Older mothers use anti-ageing genes

2019-03-02 07:09:07

By Michael Le Page THE very few women who have children after the age of 45 may be able to do so because anti-ageing mechanisms are more active in their bodies. “It might be possible to predict the chances of success of fertility treatment in older women based on their gene expression profile” Neri Laufer’s team at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem recruited eight women who had given birth after the age of 45. “They are a unique group of patients,