Tag Archives: fertility

Call for more transparency over ‘add-on’ fertility treatments

Many add-ons are available – but do they work?Phanie / Alamy By New Scientist staff and Press Association Clinics offering fertility treatment must be more transparent about the effectiveness and costs of “optional extras”, the UK’s fertility regulator has said. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority says there is “no conclusive evidence” that any so-called… Read More »

What to know about fertility supplements

Infertility can be challenging to treat. Modern medical techniques are sometimes effective, but they can be costly, and success rates can vary. Some people who are dealing with infertility look for alternatives to medical intervention to help them become pregnant. They may try using supplements that claim to boost fertility in males, females, or both.… Read More »

What to know about HPV and fertility

Human papillomavirus or HPV is the name for a group of viruses transmitted by skin-to-skin contact. HPV can affect fertility in both men and women. It is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI), but people can also acquire it in other ways. According to the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),… Read More »