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semen quality

Urology The measurable parameters of semen–eg, sperm concentration, total sperm count per ejaculate, % of motile sperm, number of abnormal and immature sperm
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Male infertility plays a significant role, and our aim is to explore the influence of environmental factors and health status on semen quality," which is a measure of a man's ability to achieve fertilization and is based on the number, shape, and movement ability of sperm.
The delicate balance between free radical production and antioxidant defense is considered to be an important determinant of boar semen quality and in particular its fertilising ability.
2012) reported no significant associations of plasma and semen PFOS and PFOA concentrations with reproductive hormones or select semen quality end points among 256 men attending infertility clinics; these authors did not consider either morphology or DNA fragmentation.
But it is interesting to note that men who didn't drink any alcohol at all also had reduced semen quality.
seed oil on abnormal semen quality in infertile men: A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial.
There was no interference with semen quality, testosterone levels or libido.
seed oil on abnormal semen quality in infertile men with abnormal semen quality are of interest.
The last chapter of this section (chapter 5) discusses the adverse effects of environmental factors and life style on semen quality.
Our data suggest that dietary carotenoids may have a positive impact on semen quality.
The report said that the frequency of sleep disturbances increased in the industrialised world during the past few decades, a period in which a decline in semen quality has also been reported.
Semen quality can be assessed after collection with an artificial vagina (requires ewe in season) or by the use of an Electro Ejaculator (this generally gives a poorer sample).
To a question, Prof Pasha said the UVAS had facility to check the quality of any semen, therefore it should be mandatory for the private sector to check their semen quality by the UVAS.