Archive for September, 2008

Researchers Discover Male Infertility Gene

According to NewScientist, researchers at the University of Lyon have discovered a gene that is more common in men who have low sperm counts or sperm with poor mobility. The gene may trigger an increase in the production of a protien (TNF) that affects sperm production. Drugs that block this protein may be a potential treatment for appropriate types of infertility.

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New Research Supporting Acupuncture for Improving Fertility

Early results in a study at University of Virginia Health System show that acupuncture may help with women struggling with infertility due to polycistic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The study is currently looking for more women to participate.

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