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Mutated Cholesterol Gene May Hold Answers for Infertility: Study

Toronto Sun,  May 16, 2011
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A mutation of a gene that helps regulate cholesterol also appears to affect a hormone needed for women to get pregnant and bring a fetus to full term, a new study says. Researchers at John Hopkins University in Baltimore have found women who had a mutated "healthy" cholesterol gene — known as SCARB1 — and who had a history of infertility, may not have been able to get or remain pregnant because their bodies weren't producing enough progesterone.

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So there is really a big possibility that when you have these healthy cholesterol gene in your body, there will be chances that you will get infertile. This is really something new to me. Thanks for the heads up. Visit my site: <a href=""> Custody and Moving</a>

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