New Discovery may help Infertility Treatments

British scientists at Oxford University unraveled the longtime medical mystery as to why healthy embryos fail to latch to the womb today. This report in the Telegraph outlines the details involved in a successful pregnancy. Attachment and infertility go hand-in-hand; many women suffer from this implantation ailment. Now that the Oxford team has found the link the potential to repair such reproductive issues may be resolved. The group is hoping to develop drugs that can enable and aid in the implantation process during the early stages of attachment. The scientists have made significant strides already, the report says that,
"The Oxford team working with Professor Anne J. Ridley at King's College, London, have found two proteins that make cells in the womb lining move out of the way and allow the embryo cells to get in."
If such findings are proven to work, infertility treatments will become more cost-efficient, less pain staking and far more prevalent. Success rates are high with IVF, but these results can further improve IVF procedures. With infertility figures peaking yearly, couples will find solace in knowing reproduction techniques are steadfastly progressing. To learn more about infertility treatments, tubal reversals and advancements in the reproduction arena, go to Also, if you'd like to look at the video footage compiled by the Oxford University team click here. Photolink
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