Skip to content
  • Home / Category: Fertility

Category: Fertility

Video now available – Making Babies in the 21st Century

The RRI hosted the 5th annual Making Babies in the 21st Century public forum last week in the University’s Adelaide Health and Medical Science Building. This event was hosted by Amanda Blair and featured the following presenters: Louise Johnson – Your Fertility Potential – helping people to conceive and have a healthy baby Prof Rob […]

Posted in Events, Fertility, IVF / Fertility | Tagged |

Comments Off on Video now available – Making Babies in the 21st Century

Public Forum: Making Babies in the 21st Century. Wednesday 18 October.

Making Babies in the 21st Century Registrations open     You’re invited to the 2017 Making babies in the 21st Century free public forum hosted by the Robinson Research Institute, held in the new Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building! In its 5th year, this event will provide you with research findings from leading reproductive health […]

Posted in Events, Fertility, Placental Development, Pregnancy, Preterm birth | Tagged |

Comments Off on Public Forum: Making Babies in the 21st Century. Wednesday 18 October.

The Conversation: Human embryo CRISPR advances science but let’s focus on ethics, not world first

Just because we can edit genes in human embryos, should we? Author: Hannah Brown Following early reports last week that scientists had edited the DNA of human embryos, American researchers have now published their much anticipated paper in the journal Nature. The human embryos used in the research were created using eggs collected from healthy women […]

Posted in Fertility, Genetics, News, The Conversation | Tagged |

Comments Off on The Conversation: Human embryo CRISPR advances science but let’s focus on ethics, not world first

GP Forum – Bed, Birth and Beyond

Yesterday, the RRI co-hosted a GP training session in collaboration with Fertility SA at Adelaide Oval titled Bed, Birth and Beyond: Women’s health, conception, pregnancy and further. This high quality women’s health conference, was designed to assist health professionals in improving outcomes for their patients. The program was presented by clinicians, researchers and included a mother […]

Posted in Events, Fertility, News, Placental Development, Pregnancy, Preterm birth | Tagged |

Comments Off on GP Forum – Bed, Birth and Beyond

The Conversation: Suppressing the immune system won’t improve your chances of conceiving with IVF

Author: Sarah Robertson   It’s common for three or more rounds of IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) treatment to be unsuccessful, that is, to not to result in a pregnancy. The frustration leads many women to seek explanations and investigate alternative options. These may include complementary medicine and other unproven and unsafe medications. One contentious option – sometimes […]

Posted in Fertility, IVF / Fertility, News, Pregnancy, The Conversation | Tagged |

Comments Off on The Conversation: Suppressing the immune system won’t improve your chances of conceiving with IVF

Media Release: Drug shows promise for preventing preterm birth

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have successfully tested a drug that is showing some early promise in efforts to prevent pre-term birth. The findings, published today (Monday 7 November) in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, are a step forward in understanding the inflammatory mechanisms that lead to pre-term birth and how they can be […]

Posted in Fertility, Media Release, Placental Development, Pregnancy, Preterm birth | Tagged |

Comments Off on Media Release: Drug shows promise for preventing preterm birth

Public forum: Making babies in the 21st Century – Let’s talk about sex!

To make a baby you need to have sex. But it’s not straight forward. Research is now showing that the life you lead affects your ability to conceive and the life-long health of your baby. There are those wanting to have sex without risking pregnancy, and those who are struggling to enjoy sex. It is a […]

Posted in Events, Fertility, Genetics, News, Placental Development, Pregnancy | Tagged |

Comments Off on Public forum: Making babies in the 21st Century – Let’s talk about sex!

Could assisted reproduction reduce birth defects for older women?

Babies born to women aged 40 and over from assisted reproduction have fewer birth defects compared with those from women who conceive naturally at the same age, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. This is contrary to widespread belief that the greater risk of birth defects after assisted conception is due to […]

Posted in Fertility, Genetics, Media Release, News, Placental Development, Pregnancy | Tagged |

Comments Off on Could assisted reproduction reduce birth defects for older women?

Media Release: Steroid treatment for IVF problems may do more harm than good

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are urging doctors and patients to refrain from using a specific steroid treatment to treat infertility in women unless clinically indicated, because of its links to miscarriage, preterm birth and birth defects. Writing in the journal Human Reproduction, researchers from the University’s Robinson Research Institute, led by Professor Sarah […]

Posted in Cerebral Palsy, Fertility, Media Release, News, Placental Development, Pregnancy, Preterm birth | Tagged |

Comments Off on Media Release: Steroid treatment for IVF problems may do more harm than good

Media Release: New technique takes guesswork out of IVF embryo selection

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have successfully trialled a new technique that could aid the process of choosing the “best” embryo for implantation, helping to boost the chances of pregnancy success from the very first IVF cycle. The research – published today in the journal Molecular Reproduction and Development – has used highly advanced […]

Posted in Fertility, Media Release, News | Tagged |

Comments Off on Media Release: New technique takes guesswork out of IVF embryo selection
The Robinson Research Institute
Address

Ground Floor, Norwich Centre 55 King William Road North Adelaide SA 5006

Contact
Phone: +61 8 8313 8166