Treatment with follicle-stimulating hormone appears to improve sperm DNA fragmentation, thus increasing pregnancy rates in infertile males undergoing in-vitro fertilization, according to a study. Moreover, double strand breaks, as measured with γH2AX test, show potential for predicting reproductive outcome after the treatment.
Oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) appears to be a reliable method for predicting poor sperm quality, according to a study, suggesting that the measure may play an important role in the evaluation of male infertility.
Many patients prescribed antibiotics for suspected urinary tract infection (UTI) in the emergency department (ED) may not actually require them, according to a single-centre study from the UK presented at ECCMID 2019.
Homosexual men are more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction than their heterosexual counterparts, according to a recent meta-analysis. On the other hand, the opposite is true for premature ejaculation.
Overprescription of opioids after pelvic floor surgery and a provider education intervention have led to a substantial decrease in opioid prescribing without changing patient satisfaction with pain control, a recent study has found.