Women’s health

Breast cancer and fertility

Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumour found in women and it is the main cause of death in women due to cancer in the world.

Over the last few years, there has been an increase in this pathology in younger women and, at the same time, treatment has taken breast cancer survival rates to almost 85%. These […]

2020-10-16T13:10:08+02:002 de October de 2020|0 Comments

The advantages and disadvantages of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) consists of studying chromosomal abnormalities and genetic abnormalities in the embryo prior to transfer to the mother. Its purpose is to ensure that children are healthy and put an end to the transmission of a specific condition.

There are two types of PGD: the PGD aimed at selecting embryos that are free of a genetic disorder affecting a […]

2020-10-13T14:10:10+02:001 de October de 2020|0 Comments

What is chronic endometritis? What is its effect in fertility?

Chronic endometritis is the name given to a continuous inflammation of the endometrium. It is a pathology that can be found in up to 10% of women, however it is known that this percentage is much higher in patients that have had recurrent embryo implantation failure and in patients who have had recurrent miscarriages (10-67%).

What […]

2020-09-29T12:23:48+02:0028 de September de 2020|0 Comments

Fertility preservation in patients with cancer. Bernabeu Foundation free programme

We are now delaying the time to have our first child.
As of today, the average Spanish woman age to become pregnant for the first
time is above 31. Before conceiving, we are exposed to all kind of diseases as
our age draws on.

Tumours or cancer in young people, either men or
women, may seriously damage fertility and […]

2020-10-20T09:19:44+02:009 de September de 2020|0 Comments

The menopause: everything you need to know

What is the menopause and at what age do women go through it?

The menopause is defined as the moment
when menstruation comes to a complete stop. Diagnosis is generally clinical and
confirmed when a woman’s periods have ceased for a period of at least one year.
It does sometimes, however, need to be confirmed through a hormone analysis. […]

2020-09-03T12:33:01+02:001 de September de 2020|0 Comments

Importance of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) detection in sperm and egg donors

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are produced, in most cases, by viruses, bacteria and fungi, which are transmitted by unprotected intercourse, including vaginal, oral or anal sex. In addition, in pregnant women, they can be transmitted from the mother to the fetus, which can cause miscarriages, premature deliveries and even neonatal death.

The side effects of these […]

Possible reasons for a late period that is not due to pregnancy

What we call “period or menstruation” is the more or less cyclical bleeding (25-35 days) that occurs due to the complex action of multiple hormones and represents the end of the menstrual cycle to make way for the beginning of the next. All organs involved must function properly for it to happen.

I will create a […]

2020-08-17T13:14:03+02:0017 de August de 2020|0 Comments

Is it possible to become a mother after tubal ligation?

The fallopian tubes connect the uterus with the ovaries. It is where the oocyte is released after ovulation and where fertilization by sperm occurs after having passed through the female reproductive tract. The embryo generated in the fallopian tube descends to the uterine cavity where its implantation takes place. If the tubes are closed for any […]

2020-09-14T12:13:38+02:0024 de July de 2020|0 Comments

Is ovary size important?

As is the case with all the organs in our bodies, over our lifetime, ovaries go through changes that affect not only their size but also how they perform. The ovaries are situated between the uterus and the fallopian tubes. They are essential to reproduction and, therefore, to the survival of the human race.

The ovaries begin to develop when female embryos are around 8 weeks old and during pregnancy they undergo a number of changes that prepare them for their role in reproduction when a woman is in her childbearing years.

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2020-10-07T08:26:34+02:0016 de July de 2020|0 Comments

Endometriosis and Fertility

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a benign, inflammatory, chronic and incurable disease that affects the health and fertility of nearly 180 million women worldwide. To get a global idea, it affects 1 in 10 women of reproductive age. Although it is an increasingly known disease  in our society, there is still a large part of the […]

2020-06-29T18:48:12+02:0029 de June de 2020|0 Comments
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