Single women can still feel like they're "doing something dodgy" when they exercise their right to access fertility treatment in Australia, despite legal barriers being removed in 2010.
Most people know smoking causes lung cancer and heart disease, but less than a third of us realise it can also cause acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis. These are the findings of new study, raising the question of whether cigarette warning labels need a refresh to fix this.
One in six couples experience fertility problems. Your chances of being able to conceive — both naturally and with the help of IVF — depend on a variety of factors. So what can you do to boost your odds?
A landmark Australian study found there was no difference in birth rates in women undergoing IVF who had regular acupuncture compared to those who didn't.
You may be surprised to know there is no biological evidence for "giving your body a break" from oral contraceptives and, in fact, it could do your health more harm than good, writes Jayne Lucke.
The call Jennifer McLeod had both hoped for and dreaded finally came. She thanked the clinic, then hung up the phone and cried.
Turns out most Australians don't fancy spending a holiday giving birth to a baby, but they certainly seem to like spending the holidays making them, according to new figures from the ABS.
Some patients might be offered IVF who don’t actually need it, and some might be offered repeated cycles of treatment, even when they aren't likely to succeed.
Sperm concentrations in Western men have declined by more than 50 per cent over the last 40 years, and an increasing proportion of men have sperm counts below the threshold for infertility, according to a major new study.