Academic journal article Perspectives in Public Health

Cutting Edge

Academic journal article Perspectives in Public Health

Cutting Edge

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Imperial College London researchers have found a potential fertility treatment for women with a condition called hypothalamic amenorrhoea. The treatment includes a twice weekly injection of kisspeptin, a product of the KISS-1 gene, which has shown to reinvigorate the reproductive hormone system in women. Could this be another KISS-1 of life?

Twice-weekly administration of kisspeptin leads to long-term stimulation of reproductive hormone release in infertile women with hypothalamic amenorrhoea. Presented at Society for Endocrinology BES 2010, Manchester, UK. Endocrine Abstracts (2010) 21 P328

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