News & Publications

FDA Warns Against Procedure to Remove Uterine Fibroids; Says it Could Spread Hidden Cancer

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 24, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the rare step of urging doctors to stop performing a surgical procedure used on tens of thousands of women each year to remove uterine growths, saying the practice risks spreading hidden cancers within a woman’s body.

Are Older Men’s Sperm Really Any Worse?

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 24, 2014

Everyone knows that a woman’s eggs don’t improve with age. The arbiter of turn-of-the-millennium pop culture, “Sex and the City,” gave us the image of the single woman in her mid-30s (Miranda) and her maturing eggs. And while fertility may not quite fall off a cliff at 35, it’s hard for women to ignore the idea that things are getting worse as they get older. Obstetricians have a special category for pregnant women over 35: “advanced maternal age.”

The Best and Worst States for Infertility

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 23, 2014

Fertility report card scores states on insurance coverage for IVF, fertility specialists, and support groups.

Seven in 10 Favor Mandated Contraception Coverage

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 23, 2014

Women approved of mandated birth control more than men (77 percent to 64 percent), and blacks approved more than whites (81 percent to 67 percent). Hispanics also had a higher rate of approval, at 76 percent.

Join ASRM for a Twitter Chat on Infertility- Today, Wednesday, April 23, 2-3 pm EDT

ASRM Bulletins April 23, 2014

It’s National Infertility Awareness Week (April 20-26, 2014) and ASRM is joining with other organizations for a Twitter Chat on Infertility.

Failing at Fertility: New 'Report Card' Grades States on How They Help--or Don't

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 22, 2014

A new report card from the National Infertility Association grades each state on its "fertility friendliness."

11 Myths Fertility Doctors Hear

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 22, 2014

Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.

National Infertility Awareness Week

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 22, 2014

Infertility is not something you can prepare yourself for.

Infertility: Not Just a Problem for Women

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 21, 2014

Are you having problems getting pregnant? You may be doing all you can to increase your odds, but part – or all – of your struggle with infertility might be to blame on your guy. In approximately 40 percent of couples, the male partner is either the sole cause or a contributing cause to infertility, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Later, Baby: Will Freezing Your Eggs Free Your Career?

Headlines in Reproductive Medicine April 21, 2014

There comes a point in every childless woman’s life, usually around 35, when the larger world becomes very interested in her womb. Friends and family inquire about its health, asking why it’s not being utilized, when it will be, and then: Will it even work? For those who do want children, the pressure can be crushing and counterproductive.

ASRM MEMBERSHIP

View Details
Learn More | Join | Renew
Back to Top