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Artificial intelligence to aid IVF treatment: Interview Special

The company Univfy is using artificial intelligence and predictive technology to help women more accurately know their chances of IVF success. To find out more we spoke with Mylene Yao, the company's CEO.

Ava bracelet for future use in pregnancy detection: Interview Special

Ava, best known as the maker of its popular cycle-tracking Ava bracelet, has announced that results from a clinical study indicates that the device’s has potential for future use in pregnancy detection. We spoke with Ava Co-Founder Lea von Bidder.

Singapore court denies full compensation to woman in IVF mix-up

Singapore - A Singaporean woman inseminated with a stranger's sperm in a startling in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) mistake cannot be compensated in full for raising the child, the city-state's top court ruled Wednesday.

Singapore court denies full compensation to woman in IVF mix-up

Singapore - A Singaporean woman inseminated with a stranger's sperm in a startling in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) mistake cannot be compensated in full for raising the child, the city-state's top court ruled Wednesday.

Singapore court denies full compensation to woman in IVF mix-up

Singapore - A Singaporean woman inseminated with a stranger's sperm in a startling in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) mistake cannot be compensated in full for raising the child, the city-state's top court ruled Wednesday.

Britain first country to approve 'three-parent' babies

London - Britain is set to become the first country in the world to legally offer "three-parent baby" fertility treatments after regulators gave the green light.

Britain first country to approve 'three-parent' babies

London - Britain is set to become the first country in the world to legally offer "three-parent baby" fertility treatments after regulators gave the green light.

Britain first country to approve 'three-parent' babies

London - Britain is set to become the first country in the world to legally offer "three-parent baby" fertility treatments after regulators gave the green light.

Wearables designed to help couples conceive

Wearable technology continues to develop at a rapid rate. A big growth area has been with health-related apps and wearables. A new product aims to help couples to conceive.

Zika virus shrinks testicles of mice

A new concern about Zika virus infection. Studies conducted using mice indicate that the viral infection can lower male fertility by shrinking the testicles.

Scientists find new clues to boost fertility chances

London - Researchers have been examining semen and the movement of sperm. This has led to the conclusion that the rate of spinning correlates with improved success of fertility. At least with cattle.

Racism row hits campaign to boost Italian birthrate

Rome - An Italian government campaign hoping to boost the country's flagging birthrate was on Wednesday condemned as racist just weeks after its original promotional material was panned for being sexist.

Italian fertility campaign recalled for treatment

Rome - An Italian government campaign urging young couples to "get on with it" to boost the country's flagging birthrate has been pulled after a furious backlash on social media.

Italian fertility guru cries witch hunt over 'stolen' eggs charge

Rome - A controversial Italian fertility surgeon who has been accused of removing eggs from a woman's ovaries without her consent claimed on Sunday he is the victim of a witch hunt.

Italian fertility doctor under arrest for eggs 'theft'

Rome - A controversial Italian gynaecologist famed for helping women in their 60s to have children is under house arrest in Rome on suspicion of removing eggs from a patient's ovaries without her consent.

Indian woman, 70, gives birth to first baby

New Delhi - An Indian woman who gave birth at the age of 70 said Tuesday she was not too old to become a first-time mother, adding that her life was now complete.

Major breakthrough in lab-grown human embryos

Paris - Scientists reported Wednesday they had grown human embryos in the lab for nearly two weeks, an unprecedented feat that promises advances in assisted reproduction, stem-cell therapies and the basic understanding of how human beings form.

Effect of antidepressants on fertility revealed

One consequence of the wider use of antidepressants in society is the effect on being able to conceive a child. The fertility effect has been revealed in new research.

Next generation sequencing helps with fertility Special

Chicago - Next Generation DNA Sequencing has been made available for clinical. This new technology offers a 1000-fold precision increase over previous methods. It is known as Preimplantation Genetic Screening.

Shocking information on infertility revealed in U.S. study

A study just released from the National Institute of Health (NIH) in America has found chemicals in sunblock and other personal care items have a negative effect on a man's sperm count. The chemicals are intended to block UV rays.

How infertility has changed in modern times Special

Infertility is a major concern for many families. Although the problem can cause distress, resolution of the situation is much better these days than it was a few years ago. Digital Journal has spoken to a leading fertility expert to find out more.

Woman gives birth to world's first womb transplant baby

Paris - A 36-year-old Swede has become the world's first woman to give birth after receiving a womb transplant, doctors said Saturday, describing the event as a breakthrough for infertile women."It was breathtaking.

Woman has baby after womb transplant in world first

Paris - A 36-year-old Swede has become the world's first woman to give birth after receiving a womb transplant, doctors said Saturday, describing the event as a breakthrough for infertile women."It was breathtaking.

Little-known facts about using frozen donor egg to have a child Special

When women delay motherhood, some women wait only to find their eggs are not viable. For these women, donor eggs are the only option to carry a baby. A leading health expert has spoken with Digital Journal to reveal more about this issue.

Common chemicals can damage sperm

Copenhagen - Scientists have uncovered a molecular mechanism through which hormone disrupting compounds compromise the viability of human sperm cells, leading to an infertility risk.

Eight surprising facts about modern mothers Special

Chicago - In honor of Mother’s Day in the U.S. this weekend, the Fertility Centers of Illinois have provided Digital Journal readers with a current snapshot of present-day motherhood.

Seven biggest fertility misconceptions Special

Chicago - In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week on April 20-26, the physician team at Fertility Centers of Illinois shares with Digital Journal the seven biggest fertility misconceptions they hear in their offices.

Italy IVF patient pregnant with wrong embryos: Report

Rome - A woman who underwent fertility treatment at a clinic in Rome became pregnant with the twins of another couple after their embryos were mixed up, press reports said Sunday.

The magic touch speeds up cockroach birth

Female cockroaches that get "touched" - by other female cockroaches - reproduce faster than female roaches that live in isolation or without tactile stimulation.

Older dads boost risk of psych problems in kids

Washington - A massive study of more than two million people in Sweden has found that those with older dads faced a higher risk of psychiatric problems, autism and attention disorders, researchers said.Compared to people whose fathers were between the ages of 20 an...
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The Natural Cycles app is certified in the European Union to be called a contraceptive.
The Natural Cycles app is certified in the European Union to be called a contraceptive.
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A fertility tracking bracelet by Ava Science Inc.
A fertility tracking bracelet by Ava Science Inc.
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Shrine to the goddess Chao Mae Tuptim
Shrine to the goddess Chao Mae Tuptim
Shrine to the goddess Chao Mae Tuptim
Shrine to the goddess Chao Mae Tuptim

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