Rudi Ansbacher

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Twenty male marathon athletes were evaluated by hormonal profiles, psychologic testing, anthropomorphic indices, and semen evaluations. Although total testosterone (T) was significantly decreased in 14 of 20 subjects, free testosterone (FT) was within the normal range in the majority. Ninety percent of subjects (18 of 20) had normal semen analyses. Running(More)
OBJECTIVES To review the clinical evidence available for the treatment of menopausal symptoms with alternative and complementary medicine. METHODS The MEDLINE, PREMEDLINE and COCHRANE electronic databases for the years 1980-2002 were searched for articles concerning soy products, black cohosh, dong quai, acupuncture, ginseng and evening primrose oil.(More)
Fourteen men were studied over a period of 10 years before and after bilateral was ligation. Seven men (50%) continued to have demonstrable circulating sperm-agglutinating antibodies, and one man had persistent sperm-immobilizing antibodies at a low titer of 1:2. None of the 10 ejaculates submitted contained spermatozoa or antibody activity, although two of(More)
The effect of short-term progesterone (P) treatment in vitro on decidual prolactin (dPRL) production by human endometrium was investigated. Cultures prepared from proliferative endometrium received medium containing P for 3 hours, 1 day, or 3 days. The culture medium was then changed daily for 7 to 14 days, and the amounts of dPRL in the spent medium were(More)
  • R Ansbacher
  • American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • 2001
In the next decade many women will turn to the medical community for advice on maintaining or improving health after menopause. Estrogen replacement therapy, with or without progestins, alleviates menopausal symptoms, prevents or manages osteoporosis, and reduces the increased cardiovascular disease risk that results from estrogen deficiency caused by(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of electroejaculation in combination with assisted reproductive technology (ART). DESIGN Case series. SETTING University fertility program. PATIENT(S) One hundred twenty-one consecutive couples seeking treatment of anejaculatory infertility. INTERVENTION(S) Electroejaculation with IUI, or gamete intrafallopian(More)
Current Food and Drug Administration guidelines for assessing the differences in bioavailability between generic oral contraceptives and brand-name products are inadequate to ensure therapeutic equivalence. The guidelines do not take into account those women who may have blood levels of active ingredients well outside the range of acceptability. Due to the(More)