Sons born with fertility treatment 'inherit problems'

Sons born with fertility treatment 'inherit problems'
 

Boys born to fathers who needed help conceiving have poorer sperm quality as adults than peers conceived without help, a study suggests.
The study, in Human Reproduction, looked at men conceived using Intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
The researchers said it confirmed the theory boys would inherit poor fertility from their fathers.
But a UK expert said the study was "reassuring" because the sons' results were not exactly like their fathers'.
In ICSI, a single, good quality sperm is selected and injected directly into an egg.
The technique was developed in the early 1990s... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Health, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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