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New research shows that women with worse endometriosis pain have more fertility problems

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2140643-women-with-worse-endometriosis-pain-have-more-fertility-problems/


New research about how traffic noise can affect our fertility levels

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138459-living-near-noisy-roads-could-make-it-harder-to-get-pregnant/


 

An interesting new study from Portugal offers women with fibroids an alternative to surgery. The less invasive procedure cuts off the blood supply to the fibroids causing them to shrink and die.

http://www.figo.org/news/uterine-fibroid-embolisation-%E2%80%98can-help-restore-fertility%E2%80%99-0015608


Flushing fallopian tubes with poppy seed oil boosts fertility

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2131665-flushing-fallopian-tubes-with-poppy-seed-oil-boosts-fertility/


Pulse rate could help identify start of fertility windows, study shows

http://www.figo.org/news/pulse-rate-could-help-identify-start-fertility-windows-study-shows-0015575


Maths formula offers key to sperm fertility

A new collaboration with Oxford University has found that the rhythm with which individual sperm move could explain why some successfully fertilise an egg whilst others fail.

http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2017-03-22-maths-formula-offers-key-sperm-fertility


New research by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published in the journal Human Reproduction, shows that it can take couples with obesity longer to conceive. Where both members of the couple are obese it can take between 55 and 59 percent longer to achieve a pregnancy.
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New research being presented at the British Fertility Society’s annual conference suggests that transferring more than one embryo after IVF might reduce the chances of becoming pregnant.

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jan/05/ivf-pregnancy-less-successful-with-two-embryos-study-finds


New research shows that cancer drug may actually improve fertility…

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/12/06/infertility-breakthrough-cancer-drug-sparks-growth-new-eggs/


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Men’s knowledge of their own fertility: a population-based survey examining the awareness of factors that are associated with male infertility.

https://humrep.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/12/2781.abstract


Panorama’s investigation into add on treatments in IVF clinics shows that most are unproven…

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/…/ivf-panorama-investigatio…