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Infertility

Betaine attenuate chronic restraint stress-induced changes in testicular damage and oxidative stress in male mice.

May 23, 2022

Male fertility and sperm quality are negatively affected by psychological stress. Chronic restraint stress (CRS) is a common psychological stress that has a negative effect on sperm. Betaine (BET), an...

Attitudes toward posthumous assisted reproduction in China: a multi-dimensional survey.

May 23, 2022

Professional legislation and ethics guidelines for posthumous assisted reproduction (PAR) are lacking in China. This study aims to measure the attitudes of the general public, IVF couples, and assiste...

Long-term effects of orchiopexy and orchiectomy on the testes of rats with testicular torsion.

May 16, 2022

Ischemia/reperfusion injury occurs after testicular torsion, levels of free oxygen radicals and inflammatory cytokines are increased in both the torsional and contralateral testis, leading to testicul...

Localisation and in silico based functional analysis of miR-202 in bull testis.

May 16, 2022

Bull fertility is pivotal to the prosperity of the cattle industry worldwide. miR-202 has been shown to be gonad specific and to have key roles in gonad function in different species. To further under...

Taurine and its transporter TAUT positively affect male reproduction and early embryo development.

May 09, 2022

Are taurine and its transporter TAUT associated with spermiogenesis and early embryo development?Morphologically abnormal spermatozoa increased after local functional interference by intratesticular i...

Biallelic HFM1 variants cause non-obstructive azoospermia with meiotic arrest in humans by impairing crossover formation to varying degrees.

May 09, 2022

Do variants in helicase for meiosis 1 (HFM1) account for male infertility in humans?Biallelic variants in HFM1 cause human male infertility owing to non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA) with impaired cro...

Comparison of two endometrial preparation methods for frozen-thawed embryo transfer in anovulatory PCOS patients: impact on miscarriage rate.

May 02, 2022

- Some studies have suggested that patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at high risk of miscarriage. However, this still remains controversial. Several potential factors might explain th...

Adenomyosis is an independent risk factor for complications in deep endometriosis laparoscopic surgery.

May 02, 2022

Deep endometriosis (DE) occurs in 15-30% of patients with endometriosis and is associated with concomitant adenomyosis in around 25-49% of cases. There are no data about the effect of the presence of ...

Pregnancy urinary concentration of bisphenol A, parabens and other phenols in relation to serum levels of lipid biomarkers: Results from the EARTH study.

Apr 18, 2022

The epidemiologic literature on associations between urinary phenol concentrations and lipid profiles during pregnancy is limited. We examined whether urinary concentrations of phenol and phenol repla...

Infertility-related stress and quality of life among infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome: Does body mass index matter?

Apr 18, 2022

Infertility and obesity are common among women with Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and related to poor quality of life (QoL). Obesity may confer an elevated adverse effect of infertility-related str...

Jumonji domain-containing protein-3 (JMJD3/Kdm6b) is critical for normal ovarian function and female fertility.

Apr 11, 2022

In females, reproductive success is dependent on the expression of a number of genes regulated at different levels, one of which is through epigenetic modulation. How a specific epigenetic modificatio...

Fetal exposure of Aristolochic Acid I undermines ovarian reserve by disturbing primordial folliculogenesis.

Apr 11, 2022

The primordial follicle pool established in early life determines the ovarian reserve in the female reproductive lifespan. Premature exhaustion of primordial follicles contributes to primary ovarian i...

Endometrial galectin-3 causes endometriosis by supporting eutopic endometrial cell survival and engraftment in the peritoneal cavity.

Apr 04, 2022

The pathogenesis of endometriosis remains unclear. Endometrial cells in retrograde menstruation are considered the source of endometriosis; therefore, we hypothesized that the eutopic endometrium may ...

CircRNA circ_0043533 facilitates cell growth in polycystic ovary syndrome by targeting miR-1179.

Mar 28, 2022

Increasing evidence indicates that circular RNAs (CircRNAs) have an important role in human diseases, including polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Recently, circ_0043533, a novel circRNA, was proposed ...

Primary bilateral inguinal endometriosis: A case report.

Mar 28, 2022

Endometriosis is a chronic benign recurrent gynecologic disease commonly affecting 10% of women worldwide wherein endometrial glands implant and mature outside the uterine cavity causing symptoms such...

Correlation between endometriomas volume and Raman spectra. Attempting to use Raman spectroscopy in the diagnosis of endometrioma.

Mar 21, 2022

The formation of the uterus lining, i.e. the endometrium, outside the uterus (ex. in the abdominal cavity,ovaries,or anywhere in the body) is called endometriosis. The presence of endometrial tissue p...

Estrogen receptor beta promotes endometriosis progression by upregulating CD47 expression in ectopic endometrial stromal cells.

Mar 21, 2022

Endometriosis is a common estrogen-dependent gynecological disorder that is characterized by endometrial-like tissue being found at extrauterine sites. Aberrant expression and activation of estrogen r...

Population homeostasis in sub-Saharan Africa.

Mar 14, 2022

Global population growth remains one of the major challenges of the twenty-first century. This is particularly true for African countries which have been undergoing their demographic transitions. To i...

Anti-Mullerian Hormone Levels Increase After Bariatric Surgery in Obese Female Patients With and Without Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

Mar 14, 2022

This study was aimed to investigate the effect of weight loss by bariatric surgery on the level of anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) in morbidly obese female patients with or without polycystic ovary syndr...

Preferences and experiences of women with epilepsy regarding sexual and reproductive healthcare provision.

Mar 07, 2022

Women with epilepsy (WWE) have unique disease-specific considerations regarding their sexual and reproductive health (SRH), which impact decision-making around pregnancy and contraception. Understandi...