Sexual Dysfunction and Infertility in Male Spina Bifida Sexual Dysfunction and Infertility in Male Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a condition that can result in neurological deficits, but impacts on sexual function and fertility should also be considered.Translational Andrology and Urology
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BACKGROUND: About 40,000 infertile couples visit Tu Du Hospital, Vietnam for consultation and treatment of infertility per year. Depression in infertile female patients not only influences mental wellbeing, but also affects the effectiveness of infertility...
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Morari Medical, a Minnesota firm, claims to have developed a wearable, smartphone controlled device for treating premature ejaculation (PE). A prototype of the device was shown off at CES 2020, although there were no demonstrations of its capabilitie...
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Shortage of UK sperm donors means posthumous contributions could help infertile couplesMen in Britain should be able to donate their sperm after death, according to ethicists who argue that posthumous contributions would help infertile couples and relieve the pressure on living donors.The shortage of sperm donors in the UK has led to at least 7,000 samples being imported each year, primarily from Denmark and the US, to keep up with the demand from fertility clinics.Continue reading...
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by Akane Morohoshi, Haruhiko Miyata, Keisuke Shimada, Kaori Nozawa, Takafumi Matsumura, Ryuji Yanase, Kogiku Shiba, Kazuo Inaba, Masahito Ikawa Flagella and cilia are evolutionarily conserved cellular organelles. Abnormal formation or motility of these organelles in humans causes several syndromic diseases termed ciliopathies. The central component of flagella and cilia is the axoneme that is composed of the ‘9+2’ microtubule arrangem ent, dynein arms, radial spokes, and the Nexin-Dynein Regulatory Complex (N-DRC). The N-DRC is localized between doublet microtubules and has been extensively studied in the unic...
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ConclusionThe prevalence of allergy among patients seeking infertility treatment is high compared with the general population. However, allergy was not found to be associated with IVF cycle outcomes. These findings are likely primarily limited by difficulty in defining specific allergy types within a retrospective study.
Source: Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Infertility, Female;   Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Interventions:   Drug: Doxycycline Capsule;   Drug: Multivitamins W/Iron Tab Sponsor:   Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Recruiting
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ConclusionsThe quantity of TQBs available for transfer or cryopreservation can provide important predictors for pregnancy and live birth after the first embryo transfer cycle with a single blastocyst. This valuable information may assist with the future application of SBT.
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Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is an accepted radiologic diagnostic modality for initial infertility workup, and is generally considered uncomfortable and painful. However, the management of pain related to HSG r...
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ConclusionLCT is rare, with a relative frequency (relative to GCT) of 1:23. Malignancy is found in 2.5%. LCT and GCT share a number of clinical features, e.g. bilaterality, history of undescended testis, and presenting age. TSS is safe in benign LCT. Surgery is the treatment of choice in malignant LCT.
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