Journal article

Reproductive health research in Australia and New Zealand: highlights from the Annual Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Biology, 2019

Amy Winship, Jacqueline Donoghue, Brendan J Houston, Jacinta H Martin, Tessa Lord, Alaknanda Adwal, Macarena Gonzalez, Elodie Desroziers, Gulfam Ahmad, Dulama Richani, Elizabeth G Bromfield

REPRODUCTION FERTILITY AND DEVELOPMENT | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2020

Abstract

The 2019 meeting of the Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB) provided a platform for the dissemination of new knowledge and innovations to improve reproductive health in humans, enhance animal breeding efficiency and understand the effect of the environment on reproductive processes. The effects of environment and lifestyle on fertility and animal behaviour are emerging as the most important modern issues facing reproductive health. Here, we summarise key highlights from recent work on endocrine-disrupting chemicals and diet- and lifestyle-induced metabolic changes and how these factors affect reproduction. This is particularly important to discuss in the context of potential effects on th..

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