5 03, 2018

A quick guide to increase your egg health

A quick guide to increase your egg health For women, healthy eggs are one of the basic factors for getting pregnant as quickly as you would expect. There was once a common belief among people that a woman's egg health depends upon her age and as she crosses her 30's the quality of

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16 10, 2017

Oncofertility: A Hope for Cancer Patients

Oncofertility A Hope for Cancer Patients Fertility preservation is basically the preservation of the capability of a person to start a family at a time of his or her choosing. There has been a need for oncofertility, fertility preservation in cancer patients, with the decrease in mortality rate and increase in unwanted side

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27 05, 2017

Understanding Ovarian Tissue Freezing

Over the years, there has been consistent improvement in reproductive technology, with constant efforts to resolve female infertility issues. The most experimental amongst these technologies are the ones which involve preservation of female fertility. Egg freezing and embryo freezing are regarded as the best options for those who want to slow down their biological clock.

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25 03, 2017

Vitrification or Slow Freezing: Which is a better technique?

A typical IVF treatment cycle generates numerous embryos, out of which only 2-3 are transferred for implantation. Many of the remaining embryos are viable too, but these have to be left to avoid multiple pregnancies. Considering the efforts that go into a cycle, it is not logical to discard these unused ones. Moreover, these have

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19 12, 2016

All about Pap smear

A woman may come across a variety of gynecological issues during her lifespan, with some as minor as irregular menstruation and vaginal dryness to major ones such as female infertility and cancers of reproductive organs. Amongst the most common types of cancers of reproductive organs is cervical cancer, which claims thousands of lives every year.

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7 12, 2016

Frozen Donor Eggs- An Option for IVF Patients

IVF is an advanced Artificial Reproductive Technique (ART) which involves fertilization of eggs with sperms in the lab to produce embryo(s) and have the same implanted in the uterus. In many complicated cases, such as those with premature ovarian failure or advanced maternal age, specialists rely on donor eggs to carry out the IVF. There

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28 11, 2016

IVF cycle documentation: Why should the patient insist?

IVF is an advanced medical procedure but its success rate is limited. Although a great deal of time, money and emotions are at stake with every failed IVF cycle, there is a lesson to be learnt with the same. The key issue here is to find out what went amiss with the cycle that led

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24 11, 2016

How essential is it to maintain the right temperature for embryos in IVF lab?

IVF is a highly complex procedure which adheres to a stringent protocol to ensure success. Since it involves culture of embryos in the lab, the basic units namely, the eggs and the sperms as well as the embryos have to be pampered very well so that they survive in the long run and yield a

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