Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Urogenital infection as a possible cause of male infertility

In couples who have not been able to have children, male infertility is the cause in at least half of cases. In 6 to 10 percent, the cause is a urogenital infection. The risk of irreversible infertility associated with urogenital ...

Medical research

Male infertility research reveals how a new life begins

Research into a genetic mutation causing some men to be infertile shows that an important protein in the sperm that is a key component of the egg fertilization process, known as phospholipase C zeta (PLC-zeta), is ineffective ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Men have a lot to learn about their own fertility

The first large-scale study of its kind has revealed that Canadian men generally lack knowledge about the risk factors contributing to male infertility. Research led by Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz, head of psychosocial research ...

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