Most men unaware of lifestyle, medical risks to fertility

HealthDay News Many men don't know about risk factors that can lead to infertility, a new study reveals.
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(Natural News) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women and the most common cause of female infertility. This condition occurs when the ovaries produce more androgens (male sex hormones) than normal. Too much androgens may lead to a number of symptoms, including those related to diabetes. In addition, cysts tend to...
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Conclusions This meta-analysis provides an update and stronger evidence to support the observation that BT is associated with a higher proportion of males and an increased risk of MZT. In clinical practice, these BT-associated neonatal outcomes should be taken into account when counselling infertility patients.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Female Infertility;   Gene Deregulation Intervention:   Sponsors:   Infertility Treatment Center Dortmund;   University of Wuerzburg Not yet recruiting
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[IPS] Chicago -Fertility health is an incredibly personal - and often vulnerable - topic. Fertility, infertility, and fertility preservation have gained increased public interest over the past few years. Infertility is formally defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse.
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[This Day] While one in every four Nigerian couples experience delay in achieving conception, experts say with multiple IVF the challenge can be addressed. Martins Ifijeh chronicles the lives of couples who through the assisted reproductive technology are now proud parents.
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ConclusionsEnvironmental exposures to Pb, Cd, Ba, and U appear to adversely influence sperm development in men. In non-occupationally exposed men, measurements of heavy metals in the seminal fluid may be more predictive of below-reference sperm quality parameters than in blood.
Source: Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions Our finding of an increased risk of HGSC associated with PID lends support to the hypothesis that inflammatory processes may be involved in the etiology of HGSC.
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusion Moderate-to-severe endometriosis was more common in women with East or South East Asian ethnicity in our tertiary referral center. This could be explained by East/South East Asians with minimal-mild disease being less likely to seek care, or genetic/environmental differences that increase the risk of more severe disease amongst East/South East Asians.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Condition:   Unexplained Infertility Interventions:   Procedure: Pre-treatment endometrial biopsy;   Drug: Danazol;   Procedure: Post-treatment endometrial biopsy Sponsor:   Ain Shams University Completed
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CONCLUSIONS Chromosome translocations involving chromosome 6 influence fertility status and lead to increased risk of miscarriage. Cytogenetic screening before opting for assisted reproductive technology and the breakpoints of chromosome 6 translocation should be considered for infertile male carriers. PMID: 29911662 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
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