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In The News: Scientists Discovers Levels Of Hormones In Hair Affect IVF Success

In The News: Scientists Discovers Levels Of Hormones In Hair Affect IVF Success

Levels of a hormone when measured in hair can significantly predict the likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, scientists at The University of Nottingham have revealed. The new study, funded by Nurture Fertility (Nottingham) and published in Psychoneuroendocrinology, found that elevated levels of the so-called ‘stress hormone’ cortisol measured in […]

In The News: Getting Epidural May Lower Risks Of Post Partum Depression – Study

In The News: Getting Epidural May Lower Risks Of Post Partum Depression – Study

  Turns out getting an epidural might be good for more than just making the pain of your contractions less intense. A recent study presented at the 2016 Anesthesiology annual meeting in Chicago suggests that beyond pain management, having an epidural during labor may actually decrease a woman’s likelihood of developing postpartum depression after giving […]