Tag: "motility" at medical news
Mountain biking connected to infertility
...bikers showed a sperm count of 48 million/ml and a motility
of 50 percent. According to him both are statistic...and colleagues suggests the reduction in count and motility
may be related to vascular damage caused by continuous trauma to the testicles.The ultrasound images...
Reduced fertility in men who mountain bike
...icated a considerable reduction of sperm count and motility
of the bikers. The sperm count and motility
of bikers was 20 million/ml and 29 percent respectively. Analysts also fear that the continuous tr...
Limiting sperm motility for contraception
...channel protein that plays a central role in sperm motility
could be an enticing target for a new type of cont...e were completely infertile. Studies of the sperm motility
of the mice were then conducted by Gloria Perez and Janathan Tilly, co-authors of the Nature article...
Incorrect lifestyle may be the cause of male infertility
... the active ingredient in cannabis – impedes sperm motility
and impairs its ability to penetrate the egg for fertilization. Dr Sheena Lewis, from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, who leads the Reproductive Medicine Research Group, said recent reports carried out on sea urchin sperm suggest that c...
Dermaseptins: Potent vaginal contraceptives
...etween 23 and 35 years. The data showed that sperm motility
was inhibited with various concentrations of DS at...ging from 2 to 240 min. The action of DSs on sperm motility
was observed to be dose dependent. Supplementation with pentoxifylline and that with calcium are kno...
Iron Supplementation Aid In Relief From Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
...ep problems (ie, delayed sleep onset and excessive motility
in sleep). The parents reported that some of these symptoms, such as hyperactivity and excessive impulsiveness, were present from the age of 2 years. The parents agreed that the behavior of the child caused a significant functional impairment. Ac...
Fruitfly My Distant Cousin
...e of whose functions include regulation of gastric motility
as well as growth and differentiation of the gut (enteroendocrine cells). In vertebrates, cells of the intestines are continually replenished by stem cells. Up to now, stem cells had not been observed in the gut of the fruitfly. To see if stem cells ...
Prestigious Gairdner Awards for medical research in 2006 Goes To Two Yale biologists
...ence, for their exemplary// research on RNAs, cell motility
and hormones. The awards will be presented on Octo...the cytoskeleton of the cell and the basis of cell motility
and its relevance to human disease.' Source :Eureka...
Bangladesh Progressing But Must Yet Face Challenges In Health Sector
...opulation controlling, reducing child and maternal motility
rate, empowerment of women, gender equality and increasing access to education and primary healthcare services Bangladesh has showed remarkable progress over the years. Ms Thoraya told newsmen at a press conference held in Dhaka on Tuesday at the e...
Age-Related Sperm DNA Damage
...e same group revealed that the sperm count and the motility
were adversely affected by age. Researchers in France have shown that the chances of infertility in a couple goes up by 70% when the male partner is over 40 years. However, the scientists indicated that the ethnicity,economic background,and diet p...
Messy Diapers May be Sign of Severe Intestinal Infection
...n large doses. Other medications can slow down the motility
of the intestine, which prevents diarrhea, and thus the body’s ability to rid itself of toxic substances.” br> Source-Newswise SRM...
Cannabis Chemicals May Alleviate Post-Eating Stomach Cramps
...d the effects of dronabinol and placebo on colonic motility
and sensation in healthy adults. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota conducted a double-blind, parallel-group study of 52 volunteers who were randomly assigned placebo or a single dose of dronabinol, a synthetic THC and a naturally-o...
Antidepressants linked to infertility in men
...s, said: 'The patients had normal sperm counts and motility
before medication. On the medication they have severe deterioration of both. The same patients going on and off medication had the same pattern. It shows a strong association.' Common side effects of the drugs are impotence and delayed ejaculation....
Good News for Infertile Men
... this study is a confirmation that sperm count and motility
can be significantly increased by varicocele repair....
Want a Baby? No Hot Baths Please !
...n by a statistically significant increase in sperm motility
among responders, from a mean of 12 percent at the start of the study to 34 percent post-intervention. Of the six patients who did not see an increase in sperm count or motility, tobacco use emerged as a possible differentiating factor. Five of tho...
Immune Substance in Semen may Help Determine Male Fertility
...earchers noted that their count had decreased, and motility
impaired. Dr. Al-Abed wonders whether MIF can work as a form of male contraceptive, if it has a role in infertility. MIF is a key player of the immune system that has also been linked to many autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, such as diabet...
Research in the Origin of Microtubules
...hat this subset of microtubules may influence cell motility
by facilitating the transport of proteins needed for movement to the cell front. "This new microtubule subset that we discovered directly connects the Golgi to the cell front, so it would be very logical if these microtubules act as ‘tracks' for th...