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Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

Can antibiotics weaken sperm

NSAIDs non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Infections in the reproductive tract of infertile men have been acknowledged for decades Nikkanen et al. Because the total number of available studies is rather low in the present analysis, no attempt was made to exclude studies because of poor methodological quality. J Reprod Immunol 45 : This is partly caused… Read More »

Parental diet affects sperm and health of future offspring – Science Daily

When parents eat low-protein or high-fat diets it can lead to metabolic disorders in their adult offspring. Now, an international team led by researchers at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) have identified a key player and the molecular events underlying this phenomenon in mice. The Developmental Origins of Health and Disease is a… Read More »