Spanish scientists turn skin cells into human sperm for first time

The researchers from the Valencian Infertility Institute said they were working to find a solution for the roughly 15 per cent of couples worldwide who are unable to have children.
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Doctors and engineers at the University of Southampton have created a sensor the size of a 5p piece that could diagnose the cause of unexplained infertility.
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AbstractWhetherUreaplasma spp. are a causative agent of male infertility remains controversial. Previous studies concerningUreaplasma spp. and male infertility have been confined to the species level ofUreaplasma. Currently, an expanded multilocus sequence typing (eMLST) scheme has been established with high discriminatory power. The aim of this study was to use eMLST to explore the distribution ofUreaplasma spp. and to analyze its role in oligozoospermia and semen quality. A total of 480 semen samples were obtained from Chinese infertile males. The associations betweenUreaplasma spp. with oligozoospermia and semen charact...
Source: European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Capsid protein Vp1 from chlamydiaphage φCPG1 effectively alleviates cytotoxicity induced by Chlamydia trachomatis. Exp Ther Med. 2018 Oct;16(4):3286-3292 Authors: Ren J, Guo Y, Shao L, Liu Y, Liu Q Abstract Chlamydia trachomatis is the leading cause of sexually transmitted bacterial infections. C. trachomatis genital infection may lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy and tubal infertility, which are major public health problems. However, the pathogenic mechanisms of this bacterium remain unclear, and the efficacy of clinical therapeutics is unsatisfactory. In the current study, wh...
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Conditions:   Infertility;   ART Interventions:   Drug: Duphaston;   Drug: Cetrorelix Sponsor:   ShangHai Ji Ai Genetics & IVF Institute Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Infertility Interventions:   Drug: Metformin;   Drug: Placebo;   Drug: Clomiphene Citrate Sponsor:   Elham Raafat Recruiting
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Hi everyone , just wanted to share my IVF treatment journey.I never thought that I will face infertility problem as no one in my family has had an issue with fertility.We are married for 7 years now and we started our treatment in our fifth year of marriage after trying to convince naturally for two years. Infertility itself is a very traumatic phase , and wanting to be parents is every couple's biggest dream.We approached many gynecologist as IVF was not a welcome option to us, and we went through many treatments and surgeries, but the end result was disappointment. We were desperate to find a solution to our problem ...
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Conditions:   Environmental Exposure;   Infertility Intervention:   Sponsor:   Tongji Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Infertility Intervention:   Other: Medium Supplemented with Latrunculin A Sponsor:   Ibn Sina Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Environmental Exposure;   Infertility Intervention:   Sponsor:   Tongji Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Infertility Intervention:   Other: Medium Supplemented with Latrunculin A Sponsor:   Ibn Sina Hospital Not yet recruiting
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