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Effect of the metabolic syndrome on male reproductive function: a case-controlled pilot study
The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a constellation of various risk factors. This study aimed to investigate the effect of MetS on testosterone and progesterone, and semen parameters, in a case-controlled pilot study. Male ...
Obesity is associated with increased seminal insulin and leptin alongside reduced fertility parameters in a controlled male cohort
(BioMed Central, 2014)
Obesity appears to be associated with male reproductive dysfunction and infertility, although this has been inconsistent and inconclusive. Insulin and leptin are known mediators and modulators of the hypothalamus-pituitary-testes ...
The impact of male overweight on semen quality and outcome of assisted reproduction
(Medknow Publications, 2014)
The impact of obesity on male reproductive health remains a contested topic as evidence is inconclusive and inconsistent. Even more debatable is the effect of male obesity in assisted reproduction. In the manuscript, ...
The impact of Covid-19 vaccines on male semen parameters: A retrospective cohort study
(University of the Western Cape, 2023)
The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 and the subsequent COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the development of adequate vaccines. Despite vaccines being demonstrated to be safe and effective for preventing severe disease and death, ...