Groundbreaking Treatment for CAH and TARTS Helps Tumor Removal and Sperm Retrieval Simultaneously

ESHRE Parviz Kavoussi & Shahryar Kavoussi

The doctors from Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine recently presented research at the 31st European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) meeting in Lisbon, Portugal. The research led to a new treatment algorithm for men with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) and bilateral testicular adrenal rest tumors (TARTs). These patients have overproduction of testosterone from […]

Study Suggests Solar Activity Affects Infant Survival and Women’s Fertility

Women's Fertility Solar Activity

A recent study in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B showed that individuals born in a solar maximum period (more ultraviolet radiation) had a 5.2 year shorter lifespan, on average, than those born in a solar minimum timeframe (less ultraviolet radiation). Furthermore, women with lower socioeconomic status who were born in a solar […]

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father's Day

At Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine we strive to help couples achieve their goals of becoming parents. With Father’s Day approaching, around the corner, we would like to honor the fathers who are raising their children every day and encourage those who are struggling to be fathers to keep hope, keep trying, and to seek […]

Chd5: A Key Protein in Male Fertility and Disease Protection

Austin Male Fertility Tests

A powerful protein known as Chd5 is critical to male fertility, according to a new study published in Nature Communications. The protein is vital to the production of healthy sperm that are capable of fertilizing an egg. Chd5 plays a major role in the regulation of chromatin remodeling, a crucial part of sperm development where […]