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Experimental treatment offers hope of fertility for early menopausal women

Menopause typically signals the end of a woman’s ability to become pregnant. However, in a small new study, a novel approach of administering platelet-rich plasma and gonadotropins near the ovarian

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New drug can improve fertility in women with reproductive health problems

A drug that acts via the natural ‘kisspeptin’ hormone system in the body has the potential to treat reproductive health problems in women, according to a new study. Twenty-four women

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Use of some contraceptives may temporarily delay a woman’s fertility from resuming

Women may have to wait eight months for fertility to return after ending their use of injectable contraceptives, study suggests. Women who stop using some forms of contraception may have

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How an egg cell’s ‘operating manual’ sets the stage for fertility

Recent work from Carnegie’s Allan Spradling and Wanbao Niu revealed in unprecedented detail the genetic instructions immature egg cells go through step by step as they mature into functionality. Their

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Women could conceive after ovarian tumours

Women receiving fertility-sparing surgery for treatment of borderline ovarian tumours were able to have children, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in Fertility & Sterility shows. Natural fertility was preserved

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Australian fertility software launches in the UK

Life Whisperer, the fertility arm of AI healthcare company Presagen, commercialised its flagship product in Australia in late January and released it through a distributor into India, Sri Lanka and

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International survey reveals a lack of knowledge about the impact of thyroid disorders on fertility

Merck, a science and technology company, recently announced international survey results that reveal a lack of understanding about the implications that undiagnosed thyroid disorders can have on fertility, fetal development and the

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Increased fertility for women with Neanderthal gene

One in three women in Europe inherited the receptor for progesterone from Neandertals, a gene variant associated with increased fertility, fewer bleedings during early pregnancy and fewer miscarriages. This is

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‘Biologically relevant’ levels of a fertility hormone are detected in human hair samples

The prospect of a non-invasive test of ovarian reserve is a little closer following results from a study showing that measurement of a fertility hormone can be accurately taken from

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Marijuana may impair female fertility

Female eggs exposed to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos, and are significantly less likely to result in a viable pregnancy, according