Stem Cell Therapy May Help Reverse Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

Stem Cell Therapy May Help Reverse Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

Early research shows that stem cell therapy may help reverse primary ovarian insufficiency (POI), which is also known as premature ovarian failure (POF). Using human bone marrow stem cells, investigators were able to induce regular periods in women who had stopped getting their periods due to POI/POF. POI/POF is defined as the loss of normal […]

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Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) formerly referred to as Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) is defined as the depletion of ovarian follicular activity before age 40 with menstrual disturbance, generally cessation, raised gonadotropin (FSH & LH) levels, and low estradiol levels. POI affects 1% of women. There are no proven therapeutic interventions to increase ovarian activity in […]

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Fragile X

Normal people have 23 pairs of chromosomes. One pair is called the sex chromosomes. Males have one X chromosome and one Y chromosome. Females have two X chromosomes. Each chromosome is made up of thousands of genes, all of which have a specific function. Many genes produce a single type of protein that helps the […]

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