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Your Guide to Male Infertility

10Jan

According to the NHS, around 1 in 7 couples may have difficulty conceiving but “84% of couples will conceive naturally within a year if they have regular unprotected sex (every two to three days).” What is male infertility? Male infertility … Continue reading

  

Everything you need to know about chlamydia

21Feb

What is chlamydia? Chlamydia trachomatis is a bacterial infection transmitted through sexual contact (semen or vaginal fluid). Infection can occur via vaginal, anal, and oral sex and even when a man does not ejaculate. It is treated with antibiotic, usually azithromycin … Continue reading

  

Chlamydia: “The Silent Infection’s” Symptoms in Men

4Nov

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that is notorious for its lack of symptoms – especially in women. The infection is caused by bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis, and in up to half of the cases of confirmed chlamydia, an … Continue reading

  

Acupuncture and Fertility Challenges

30Jul

  Working within health and wellbeing I have learnt to become more conscious with my words. For example, I prefer to use the phrase ‘fertility challenges’ instead of ‘infertile’ when working with patients who have come to me for treatment … Continue reading

  

Just Another Day On Capitol Hill

23Mar

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154.27.160.2300 No, these are not winning lottery numbers. They are also not numbers to a safe combination leading back to an inconspicuous brief case layered with stacks of 100 dollar bills. These numbers have a bigger and much richer purpose. … Continue reading

  

Sir Robert Edwards : 27 September 1927 to 13 April 2013

17Apr

Last week a true scientific, medical and humanitarian giant lost his long fight with a serious lung disease. Literally a genius whose advancements in fertility science defined the final third of the 20th Century and to whom millions are grateful. … Continue reading

  

NICE Consults On Updated Recommendations For Treating Infertility

22May

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is currently updating its 2004 NHS guidance on the assessment and treatment of couples with fertility problems. Today (22 May), NICE has issued a draft version of the updated guideline for … Continue reading

  

New research gives hope to infertile men

3Jan

New research conducted by German and Israeli scientists has discovered the potential for infertile men to be able to father their own children by extracting germ cells from the testicles and growing sperm in a dish. So far tests have only … Continue reading

  

Major improvement in cancer survival

22Nov

Some cancer survivors are living nearly six times longer than 40 years ago. However whilst some cancers such as breast, bladder and colon have shown vast improvements others including lung and stomach have shown a lack of progress. It is believed … Continue reading