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Lower IVF (in vitro fertilization) success in women of African origin linked to autoimmunity


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Posted 04 June 2011 - 07:51 PM

Lower IVF (in vitro fertilization) success in women of African origin linked to autoimmunity, suggests study.

A genetic predisposition towards autoimmune disease may be associated with lower pregnancy rates in IVF, a US study suggests. The findings offer a possible explanation for differences in IVF treatment outcomes between different ethnic groups. Mehmet Fidanboylu. BioNews. 05/09/11. (Also see: Pregnancy and Autoimmunity)

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