Tag Archives: Male

CRISPR could lead to gene-editing fix for a form of male infertility

By Michael Le Page CRISPR might help fix a form of male infertilityDino Citraro/Moment Select/Getty Male mice with a mutation that prevented them producing any sperm have fathered offspring the natural way after a team in China fixed their infertility by CRISPR genome editing. The technique could one day help many infertile men around the… Read More »

What is male chlamydial urethritis?

Chlamydial urethritis is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the urethra. In males, the urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder through the penis to allow it to leave the body. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis causes. According to the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »

Male Infertility – Causes and Treatment

Infertility is a condition of the reproductive system that prevents or delays pregnancy. If a couple has been unsuccessful in efforts to conceive over the course of one full year, in spite of having correctly timed and unprotected intercourse, then the couple is diagnosed with infertility. Male infertility refers to the man’s inability to impregnate… Read More »