Zinc, folic acid supplements fail to enhance male fertility

January 9, 2020

Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility, failed to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts and sperm potency in a new study conducted at¬†University of Utah Health¬†and other medical centers in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health. According to the researchers, the finding presents […]



One-third of reproductive-age women have health conditions that may complicate pregnancy

November 12, 2019

One in three women of reproductive age have at least one chronic condition that could compromise their health or lead to adverse outcomes during pregnancy, according to University of Utah Health scientists. Yet few of these women are using the most effective forms of contraception to prevent unplanned pregnancies. The researchers say this could be […]