Archive for April, 2014

Izumo, Meet Juno: fertilization receptors revealed

April 19, 2014Carole 6 Comments »

Unexplained infertility is the diagnosis that women (and men) get when everything looks normal but they can’t conceive. A recent study published in Nature this month may go a long way to explaining some of this unexplained infertility. Dr. Gavin Wright and his team at the Welcome Trust Sanger Institute in Britain have identified a […]

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Stress Biomarker Associated with Infertility

April 18, 2014Carole 1 Comment »

A recent study by researcher Courtney Lynch, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center showed that sustained levels of stress was associated with a longer time to conception. The study was performed by conducting questionnaires regarding perceived stress, testing for biomarkers of stress in saliva samples and charting the […]

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Blood Type Linked to Infertility? Not so fast.

April 8, 2014Carole No Comments »

I read a really interesting HuffPost article about a variety of infertility causes that you might not be aware of by Jena Pincott called, “Surprising Reasons You’re Not Getting Pregnant Right Away”. It’s a fun read and I have talked about some of these issues before here – ┬áLaptop Lap Dance Dangerous to Sperm Bisphenol […]

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