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Uterine fibroids linked to failed fertility

Women would have greater success with reproductive technology if they do not have fibroids in their uterus according to the researchers of this study. Fibroids are benign (noncancerous) growths in the uterus that are more common after 35, and can obstruct the implantation of an embryo. They are more common in African Americans, obese women, and women with a family history of uterine fibroids.

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About: Uterine fibroids linked to failed fertility

Date: 31 May 2005

Source: WebMD Medical News

Author: Miranda Hitti


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