Improved understanding of biosynthesis mechanisms will lead to better diagnoses and treatments for steroid hormone production disorders.
Favorable changes also observed in levels of reproductive hormones.
The effect of obesity on male infertility has been well established.
3-month urinary, sexual function scores predict 12-month outcomes in prostate cancer survivors.
Patients with hyperuricemia also had a high prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms.
Hematospermia, or blood in the semen, can be quite alarming to many patients.
Higher intake of phytoestrogens by expectant mothers is associated with a reduced risk of delivering infants with hypospadias.
Infertility has decreased for married women aged 15 to 44 years; infertility levels stable for men.
Findings based on review of antioxidants versus placebo, no treatment, or another antioxidant.
Study findings suggest that flibanserin may be effective for treating hypoactive sexual desire disorder in post-menopausal women.
The condom has been through many revolutions in history, but has always had the same basic design: a rubber tube with one end sealed off.
Semen quality in Western countries has been declining over the past several decades, and we are beginning to understand why.
Intake in the 90th percentile or higher associated with a 30% decreased likelihood of this birth defect.
Independent association noted for males with 50 or more years of type 1 diabetes.
Little is known regarding dietary habits and male reproduction.
Significant improvements seen for ejaculatory control, sexual satisfaction, and distress
However, potential association found between non-organic high-fat diary products and hypospadias
How much time a man spends watching television every day may affect his sperm count.
In men taking daily opioids, duration of action, but not dose, affects risk of hypogonadism
The drug, which is approved for treating men with erectile dysfunction, benign prostatic hyperplasia, or both conditions, also improved orgasmic function.
Changes in sex hormone levels may adversely affect hematocrit and contribute to an increased prevalence of thromboembolic stroke and anemia.
Investigators have found that moderate exercise may increase sperm production and quality but heavy exercising may harm sperm characteristics.
The malignancy is three times more likely to develop in boys with cryptorchidism.
Those who had ever smoked marijuana were almost twice as likely as non-users of marijuana to develop the disease.
The relapse-free survival at 10 years was 83% and 54% for stage IIA and IIB patients, respectively.
A recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine tested which is the better way to perform preoperative genital hair removal on men.
A new study suggests that a healthy intake of micronutrients is strongly associated with improved sperm DNA quality in older men.
A diet rich in walnuts may significantly help improve vitality, motility, and morphology of sperm in health men aged 21-35.
Researchers observe improvement in vitality, motility, and morphology.
Investigators report that diabetic women receiving insulin treatment may be at higher risk for specific complications of lubrication and orgasm.