Navigation Links
Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility

According to a study, shapely sperm is the best indicator of a man's fertility, that rewrites the standards for analyzing semen samples. According to Dr. Dav Guzhik, chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Cleavland, every treatment for infertility depends upon first establishing what's normal and abnormal. The World Health Organization's widely used standards to classify semen as normal if it contains 10 million sperm per milliliter and at least half of them are moving around. But the cut-off points for who is fertile// and who is sterile are not particularly clear.

According to them, the criteria for the percentage of well-shaped sperm have changed over the years. Guzick and doctors at seven other universities studied sperm from the men in 600 infertile couples and 500 couples who had children. His study found that men were most likely to be fertile if their semen had more than 48 million sperm per milliliter, more than 52 percent of them were moving, and more than 10 percent of them looked normal. They were likely to be infertile if there were fewer than 12.5 million sperm per milliliter, fewer than 28 percent were moving and fewer than 8 percent were well-formed.

A well-shaped sperm has an oval head and whippy tail. Circular heads, enlarged heads and tails that are scrunched up are some of the common problems. Thet feel that although the 3 percent difference between the number of shapely sperm in fertile and infertile men's semen seems small, it was the most reliable indicator. This is will be a valuable tool for infertility specialists.

About one in six couples has trouble conceiving. In one-third or more of those cases, it is the man who is infertile.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Autopsy reports could be valuable and informative
2. Measuring disseminated cancer cells in bone marrow - valuable tool for detecting early breast cancer metastasis
3. Leptin is "new breast cancer indicator"
4. Penguin: an Alternative Bio-indicator to Monitor Climate Change
5. Male infertility in relation to cancer
6. Male infertility in relation to pesticide
7. Infertility in relation with virus
8. Relief to pregnant women using fertility drugs
9. How to repeal male infertility?
10. Benefits in fertility procedures
11. Endometriosis connected to fertility
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Shapely sperm valuable indicator fertility

(Date:7/10/2014)... scientists have shown that a new drug could prove useful ... form of lung cancer. , Scientists from the Cancer Research ... part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre, teamed up with ... 2010, to test a drug known as AZD3965 - ... in the journal Clinical Cancer Research , also helps ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... episodes of low back pain are not linked to ... direction and precipitation. Findings published in Arthritis Care ... of Rheumatology (ACR), indicate that the risk of low ... wind gusts, but was not clinically significant. , ... experiences low back pain at some point in their ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... After Susan Wakulich was told she had an aneurysm, ... ahead of her. , "I was devastated," said Wakulich, who ... "I knew this was a serious diagnosis. Then I met ... that involved a less invasive procedure. It was something I ... participating in a multi-center U.S. clinical trial to evaluate the ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... of stromal support cells and immune cells and ... in the development of diseases could open new ... was the conclusion of a review article by scientists ... Nature . , Prof. Peter Carmeliet: "Consider the ... of cancer cells has been examined in minute detail ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... The Miriam Hospital have found that people with ... depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation ... women, and screening and brief treatment of depression ... study and its findings are published in print ... obstructive pulmonary disease is a common and often ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New drug active against most aggressive type of lung cancer cells 2Health News:Low back pain? Don't blame the weather 2Health News:New type of stent could help some brain aneurysm patients 2Health News:Wake-up call for more research into cell metabolism 2Health News:Miriam Hospital study examines effect of depressed mood on pulmonary rehab completion 2
... be saved every year, thanks to a simple online calculator ... having ovarian cancer at a much earlier stage. Academics ... a new QCancer algorithm using the UK QResearch database. The ... factors to red flag those most likely to have ovarian ...
... (HealthDay News) --Families hoping to improve their fitness and overall ... TV or computer screen and more time being active together, according ... the following tips to help your family get moving and stay ... Stroll together after a family meal or walk around the mall ...
... The current issue of Medical Acupuncture , a ... how the U.S. military is incorporating medical acupuncture to ... in the war zones and the efforts underway to ... online at http://www.liebertpub.com/acu . "The use of ...
... press release is available in French . ... liver during digestion, has been seriously underestimated. A study published ... kill several types of cancer cells, such as those found ... research team, led by Concordia University, included scientists from McGill ...
... bowel disease (IBD) are increasing with time and in ... study in Gastroenterology , the official journal of ... worldwide epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease is important for ... Gilaad G. Kaplan, MD, MPH, of the University of ...
... substances in licorice used extensively in Chinese traditional medicine ... and gum disease, the leading causes of tooth loss in ... of Natural Products , they say that these substances could ... gum disease. Stefan Gafner and colleagues explain that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Simple online tool to aid GPs in early ovarian cancer diagnosis 2Health News:Simple online tool to aid GPs in early ovarian cancer diagnosis 3Health News:Cancer-killing compound spares healthy cells 2Health News:IBD emerges as a global disease 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) Benefiting ... China,s orthopedic instrument industry has ... size rising from 3.28 billion yuan in 2006 to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... As health officials across the Midwest warn against the ... Michigan will offer free diagnostic testing ... pharmacists to administer tests and, in some cases, fill the ... in the study. The Grand Rapids, ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Celsion Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ... from institutional investors to purchase an aggregate of approximately ... at-the-market registered direct offering, led by a dedicated health ... purchase agreements with these investors pursuant to which the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 2Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3
... III Study Results Presented At ASCO -- , ... with,pegylated interferon alfa-2b in stage III melanoma had ... to the results of the largest adjuvant trial ... of the Phase,III study, led by the European ...
... - MGI Pharma, Inc.,(Nasdaq:MOGN), a biopharmaceutical company ... highlights of data presentations made,during the 2007 ... Dacogen (decitabine) for Injection was the subject ... data in older,patients with acute myelogenous leukemia ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Long-Term Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b Therapy in Stage III,Melanoma Demonstrated Significant and Sustained Impact on,Relapse-Free Survival 2Long-Term Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b Therapy in Stage III,Melanoma Demonstrated Significant and Sustained Impact on,Relapse-Free Survival 3Long-Term Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b Therapy in Stage III,Melanoma Demonstrated Significant and Sustained Impact on,Relapse-Free Survival 4Long-Term Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b Therapy in Stage III,Melanoma Demonstrated Significant and Sustained Impact on,Relapse-Free Survival 5MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 3MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 4MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 5MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 6MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 7MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 8MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 9MGI Pharma, Inc. Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American,Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 10
... the needs of the higher risk ... features the PneumaticWalker for Diabetics. Similar ... Diabetics incorporates an innovative dual density ... insole, when combined with the semi-rigid ...
... Sarmiento style Patella-Tendon-Bearing brace is designed for ... tibia and fibula. The tibial crest provides ... medullary nailing and removal of internal or ... of joints above and below the fracture ...
... VACOPED is a revolutionary cast replacement ... the lower leg and foot. , ... patient's anatomy and in conjunction with a ... the general time of fracture or rupture ...
... combines the therapeutic benefits of controlled compression ... to minimize pain. The cuff is anatomically ... maximum cryotherapy.,All Cryo/Cuffs can be ordered as ... (including a tube assembly and insulation disk). ...
Medicine Products: