fertility

Pregnant woman (Illustrative)
Fertility treatments to return, women under 35 excluded

The process will begin with women above the age of 39, as well as fertility treatments that do not involve surgical procedures for women over 35.

30/04/2020
Pregnant woman (Illustrative)
Women over 39 may be permitted to return to fertility treatments - report

Many in the Facebook page for the Female Fertility Forum of Israel were fuming at the reported decision, which according to them neglected a majority of the women seeking treatment.

Quickly declining sperm count in the Western world: result of poor diet?

New studies have investigated nutritional value in one’s diet as a possible explanation for sperm count, showing an association between an unhealthy diet and a decreased count.

By HANNAH HEPNER
24/02/2020
The process of extracting eggs
Israeli doctors freeze eggs of seven-year-old girl with Turner's syndrome

While the girl who was treated has Turner’s syndrome, she can have healthy children because the disease isn’t hereditary, Professor Foad Azem told Haaretz.

07/12/2019
Hebrew University researchers Yonatan Tzur and Hanna Achache at work in their lab
Can worms help women pause their biological clocks? New research

A new study by Hebrew University researchers has found a potential method to slow down egg maturation.

Fertility rates

A dramatic decrease was recorded over the past 10 years in the fertility rates of Arab women, both in the country as a whole and in Jerusalem.

By YAIR ASSAF-SHAPIRA
07/03/2019
Supreme Court questions ban on serial sperm donor

Ari Nagel has fathered at least 33 children in the last decade with sperm he donates free of charge.

By JTA
10/10/2018
Israeli child unearths rare 11,500-year-old fertility figurine

Itamar Berna discovered the figurine while hiking in northern Israel.

30/08/2018
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