Genetic links to infertility for women.

The statistics on infertility are astounding. The CDC estimates that 12% of women overall in the US have impaired fertility. For women over age 30, that statistic rises to 25%! [ref][ref] Some of the causes of infertility for women can be categorized as follows: hormonal…

Genetic Variants Associated with PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that causes an increase in androgen┬áhormone production in women. It affects 5 -10% of premenopausal women, and genetics plays a large role in whether you have PCOS. There is no one gene that causes PCOS, but…

Dads matter: MTHFR variants in fathers affect miscarriage risk

Dads matter – MTHFR variants affect sperm quality and infertility risk. They also affect the risk of miscarriage.