New genetic link to male infertility found

The findings published in eLife show that men with this unstable subtype of the Y chromosome have a significantly increased risk of genomic rearrangements. These rearrangements affect the sperm production process (spermatogenesis) and consequently, these men can be up to nine times more likely to have fertility issues. Molecular diagnostics of this genetic variant could help identify those at higher […]

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New genetic link to male infertility found

The findings published in eLife show that men with this unstable subtype of the Y chromosome have a significantly increased risk of genomic rearrangements. These rearrangements affect the sperm production process (spermatogenesis) and consequently, these men can be up to nine times more likely to have fertility issues. Molecular diagnostics of this genetic variant could help identify those at higher […]

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IUD saving fertility for women with cancer

A common intrauterine device (IUD) could help preserve fertility and reduce the need for hysterectomies for women suffering endometrial cancer, according to University of Queensland research. UQ’s Professor Andreas Obermair, from the Queensland Centre for Gynecological Cancer Research, said his team had just completed the feMMe study—a phase II randomized trial with 165 endometrial cancer patients from Australia and New […]

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South Korea’s Fertility Rate Falls to Lowest in the World

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s fertility rate fell to the lowest in the world last year, data showed on Wednesday, as uncertainty over the coronavirus discouraged couples from marrying and having children. The number of expected babies per South Korean woman fell to 0.84 in 2020, dropping further from the country’s previous record low of 0.92 a year earlier, the […]

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Lucrin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. LUCRIN® INJECTION Leuprorelin acetate Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Lucrin Injection. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks […]

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Erivedge

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ERIVEDGE 200225 pronounced “EH-rih-vedge” vismodegib Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Erivedge capsules. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your pharmacist or doctor. All medicines have risks […]

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