- March 13, 2013
- Exercise and Conception
Fitness is clearly important for men and women’s health, but what about fitness' impact on fertility? Testosterone is believed to be an important factor in a man’s fertility. Low testosterone (total testosterone level of less than 300 ng/dl by the endocrine society definition) is very prevalent in infertile men. Forty-five percent of men with no sperm in the semen, without a blockage in the system transporting sperm, have low testosterone and 43% of men with low sperm counts have low testosterone levels.Read More
- September 19, 2012
- Specialist urologists should handle vasectomy reversal cases says 10-year study
Vasectomy reversals should be carried out by urology specialists with access to appropriate micro-surgical training and assisted reproductive technologies and not general urology surgeons, according to research published in the October issue of BJUI.Read More
The findings are based on a series of surveys carried out among consultant members of the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) over a ten-year period.
- August 30, 2012
- Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Motherhood is an experience that no one has to miss out on, even if biological factors are interfering. At Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine, the physicians are able to offer services of a state-of-the-art in vitro fertilization (IVF) lab called “Westlake IVF”, used for assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi explains what those technologies are and what steps to take when considering treatment by a fertility specialist.Read More
- May 22, 2012
- Gum Disease and Bedroom Bummer for Men
Living with erectile dysfunction, or impotence, can be a huge blow to a man's ego and, in some cases, his health. If doctors know who is at risk, they can take steps to stop erection problems.
Men with periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease, may have an increased risk of impotence.
- May 22, 2012
- Diabetes Linked to Low Testosterone
If you are a man with diabetes, you are twice as likely as other men to suffer from low testosterone. But does it work the other way around? Can low testosterone boost your risk for diabetes?
Low levels of testosterone may affect how a man's body reacts to insulin, a hormone that helps control levels of blood sugar.Read More
- April 27, 2012
- New Drug for Erectile Dysfunction
The medication Stendra (avanafil) has just been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat erectile dysfunction, the FDA announced today.Read More
Approximately 30 million men in the U.S. have difficulty getting or maintaining an erection, according to the FDA's release. This inability to have a satisfactory sex life can negatively impact a person's quality of life and personal relationships.
- January 28, 2012
- Maladies of Men Only
Men and women have much in common. But let's face it: there are some obviousRead More
differences between the sexes, especially when it comes to sexual health.
Just as women have their own set of distinct health issues, there are many health problems
that only concern men. Low testosterone and erectile dysfunction (impotence) are two prime
examples of men's sexual health problems.
- January 10, 2012
- Hypogonadism/Low sex drive/Low testosterone
Male infertility (the inability to reproduce) can be caused by a number of factors, including
varicoceles, or swollen veins in the scrotum. Now, it seems varicoceles may lead to
problems even more severe than infertility.
Varicoceles may disrupt a man's ability to produce testosterone - a hormone that is
extremely important for keeping men in good health. However, surgery can boost
testosterone levels in men suffering from the condition.
- October 25, 2011
- If Family Planning Ain't Broke, Don't Fix it
Standard Days Method family planning system has a loyal followingRead More
Remember the days when many companies weren't willing to employ married women because of the assumption they would just get pregnant?
Currently, women can seemingly have it all as long as some family planning is in place to accommodate both career and family dreams. A new study finds that women who follow the Standard Days Method for family planning are likely to continue the method because of it effectiveness.
- October 25, 2011
- Paternity Pops Testosterone
Testosterone levels lower when a newborn is in the houseRead More
Women's bodies obviously change physically in preparation for caring for newborns. Some men experience biological changes as well.
A new study from the Philippines indicates that men's testosterone level temporarily lowers upon arrival of a new baby. The median testosterone level drop for new fathers was 26 percent in the
daytime and 34 percent in the evening.
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