Editor’s highlight - Human Reproduction
Prof. Hans Evers, Editor-in-Chief of Human Reproduction selects his own highlight from the June issue.
Neil P Johnson and Lone Hummelshoj, for The World Endometriosis Society Montpellier Consortium: Consensus on current management of endometriosis. Hum. Reprod. 2013;28:1552-1568
Focus on Reproduction - May 2013
-Sir Edwards 1925-2013 - End of an era in IVF
-Preventable complications in IVF
-ESHRE ready for London
-IVF in Britain since Louise Brown
ESHRE Update - May issue
Somatic cell nuclear transfer successful in the derivation of human embryonic stem cells
The group of Shoukrat Milatipov from Oregon National Primate Research Centre has finally described the first successful derivation of human embryonic stem cells (hESC) from blastocysts achieved from somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT).(1) Many previous attempts (and some fraudulent publications) have been reported over the past decade, and their failure was mainly the result of early embryonic arrest in the human SCNT embryos.
Press release : Slim women have a greater risk of developing endometriosis than obese women
Women with a lean body shape have a greater risk of developing endometriosis than women who are morbidly obese, according to the largest prospective study to investigate the link.
The study, which is published online today (Wednesday 15th May 2013) in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction, found that the risk of endometriosis was 39% lower in morbidly obese women – those with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40 kg/m2 – compared with women with a current BMI in the low normal range (18.5-22.4 kg/m2).
Document 20 Taskforce Ethics and Law - Sex selection for non-medical reasons
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Ultrasound in reproductive medicine
ESHRE Campus symposiumMaribor, Slovenia7-8 March 2013
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