For your fertility's sake, keep just five close friends!

An Oxford professor has claimed that too many 'casual acquaintances' will have a disruptive effect on a woman's hormones and could make you 'infertile'. Five best friends are essential to boost fertility.
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Publication date: December 2018Source: Seminars in Cell &Developmental Biology, Volume 84Author(s): Gabriela Huelgas-Morales, David GreensteinAbstractIn virtually all sexually reproducing animals, oocytes arrest in meiotic prophase and resume meiosis in a conserved biological process called meiotic maturation. Meiotic arrest enables oocytes, which are amongst the largest cells in an organism, to grow and accumulate the necessary cellular constituents required to support embryonic development. Oocyte arrest can be maintained for a prolonged period, up to 50 years in humans, and defects in the meiotic maturation process ...
Source: Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
During recent years, an increasing percentage of male infertility has to be attributed to an array of environmental, health and lifestyle factors. Male infertility is likely to be affected by the intense expos...
Source: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
CHELMSFORD (CBS) – Infertility can be a painful experience for couples trying to start a family. It’s a roller coaster ride of emotion that Shawn and Shannon McNamee know well. For more than a year, Shannon injected herself hundreds of times. They tried several rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Nothing worked. “You would get really hopeful and optimistic, then it would crash. The results came back negative every time,” Shawn told WBZ-TV. The McNamees decided to adopt and now their living room is filled with toys and their hearts with love. Their son Logan is happy and curious and in no way int...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Embryo Adoption Source Type: news
To explore associations between infertility and metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular events. Infertility is increasingly a public health issue, with emerging links to chronic disease. Existing literature on infertility focuses primarily on known causes, which likely excludes a substantial number of women for whom there is no known cause or formal diagnosis.
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Date: Friday, 11 16, 2018; Speaker: Dr. Anne Steiner, Professor and Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI, Duke University; Building: Building 10 (Clinical Center); FAES 6&7
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
ConclusionsSperm mtDNAcn is a measure of consecutive abnormal semen parameters and has promise as a diagnostic test.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects between 8 and 18% of women and is the leading cause of female anovulatory infertility. Unfortunately, common treatments for women trying to conceive can be ineffective ...
Source: Trials - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
Condition:   Infertility, Female Intervention:   Drug: Pre-treatment with rLH (Luveris 75 IU), Sponsors:   Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad, IVI Alicante;   Merck, S.L., Spain;   Syntax for Science, S.L;   Fundación IVI Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
[This Day] It is no longer news that women are often the sacrificial lamb during fertility fights, especially in Nigeria. But what has refused to be a front burner is that men contribute a lot to infertility.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
The endoplasmic reticulum-associated protein degradation (ERAD) is responsible for recognizing and retro-translocating protein substrates, misfolded or not, from the ER for cytosolic proteasomal degradation. HMG-CoA Reductase (HMGCR) Degradation protein—HRD1—was initially identified as an E3 ligase critical for ERAD. However, its physiological functions remain largely undefined. Herein, we discovered that hepatic HRD1 expression is induced in the postprandial condition upon mouse refeeding. Mice with liver-specific HRD1 deletion failed to repress FGF21 production in serum and liver even in the refeeding conditi...
Source: EMBO Journal - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Membrane & Intracellular Transport, Metabolism, Post-translational Modifications, Proteolysis & Proteomics Articles Source Type: research
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