ESHRE is backing a global campaign to increase awareness among policy-makers of the need for fertility education in response to declining birth rates.
POOR OVARIAN RESPONSE
Despite several different approaches, variable doses and adjuvant therapies, the successful treatment of poor responders in IVF remains a stubborn clinical challenge. Now, a new observational study of a dual stimulation protocol appears to offer 'a very promising strategy'.
Surgery or ART? A dearth of strong evidence reported at Campus meeting to favour specific infertility treatments in cases of endometriosis.
ADJUVANTS IN POR
A new meta-analysis of adjuvant treatments for poor responders in IVF finds that only two have any significant effect on pregnancy, while growth hormone may increase oocyte and embryo yield.
CAMPUS DONOR CONCEPTION
Donor conception was never straightforward, but recent developments in anonymity requirements and personal genetic discovery mean that relationships between donor and offspring are now more complex than ever before. Lucy Frith, Astrid Indekeu, Mariana Martins from the SIGs Psychology & Counselling and Ethics & Law report from a recent Campus meeting.
Despite its high prevalence and devastating personal consequences, endometriosis remains far from clearly understood, and especially its effects on implantation and pregnancy.
ESHRE's newly formed journal club had its first Twitter meeting last month, taking as its theme a new Human Reproduction paper on the association of hypertension in pregnancy with sperm donation. FoR correspondent Sofia Makieva reports from the Twittersphere.
A first comprehensive report on ART activity in China shows that more than 900,000 ART cycles were performed in 2016, far more than recorded in Japan or USA.
2020 ANNUAL MEETING
Anja Pinborg, a local organiser of this year's annual meeting in Copenhagen, on the impact of state-funded IVF and the potential of Danish national registries to assess the long-term safety of ART.
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