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Press releases from Human Reproduction 2013

Freezing semen doubles the chances of fatherhood for men after treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma

18 December 2013 - Men with Hodgkin lymphoma who want to become fathers after their cancer treatment have greatly increased chances of doing so if they have frozen and stored semen samples beforehand, according to research published online today (Wednesday) in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction.

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Delivery rates are unaffected by a policy of transferring fewer embryos coupled with reimbursing six cycles of fertility treatment

27 November 2013 - If governments legislate to restrict the numbers of embryos transferred during fertility treatment, but combine it with a policy of reimbursing six cycles of assisted reproduction technology (ART), there is no detrimental impact on pregnancy and delivery rates.
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Casual employment is linked to women being childless by the age of 35

20 November 2013 - Women who have worked in temporary jobs are less likely to have had their first child by the age of 35, according to research published online today  in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction.

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Length of human pregnancies can vary naturally by as much as five weeks
7 August 2013 - The length of a human pregnancy can vary naturally by as much as five weeks, according to research published online.

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Slim women have a greater risk of developing endometriosis than obese women
15 May 2013
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. 
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Fertility after ectopic pregnancy: first randomised trial finds reassuring evidence on the effect of different treatments

13 March 2013 - The first randomised trial to compare treatments for ectopic pregnancies has found no significant differences in subsequent fertility between medical treatment and conservative surgery on one hand, and conservative or radical surgery on the other.

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