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Researchers find key to preserving fertility during chemotherapy

One of the most significant impairments of the quality of life after a chemotherapy is infertility. Researchers have now identified the mechanism of chemotherapy-induced infertility in females. While men produce new sperm cells throughout their life, women are born with … Continue reading

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Zinc deficiency may harm egg development, study finds

Ovulation disorders are a leading cause of female infertility. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have found that zinc deficiency can negatively affect the early stages of egg development, reducing the ability of the egg cells to divide and be fertilized. … Continue reading

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