Is Telomere shortening the cause of loss of fertility?

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As shown in the graphic, the ability to retrieve eggs is not that uncommon, even in the over 44 population, but the rates of pregnancy are just 5% and live birth only 2%, explaining why the practice is generally frowned upon in this cohort.

What is lunar timekeeping? It’s related to the income of strippers… (“the moon” part 2 of 3)

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A previous blog post discussed the meaning of solstices and equinoxes and this one will discuss the concept of a month.  What an interesting coincidence that our moon, like healthy young women, cycles every 28 days. The moon appears to  “wax and wane” depending on its position relative to the Earth and the sun’s illumination.  In this case, a picture …