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A to Zinc: Missouri Researchers Confirm Zinc’s Role in Fertility

Infertility affects 20 percent of the population, and finding ways to overcome the conditions that prompt it can cost thousands of dollars and hours of heartache. Researchers at the University of Missouri have confirmed that zinc plays a large role in supporting fertility in men. Karl Kerns, a Ph.D. student at the University of Missouri

July 9th, 2018|Categories: Around The State, General News|Tags: , |

New clues in mice link cholesterol to fertility

June 12, 2015 By Julia Evangelou Strait D. ORY PHOTO Cholesterol is a building block of steroid hormones, which trigger puberty and support pregnancy. New research implicates a regulator of cholesterol in cells’ ability to make these hormones, a finding that may help scientists investigate the causes of infertility and early onset puberty. Above, green staining