First step towards a genetic test to predict early menopause18 October 2010
Research published in Human Molecular Genetics could lead to a test to predict a woman’s reproductive lifespan. The findings would have considerable impact on women in the UK and other western countries, where many start having children at a later age. Early menopause affects one in 20 UK women.Read the paper Common genetic variants are significant risk factors for early menopause: results from the Breakthrough Generations Study.
Published in Human Molecular Genetics, Advanced Access, 17 October 2010.
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