By |2017-07-05T16:52:10+01:00August 13th, 2016|Fertility|Comments Off on Can you test your sperms using a smartphone?

Does Vitamin D deficiency affect Fertility?

Does Vitamin D Deficiency Affect Fertility? Vitamin D has gained a large interest in the last decade or so. Initially, it was associated with rickets. But now vitamin D deficiency has been connected with many chronic conditions. Such as heart disease, cancer, autoimmune conditions. Besides, there is a connection between vitamin D deficiency and [...]

By |2017-10-10T12:14:56+01:00August 12th, 2016|Fertility|Comments Off on Does Vitamin D deficiency affect Fertility?

What is Varicocele? 5 facts you should know

5 facts you should know about Varicocele Varicocele is common condition experienced by almost one in six men. It results from the distension of the veins in the scrotal sac. What causes Varicocele? In most cases, we never know the exact cause for varicocele. But, it can be first identified at puberty. Largely, it [...]

By |2018-08-10T08:56:04+01:00August 10th, 2016|Fertility|Comments Off on What is Varicocele? 5 facts you should know
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