Spreading the word: Youth educators provide sexual and reproductive health outreach in Honduras
Language English LA CEIBA, Honduras – A quiet student approaches a nondescript wooden box and casually slips in a folded piece of paper. On it is scrawled a burning question. “Can contraceptive pills cause infertility?” As the day goes on, the scenario repeats. “Are condoms safe?” “Is it normal for my uncle or step-father to touch me?” “How do contraceptive implants work?”
This study analyzed FP-related experiences and factors that influenced such discussions from the understudied perspective of AYAs. We also examined how and when AYAs prefer their healthcare providers address fertility.
This study sought to determine the frequency of filled prescriptions for adolescents prescribed antibiotics for outpatient management of STIs and identify factors associated with prescription filling.
Gynecologists refer infertile patients for IVF treatment to specialist IVF clinics ,because they can not offer this treatment themselves.One would logically expect them to send their patients to the IVF clinic with the best pregnancy rate because they want all their patients to get pregnant.This is why you would expect that when gynecologists meet IVF specialists, the question they would ask is, "What's your success rate?" or "How do you tackle with patients with a particular complex problem?"But interestingly, the commonest question gynecologists ask IVF doctors these days is, "What is your commis...
There are many key medical issues related to pregnancy, from preconception to postpartum. This News&Perspectives provides the most current information related to fertility/infertility, pregnancy termination, prenatal care, labor, delivery, and more.
Publication date: Available online 15 January 2019Source: Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental MutagenesisAuthor(s): Vertika Singh, Sujit Kumar Mohanty, Priyanka Verma, Arijit Chakraborty, Sameer Trivedi, Singh Rajender, Kiran SinghAbstractHigh fidelity DNA repair is critical to sustain the genomic integrity and quality of developing germ cells. Deficiencies in DNA repair machinery may result in increased DNA damage in germ cell leading to abnormal spermatogenesis and infertility. X-ray repair cross-complementing group 1 (XRCC1) is a testis enriched protein that plays a crucial role in the DNA base excisi...
I can often hear it coming. One need spend only a few minutes with someone coping with infertility before encountering a cascade of regret. “If only we hadn’t waited so long.” “If only I had frozen my eggs.” “If only we had changed doctors sooner.” “If only I hadn’t believed my OB/GYN when she told me not to worry.” “If only I’d realized earlier that I could do it on my own.” “If only I’d met my husband when I was younger.” And so it goes. Sure, other thoughts and feelings may torment infertile women and men. Sadness, anger, hel...
Conclusionswe suggest that women with infertility may represent a subpopulation of patients with underhanded systemic autoimmune syndromes in which the main symptoms represented are obstetrical complications. We, therefore, recommend evaluating aPLs in all patients undergoing IVF with the aim of recognizing women at a higher risk of miscarriage or pregnancy morbidity.
Laura L ópez-Galindo, Oscar E. Juárez, Ernesto Larios-Soriano, Giulia Del Vecchio, Claudia Ventura-López, Asunción Lago-Lestón, Clara Galindo-Sánchez
(University of Granada) An international research led by the UGR shows that 90 percent of store and supermarket receipts are made of thermal paper containing bisphenol A (BPA).
In conclusion, Cd might be implicated as a cause of infertility in male camels. Deficiencies of Se and Zn may also have adverse impacts on male camel reproduction.