Sunday, May 1, 2016
Sequencing of the ALKBH5 and FTO genes in patients with male factor infertility identified one genetic variant in the FTO gene to be associated with reduced semen quality and two FTO missense variants.
Monday, February 1, 2016
Subfertile men have an increased risk of testicular cancer that varies by semen quality. We did not find an association between azoospermia and increased cancer or specifically testicular cancer risk.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
A negative association between self-rated stress and sperm concentration, total sperm count, and semen volume was detected in a cross-sectional study of 1,215 young Danish men.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A cross-sectional analysis of 193 men in California found an inverse association between perceived stress and sperm concentration, motility, and morphology. Associations for stressful life events were similar.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
A single episode of acute epididymitis is associated with significant alterations in sperm protein composition, with several molecules known to be involved in sperm maturation, function, and fertility.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Our data suggest that, overall, reproductive parameters in our study population of young college students from the northeastern United States are comparable to those of young European and Japanese men.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Male environmental BPA exposure may have an adverse influence on semen quality parameters, but does not affect embryo development at the blastocyst stage after IVF or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The relationship between semen quality and psychological conditions relative to state and trait anxiety was investigated among 94 volunteer men enrolled in an in vitro fertilization (IVF) program.
Monday, February 4, 2013
DNA damage results of ejaculated sperm do not accurately reflect DNA status of motile sperm, so sperm DNA damage should be assessed in motile sperm fraction rather than whole ejaculated sperm.