Woman Who Received First Uterus Transplant in the United States Hopes to Get Pregnant

Lindsey, the 26-year-old woman who underwent the first uterus transplant in the United States, said today that she will undergo IVF once she has fully recovered. Assuming that the transplant holds, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic who oversaw her transplant, predict that she will be able to become pregnant and give…

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Older Ovaries, Not Older Eggs, May Reduce Fertility With Aging

Women who are over 40 have a notoriously hard time getting pregnant by in-vitro fertilization (IVF), and it’s long been assumed that their problem stems from “old eggs”. But a preprint now available online at the Journal of Endocrinology suggests that the real problem might be the aging of the cells that surround the…