Hilde Herning

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There is still controversy as to how body mass index (BMI) affects male reproduction. We investigated how BMI is associated with semen quality and reproductive hormones in 166 men, including 38 severely obese men. Standard semen analysis and sperm DNA integrity analysis were performed, and blood samples were analysed for reproductive hormones. Adjusted for(More)
STUDY QUESTION Is anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) in seminal plasma and serum associated with sperm count and sperm motility? SUMMARY ANSWER AMH in seminal plasma is positively associated with sperm concentration, total sperm count, and progressive sperm motility, while no association was found between serum AMH levels and semen characteristics. WHAT IS(More)
High body mass index (BMI) is negatively associated with semen quality. In addition, the composition of fatty acids of spermatozoa has been shown to be important for their function. The aim of the study was to examine the association between BMI and the composition of spermatozoa fatty acids in men spanning a broad BMI range. We also analysed the relation(More)
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