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A successful 5th ReproYoung conference attracts new members to the network

A successful 5th ReproYoung conference attracts new members to the network

Close to 100 delegates participated in the conference with symposia, poster walks and a battle-style debate between Principal Investigators in different disciplines of reproductive medicine. There was plenty of airtime for young researchers as well as excellent networking and the sharing of knowledge and the conference turned out as a great showcase to attract new members to ReproYoung!

Anja Pinborg calls for careful interpretation of a US study suggesting pregnancy complications are more likely after ART

Anja Pinborg calls for careful interpretation of a US study suggesting pregnancy complications are more likely after ART

The study associates assisted reproduction with an increased risk of complications during pregnancy, especially in women aged 35 years or older and those with pre-existing health problems. However, participants in the study were pooled into one group, not distinguishing between different fertility treatments and the techniques used nor between singletons and twin births.

The spotlight is on male fertility in the European Fertility week 2021

The spotlight is on male fertility in the European Fertility week 2021

The first week of November marks the European Fertility Week – and this year, for the first time ever, it is shedding light on male infertility issues and men’s health. More than 25 million citizens in the European Union are facing fertility issues today with male factor infertility occurring in around 40% of all infertile couples.

Researchers identify new genes linked to longer reproductive lifespan in women

Researchers identify new genes linked to longer reproductive lifespan in women

On the 4th of August Nature published the findings from a global collaboration of scientists, who have identified nearly 300 gene variations that influence reproductive lifespan in women. This can lead to potential new targets for fertility treatments as well as ways to improve the prediction of early menopause.

New study shows how gene-mutation can lead to male infertility

New study shows how gene-mutation can lead to male infertility

In collaboration with scientists from 20 Universities around the world, ReproUnion colleagues at Rigshospitalet have uncovered how a gen-mutation is a reason for missing sperm cells. This is for the first time described in relation to infertility in a newly published article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine