Babies born to mothers with cardiometabolic risk factors were less likely to develop high blood pressure if their mothers had higher levels of folate during pregnancy.
Research into a genetic mutation causing some men to be infertile shows that an important protein in the sperm that is a key component of the egg fertilization process, known as phospholipase C zeta (PLC-zeta), is ineffective in these individuals.
Men who exercise with high-intensity workouts on a regular basis tend to have lower libidos than those who follow lower-intensity workout regimes, a new study found.
A team of scientists in Massachusetts has noted that the antimullerian hormone (AMH) could prevent chemotherapy-induced ovarian damage.
A little running can help your little swimmers. If you’re a man who spends a little more time on the couch than you want to admit, and you’re planning to start trying for a baby soon, here’s some advice: Exercise could significantly improve the quality of your sperm. Specifically, moderate steady state cardio like jogging...
An article has just been published this month in the prestigious European fertility journal Human Reproduction asking the surprising question if having sex in an IVF cycle around egg retrieval and embryo transfer increases pregnancy rates.
Women have claimed for years that their bodies react differently whether they’re pregnant with a boy or girl. Now evidence shows the sex of a baby is associated with pregnant women’s immune responses.
Women who got their periods early and had no kids were more likely to have premature menopause.
Since the birth of Louise Brown in 1978, the first baby ever born following conception by in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), thousands of infertile couples have gone down this route.
Paul and Carla Crozier wiped out their life savings trying for a sister for Darcie. Ms Crozier, now 34, suffered two heartbreaking miscarriages over three years. Took out £8,000 loan for one last try and gave up alcohol in new fitness regime. Mrs Crozier is now five months pregnant with two sets of twins from two eggs.