The recent live births resulting from human embryonic CRISPR editing have heightened global concerns regarding 'designer babies.' Currently, the most practical approach to genetic 'enhancement' is preimplantation genetic screening of IVF embryos. The ability to select for traits that are brought about by multiple genes -- rather than genetic diseases caused by a single mutation -- is more far off and complicated than most people realize.
RUDN University physicians have measured the level of the Anti-Müllerian hormone, which indicates reproductive health, in patients with an ovarian cyst, and also assessed the likelihood of pregnancy after cyst removal surgery.
After approximately three decades of a steady increase, the rate of twin births in the US has fallen for the first time, with a downward trend observed between 2014 and 2018.
IVF success rates in Australia and New Zealand have continued to improve, while the number of IVF twins are falling, a new UNSW report has shown.
A new study shows that many OB-GYNs are uncomfortable counseling their patients on fertility at a time when more women are delaying pregnancy and needing their doctors to be more vigilant about this education.
A company in the United Kingdom is offering women a procedure it says can delay menopause up to 20 years and allow women to delay having babies.
New research has shed light on our understanding of male infertility and how we may better treat it in the near future.