Monday, June 29, 2015
Men with decreased general health status have lower sperm concentration, lower testosterone levels, and higher follicle-stimulating hormone values. Poorer health status appears associated with a malfunctioning male reproductive system.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Standard sperm evaluation, human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA detection, and in situ hybridization analysis were performed in 308 patients undergoing IVF procedures. Oncogenic HPV genotypes were detected on spermatozoa from asymptomatic subjects.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Obesity has an impact on semen quality, and adipokines appear to influence semen parameters potentially in conjunction with body mass index.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Glutathione peroxidase activity in seminal plasma is related to semen quality but has no relation to in vitro fertilization outcome.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Bacteriospermia and elevated seminal leukocytes (ESL) were common in subfertile men. The presence of ESL, with or without bacteriospermia, was the dominant factor negatively affecting semen parameters in this study.