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IVF treatment could be safer using kisspectin hormones

The first woman to have IVF treatment using a pioneering new method developed at Imperial College London has given birth to a baby boy.

The new technique uses the natural hormone kisspeptin to stimulate egg development instead of the usual fertility drugs. Doctors hope using kisspeptin will give mothers a lower risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), a potentially life-threatening condition that can be triggered by IVF drugs used now

Read the full story on the Imperial College London website.

2015-02-10T16:36:40+00:0018 June 2013|