Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 30th, 2003
Annelieke Franke, Wageningen University, suspects that her research will provide insights into fertility problems of women over the age of 30.
Franke studied relatively young subfertile rats. Although the pituitary gland and ovaries of these rats still functioned normally, their brains had already started to function differently. This led Franke to conclude that the aging of the brain reduces fertility.
Generally speaking, human brains regulate the reproductive system in the same manner as rat...
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