Sons could inherit infertility from fathers through common IVF technique



A fertility technique used by thousands of British couples may lead to sons inheriting their father's infertility, researchers say.
Tests on a group of men who were conceived using i ntra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) due to their father's infertility found they too suffered from low sperm counts and poor-moving sperm.
Researchers said the findings showed that a degree of "sub-fertility" had been "passed on" to the sons of fathers who were unable to conceive naturally.
In 2013, there were 37,566 embryos transferred using ICSI treatment in the UK. About half (52.6%)... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 29
Source: Belper News
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