Tag Archives: Fertility

Antioxidant reverses most BPA-induced fertility damage in worms

From plastics to pesticides, it seems like every week delivers fresh news about the dangers of endocrine disruptors — chemicals in the environment that alter the body’s hormones and can lead to reproductive, developmental, neurologic and immune problems, and cancer. Industry regulation and individual consumer choice can reduce exposure to such chemicals, but there are… Read More »

Progyny, which manages fertility benefits for large employers, has hired banks for an IPO

George Kavallines | CNBC Progyny, a company that manages fertility benefits on behalf of large employers, has hired banks and is planning to file to go public in the coming days, according to people familiar with the plans. The company has tapped J.P. Morgan as its lead bank and could file its S-1 prospectus as… Read More »

For Many Women, Tracking Their Fertility Can Be an Emotional Whirlwind

Mayara Costa Figueiredo, University of California, Irvine and Yunan Chen, University of California, Irvine Have you ever used a health app to track your personal data, such as diet, exercise, or menstrual cycle? Did seeing the data make you feel excited and empowered? Or stressed and frustrated? With the popularity of self-tracking technologies like apps… Read More »