Genetic explanation for Chinese woman ovarian reserve problem

Novel WT1 Missense Mutations in Han Chinese Women with Premature Ovarian Failure Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 13983 (2015) Abstract Premature ovarian failure (POF) is a heterogeneous disease. Though dozens of candidate genes have been identified for the genetic etiology of POF, it is largely unexplained in majority of patients. Recently,Wt1+/R394W mice was found to present POF-like…

Infertility among Indian Women: Emerging Evidence and Need for Policy Measures

Infertility among Indian Women: Emerging Evidence and Need for Policy Measures NiharikaTripath http://paa2011.princeton.edu/topics Population Association of America 2011 Background The problem of infertility has not given its due attention in India because it is not a lifethreatening condition. Infertility is a life crisis with invisible losses, and its consequences are manifold. WHO (1991) defines infertility…

Asian Fertility Decline Reflects Changing Lifestyles

By Patrick Goodenough | July 7, 2008 | 8:14 PM EDT   Pacific Rim Bureau (CNSNews.com) – South Korea is the latest Asian country to release statistics illustrating the regional trend towards declining fertility, the result of family planning programs and changing lifestyles. Figures from the country’s National Statistical Office show that fewer babies were…

Impact of Premature Ovarian Failure on Mortality and Morbidity among Chinese Women

Xiaoyan Wu,Hui Cai,Asha Kallianpur,Honglan Li,Gong Yang,Jing Gao,Yong-Bing Xiang,Bu-Tian Ji,Yu-Tang,Wei Zheng,Xiao-Ou Shu Published: March 6, 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0089597 Abstract Objective To evaluate associations of premature ovarian failure (POF) with mortality and morbidity in Asian populations. Methods We identified 1,003 cases of POF among 36,402 postmenopausal women who participated in the Shanghai Women’s Health Study, a population-based cohort…