ovarian reserve

Genetics found to influence menstrual cramps severity

November 06, 2016
Researchers have identified a genetic variant associated with severe menstrual cramps. This is the first genome-wide association study of this form of chronic pain. Known as dysmenorrhea, it is the...
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Egg Hunt: New Research on Female Fertility

June 27, 2012
As a woman ages her fertility naturally declines such that by the time she reaches menopause her “ovarian reserve” is depleted, meaning that she has few to no eggs – oocytes – remaining in her ovaries. In the first genetic study on this topic, researchers have identified some potential markers for ovarian reserve, both genetic and non-genetic.
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