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Oral antioxidants do not assist conception

Consuming oral antioxidants does not improve the chances of a woman conceiving, a meta-analysis has shown.

Researchers analysed data from 28 trials involving 3,548 women attending fertility clinics. Results showed no significant increase in a woman becoming pregnant when taking antioxidants compared to those taking placebos.

The study provides useful information for women who are trying to conceive or who are undergoing fertility treatment.

Read more at The Cochrane Library