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Infertility in relation with virus

...e researchers also analysed samples taken from the testicles of 48 men taking part in fertility treatment because their semen contained no sperm. Ten of these contained traces of AAV. It is possible that the presence of AAV may simply be a separate result of the underlying defect causing the subfertility....

Patients with testicular cancer dying through unfamiliarity

...r lives at risk because they fail to examine their testicles for signs of tumors and are embarrassed to consult their general practitioner if they feel a lump. //Authors from the Texas base their argument on a case study involving a young man who was involved in a car accident and suffered minor injuries. Fo...

Gestational Diabetes linked to Chromosomal defici

...s syndrome, which is marked by features like small testicles and later infertility. However, many males with an extra X are never even aware of it. In girls, the extra X is known as triple-X syndrome, but it, too, often creates no apparent problems. According to Moore and her colleagues, their findings suppor...

Mountain biking connected to infertility

...s have an increased risk for calcifications in the testicles and other problems, which may increase a man's risk for testicular cancer. Dr. Frauscher propose that men who mountain bike use a bike with a shock absorber as well as padded cushions and shorts to reduce the amount of trauma inflicted on the testic...

Reduced fertility in men who mountain bike

...alysts also fear that the continuous trauma to the testicles could cause vascular damage resulting in reduced ...er due to increased risk for calcifications in the testicles and other problems. These findings were indicated in the ultrasound images taken during the study. ...

Life After Testicular Cancer

...one testicle will develop it in the other. If both testicles are removed, they will have no hormonproduction and no possibility for fertility. With the new technique, doctors can remove the malignant tumor and still preserve and treat the remaining testicle. To prevent doing the severe procedure unnecessaril...

Treatment For Prostate Cancer Found To Increases Fracture Risk

Androgens, are produced mostly in the testicles and cause prostate cancer cells to grow. Lowering androgen levels can make prostate cancer // shrink or grow more slowly. However, hormone therapy will not cure the cancer and is often used when other treatments such as surgery or radiation are not g...

Testicular cancer identified

...overed that families of men who had cancer in both testicles were even more likely to have TGCT1. The discovery will also lead to a greater understanding of the biology and genetics of testicular cancer - which could help in the treatment of other cancers....

Malaria To Be Tackled By Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

...mperial College London added a gene that makes the testicles of the male mosquitoes fluorescent, allowing the scientists to distinguish and easily separate males from females. Professor Crisanti said...

The Falling Sperm Count In Men

...sticides : Pesticides have a toxic effect on the testicles and other sex glands according to a French study. ...ility. Other Factors: The temperature of the testicles is lower than the body temperature and any factor that increases the temperature can cause problems ...

Herbal Medicines with Animal, Human Body Parts! - Swami Ramdev Accused

...onted him with charges of using dried and powdered testicles of certain animals as a treatment for impotence. She had come to know about this illegal manufacture at Divya Yog Pharmacy, Rishikesh, Uttranchal, in June-July last year. To confirm her suspicion, she collected two medicine samples from the pharmac...

Male Contraceptive Pill Being Developed By Berlin Pharmaceutical

...tion being paid to the epididymis, the part of the testicles where the sperm ripen. "We have already identified a chemical candidate which can prevent this ripening process," says Habenicht. --Edited IANS...

Pluripotent ESC, To Serve As an Effective Therapy for Many Diseases

...ed the transformation of immature cells from men's testicles into powerful stem cells, which can later, differentiate into nerve, heart and bone cells. // Their work was presented at a meeting of stem cell researchers in Valencia, Spain. Gerd Hasenfuss of Georg-August-University in Goettingen, Germany and coll...

Mumps Outbreak Hits US As CDC Monitors Air Travelers

...like meningitis, encephalitis, inflammation of the testicles or ovaries, inflammation of the pancreas and permanent deafness. The CDC said that the infection is as contagious as the flu and can be transmitted by coughing or sneezing. It also said that it was monitoring two airline travelers who took nine fligh...

Vasectomy Vs Intra Vas Device – Check It Out

...each of the tubes, the vas deferens that links the testicles and the penis. The efficacy of this new device was measured in a pilot study involving 30 men, where it was found that the IVD was able to offset conception. Scientists now feel the need for detailed research into whether the method is reversible i...

Vaccines Effective in Preterm Babies too

...ause deafness, meningitis, painful swelling of the testicles or ovaries, and rarely, death. The rubella virus causes a rash, mild fever and arthritis, but in pregnant women, it can lead to a miscarriage or birth defects, according to the CDC. Source-Eurekalert PRI...

Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study

...he groins are encased in tight denim trousers, the testicles are pushed back and subjected to a higher temperat...known for a long time that anything that warms the testicles lowers the sperm count, but whether this translates into infertility is not clear," he said. "Most l...

Cause of Gender Differences in Blood Pressure, Kidney Damage Under Study

...n are more than just sex hormones. When she takes testicles out, for example, blood pressure and injury incidence drop some; when she takes ovaries out, blood pressure remains unchanged but kidney injury increases slightly. There are fundamental differences, I believe, in the physiology. They are going to ...

Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate

... surgery, male dogs and bitches ed by removing the testicles and uterus respectively. A good doctor can perform upto ten surgeries a day. Doctors undertaking such surgeries are provided with sterilized operation kits and syringe sets. After the operation and the post recovery period, the dogs are released...

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