Health Highlights: Jan. 9, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Study Links Ibuprofen With Male Infertility The widely-used over-the-counter painkiller ibuprofen may pose a threat to male fertility, suggests...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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Considered 'liquid' gold by many health food lovers, honey is touted as healthier substitute for sugar and a natural treatment for everything from sore throats to infertility, but it's oversold.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
It's great to see that so many corporate chains of IVF clinics have come up all across India.The advantage is that now patients have access to IVF treatment even in small towns, and they don't need to travel to large cities to get IVF treatment.This makes it much more convenient for them, and hopefully a little more affordable as well.However, the problem is that the major motive behind these corporate chains is to maximize their profits, rather than to do what's in the patient's best interests.This often means that they use an assembly line procedure, and their doctors are forced to meet targets and do a certain numb...
Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: In infertile women, post-open myomectomy adhesions have a high prevalence of 80.2% with high predilection in fallopian tubes and uterus, compared with women without prior abdominopelvic surgery at 20.3%. Cohesive form of adhesion predominates.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewTo determine the impacts of infertility on the sexuality of couples, and the challenges this presents for providing sexual healthcare to these couples.Recent FindingsWe thoroughly reviewed multiple databases to identify all publications on this topic from 2013 to 2017.SummaryThe included studies had significant heterogeneity in the study population, study design, and instruments used to assess sexual response. This made it difficult to identify the true impact of infertility on the sexual health and sexuality of couples. However, our review shows that infertile couples have moderate-to-high levels ...
Source: Current Sexual Health Reports - Category: Sexual Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsPhysicians utilize a variety of business models and most are satisfied with their current model. Cost is the major barrier to care in states with and without mandated coverage.
Source: Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions: The delayed start protocol was not associated with better conception results or cycle outcomes in poor responders with primary infertility undergoing IVF cycles. PMID: 30410693 [PubMed]
Source: Oman Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Oman Med J Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Neuroendocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Elective oocyte cryopreservation is a feasible option for successful pregnancy in patients opposed to embryo cryopreservation. PMID: 30408388 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: J Reprod Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: History of ejaculation failure and state of anxiety are associated with an increased risk for ejacu- lation failure on the day of operation. PMID: 30408387 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: J Reprod Med Source Type: research
Authors: Hudecek R, Huser M, Pdnkovi S, Mekiniovi L, Kadlecovi J, Ventruba P Abstract OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy and safety of intramyometrial application of epinephrine during a laparoscopic myomectomy in women of reproductive age desiring pregnancy and with clinically symptomatic uter- ine fibroids, in comparison with a placebo-based patient control group. STUDY DESIGN: The study group (n=96, 53.3%) underwent an application of 12 μg epinephrine hydro- chloride diluted in 20 mL of NaCl solution, while the control group (n=84, 46.7%) received 20 mL of NaCl only. Perioperative blood loss, duration o...
Source: Journal of Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: J Reprod Med Source Type: research
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