Lupus, or Lupus erythematosus, is a disease of the immune system. It is chronic, which means it does not go away. It is an autoimmune disease, where the person's immune system attacks their own body.
A medical condition impairing the function of the thyroid.
A condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a normal body part.
The absence of implantation after three or more transfers of high quality embryos or after placement of 10 or more embryos in multiple transfers.
A condition when immune system mistakenly attacks some of the standard proteins in blood.
The set of symptoms that result from two or more X chromosome in males.
Antibodies that bind to sperm, inhibiting their movement, stopping recognition and entry into the egg.
Period when the womb is receptive for implantation of the free-lying blastocyst.
The very early stage of pregnancy at which the embryo adheres to the wall of the uterus.
FSH levels above what an expected levels for one’s age and is indicator of proper ovarian function.
A condition with high serum follicle–stimulating hormone (FSH) concentration.
The failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.
A disease distinct from infertility, defined by two or more failed pregnancies.
Process by which a woman donates eggs for purposes of assisted reproduction or biomedical research.
A micromanipulative fertilization technique in which a single sperm is injected directly into an egg.
The procedure in which a man (sperm donor) provides his sperm for fertility treatment.
A process in which an egg is fertilised by sperm outside the body: in vitro. Own or donated gametes may be used.