Latest News

IVF for male infertility linked to increased risk of intellectual disability and autism in children

In the first study to compare all available IVF treatments and the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, researchers find that IVF treatments for the most severe forms of male infertility are associated with an increased risk of intellectual disability and autism in children. Autism and intellectual disability remain a rare outcome of IVF, and whilst some of the risk is associated with the risk of multiple births, the study provides important evidence for parents and clinicians on the relative risks of modern IVF treatments.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Why do so many seniors with memory loss and dementia never get tested?

  • 'Off switch' for pain discovered: Activating the adenosine A3 receptor subtype is key to powerful pain relief

  • Full-day preschool linked with increased school readiness compared with part-day

  • Diagnosing deafness early will help teenagers' reading development

  • Why do people with autism see faces differently?

  • Sportswomen still second best to sportsmen, in the press

  • Inpatient psychotherapy is effective in Germany

  • How various brain areas interact in decisions

  • Pleasure at another's misfortune is evident in children as young as two

  • Isolation of important centres in brain results in age-related memory deficits

  •