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IN PROFILE: NILS LAMBALK

The new man in the editor's chair

The Dutch gynaecologist Nils Lambalk will take over as editor-in-chief of Human Reproduction in January next year. He talks to Focus on Reproduction about his plans for the journal and the demands which editorship now implies.

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BARCELONA: ANEUPLOIDY TESTING

A new model of euploidy prediction

A decrease in the probability of generating a euploid blastocyst plotted with every passing year of female age. Results based on NGS analysis. Sofia Makieva reports.

BARCELONA: PGD CONSORTIUM

Back on track with annual data reports

Data collection now based on analyses, not on cycles. Breast cancer now prevalent in monogenic testing.

BARCELONA: PCOS GUIDELINES

Putting PCOS in order

ESHRE was a collaborator in new international guidelines for PCOS. Roy Homburg, a former co-ordinator of ESHRE's SIG Reproductive Endocrinology and veteran of the Rotterdam consensus of 2003, takes a look.

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BARCELONA: PCOS

New international guidelines

Bart Fauser, one of the principals behind the ESHRE/ASRM Rotterdam diagnostic consensus of 2003, on a new and fuller international guideline on PCOS launched in Barcelona.

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BARCELONA: PGD CONSORTIUM

Back on track with annual reports

Martine De Rycke, Chair of the ESHRE PGD Consortium, on a new data collection system - and emerging trends in this fast-moving field.

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BARCELONA: SPERM QUALITY

Nuts improve semen parameters in randomsised trial

Findings in healthy volunteers, and mainly explained by a reduction in sperm DNA fragmentation. Sophie Goodchild reports.

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BARCELONA: MALE AGEING

Ageing as 'a process of oxidative stress'

Australian andrologist John Aitken argues that two consequences of male ageing - declining fertility and passing on an ever increasing mutational load to offspring - are each a self-perpetuating function of oxidative stress.

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BARCELONA: PRECONCEPTIONAL CARE

The effect of maternal diet on embryo development

Poor parental diet around the time of conception has the potential to trigger negative long term consequences for the wellbeing of the offspring. Laurentiu Craciunas reports from Barcelona.

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BARCELONA: STEM CELLS

The full cycle of germline development in vitro

Cristina Eguizabal, Co-ordinator of ESHRE's SIGStem Cells, remembers her time as a post-doc in Cambridge with Katsuhiko Hayashi, presenter of this year's Keynote Lecture in Barcelona.