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Acupuncture, Chinese medicine and Fertility

Hullender Rubin L1, Marx BL1. Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Clomid, and Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Case Study. Med Acupunct. 2012 Dec;24(4):273-280. PMID: 24761166. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Stener-Victorin E1, Waldenström U, Andersson SA, Wikland M. Reduction of blood flow impedance in the uterine arteries of infertile women with electro-acupuncture. Hum Reprod. 1996 Jun;11(6):1314-7. PMID: 8671446. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]


Gerhard I1, Postneek F. Auricular acupuncture in the treatment of female infertility. Gynecol Endocrinol. 1992 Sep;6(3):171-81. PMID: 1442162. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Chinese Medicine and Live Birth Rates

Hullender Rubin LE1, Opsahl MS2, Wiemer KE2, Mist SD3, Caughey AB3. Impact of whole systems traditional Chinese medicine on in-vitro fertilization outcomes. Reprod Biomed Online. 2015 Jun;30(6):602-12. PMID: 25911598. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Hullender Rubin LE1, Opsahl MS, Taylor-Swanson L, Ackerman DL. Acupuncture and in vitro fertilization: a retrospective chart review. J Altern Complement Med. 2013 Jul;19(7):637-43. PMID: 23363307. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Paulus WE1, Zhang M, Strehler E, El-Danasouri I, Sterzik K. Influence of acupuncture on the pregnancy rate in patients who undergo assisted reproduction therapy. Fertil Steril. 2002 Apr;77(4):721-4. PMID: 11937123. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Male Factor

Carrell DT1, Liu L, Peterson CM, Jones KP, Hatasaka HH, Erickson L, Campbell B. Sperm DNA fragmentation is increased in couples with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss. Arch Androl. 2003 Jan-Feb;49(1):49-55. PMID: 12647778. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Brahem S1, Mehdi M, Landolsi H, Mougou S, Elghezal H, Saad A. Semen parameters and sperm DNA fragmentation as causes of recurrent pregnancy loss. Urology. 2011 Oct;78(4):792-6. PMID: 21813165. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Carrell DT1, Wilcox AL, Lowy L, Peterson CM, Jones KP, Erickson L, Campbell B, Branch DW, Hatasaka HH. Elevated sperm chromosome aneuploidy and apoptosis in patients with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Jun;101(6):1229-35. PMID: 12798529. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Gil-Villa AM1, Cardona-Maya W, Agarwal A, Sharma R, Cadavid A. Assessment of sperm factors possibly involved in early recurrent pregnancy loss. Fertil Steril. 2010 Sep;94(4):1465-72. PMID: 19540481. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Coughlan C, Clarke H, Cutting R, Saxton J, Waite S, Ledger W, Li T, Pacey AA1. Sperm DNA fragmentation, recurrent implantation failure and recurrent miscarriage. Asian J Androl. 2015 Jul-Aug;17(4):681-5. PMID: 25814156. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Robinson L1, Gallos ID, Conner SJ, Rajkhowa M, Miller D, Lewis S, Kirkman-Brown J, Coomarasamy A. The effect of sperm DNA fragmentation on miscarriage rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hum Reprod. 2012 Oct;27(10):2908-17. PMID: 22791753. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Oztürk Mİ1, Koca O1, Keleş MO1, Yılmaz S2, Karaman MI1. Increased sperm DNA damage in experimental rat varicocele model and the beneficial effect of varicocelectomy. Int J Fertil Steril. 2012 Jul;6(2):95-100. PMID: 25493165. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Ribas-Maynou J1, García-Peiró A, Fernandez-Encinas A, Amengual MJ, Prada E, Cortés P, Navarro J, Benet J. Double stranded sperm DNA breaks, measured by Comet assay, are associated with unexplained recurrent miscarriage in couples without a female factor. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e44679. PMID: 23028579. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Brahem S1, Mehdi M, Landolsi H, Mougou S, Elghezal H, Saad A. Semen parameters and sperm DNA fragmentation as causes of recurrent pregnancy loss. Urology. 2011 Oct;78(4):792-6. PMID: 21813165. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine and Male Factor


Jiang XH1, Deng YL1, Lu H1, Duan H2, Zhen X1, Hu X1, Liang X1, Yie SM1. Effect of rat medicated serum containing you gui wan on mouse oocyte in vitro maturation and subsequent fertilization competence. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2014;2014:152010. PMID: 25530775. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]


Hong K1, Xu QQ, Zhao YP, Gu YQ, Jiang H, Wang XF, Zhu JC. Andrology in China: current status and 10 years' progress. Asian J Androl. 2011 Jul;13(4):512-8. PMID: 21642997. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Robinson L1, Gallos ID, Conner SJ, Rajkhowa M, Miller D, Lewis S, Kirkman-Brown J, Coomarasamy A. The effect of sperm DNA fragmentation on miscarriage rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hum Reprod. 2012 Oct;27(10):2908-17. PMID: 22791753. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Ribas-Maynou J1, García-Peiró A, Fernandez-Encinas A, Amengual MJ, Prada E, Cortés P, Navarro J, Benet J. Double stranded sperm DNA breaks, measured by Comet assay, are associated with unexplained recurrent miscarriage in couples without a female factor. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e44679. PMID: 23028579. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Brahem S1, Mehdi M, Landolsi H, Mougou S, Elghezal H, Saad A. Semen parameters and sperm DNA fragmentation as causes of recurrent pregnancy loss. Urology. 2011 Oct;78(4):792-6. PMID: 21813165. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Hullender Rubin L1, Cantor D1, Marx BL1. Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Med Acupunct. 2013 Jun;25(3):232-237. PMID: 24761174. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Acupuncture During Pregnancy

Park J1, Sohn Y2, White AR3, Lee H4. The safety of acupuncture during pregnancy: a systematic review. Acupunct Med. 2014 Jun;32(3):257-66. PMID: 24554789. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Carlsson CP1, Axemo P, Bodin A, Carstensen H, Ehrenroth B, Madegård-Lind I, Navander C. Manual acupuncture reduces hyperemesis gravidarum: a placebo-controlled, randomized, single-blind, crossover study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2000 Oct;20(4):273-9. PMID: 11027909. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]


Lifestyle Reasons for Infertility

Lynch CD1, Sundaram R, Maisog JM, Sweeney AM, Buck Louis GM. Preconception stress increases the risk of infertility: results from a couple-based prospective cohort study--the LIFE study. Hum Reprod. 2014 May;29(5):1067-75. PMID: 24664130. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Acupuncture & Ovulation Induction


Sheng Li Xue Bao. 1998 Oct;50(5):495-500. PMID: 11367743. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]


Stener-Victorin E1, Waldenström U, Tägnfors U, Lundeberg T, Lindstedt G, Janson PO. Effects of electro-acupuncture on anovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2000 Mar;79(3):180-8. PMID: 10716298. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 1989 Apr;9(4):199-202, 195. PMID: 2503254. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Nutritional & Environmental Factors Offspring Health

Jurewicz J1, Hanke W, Radwan M, Bonde JP. Environmental factors and semen quality. Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2009;22(4):305-29. PMID: 20053623. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]


Dolinoy DC1, Huang D, Jirtle RL. Maternal nutrient supplementation counteracts bisphenol A-induced DNA hypomethylation in early development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Aug 7;104(32):13056-61. PMID: 17670942. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Anderson OS1, Nahar MS, Faulk C, Jones TR, Liao C, Kannan K, Weinhouse C, Rozek LS, Dolinoy DC. Epigenetic responses following maternal dietary exposure to physiologically relevant levels of bisphenol A. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2012 Jun;53(5):334-42. PMID: 22467340. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

Kim JH, Sartor MA, Rozek LS, Faulk C, Anderson OS, Jones TR, Nahar MS, Dolinoy DC1. Perinatal bisphenol A exposure promotes dose-dependent alterations of the mouse methylome. BMC Genomics. 2014 Jan 17;15:30. PMID: 24433282. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]


Anway MD1, Cupp AS, Uzumcu M, Skinner MK. Epigenetic transgenerational actions of endocrine disruptors and male fertility. Science. 2005 Jun 3;308(5727):1466-9. PMID: 15933200. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]

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