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 »

Medical News Today: Can acupuncture improve fertility?

Some people choose to seek traditional and complementary treatments, such as acupuncture, to help treat fertility issues. Medical professionals define infertility as being unable to conceive after having unprotected sex for 1 year. Women who are unable to remain pregnant may also have infertility. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), infertility… Read More »