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Researchers Discover Egg-Producing Stem Cells in Human Ovaries

3 years agoHealth : Healthland

For 60 years, doctors have believed women were born with all the eggs they’ll ever have. Now Harvard scientists are challenging that dogma, saying they’ve discovered the ovaries of young women harbor very rare stem cells capable of producing new eggs. If Sunday’s report is confirmed, harnessing those stem cells might one day lead to [...]
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Technique To Stimulate Egg Cell Maturation Has Implications For Infertility, Stem Cell Research

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

U.S., Chinese and Japanese scientists have discovered a way to prompt immature eggs in mice to develop into mature eggs, a method that could eventually be used to help infertile women, according to a paper recently published in the ... Read Post

Egg Cells Produced From Stem Cells Isolated From Human Ovaries

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

US researchers have managed to isolate stem cells from the ovaries of reproductive age women and used them to make egg cells that appear to behave normally. The discovery, published online in Nature Medicine at the weekend, confirm ... Read Post

Ovary Stem Cells Can Produce New Human Eggs, Scientists Say

Health : Healthland (3 years ago)

Although it has long been assumed that women are born with all the eggs they will ever have in a lifetime, recent research has hinted that that might not be the case. Now researchers report the strongest evidence yet that women may ... Read Post


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