Eliminating the Fear Factor

Eliminating the Fear Factor

Testicular cancer’s high cure rates turn panic into promise Testicular cancer rarely makes the headlines. Because so few men are…

Hidden Hormonal Disorder

Hidden Hormonal Disorder

Polycystic ovary syndrome’s far-ranging impacts on women’s health Back in 2013, Danni Allen, a native of Mundelein, shed 121 pounds…

Fertility and Diet: Is There a Connection?

Fertility and Diet: Is There a Connection?

Harvard Health Blog Here are some headlines on fertility and diet that caught our attention: The ultimate fertility diet: We…

When Swimmers Sink

When Swimmers Sink

The decline in male sperm count and quality Take a closer look at a man’s sperm cells and you’ll learn…

Irregular Periods and Infertility Not Necessarily Linked

Irregular Periods and Infertility Not Necessarily Linked

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’m 34, and my husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for…

Beating the Biological Clock

Beating the Biological Clock

Eggs without an expiration date offer women fertile hopes Starting at age 30, women may hear their biological clock ticking.…

Fertility advances bring help and hope

Fertility advances bring help and hope

Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine Sometimes it takes a little science to help fulfill a dream. At least…

Ovulation predictor kits can be useful for couples trying to conceive

Ovulation predictor kits can be useful for couples trying to conceive

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband and I are thinking about starting a family. We’re both in our late 30s and…

Improve Your Chances of Childbirth

Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron, director of the fertility preservation program at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, points…