January 2010

From the journals

ICSI: Creating a Generation of Infertile Children? A study* conducted at the Institute of Child Health in London comparing 211 six-year-olds conceived through Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) with 195 six-year-olds conceived naturally, found that boys in the ICSI group had significantly shorter fingers. The study concluded that perturbations in finger length in ICSI children may […] Read more

Baby, baby, baby you’re out of time

A study published today in scientific journal PLoS ONE* examines the fundamental correlation between age and fertility in women. This ground-breaking research is the first of its kind to collate the decline of the “ovarian reserve” from pre-natal to menopausal females. It demonstrates that as women reach 30, the potential number of eggs available for […] Read more