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Review Validates Elective Single Embryo Transfer to Reduce Multiple Pregnancies

Assisted reproductive technology cycles are commonly associated with high multiple pregnancies rates. However, several studies have indicated that multiple gestations in IVF patients enhance the risk of prematurity, low birth weight, perinatal morbidity and mortality in infants. A recent research published in the journal Fertility and Sterility suggests that elective single embryo transfer (eSET) in good prognosis IVF patients can considerably reduce twin pregnancies without compromising the overall pregnancy rates. Read the full story

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Recent Cigarette Smoking May Adversely Affect ART Outcomes

A recent study published online in the journal, Fertility and Sterility, states that recent smoking is associated with reduced ova retrieval in females and decreased live birth rates in males, suggesting the detrimental effects of tobacco on assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcomes. Read the full story

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