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CONTENTS Issue #1116
Book Review: When Reproduction Meets Ageing: The science and medicine of the fertility decline
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Advances in Assisted Reproduction: What Can We Expect?
11 October 2021 - by Annabel Slater
Sarah Norcross, director of the Progress Educational Trust, invited the audience of the event to consider where assisted reproductive technologies stood 55 years ago... [Read More]
Public perspectives on stem-cell-based human embryo models
11 October 2021 - by Ana Pereira Daoud
Our scientific understanding of early human embryogenesis is the product of costly trade-offs... [Read More]
Genetic variant increases Alzheimer's and severe COVID-19 risk
11 October 2021 - by Semyon Bodian
A gene variant has been identified that is linked to the development of both Alzheimer's and severe COVID-19, new research has found... [Read More]
Undiagnosed endometriosis affects fertility treatment outcomes
11 October 2021 - by Daniel Jacobson
Having undiagnosed endometriosis can lead to a lower chance of having a baby following fertility treatment, compared to women who have endometriosis, but have had it diagnosed before starting treatment.... [Read More]
Huntington's gene found to affect development of two-week-old embryos
11 October 2021 - by Hannah Flynn
Researchers have discovered the earliest known effect of the Huntingtin gene variant which causes Huntington's disease... [Read More]
Depression during pregnancy linked to epigenetic changes in the placenta
11 October 2021 - by Dr Joanne Delange
Depression during pregnancy has been linked to placental gene modifications according to a study conducted by NIH researchers... [Read More]
Escaping stem cells blamed for baldness
11 October 2021 - by Abbie Harper
The exit of stem cells from hair follicle structures contributes to hair whitening and loss, in a mechanism which could be used to prevent baldness in humans... [Read More]
Alzheimer's may be detectable before symptoms appear
11 October 2021 - by Dr Holly Barker
Healthy people with an inherited risk of Alzheimer's disease show structural brain differences before the onset of symptoms... [Read More]
Book Review: When Reproduction Meets Ageing: The science and medicine of the fertility decline
11 October 2021 - by Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos
While far from an easy read, due to the mostly dense, academic language, Bühler provides a useful new look at the biological clock and how often it's miscalculated as well as the hazards of a 'one-size-fits-all' presentation of fertility... [Read More]

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