Vitamin D may help women with PCOS get pregnant


A study carried out by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in the United States indicate that women with infertility due to PCOS have a significantly decreased chance of successful pregnancy if…

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Mice study: Dietary levels of genistein may impact female fertility


According to a new study on mice, dietary exposure to the phytoestrogen genistein prior to conception may impact female fertility and pregnancy outcomes. In a study carried out by researchers at the University of Illinois,…

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Underachieving thyroid within the normal range associated with unexplained infertility


Even a mildly dysfunctional thyroid can impair a woman’s ability to conceive – and this is true even when the thyroid’s ability is within what is currently considered the normal range. A thyroid gland functioning…

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Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may lower the number of eggs in the female fetus


Using paracetamol (acetaminophen) during pregnancy has been linked to impaired future fertility of female offspring in rodents. In this article, which as been published in Endocrine Connections, Dr David Kristensen and his colleagues from Copenhagen…

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Marijuana and fertility


According to a new study by researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, marijuana use – by either men or women – does not appear to lower a couple’s changes of getting pregnant. The…

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