This blog will cover areas related to medical therapy, surgical procedures and also current news in the field. I hope you find the information present to be relevant to your interests and of some help in accomplishing your goals.
Male Fertility & Vasectomy Informational Videos
Is There a Better Technique to Wash Sperm For IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination) or IVF? The Answer May Be “Microfluidics”
Oct 15, 2018
Only 5% of the volume of the “raw” ejaculate is composed of sperm. The remainder comes from secretions made by the prostate,…
Is Vasectomy associated with an increased risk of Prostate Cancer?
Aug 29, 2018
A 2014 report from the Journal of Clinical Oncology by Mucci et al states there might be a very small increase in…
Some things to know about Prostate Cancer Risk and Screening.
Aug 17, 2018
The United States has been witness to a dramatic decline in mortality from prostate cancer over the past three decades. Although there…
Yes there are bacteria in your testicles and Yes, Those bacteria are different in the testes of Fertile vs. Infertile Men
Jul 16, 2018
A technique called Polymerase chain reaction or PCR was used to amplify specifically bacterial DNA from testis tissue specimens. This is a technique that allow identification of even cellular amounts of specific DNA…
Essure, a Procedure for Female Birth Control, Gets New Restrictions From the FDA.
Jun 20, 2018
The FDA continues to monitor the safety of Essure. Women considering permanent birth control should make fully informed decisions by getting information…
Does Sleep Deprivation Hurt Male Fertility? You Betcha, But too much sleep may be harmful as well.
May 16, 2018
Do you get enough sleep? Does your partner? Increasing demands of work may be shortening the duration of your sleep. So may…
Can Male Sexual Abstinence Have an Effect on the Results of In Vitro Fertilization
Apr 17, 2018
IVF with ICSI has offered a path to pregnancy for hundreds of thousands of couples around the globe. The procedure combines standard…
Natural Cycle App: Great Idea, not so great results. Vasectomy still rules when it comes to reliability
Mar 13, 2018
Smart phones are everywhere and their applications are ubiquitous. There’s an app for almost everything. Why not an app for birth control?…
The ‘YO’ sperm home test is here and it looks good!
Feb 07, 2018
I have previously written about home sperm tests previously including this one which previously was not ready for distribution. It was a…
On Cancer and Fertility Preservation
Jan 19, 2018
One small part of the domain of fertility care pertains to preservation of fertility in the setting of malignancy. I have treated…