Press releases from Human Reproduction - 2018

Fatigue is a common but underestimated symptom of endometriosis. Is child abuse linked to development of the disease?

Fatigue is a common but underestimated symptom of endometriosis, according to findings from an international study of over 1100 women, published today (Wednesday) in Human Reproduction [1], one of the world’s leading reproductive medicine journals.

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Women who eat fast food and little or no fruit take longer to become pregnant

Women who eat less fruit and more fast food take longer to get pregnant and are less likely to conceive within a year. 

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Ibuprofen taken in the first three months of pregnancy may harm the future fertility of baby girls

Pregnant women who take the pain killer ibuprofen in the first 24 weeks of their pregnancy may be reducing the store of eggs in the ovaries of their daughters.

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Mediterranean diet may help women receiving assisted reproduction treatment to achieve successful pregnancies

New research has found that women who follow a “Mediterranean” diet in the six months before assisted reproductive treatment have a significantly better chance of becoming pregnant and giving birth to a live baby than women who did not.

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