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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Genetic researchers take a major step towards better diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis

Milan, Italy: A new target that may be critical for the treatment of osteoporosis, a disease which affects about 25% of post-menopausal women, has been discovered by a group of researchers in The Netherlands and in Germany. Professor Brunhilde Wirth, … Continue reading

Published Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at 12:01 am
Posted in Genetics

New genetic sequencing methods mean quicker, cheaper, and equally accurate embryo screening

Milan, Italy: Results from the first study of the clinical application of next generation DNA sequencing (NGS) in screening embryos for genetic disease prior to implantation in patients undergoing in-vitro fertilisation treatments show that it is an effective reliable method … Continue reading

Published Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at 12:01 am
Posted in Fertility, Genetics

Mothers of women with PCOS have increased risk of early death

Mothers of daughters with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a significantly increased risk of death, particularly if they also have diabetes, when compared to the general population, according to new research. The Dutch study, published online in Human Reproduction [1], … Continue reading

Published Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology, Fertility
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