Sticky spermatozoa could hold fertility key

Researchers from the University of Leeds think that sticky spermatozoa could hold the key to greater success for couples undergoing IVF treatment. The largest clinical trial to date aimed at testing this idea is being launched October 28th, the first day of National Infertility Awareness Week. The £1.3m trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research Efficiency and Mechanism Evaluation (NIHR EME) Programme, will be piloting a new IVF method that relies on picking only mature and fertile spermatozoa that [...]

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