Press releases 2021

Could environmental pollution from industry contribute to cryptorchidism increase?

‘Landmark study’ suggests research should focus more on exposure to major industrial pollutants rather than low-level exposure to chemicals in food, says expert commentator


Environmental pollution from industries such as coal mining and metal works may play a role in the increasing numbers of boys born with undescended testicles, according to a study published in Human Reproduction.

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Twin Peaks: more twinning in humans than ever before

More human twins are being born than ever before, according to the first comprehensive, global overview published in Human Reproduction, one of the world’s leading reproductive medicine journals.

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Fertility treatment affects children’s growth patterns but not for long

Children born as a result of fertility treatment have different growth patterns to naturally-conceived children but, by the time they reach the age of 17, they are of similar height, weight and body mass index (BMI), according to research published in Human Reproduction.

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