A baby has been born through a new technique which "reawakens" the ovaries of women who experienced very early menopause.
Doctors in the U.S. and Japan developed the technique to take out the ovaries, activate them in the laboratory and re-implant fragments of ovarian tissue. The technique has resulted in a baby being born, with another on the way, and has been described as a "potential game-changer".
The 27 women involved in the research became infertile around the age of 30 due to "primary ovarian insufficiency", which affects one in 100 women who essentially run out of eggs too young, leading to an early menopause.
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