Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Couples wishing to conceive a child but who are not able to achieve pregnancy despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least one year should consider medical investigation (fallopian tubes, sperm). In most cases, the reasons for infertility involve a variety of factors such as diseases, genetic disorders, increasing age,
Risks and side effects lurk in everyday life …
Whether it is about foodstuffs, body care products, cleaning agents or other everyday items, we are constantly exposed to various additives, emulsifiers, flavor enhancers, preserving agents, colorants, chemicals and many other harmful substances. Depending on their relevant substance class and quantity, these compounds may present a health hazard, can be irritant, poisonous and/or have a negative impact on our reproductive health.
Stress test for spermatozoa
Egg and sperm contribute equally to the successful development of the embryo. Nuclear vacuoles in the sperm head are associated with reduced natural fertility in men. Questions arise about what causes the nuclear vacuolization. Do we, as biologists, even promote the development of vacuoles in the laboratory without knowing?