Human Reproduction

Human Reproduction is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of human reproduction, including reproductive physiology and pathology, endocrinology, andrology, gonad function, gametogenesis, fertilization, embryo development, implantation, pregnancy, genetics, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, oncology, infectious disease, surgery, contraception, infertility treatment, psychology, ethics, and social issues. It is an official journal of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. The journals Human Reproduction Update and Molecular Human Reproduction are spin-offs from Human Reproduction that were established in 1995. The main journal concentrates on original research, clinical case studies, as well as opinions and debates on topical issues. Human Reproduction Update is a bimonthly review journal. According to the Journal Citation Reports its 2009 impact factor is 7.042, ranking it first in the categories "Obstetrics and Gynaecology" (out of 70) and "Reproductive Biology" (out of 26). Molecular Human Reproduction focuses on molecular aspects of reproductive biology and is published monthly. According to the Journal Citation Reports its 2009 impact

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Country
United Kingdom
History
1995-present
Impact factor
3.005 (2009)

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Pediatrics

IVF birth weights increased over 25 years

A new study led by University of Manchester scientists has revealed that babies born by In Vitro Fertilisation at St Mary's Hospital in Manchester have increased in birth weight by nearly 200g over the past 25 years.

Cancer

Infertility is linked to small increased risk of cancer

A study of over 64,000 women of childbearing age in the USA has found that infertility is associated with a higher risk of developing cancer compared to a group of over three million women without fertility problems, although ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women undergoing fertility treatment can succeed with fewer hormones

Since the early days of fertility treatment, women undergoing IVF treatment have had to place a hormonal gel in their vagina on a daily basis for at least 14 days after embryo transfer. The hormone is necessary to increase ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Splitting human embryos to produce twins for IVF may not be viable

Human twin embryos created in the laboratory by splitting single embryos into two using a common method known as blastomere biopsy may be unsuitable both for IVF and for research purposes, according to a new study led by ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pelvic pain may be common among reproductive-age women, study finds

A high proportion of reproductive-age women may be experiencing pelvic pain that goes untreated, according to a study by researchers from the National Institutes of Health and the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt ...

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