• New Sperm Test May Aid in More Successful IVF

    New Sperm Test May Aid in More Successful IVF

    A collaborative team of researchers have developed the first diagnostic test for sperm RNA based on next-generation sequencing. Published last month in Science Translational Medicine, “Absence of sperm RNA elements correlates with idiopathic male infertility” shows how male factors could be the cause of infertility in couples even when tested […]

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  • What Are Male Factor Issues?

    What Are Male Factor Issues?

    When a physician informs a patient that he has male factor issues that are contributing to a couple’s infertility many people leave that conversation extraordinarily confused. So really what are male factor issues?  They are subtle and sneaky because they often go undetected.  Why do they go undetected?  Because they […]

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  • Tick, Tock: Men’s Fertility Clock?

    Tick, Tock: Men’s Fertility Clock?

    Is your biological clock ticking?  How about your husband’s?  That’s right, according to Researcher Paula Fettback, of the Huntington Medicina Reproductiva clinic in Brazil, men have their own biological clock.  Once in their 40s, men have a harder time fathering a child—with the odds decreasing every year, and rapidly decreasing […]

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  • Breakthrough Study on Male Infertility

    Breakthrough Study on Male Infertility

    “Unexplained infertility” is a common—and unbelievably frustrating—diagnosis.  Global IVF is happy to share the new scientific breakthrough in male infertility.  Doctors and scientists have discovered a gene mutation that leaves sperm lacking an important protein.  Typically, sperm is coated in a protein, which allows it to swim through the mucus […]

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  • Male Infertility Test Can Save Time, Money, and Stress

    Male Infertility Test Can Save Time, Money, and Stress

    Often fertility tests focus on the woman, but in an estimated 40% of cases trouble lies with the sperm. A new fertility test for men has recently been introduced—making it easier for couples to identity previously ‘unknown’ fertility issues. The SpermComet test is a more comprehensive test for sperm, looking […]

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