Category Archives: primary ovarian insufficiency

Genetic mutation identified as cause of human ovarian failure.


Premature ovarian failure, also known as primary ovarian insufficiency (POI), affects 1% of all women worldwide. In most cases, the exact cause of the condition, which is often associated with infertility, is difficult to determine.  A new study by researchers from Tel Aviv University and Schneider Children’s Medical Center throws a spotlight on a previously-unidentified cause of POI, a unique

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