Space Travel Damages Sperm Cells

Space travel may damage sperm cells and cause infertility, according to a new study completed by researchers from the University of Kansas. For the study, male rats were placed in a situation that mimicked zero gravity. After being in these conditions, the rats still had a strong urge to mate, but they were unable to […]

Why Day 5 or 6 trophectoderm biopsy is preferred instead of Day 3 embryo biopsy for preimplantation genetic screening/preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGS/PGD)

In some cases, genetic screening and/or testing of embryos may be indicated. Genetic testing of an embryo requires embryo biopsy, a procedure which is performed by an experienced, skilled embryologist in order to obtain cells from an embryo that can be analyzed for preimplantation genetic screening/preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGS/PGD). The embryo’s cells can be sent […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Sperm Health

Austin Male Fertility Tests

While male infertility is not always preventable, there are things that men can do to protect the health of their sperm cells. Recent scientific studies in the field of male infertility provide quite a few simple suggestions for men interested in optimizing their fertility. Recommendations to get enough sleep, incorporate healthy foods like carrots and […]