ICSI is a specialized form of advanced reproductive technology that is recommended if there is a fear that poor of failed fertilization may occur by traditional IVF, where sperm are added to the egg culture dish.
A study in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows that climate change may lead to as many as 7,000 additional cases of congenital heart disease defects in infants born between 2025 and 2035 in eight representative states.
Hypothyroidism is one of the most common medical conditions in the general population. Levothyroxine tablets are used to treat hypothyroidism, a disease in which the thyroid gland is underactive and does not produce enough thyroxine (T4), a hormone, which is important for controlling your metabolism.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.
When Louise Brown turned 40 on July 25, we celebrated much more than her 40 years on earth. Louise had made history before she was even introduced to the world as the world’s first In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) baby.
Dr. Christopher Huang was one of a select group of physicians who received the 2018 Patients’ Choice Award from Vitals, known for their online search tool helping consumers search for the best doctors online.
More than five million Americans struggle with infertility. Infertility affects both men and women. If you and your partner are trying to get pregnant, or planning to in the future, there are some potential risk factors regarding infertility.
If you’re undergoing fertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization, fertility medications or surrogacy, a recent study has found that vitamin D can help you or your surrogate achieve better fertility outcomes.
The struggle of infertility takes not only an emotional and physical toll on a couple’s lives but also a financial one. The infertility journey often involves visits to specialists, various medical procedures and other offerings that are not always covered by insurance.
Genetic testing and diagnosis can benefit all couples who are considering starting a family. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that information about carrier screening should be provided to every pregnant woman.