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Fertility preservation

Researchers develop AMH model to predict menopause with 3-4 months accuracy. Preliminary but interesting.

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Iranian researchers studied the AMH level of 266 women, aged 20-49, and developed a statistical model to predict menopause. They presented this data at the ESHRE meeting in Rome. Click here for the press release. The authors acknowledge that they need more data to confirm their findings. Other experts suggest that AMH has not been […]

Rates of Postcancer Parenthood — J Clin Oncol

Although fertility-sparing treatment is allowing more patients to have children after cancer, the gains are minimal compared with the elevated rates of childlessness among cancer survivors. As Cvancarova et al point out, the need for more effective fertility preservation for girls and young women is particularly pressing. Even with the availability of sperm banking for […]

Why I Froze my Eggs

Embryologist freezing embryos eggs sperm for storage in laboratory

Egg freezing is a controversial issue in reproductive medicine because only relatively recently have fertility centers been able to reliably freeze eggs unlike sperm, which we have been freezing for decades. Egg freezing may find usefulness for women about to undergo cancer treatments that would otherwise destroy all their eggs. The technique may also be […]