Fertility News – Reproductive Medicine

Improved understanding of cancer offered by cell division...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 01:00
New insights into how the cells in our bodies divide could improve our knowledge of a condition linked to cancer, a study suggests.Errors in the cell division process - which allows us to grow and stay healthy - can lead to a genetic disorder called aneuploidy, which is also associated with birth...
Having a baby after fertility problems 'strengthens...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 00:00
For most couples, going through fertility problems can put a strain on the relationship. But new research suggests that women who have a baby after experiencing fertility issues are more likely to stay in a relationship with their partner. This is according to a study published in the journal Acta...
IVF: risks may outweigh benefits, say experts
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 00:00
The first baby was born using in vitro fertilization in 1981. From then until 2003, more than 1 million babies were born using the treatment, and this increased to 2 million by 2005. Now, a new analysis published in the BMJ suggests that in vitro fertilization may be overused, and the risks of the...
Stripped-down Y chromosome retains key genes for fertility
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 01:00
A comparison of Y chromosomes in eight African and eight European men dispels the common notion that the Y's genes are mostly unimportant and that the chromosome is destined to dwindle and disappear.

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