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When a man has a low sperm count it means that the fluid from the prostate, called the semen, which is ejaculated during climax contains fewer sperm cells than normal. The medical term for the condition is oligospermia and a complete absence is referred to...

Successful implantation of an embryo after in vitro fertilization (IVF) transfer depends exclusively on the embryo itself as well as its implantation potential. There are certain precautions that one can take though which can help to increase the chances of a successful pregnancy.Post Transfer Precautions The...

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition that causes severe damage to the lungs, gastrointestinal tract, and other systems of the body. The disorder affects the cells that produce mucus, digestive fluids, and sweat. These secreted products are usually slippery and thin but with cystic fibrosis,...

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that is caused by improper cell division and results in a partial or complete copy of chromosome 21. The presence of this extra chromosome causes the physical features and developmental changes associated with Down syndrome. Causes The human body consists of...

In order to understand male infertility and how to manage the problem effectively, one has to be aware of and understand the possible causes of the condition. Male infertility can be very distressing for the affected man as well as his partner as this affects...

There are numerous autoimmune conditions that can affect one’s ability to be able to conceive. Autoimmune conditions are those where the body’s own immune system produces proteins, called autoantibodies, which attack normal cells and tissues. We’re not entirely sure why this occurs but certain factors...

Many women make the decision to have their eggs frozen and this affords them the opportunity to decide when they feel the time is right to start a family and not whenever society dictates it is correct to do so. Egg freezing involves a specialist...