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VIDEO: Stem cell discovery puts women’s reproduction on fertile ground

Researchers have discovered a population of human ovarian stem cells with the potential of forming new eggs during a woman’s reproductive years. The findings, reported online today (26 February) in Nature Medicine, could lead to new therapies that help extend female fertility into late middle age and beyond.

“For women’s reproductive health these findings have so many ramifications,” says study author Jonathan Tilly, a reproductive biologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School in Boston. “If we can get to the stage of generating functional human eggs outside the body, it would essentially rewrite human assisted reproduction.”


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    musarrat shahreen said:

    This is helpfull for those womens suffering from premature ovarian failure.