Navigation Links
Unvaccinated Boys at Risk of Mumps-Linked Testicular Problem
Date:4/3/2010

Testicles can swell or atrophy as a result, researchers say

FRIDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reports a significant increase in the number of young males with a mumps-related testicle condition called mumps orchitis, which causes one or both testicles to swell and can lead to fertility problems.

The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine should be offered to all unvaccinated males aged 15-24, and they should be educated about mumps orchitis, said Irish urologists who reviewed five decades worth of research and statistics.

After the MMR vaccine was introduced in 1968, the number of cases of mumps orchitis decreased dramatically worldwide. But vaccination rates started to decline about 15 years ago because of a global shortage of the MMR vaccine and media reports that it was linked to autism, inflammatory bowel disease and Crohn's disease.

Even though subsequent research found no such links, there's still widespread public concern about the MMR vaccine.

"Boys that did not receive the [MMR vaccine] during the mid-1990s are now collecting in large numbers in secondary schools and colleges, and this provides a perfect breeding ground for the [mumps] virus," Niall Davis, a urology research registrar, said in a news release. "It's estimated that as many as 40 percent of males who develop mumps after puberty can suffer from orchitis. This is of considerable concern as epidemics of mumps orchitis are now being reported more frequently in countries worldwide."

In their review, Davis and colleagues found that:

  • Up to 50 percent of mumps orchitis patients experience testicular atrophy, a reduction in the size of one or both testicles.
  • Infertility is rare, but reduced fertility occurs in about 13 percent of patients.
  • Three years after recovery, 24 percent of adults and 38 percent of adolescents can still have abnormal sperm counts.
  • The association betwe
    '/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Kids Who Get Flu Shots Protect the Unvaccinated
2. Measles Outbreak Triggered by Unvaccinated Child
3. Testicular Cancer Survivors May Have Hormone Deficiency
4. MRI: Non-invasive diagnostic tool for diagnosing testicular cancer
5. New Website Giving Away Diabetes-Friendly Super Bowl Munchies Recipes to Tackle America's Toughest Health Problem
6. Herbal Remedies Can Cause Cardiac Problems
7. Insurers Must Offer Equal Coverage for Those With Emotional, Addiction Problems
8. Omnetics Nano-to-Flex Connectors Solve Big Problems in Small Spaces
9. Flame-Retardant Chemical Linked to Conception Problems
10. In Injury-Prone Soccer, Headers Arent the Problem
11. Ambidextrous Children at Higher Risk for Learning Problems
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Bioinformatics ... organize and analyze biological and genetic data. A ... activity of developing software tools to generate and ... be confused with biological computation. While bioinformatics simply ... of biology can its related concepts, biological computation ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014 Top10BestSEOHosting.com has recently compared ... host suppliers carefully, Top10BestSEOHosting.com is here to announce ... web hosting suppliers in 2014. , JustHost ( ... a top-of-the-line shared hosting plan. The company’s approach ... that is affordable, accessible and powerful enough for ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 01, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority ... latest information from the FDA on DePuy Synthes ... announced on August 28, that specific lots of DePuy ... I) as the device may reverse directions after surgery. ... (CMF) Distraction System is an implant used to lengthen ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 ... disorder (NEAD) is a psychological disorder that can have ... look very much like epileptic seizures however, they are ... rather by emotional triggers. It is estimated that ... than those affected by multiple sclerosis. , ...
(Date:8/31/2014)... 31, 2014 MedixSafe has become very ... and narcotics lockers . Electronic Security ... brand for distribution worldwide. “We have now shipped multiple ... McCollum, MedixSafe Sales Manager , MedixSafe is a division ... and network cabling company with over 30 years in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 2Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 3Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 4Health News:Why Top10BestSEOHosting.com Calls Them Great Web Hosting Suppliers 2Health News:DePuy Synthes Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System Recalled (Class I): AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2Health News:DePuy Synthes Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System Recalled (Class I): AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 3Health News:The Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) Offers First Conference on Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (PNES) on September 20, 2014 in New Jersey 2Health News:Memphis-based Electronic Security Specialists Now Offers MedixSafe Narcotics Cabinets Internationally 2Health News:Memphis-based Electronic Security Specialists Now Offers MedixSafe Narcotics Cabinets Internationally 3
... June 16 The famed nonprofit Los Angeles,Jewish Home ... program designed to address one of the major health ... Jewish Community Foundation,the largest manager of charitable assets for ... prevention and fitness program becomes part of the care,the ...
... 2008 Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ... recognition system, tested at a Washington, D.C. hospital, that ... by motioning instead of touching a screen, keyboard or ... to a just released article. , The June article," ...
... from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institute (KI) suggests that ... on if adults decide to have sex with persons of ... the individual,s unique experiences have the strongest influence on our ... in the world so far and was performed in collaboration ...
... injury-related deaths, the gap between black and white American ... at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. ... deaths among blacks ages 15 to 24 decreased, while ... in the June, 2008, edition of Injury Prevention ...
... partners, innovative use of Microsoft technology to exceed ... customer expectations and solve business problems., ... delivered exemplary solutions to customers, Microsoft Corp. today,announced ... Partner of the,Year Awards. The awards honor Microsoft ...
... PLM Based on Dassault Systemes, Newly,Introduced V6 Platform and Intercim,s ... ... PAUL, Minnesota, June 16 Intercim LLC, a global,leader in ... regulated industries and Dassault,Systemes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Los Angeles Jewish Home Institutes New Fall Prevention Program With Jewish Community Foundation Grant 2Health News:Los Angeles Jewish Home Institutes New Fall Prevention Program With Jewish Community Foundation Grant 3Health News:Gesture interface device developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 2Health News:Racial disparities reduced in injury related mortality 2Health News:Microsoft Announces 2008 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners 2Health News:Microsoft Announces 2008 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners 3Health News:Microsoft Announces 2008 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners 4Health News:Microsoft Announces 2008 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners 5Health News:Microsoft Announces 2008 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners 6Health News:Microsoft Announces 2008 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners 7Health News:Intercim and Dassault Systemes Sign Memorandum of Understanding 2Health News:Intercim and Dassault Systemes Sign Memorandum of Understanding 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014   Vittamed Corporation , a neurodiagnostics medical device ... that T. (Teo) Forcht Dagi , MD, DmedSc, MPH, ... Directors. " Teo Forcht Dagi is ... innovation and venture capital," said Remis Bistras , President ... his clinical, strategic, and entrepreneurial expertise to our Board." ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... -- Research and Markets has announced the ... 2014-2018" report to their offering. ... results in demyelination, axonal transection, and neurodegeneration. The myelin ... the immune system, which targets neurons within the central ... in which the damage of the myelin sheath causes ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Pixcelldata, the innovative ... has announced a major new deal with Dutch based ... pathology expert, Dr. Marius Nap . ... European Congress of Pathology which is taking placing between ... London where Pixcelldata will demonstrate ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Vittamed Adds Prominent Neurosurgeon and Venture Capitalist T. Forcht Dagi to Board of Directors 2Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 2Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 3Pixcelldata Announces New Deal with Dutch Tele-Pathology Specialists eX-Path Ahead of ECP 2014 2
AllMeds was the first specialty-specific Electronic Medical Record for Neurosurgery. Instead of trying to force a general-purpose EMR into your practice, AllMeds starts with clinical content from Neu...
... Optical dispensing is a part of about 40% ... have created a point of sale system. Optical ... program or it can be integrated to the ... national Frames database. Glasses prescriptions, if connected ...
... tasks such as prescription writing, referral letters, ... office will be ,able to add more ... increase staff., Based on the exam documentation ... will recommend the appropriate E&M ,code for ...
... Access your patients' electronic medical ... CardioChart. As a Web-enabled software ... pull up a patient's cardiology ... the hospital intranet. CardioChart displays ...
Medicine Products: