Declining Sperm Count Tied to Chemicals in the Environment

Chemicals that pervade our modern world — plastics, pesticides, stain repellents, components of personal hygiene products — are contributing to a decades-long decline in fertility and could pose health risks even into future generations, according to an explosive new book by Shanna Swan, PhD, an environmental and reproductive epidemiologist at…

Rekovelle follitropin delta (rhu)

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. REKOVELLE® (FOLLITROPIN DELTA) SOLUTION FOR INJECTION Solution for injection in a pre-filled pen follitropin delta (rhu) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about REKOVELLE. It does not contain all…

7 myths on egg freezing busted

While it is not surprising that egg freezing has gained a lot of attention among women of different age groups, it has also created many misconceptions. Let’s understand some of those myths associated with egg freezing. By Dr Ramya Gowda A ticking biological clock is the primary reason women choose…

General fertility rate declined in United States in 2018

(HealthDay)—The general fertility rate declined to 59.1 births per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44 years in 2018 in the United States, according to a study published online Nov. 27 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joyce A. Martin,…