Sequencing of FTO and ALKBH5 in men undergoing infertility work-up identifies infertility associated variant and two missense mutations

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.

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Subfertility increases risk of testicular cancer Evidence from population based semen samples

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.

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Psychological stress and testicular function A cross sectional study of 1215 Danish men

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.

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Effects of work and life stress on semen quality

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.

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Acute epididymitis induces alterations in sperm protein composition

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.

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Reproductive parameters in young men living in Rochester New York

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.

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Are urinary bisphenol A levels in men related to semen quality and embryo development after medically assisted reproduction

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).

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Association of state and trait anxiety to semen quality of in vitro fertilization patients a controlled study

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.

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Clinical value of sperm DNA damage should be assessed in motile sperm fraction rather than whole ejaculated sperm

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.

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