Headlines in Reproductive Medicine
August 21, 2015
Dudes, let’s get personal for a minute. Protecting your most valuable bodily assets from the potentially harmful side effects of electromagnetic radiation is becoming more and more difficult in this digital day and age. In order to stay connected to your work, your dates, or your family, you’re constantly carrying around a cellphone in your pants pocket or balancing a laptop on your knee. But with recent studies suggesting a more concrete link between the radiation emitted by these devices and reduced fertility, it seems that the technology that should make you a more desirable mate is also stabbing you in the back. That’s why you need Wireless Armour, the underwear “that aims to protect male fertility against 99.9 percent of harmful electromagnetic radiation emitted by Wi-Fi devices including smartphones and laptops.”
August 03, 2015
Boston researchers have found that, among infertility patients having IVF, men’s poultry intake is related to better fertilization rates in IVF cycles with and without intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). However, men’s consumption of processed meat, like bacon, canned meat products, and sausages, was related to poorer fertilization rates in IVF. Processed meat intake had no effect on fertilization in cycles using ICSI.
February 23, 2015
The Fertility and Infertility Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), in partnership with the Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), intends to hold a scientific workshop on the relationship between fertility status and overall health in 2016.
January 29, 2015
As part of a Media partnership with touchENDOCRINOLOGY, ASRM members receive free eBook access to touchENDOCRINOLOGY ‘US Endocrinology’ Volume 10 Issue 2
January 15, 2015
This week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a new report,
Advancing Men’s Reproductive Health in the United States: Current Status
and Future Directions.
November 11, 2014
As part of a Media partnership with touchENDOCRINOLOGY, ASRM members receive free eBook access to touchENDOCRINOLOGY ‘European Endocrinology’ Volume 10 Issue 2
October 31, 2014
ASRM’s newest affiliate society, the Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists (SRBT), has developed a communication to its members about the Ebola virus.
October 20, 2014
Today, at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and Massachusetts General Hospital present their findings that the consumption fruits and vegetables with high levels of pesticide residue can affect sperm quality, while IVF fertilization rates are better for those men consuming more fruits and vegetables over all.
October 07, 2014
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at HHS has asked us to help provide information to the health care community on Ebola.
July 24, 2014
French researchers have demonstrated the deleterious effects lymphoma treatment can have on spermatogenesis and found that, in most patients, sperm production recovers within two years post-treatment.