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Role of oxidative stress in female reproduction
In a healthy body, ROS (reactive oxygen species) and antioxidants remain in balance. When the balance is disrupted towards an overabundance of ROS, oxidative stress (OS) occurs. OS influences theExpand
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Negative effects of increased sperm DNA damage in relation to seminal oxidative stress in men with idiopathic and male factor infertility.
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of increased sperm DNA damage in relation to seminal oxidative stress in men with idiopathic and male factor infertility. Prospective study. SETTINGS InfertilityExpand
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REVIEW ARTICLE: Clinical Relevance of Oxidative Stress in Male Factor Infertility: An Update
Male factor has been considered a major contributory factor to infertility. Along with the conventional causes for male infertility such as varicocele, cryptorchidism, infections, obstructiveExpand
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Oxidative stress and its implications in female infertility - a clinician's perspective.
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) have a role in the modulation of gamete quality and gamete interaction. Generation of ROS is inherent in spermatozoa and contaminating leukocytes. ROS influenceExpand
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Oxidative stress & male infertility.
The male factor is considered a major contributory factor to infertility. Apart from the conventional causes for male infertility such as varicocoele, cryptorchidism, infections, obstructive lesions,Expand
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Effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic waves (RF-EMW) from cellular phones on human ejaculated semen: an in vitro pilot study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate effects of cellular phone radiofrequency electromagnetic waves (RF-EMW) during talk mode on unprocessed (neat) ejaculated human semen. DESIGN Prospective pilot study. Expand
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Lifestyle factors and reproductive health: taking control of your fertility
Approximately 10 to 15% of couples are impacted by infertility. Recently, the pivotal role that lifestyle factors play in the development of infertility has generated a considerable amount ofExpand
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Effect of cell phone usage on semen analysis in men attending infertility clinic: an observational study.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of cell phone use on various markers of semen quality. DESIGN Observational study. SETTING Infertility clinic. PATIENT(S) Three hundred sixty-one menExpand
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Effect of cigarette smoking on levels of seminal oxidative stress in infertile men: a prospective study.
OBJECTIVE To investigate levels of seminal oxidative stress (OS) and sperm quality in a group of infertile men with a history of cigarette smoking. DESIGN A prospective clinical study. SETTINGExpand
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Cryopreservation and Thawing Is Associated with Varying Extent of Activation of Apoptotic Machinery in Subsets of Ejaculated Human Spermatozoa1
Abstract We investigated the impact of cryopreservation and thawing on levels of caspases-3, -8, and -9 activity, intact mitochondrial membrane potential (Δψm), and DNA fragmentation in humanExpand
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