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Women with one ovary are less likely to have a successful IVF result, study

The surgical removal of an ovary has an adverse effect on fertility.

How human fat cells are affected by age?

A growing awareness of the health toll attributable to obesity in modern, industrialized nations has added importance to efforts to understand the causes and...

Scientists are a step closer towards understanding the human brain

The brain is Of all the objects in the universe, the human brain is the most complex: There are as many neurons in the...

Pregnancy length could alter the child’s DNA

Premature birth is common. Between 5 and 10% of all kids in the world are born prematurely. Most children will develop and grow normally,...

Egg stem cells do not exist, study

The human ovary orchestrates sex hormone production and undergoes monthly structural changes to release mature oocytes. The outer lining of the ovary (cortex) has...

Babies born with low birth weights more likely to have poor cardiorespiratory fitness later

Get easily out of breath? It may be because you were small at birth.

A new cheap method that can identify highly heterogeneous tumours

A method that uses restriction enzymes and in vitro transcription to barcode and amplifies genomic DNA prior to library construction.

Why people gain weight as they get older?

This could open up new ways to treat obesity.

Scientists discovered a new organ under the skin

A new sensory organ that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts.

Scientists discovered three new type of neurons in ear

The human brain is made up of a complex network of neurons. These neurons serve as the building blocks of the nervous system, transmitting...

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