Sperm DNA damage is a leading cause of male infertility
Healthy sperm DNA improves the chances of a successful pregnancy
Sperm DNA damage reduces the chances of natural pregnancy
Sperm DNA damage reduces the likelihood of success of both IVF and ICSI
High levels of sperm damage can more than double the risk of miscarriage
Good quality sperm increases the likelihood of the development of a healthy baby
The most accurate fertility tests available for men over and above semen analysis.
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For too long men have been relegated to the side-lines of fertility treatment. Dr John Sullivan, Senior Registrar in Urology, St James’ Hospital Dublin and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, joins us to explore what advances are needed to provide equality of care for men and women wanting to start a family.
Professor Barratt is a global leader in male fertility and was appointed to the editorial board of the World Health Organization for the development of a new Semen Analysis manual. He recently published the global WHO guidelines for semen reference ranges and will discuss why a global approach is needed to address the policy, research and social challenges of male reproductive health.
Dr Lamb is an investigator in the fields of urology, male infertility, steroid hormone action, prostate cancer and genitourinary birth defects. She joins Examen to discuss how male fertility has changed in recent years.