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Beyond the Mediterranean diet: Improving IVF success in women with higher BMI
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Beyond the Mediterranean diet: Improving IVF success in women with higher BMI
5 February 2018 - by Dr Thanos Papathanasiou
Being a healthy weight, eating a varied diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables, taking regular exercise and cutting alcohol – is all good advice for everyone. But the direct influence on these factors on the fertility of both men and women, highlighted this week by a study suggesting a 'Mediterranean diet' in women can boost IVF success rates is now becoming better understood... [Read More]
UK experts call to action on IVF funding and multiple births
5 February 2018 - by Dr Kimberley Bryon-Dodd
A report by the UK's Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists suggests that increasing government funding of IVF could decrease the number of multiple pregnancies and their associated strain on the NHS... [Read More]
Record-breaking study links over 950 genes to insomnia
5 February 2018 - by Shaoni Bhattacharya
A large study of the genomes of over 1.3 million people has found 956 genes implicated in insomnia... [Read More]
Ibuprofen in early pregnancy may harm the future fertility of baby girls
5 February 2018 - by Georgia Everett
Women taking over-the-counter ibuprofen during early pregnancy could potentially be damaging their unborn baby girl’s future fertility irreversibly, according to a new study... [Read More]
Women selected for mitochondrial donation in UK
5 February 2018 - by Sam Sherratt
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has granted permission for doctors to create the UK's first 'three-person' children by mitochondrial donation. [Read More]
Mediterranean diet in women improves IVF success
5 February 2018 - by Isobel Steer
Researchers in Greece have found that a Mediterranean diet is linked with an over 65 percent improvement in a woman’s chances of a successful IVF pregnancy... [Read More]
Vaping linked to impaired DNA repair in mice
5 February 2018 - by Theofanis Michailidis
E-cigarette smoke has been found to damage DNA in the heart, lungs and bladder in mice, according to research from New York University's School of Medicine... [Read More]
Muscle memory exists on the DNA level through epigenetic tagging
5 February 2018 - by Dr Loredana Guglielmi
A study led by UK researchers has shown for the first time that human muscles possess a 'memory' of earlier growth... [Read More]
High-dose gene therapy appears toxic in monkeys and piglets
5 February 2018 - by Ewa Zotow
Animals given high doses of gene-carrying viruses in a new gene-therapy trial showed signs of severe toxicity. [Read More]
Event review: The Great Genome Sequencing Debate
5 February 2018 - by Evelyn Jager
'This House believes that everyone should have their whole genome sequenced at birth.' This was the motion discussed at The Great Genome Sequencing Debate at the Royal Institution on Wednesday 24 January, sponsored by Roche... [Read More]
Radio review: Science in Action - CRISPR immunity
5 February 2018 - by Theofanis Michailidis
As a law graduate with a special interest in medical law and bioethics, I admit having very limited scientific background or knowledge... [Read More]
Book Review: The Telomere Effect - A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer
5 February 2018 - by Dr Jess Buxton
We are already into the second month of 2018, so if you made New Year's resolutions then the chances are that, like me, you've long ditched them – especially any regarding your health. It seems that changing old habits is hard, even those that we know will increase our risk of succumbing to disease and disability... [Read More]

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