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Antioxidants for female subfertility

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
Antioxidants for female subfertility
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007807.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Showell MG, Brown J, Clarke J, Hart RJ, Showell, Marian G, Brown, Julie, Clarke, Jane, Hart, Roger J

Abstract

A couple may be considered to have fertility problems if they have been trying to conceive for over a year with no success. This difficulty with conception may affect up to a quarter of all couples planning a child. The reported prevalence of subfertility has increased significantly over the past twenty years. It is estimated that for 40% to 50% of couples, subfertility may be a result of female problems, including ovulatory disorders, poor egg quality, fallopian tube damage and endometriosis. Antioxidants are thought to reduce the oxidative stress brought on by these conditions. Currently, limited evidence suggests that antioxidants improve fertility, and trials have explored this area with varied results. This review assessed the evidence for the effectiveness of different antioxidants in female subfertility.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 6 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 2 33%
Student > Master 1 17%
Unknown 3 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 2 33%
Social Sciences 1 17%
Unknown 3 50%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 58. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 June 2016.
All research outputs
#237,101
of 12,101,174 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#464
of 7,978 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,228
of 144,397 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7
of 114 outputs
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