Tag: "semen" at medical news
Hot tubs hurt fertility, UCSF study shows
...uring the treatments, but there were no details of semen
quality before and after the study. An unpublished Swiss study in the 1940s had also linked wet heat to temporary male infertility. Concern about wet heat effects on infertility crosses many cultures, Turek said, citing a centuries-old practice in...
Vasectomy may put men at risk for type of dementia
...omy, however, the protective barrier is broken and semen
mixes into the blood. The immune system recognizes the sperm as invading foreign agents and produces anti-sperm antibodies in 60 to 70 percent of men. Weintraub said these antibodies might cross the blood-brain-barrier and cause damage resulting in...
People should be paid for donating an organ
...egenerative products such as human hair, blood and semen
occurs and human eggs are now sought openly with a price offered for them payment is legal in the USA. Professor Friedman says proper supervision of a transplant process would minimise potential medical and surgical harm and might be accomplished ...
Study defines effective microbicide design for HIV/AIDS prevention
...cal barriers or filters to slow HIV's passage from semen
into body tissues, Geonnotti explained. That slowi...he biological interaction between HIV contained in semen
and the protective coating that accumulates on the lining of a woman's vagina after she applies a to...
Obesity in men linked to infertility
...However, there have been recent studies looking at semen
characteristics that show lower semen
quality for overweight and obese men, as well as hormonal differences. "This study provides data o...
80 percent of vasectomy patients didn't complete all-clear semen tests
...rchers up to 90 per cent of urologists require two semen
samples to confirm sterility and up to 95 per cent request further samples if nonmotile sperm are present. Doctors recommend that couples use additional contraception until vasectomy patients receive the all clear. "The result of the study are consis...
Proteome Systems Ltd and US-based Egenix Inc to develop semen-based test for prostate cancer
...a more accurate test. Initial data testing HCA in semen
as a marker of prostate cancer was presented at an...ancers and 75 non-cancers), the sensitivity of the semen
test was 100% (no cancers missed) and the false positive rate was only 17%. PXL and Egenix will ini...
GroPep starts Phase 1 infertility trial
...ant version ofa protein that is naturally found in semen
and thought to be responsible forinstructing the mother's immune system to tolerate the implanting embryo.Preclinical studies previously reported by GroPep have shown that a singleintravaginal dose of PV903 halves the miscarriage rate in a mouse mode...
Boys more likely when pregnancy takes longer
...ls in most countries), despite the fact that human semen
holds equal amounts of X bearing and Y bearing sperms....
Little evidence found for IVF as most effective infertility treatment
...insemination involves placing a specially prepared semen
sample directly into a woman's uterus during ovulation. IVF has become a widely accepted treatment for unexplained infertility even though very few high quality studies comparing infertility treatments exist, according to Pandian. "IVF is becoming po...