FERTILITY: New microfluidic device quickly corrals strong and speedy sperm viable for fertilization

istockphoto For couples hoping for a baby via in vitro fertilization, chances have improved. A process that once took hours now takes minutes: Cornell University scientists have created a microfluidic … Read More

HPV and other adolescent vaccines not found to negatively impact fertility in young women

Adolescents who receive recommended vaccinations, including for human papillomavirus, have no increased risk of primary ovarian insufficiency, also known as premature menopause, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today … Read More

Moms Who Smoked as Teens More Likely to Deliver Smaller Babies

A woman’s risk of having a baby with a low birth weight is higher if she starts smoking in her teens, a new study suggests. That’s because women who start … Read More