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Press releases from Human Reproduction - 2016


First results from the world’s oldest group of ICSI men show they have lower semen quantity and quality

First results from the world’s oldest group of young men conceived by means of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) fertility treatment because of their fathers’ infertility have shown that they have lower sperm quantity and quality than men who were spontaneously conceived.

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First randomised trial shows IVF culture media affect the outcomes of embryos and babies

Fertility experts call for full information on composition of culture media to be made available

Fertility experts are calling on the companies who make the solutions in which embryos are cultured during in vitro fertilisation (IVF) to give a clear list of ingredients following publication of a trial that shows that the composition of these laboratory cultures affects the outcomes of the resulting embryos and babies. 

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World report on fertility treatments reveals high use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)

Editor attacks the over-use of ICSI as ‘ineffective and costly care’

The editor-in-chief of one of the world’s leading reproductive medicine journals has attacked the rising use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for the treatment of infertility, following publication of the latest world report on assisted reproductive technologies (ART). 

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BRCA1 gene mutation is linked to women having fewer eggs in their ovaries

Researchers have discovered a link between the BRCA1 gene mutation and lower levels of a hormone that is an indicator of the number of eggs left in a woman’s ovaries, according to research published in Human Reproduction, one of the world’s leading reproductive medicine journals.

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