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25 August 2011

Heavy women have less IVF success

The heavier a woman is, the greater her odds against success with in vitro fertilization (IVF), suggests a large US study.

The heavier a woman is, the greater her odds against success with in vitro fertilization (IVF), suggests a large US study.

The new findings bolster earlier studies, which have hinted at worse IVF outcomes in heavier women. They don't prove the extra pounds are directly responsible for the reproductive troubles these women experience, but experts say that it's likely.

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