David Barad

Summary

Affiliation: Center for Human Reproduction
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is it time for a paradigm shift in understanding embryo selection?
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction, 21 E 69th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 13:3. 2015
  2. pmc Establishment of comparative performance criteria for IVF centers: correlation of live birth rates in autologous and donor oocyte IVF cycles
    Vitaly A Kushnir
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:122. 2014
  3. pmc The "graying" of infertility services: an impending revolution nobody is ready for
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:63. 2014
  4. pmc Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) still in search of a clinical application: a systematic review
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, New York, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:22. 2014
  5. pmc Effect of inter-cycle interval on oocyte production in humans in the presence of the weak androgen DHEA and follicle stimulating hormone: a case-control study
    David H Barad
    The Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th St, New York, New York, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:68. 2014
  6. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of endometrial perfusion with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in in vitro fertilization cycles: impact on endometrial thickness and clinical pregnancy rates
    David H Barad
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, New York, New York Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, New York Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:710-5. 2014
  7. pmc Is androgen production in association with immune system activation potential evidence for existence of a functional adrenal/ovarian autoimmune system in women?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 11:58. 2013
  8. pmc A pilot trial of large versus small diameter needles for oocyte retrieval
    Vitaly A Kushnir
    Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 11:22. 2013
  9. pmc Differences in ovarian aging patterns between races are associated with ovarian genotypes and sub-genotypes of the FMR1 gene
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:77. 2012
  10. pmc Lessons from elective in vitro fertilization (IVF) in, principally, non-infertile women
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:48. 2012

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Publications63

  1. pmc Is it time for a paradigm shift in understanding embryo selection?
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction, 21 E 69th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 13:3. 2015
    ..Since the advent of extended blastocyst stage embryo culture, and especially with increasing popularity of elective single embryo transfer (eSET), the concept of embryo selection has increasingly become a mainstay of routine IVF...
  2. pmc Establishment of comparative performance criteria for IVF centers: correlation of live birth rates in autologous and donor oocyte IVF cycles
    Vitaly A Kushnir
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:122. 2014
    ..To assess whether an objective performance criterion for in vitro fertilization (IVF) centers can be established...
  3. pmc The "graying" of infertility services: an impending revolution nobody is ready for
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:63. 2014
    ..Limited data suggest that clinical IVF outcomes in excess of what the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) considers "futile" can, likely, be achieved up to at least age 45 years...
  4. pmc Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) still in search of a clinical application: a systematic review
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, New York, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:22. 2014
    ..PGS#2 is an unproven and still experimental procedure, which, until evidence suggests otherwise, should only be offered under study conditions, and with appropriate informed consents. ..
  5. pmc Effect of inter-cycle interval on oocyte production in humans in the presence of the weak androgen DHEA and follicle stimulating hormone: a case-control study
    David H Barad
    The Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th St, New York, New York, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:68. 2014
    ..To assess whether similar synergism may also exist in humans we investigated women on androgen (dehydroepiandrosterone, DHEA) supplementation with varying concomitant FSH exposure...
  6. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of endometrial perfusion with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in in vitro fertilization cycles: impact on endometrial thickness and clinical pregnancy rates
    David H Barad
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, New York, New York Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, New York Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:710-5. 2014
    ..To investigate whether granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSG) affects endometrial thickness, implantation rates, and clinical pregnancy rates in routine, unselected IVF cycles...
  7. pmc Is androgen production in association with immune system activation potential evidence for existence of a functional adrenal/ovarian autoimmune system in women?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 11:58. 2013
    ..Causes are, however, unknown. We, therefore, investigate whether androgens with low FOR are associated with non-specific immune system activation...
  8. pmc A pilot trial of large versus small diameter needles for oocyte retrieval
    Vitaly A Kushnir
    Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 11:22. 2013
    ..This study was designed to determine whether small diameter needles for oocyte retrieval alter oocyte yields in patients undergoing IVF in comparison to standard large diameter needles...
  9. pmc Differences in ovarian aging patterns between races are associated with ovarian genotypes and sub-genotypes of the FMR1 gene
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:77. 2012
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  10. pmc Lessons from elective in vitro fertilization (IVF) in, principally, non-infertile women
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:48. 2012
    ..Since IVF outcome in women with infertility are always influenced by underlying causes of infertility, a study on non-infertile women may offer new insights...
  11. pmc Does hormonal contraception prior to in vitro fertilization (IVF) negatively affect oocyte yields? A pilot study
    David H Barad
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 11:28. 2013
    ..As oral contraceptives (OCs) suppress anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH), and hormonal contraceptives (HCs), likely, suppress functional ovarian reserve, this study was initiated to determine whether HC affect oocyte yields...
  12. pmc The role of androgens in follicle maturation and ovulation induction: friend or foe of infertility treatment?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, New York, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:116. 2011
    ..Effects of androgens on follicle maturation have been controversial for some time. Here, we review the potential of their applications in improving human ovulation induction, based on human and animal data, reported in the literature...
  13. pmc Anti-Mullerian hormone levels decline under hormonal suppression: a prospective analysis in fertile women after delivery
    Andrea Weghofer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:98. 2011
    ..However, AMH declines with age and age-specific cut-offs remain to be established in women with proven fertility. This study aims to determine age-specific ranges of AMH in women with proven fertility...
  14. pmc Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation in diminished ovarian reserve (DOR)
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction CHR and Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:67. 2011
    ..Increasing DHEA utilization and publication of a first prospectively randomized trial now warrants a systematic review...
  15. pmc Defining ovarian reserve to better understand ovarian aging
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:23. 2011
    ..Data generated in DHEA-supplemented women, indeed, suggest a new ovarian aging concept, based on aging of ovarian environments and not, as currently is believed, aging oocytes...
  16. pmc The impact of fetal gender on prematurity in dichorionic twin gestations after in vitro fertilization
    Andrea Weghofer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:57. 2010
    ..In an attempt to understand better how fetal gender may affect gestational length in twin gestations after in vitro fertilization, same-sex twins and opposite twins were compared for pregnancy duration...
  17. pmc Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) reduces embryo aneuploidy: direct evidence from preimplantation genetic screening (PGS)
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction CHR New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:140. 2010
    ..Such an effect is mathematically inconceivable without beneficial effects on embryo ploidy. This study, therefore, assesses effects of DHEA on embryo aneuploidy...
  18. pmc Miscarriage rates after dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation in women with diminished ovarian reserve: a case control study
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction New York, Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:108. 2009
    ..Since a large majority of spontaneous miscarriages are associated with aneuploidy, one can speculate that DHEA supplementation may also reduce miscarriage rates...
  19. pmc Can prematurity risk in twin pregnancies after in vitro fertilization be predicted? A retrospective study
    Andrea Weghofer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:136. 2009
    ..Whether characteristics of ART cycles, resulting in twin gestations, can predict prematurity risks was the subject of this study...
  20. pmc Can egg donor selection be improved?--A pilot study
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction CHR New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:76. 2010
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  21. pmc Discordances between follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) in female infertility
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction CHR, New York and Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:64. 2010
    ..This study determined the clinical significance of their concordance and discordance in female infertility patients...
  22. doi request reprint Comparing anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) as predictors of ovarian function
    David H Barad
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1553-5. 2009
    ..In 76 IVF cycles investigated, AMH was clearly superior in predicting IVF outcomes in comparison with FSH...
  23. pmc Update on the use of dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation among women with diminished ovarian function
    David Barad
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 24:629-34. 2007
    ..We assessed the role of DHEA supplementation on pregnancy rates in women with diminished ovarian function...
  24. doi request reprint Utility of age-specific serum anti-Müllerian hormone concentrations
    David H Barad
    Center for Human Reproduction New York and Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 22:284-91. 2011
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Age-specific levels for basal follicle-stimulating hormone assessment of ovarian function
    David H Barad
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York and the Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1404-10. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the continuum of ovarian function based on age-specific categories of baseline FSH...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences in ovarian function parameters between Chinese and Caucasian oocyte donors: do they offer an explanation for lower IVF pregnancy rates in Chinese women?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction New York, The Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:2879-82. 2007
    ..We investigated if the prevalence of POA differs between these two ethnic populations...
  27. ncbi request reprint A formal comparison of the practice of assisted reproductive technologies between Europe and the USA
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hum Reprod 21:1945-50. 2006
    ..The better pregnancy and live birth outcomes in the US are not explainable by the transfer of larger embryo numbers alone...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relevance of triple CGG repeats in the FMR1 gene to ovarian reserve
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:385-90. 2009
    ..001). Approximately 29-30 CGG repeats appear reflective of normal ovarian reserve, with higher and lower counts denoting similar risks towards premature ovarian senescence...
  29. doi request reprint Do etiologies of premature ovarian aging (POA) mimic those of premature ovarian failure (POF)?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hum Reprod 24:2395-400. 2009
    ..It is unknown whether etiologies differ between milder forms of premature ovarian senescence (the acronym given here 'premature ovarian aging, POA'), and premature ovarian failure (POF)...
  30. doi request reprint Preimplantation genetic screening: "established" and ready for prime time?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:780-8. 2008
    ..Because specific PGS indications have remained undefined, PGS should be considered an experimental procedure...
  31. ncbi request reprint Update on the comparison of assisted reproduction outcomes between Europe and the USA: the 2002 data
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:1301-5. 2007
    ..In follow-up to an earlier study of in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes in Europe and the U.S. for the year 2001, the present study reports on 2002 outcomes in an attempt to determine diverging practice trends...
  32. ncbi request reprint "Ovarian age-based" stimulation of young women with diminished ovarian reserve results in excellent pregnancy rates with in vitro fertilization
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Fertil Steril 86:1621-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether pregnancy outcome can be positively affected if the ovarian stimulation in women with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) is changed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of dehydroepiandrosterone on oocyte and embryo yields, embryo grade and cell number in IVF
    David Barad
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY, USA
    Hum Reprod 21:2845-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of treatment with dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on fertility outcomes among women with diminished ovarian reserve...
  34. doi request reprint Twin pregnancy, contrary to consensus, is a desirable outcome in infertility
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction, New York, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:2426-31. 2009
    ..To determine whether the worldwide consensus that twin pregnancy after fertility treatment represents an adverse outcome to be avoided is correct...
  35. ncbi request reprint Functional autoantibodies, a new paradigm in autoimmunity?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, New York, USA
    Autoimmun Rev 7:42-5. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Association of pelvic organ prolapse and fractures in postmenopausal women: analysis of baseline data from the Women's Health Initiative Estrogen Plus Progestin trial
    Lubna Pal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Menopause 15:59-66. 2008
    ..Testing a hypothesis that pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a focal manifestation of disordered connective tissue, we evaluated whether there is an association between POP and history of fracture...
  37. doi request reprint Correlation of antimüllerian hormone and baseline follicle-stimulating hormone levels
    Tomer Singer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:2616-9. 2009
    ..To compare how a given level of antimüllerian hormone (AMH) might be used to predict the level of FSH...
  38. ncbi request reprint The relative myth of elective single embryo transfer
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hum Reprod 21:1337-44. 2006
    ..According to US guidelines, e-SET, therefore, appears to represent an appropriate transfer option for only a small minority of IVF patients. Argument in favour of indiscriminate SET appears unrealistic and should be reconsidered...
  39. ncbi request reprint Postthaw blastomere survival is predictive of the success of frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles
    Lubna Pal
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:821-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the predictors of postthaw blastomere survival and the relationship of blastomere survival to the outcome of frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET) cycles...
  40. ncbi request reprint An evolutionary concept of polycystic ovarian disease: does evolution favour reproductive success over survival?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 12:587-9. 2006
    ....
  41. pmc FMR1 genotype with autoimmunity-associated polycystic ovary-like phenotype and decreased pregnancy chance
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction CHR and Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15303. 2010
    ..3) for autoimmunity, ovarian function and, likely, pregnancy chance with IVF...
  42. doi request reprint Is the immunological noise of abnormal autoimmunity an independent risk factor for premature ovarian aging?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction New York and the Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Menopause 16:760-4. 2009
    ..To what degree milder forms of premature ovarian aging are also associated with these two etiologies is, however, unknown...
  43. ncbi request reprint Increased oocyte production after treatment with dehydroepiandrosterone
    David H Barad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:756. 2005
    ..To describe a case of dramatically improved ovarian reserve in a 42.7-year-old woman who was using the dietary supplement dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) as well as acupuncture...
  44. ncbi request reprint The choice of gender: is elective gender selection, indeed, sexist?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:3038-41. 2007
    ..This study intended to investigate this notion for accuracy...
  45. doi request reprint The FMR1 gene as regulator of ovarian recruitment and ovarian reserve
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 65:523-30. 2010
    ..Heterozygous and homozygous genotypes recruit fewer follicles at younger ages, thus preserving OR into advanced age. These observations suggest a direct FMR1 effect on follicular recruitment and OR and, therefore, on women's fecundity...
  46. doi request reprint Misplaced obsession with prospectively randomized studies
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction CHR New York and Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, NY, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 21:440-3. 2010
    ..This communication argues that overvaluation of RCT and undervaluation of other study formats in establishing best available evidence hurts progress in reproductive medicine and in medicine in general...
  47. doi request reprint Can the FMR1 (fragile X) gene serve as predictor of response to ovarian stimulation?
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Sci 16:462-7. 2009
    ..03). This supports FMR1 testing as useful in fertility practice and suggests why response rates to increasing stimulation with gonadotropins may vary...
  48. doi request reprint Correlation of triple repeats on the FMR1 (fragile X) gene to ovarian reserve: a new infertility test?
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1024-30. 2009
    ..To determine to what degree the number of triple Cytosine/Guanine/Guanine (CGG) repeats on the FMR1 (fragile X) gene correlate with specific ovarian reserve parameters, and potentially facilitate infertility diagnosis...
  49. doi request reprint A pilot study of premature ovarian senescence: II. Different genotype and phenotype for genetic and autoimmune etiologies
    Norbert Gleicher
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1707-11. 2009
    ..To assess whether abnormal autoimmune function and number of triple CGG repeats on the FMR1 (fragile X) gene, both historically associated with risk toward premature ovarian senescence, represent independent risk factors...
  50. doi request reprint Effects of race/ethnicity on triple CGG counts in the FMR1 gene in infertile women and egg donors
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 20:485-91. 2010
    ..Since CGG counts on FMR1 are associated with ovarian reserve, these findings may reflect potential differences between races/ethnicities in ovarian function and female fertility reported in the literature...
  51. doi request reprint Ovarian reserve determinations suggest new function of FMR1 (fragile X gene) in regulating ovarian ageing
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction, New York and Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 20:768-75. 2010
    ..This function of potential evolutionary importance may explain the preservation of the FMR1 gene despite its, at times, severe neuropsychiatric risks...
  52. ncbi request reprint Gender as risk factor for autoimmune diseases
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction, 21 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Autoimmun 28:1-6. 2007
    ..In view of increased exposure to cell traffic, women, of course, would be expected to pay a higher price, reflected in more autoimmunity...
  53. doi request reprint A pilot study of premature ovarian senescence: I. Correlation of triple CGG repeats on the FMR1 gene to ovarian reserve parameters FSH and anti-Müllerian hormone
    Norbert Gleicher
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1700-6. 2009
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) defines, independent of age, low versus good live-birth chances in women with severely diminished ovarian reserve
    Norbert Gleicher
    The Center for Human Reproduction and Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:2824-7. 2010
    ..04 ng/mL but significantly increased at AMH 0.41-1.05 ng/mL, resulting in similarly low live-birth rates at all AMH levels ≤1.05 ng/mL and significantly improved live-birth rates at AMH ≥1.06 ng/mL...
  55. doi request reprint Improvement in diminished ovarian reserve after dehydroepiandrosterone supplementation
    Norbert Gleicher
    Center for Human Reproduction, New York and Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 21:360-5. 2010
    ..001). DHEA supplementation, thus, significantly improved ovarian reserve in parallel with longer DHEA use and was more pronounced in younger women...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impaired folliculogenesis and ovulation in older reproductive aged women
    Nanette Santoro
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10461, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5502-9. 2003
    ..Taken together, the data suggest that follicle growth begins earlier in the cycle of perimenopausal women, but growth progresses more slowly. Ovulation may occur at an earlier stage of growth in association with reproductive aging...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prior oral contraception and postmenopausal fracture: a Women's Health Initiative observational cohort study
    David Barad
    Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10021, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:374-83. 2005
    ..To test for the possible association of past oral contraceptive (OC) use and incident fracture after menopause...
  58. ncbi request reprint Use of follicle-stimulating hormone test to predict poor response in in vitro fertilization
    David H Barad
    Obstet Gynecol 106:196-7; author reply 197. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis and rate of bone loss among postmenopausal survivors of breast cancer
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Cancer 104:1520-30. 2005
    ..Breast cancer diagnosis and treatment may put women at higher risk for osteoporosis in later life...
  60. ncbi request reprint Symptom experience after discontinuing use of estrogen plus progestin
    Judith K Ockene
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    JAMA 294:183-93. 2005
    ..Little is known about women's experiences after stopping menopausal hormone therapy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Fracture risk among breast cancer survivors: results from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, PO Box 245203, 1540 E Drachman, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:552-8. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study that postmenopausal survivors of breast cancer have a higher risk for fractures compared with women who have no cancer history...
  62. ncbi request reprint Mild versus standard in-vitro fertilisation techniques
    Norbert Gleicher
    Lancet 369:1855; author reply 1855-6. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Effects of transdermal testosterone application on the ovarian response to FSH in poor responders undergoing assisted reproduction technique-a prospective, randomized, double-blind study
    Norbert Gleicher
    Hum Reprod 21:3027; author reply 3027-8. 2006