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AM or PM: is there a difference in semen quality collected at different times during the day?

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if the time of collection (ToC) affects semen parameters in men with infertility.  They found that motile sperm count (sperm that move normally; MSC) was higher in semen collected in the evening than in the morning.  Some background Male infertility (MI) affects roughly half of infertile couples. There...

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Couples with male factor infertility and repeated IVF failure: can laparoscopic investigation in the woman improve reproductive outcomes?

Posted by on Feb 25, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the use of laparoscopy (LPS) in women from couples with diagnosed male infertility (MI) and 3 failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) attempts.  They found that LPS can identify undiagnosed female infertility (FI) and improve fertility outcomes in these couples.  Some background Male infertility (MI) affects...

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What are the fertility outcomes after sperm recovery procedures in men with no sperm in semen?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated fertility outcomes after testicular sperm extraction (TESE) for non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA).  They found that there were no differences in fertility outcomes with conventional (cTESE) or micro TESE (mTESE).  Some background Male infertility (MI) is involved in 50% of infertility cases. The level of...

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What diet is healthy for male fertility?

Posted by on Nov 24, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed studies linking diet and male fertility. The authors found that diets rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, beans, nuts, and whole grains are associated with good sperm quality. Some background 15% of couples worldwide are affected by infertility. 40 – 50% of these cases are due to male infertility. Among all...

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Can other medical conditions affect sperm production?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if other medical conditions (comorbidities, COMs) affect sperm production (SP). They found that infertile men were more likely to have COMs and their treatment improved SP. Some background Male infertility accounts for up to 50% of fertility problems. In many cases, it is not possible to find the cause of...

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Does weight impact male fertility in couples undergoing assisted reproduction?

Posted by on Sep 7, 2018 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if there is a link between male body mass index (BMI) and success of assisted reproductive treatment (ART). They found that high BMI in males is linked to reduced pregnancy and live birth rates in couples undergoing ART. Some background The causes of infertility in a couple are not always easily identified....

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