EXPLAINING UNEXPLAINED INFERTILITY

Jan Friberg M.D., Ph.D. In natural fertilization only a very selected number of spermatozoa reach the oocyte to succeed with fertilization. It appears that the female is able to select the particular sperm that will fertilize the egg – a process known as mediated...

ENDOMETRIAL BACTERIA INFLUENCE FERTILITY

Jan Friberg M.D., Ph.D. Studies on the bacteriology of the female genital tract was for a long time focused on the vaginal and cervical areas. This portion of the body is easily accessible and has the advantage of having an abundance of bacteria present. Until the...

A NEW WEIGHT LOSS DRUG FOR OBESITY AND PCOS

Jan Friberg M.D., Ph.D. Obesity has long been a concern and the rate has dramatically increased in recent years. Obesity increases the risk for development of medical problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. In the U.S. population, obesity is also...

NEW FERTILITY TREATMENTS FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS

Jan Friberg Endometriosis affect between 6-10% of all reproductive age women. Patients with pelvic pain and infertility has a much higher prevalence that may be as high as 35 – 50 %. The normal fertility rate for couples attempting to have a baby is approximately 25 –...