Eggs produced from stem cells

KYOTO, Japan, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Mouse stem cells have been used to create eggs and sperm producing healthy offspring, a result that may aid human fertility, Japanese scientists say.

Young cancer patients can plan for kids

CHICAGO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- When a woman, man or teenager is diagnosed with cancer, there is only a brief window to preserve fertility before treatment, a U.S. researcher says.

Tool to save cancer patients' fertility

CHICAGO, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Oncofertility seeks to preserve the reproductive health of people diagnosed with cancer, but patients may not get treatment, U.S. researchers said.

Women's differences often not acknowledged

CHICAGO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Women wake sooner from anesthesia, have less familiar symptoms of heart disease and are more likely to suffer from depression, a U.S. researcher said.

Research targets cancer's fertility threat

CHICAGO, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago will use a $21 million federal grant to target fertility threats posed by cancer treatment.

Program wants to freeze at-risk ovaries

CHICAGO, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A research program wants to allow young U.S. women at risk from cancer treatment to lose their ovarian function to remove and freeze their ovaries.

Scientists to freeze women's ovaries

CHICAGO, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers are launching an experimental program for young female cancer patients in which an ovary is removed and frozen for possible future use.
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