Misconceptions Causing Hurdle in Infertility Treatment: Experts

NAGPUR: Having long focused only on the female partners while treating infertility, doctors are now also now taking into consideration other factors like male contribution and erratic lifestyle. Even as these changes are being introduced, infertility experts are finding that many couples are hesitant to accept them and several others have many misconceptions regarding the treatment.

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Many Men Suffering from Infertility in Silence

While nearly half of infertility is due to male factors, more men remain reluctant to seek professional assistance.Dr. Trustin Domes, a Saskatoon reproductive urologist – the only one in the province – said societal stereotypes attached to masculinity and virility might have something to do with why men are suffering in silence.

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IVF: 35 Years, 5 Minutes Little Ones Later

There’s an old bell jar that sits on top of a cupboard at a Cambridgeshire fertility clinic where history was made; it was in a dish inside this jar that the world’s first IVF baby spent the hours after her conception. With the success of in vitro fertilisation (IVF), British scientist Robert

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Stem Cells May Provide Major Anti-Aging Breakthroughs

According to an article titled “Stem Cells, The Future is Here” in the January 2013 issue of New You magazine, dedicated physicians and scientists are making steady progress in the use of stem cells to combat the signs of aging. Some harvest stem cells from sheep and cows, others are obtaining stem cells directly from their patients during a minimally invasive liposuction.

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Cell Breakthrough May Boost Fertility Treatment

AMERICAN scientists say they have found a way to produce human eggs from stem cells, raising hope of an advance in treating infertility in women.

The researchers say their discovery has swept away the belief women have a limited stock of eggs, and replaces it with the theory that supply is continuously replenished from precursor cells in ovaries.

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Stem Cells in Ovaries May Give Women More Eggs

Women may not have a finite number of eggs.Researchers have isolated stem cells from adult human ovaries that could produce eggs.The findings could change fertility treatments.

Contrary to the belief that women are born with a finite number of eggs, there may in fact be a way to replenish the supply, a new study suggests.Researchers have isolated stem cells from adult human ovaries that appear to be capable of producing eggs.ANALYSIS: Old Genes Making Hulking Ants

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Treating Male Infertility With Stem Cells

When a couple experiences infertility, the man is just as likely as the woman to be the cause. Male infertility may arise from failed proliferation and differentiation of the germ cells (precursors of sperm) or from dysfunction of the supporting cells. New research is looking to stem cells as a means of replacing nonfunctioning cells, whether germ cells or supporting cells.

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