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THE INFLUENCE OF ENVIRONMENT AND LIFESTYLE ON HUMAN FERTILITY

  1. Erectile dysfunction is a common problem in males of couples experiencing pregnancy loss. Erectile dysfunction in males with couple infertile has been extensively investigated and found to be closely linked wi...

    Authors: Xiaowei Yu, Songling Zhang, Xiao Yuan Zhang and Qun Wang
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2023 21:11
  2. Steroidogenesis is a complex process of sequential enzymatic reactions affected by climate change. Animals respond to altered day length, the so-called photoperiod, with changes in physiology. The study aimed ...

    Authors: Eman Hassan, Shahinaz Magdy, Amany Attaallah, Eman Gaber, Omnia Mansour, Rehab A. Gomaa, Hala Odessy, Maria Augustyniak, Lamia M. El-Samad and Abeer El Wakil
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2022 20:158
  3. Infertile men with higher sexual dysfunction risk and increased psychological burden, were also associated with more inclined to timed intercourse. Decreased semen quality may have adverse effects on male sexu...

    Authors: Xiaowei Yu, Songling Zhang, Linjiao Chen, Xiao Yuan Zhang and Qun Wang
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2022 20:139
  4. Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), alopecia, low quality of life, and acne are considered as complications of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). We hypothesized that magnesium supplementation would yield benefici...

    Authors: Mahsima Jaripur, Hatav Ghasemi-Tehrani, Gholamreza Askari, Mahsa Gholizadeh-Moghaddam, Cain C. T. Clark and Mohammad Hossein Rouhani
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2022 20:110
  5. Normal motor activity of the fallopian tube is critical for human reproduction, and abnormal tubal activity may lead to ectopic pregnancy (EP) or infertility. Progesterone has an inhibitory effect on tubal con...

    Authors: Duo Zhang, Qian Zhu, Wei Xia, Chenfeng Zhu, Xiaoya Zhao, Yiqin Zhang, Chuqing He, Sifan Ji, Xiaocui Li and Jian Zhang
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2022 20:73
  6. Bisphenol-A (BPA) has been reported to be associated to female infertility. Indeed, BPA has been found to be more frequently detected in infertile women thus leading to hypothesize a possible effect of BPA on ...

    Authors: Claudia Pivonello, Giovanna Muscogiuri, Antonio Nardone, Francesco Garifalos, Donatella Paola Provvisiero, Nunzia Verde, Cristina de Angelis, Alessandro Conforti, Mariangela Piscopo, Renata Simona Auriemma, Annamaria Colao and Rosario Pivonello
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2020 18:22
  7. Considerable interest has been gathered on the relevant impact of preventable factors, including incorrect lifestyle and unhealthy habits, on female fertility. Smoking, alcohol and addictive drugs consumption ...

    Authors: Cristina de Angelis, Antonio Nardone, Francesco Garifalos, Claudia Pivonello, Andrea Sansone, Alessandro Conforti, Carla Di Dato, Felice Sirico, Carlo Alviggi, Andrea Isidori, Annamaria Colao and Rosario Pivonello
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2020 18:21
  8. Sexual health is strictly related with general health in both genders. In presence of a sexual dysfunction, the expert in sexual medicine aims to discover the specific weight of the physical and psychological ...

    Authors: Daniele Mollaioli, Giacomo Ciocca, Erika Limoncin, Stefania Di Sante, Giovanni Luca Gravina, Eleonora Carosa, Andrea Lenzi and Emmanuele Angelo Francesco Jannini
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2020 18:10
  9. Among the factors causing male infertility, one of the most debated is the exposure to environmental contaminants. Recently, the chemical compound Bisphenol A (BPA) has drawn attention from the reproductive sc...

    Authors: Federica Cariati, Nadja D’Uonno, Francesca Borrillo, Stefania Iervolino, Giacomo Galdiero and Rossella Tomaiuolo
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2019 17:6
  10. A mounting body of the literature suggests that environmental chemicals found in food and water could affect female reproduction. Many worldwide daily-used products have been shown to contain chemicals that co...

    Authors: Justin Rashtian, Diana E. Chavkin and Zaher Merhi
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2019 17:5
  11. Over the past two decades, public health has focused on the identification of environmental chemical factors that are able to adversely affect hormonal function, known as endocrine disruptors (EDs). EDs mimic ...

    Authors: Andrea Di Nisio and Carlo Foresta
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2019 17:4
  12. Air pollution is a cause of concern for human health. For instance, it is associated with an increased risk for cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory disorders. In vitro and in vivo studies suggested that air...

    Authors: Alessandro Conforti, Marika Mascia, Giuseppina Cioffi, Cristina De Angelis, Giuseppe Coppola, Pasquale De Rosa, Rosario Pivonello, Carlo Alviggi and Giuseppe De Placido
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:117
  13. Exposure to air pollution has been clearly associated with a range of adverse health effects, including reproductive toxicity. However, a limited amount of research has been conducted to examine the associatio...

    Authors: Joanna Jurewicz, Emila Dziewirska, Michał Radwan and Wojciech Hanke
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:109
  14. Hundreds of thousands of young women are diagnosed with cancer each year, and due to recent advances in screening programs, diagnostic methods and treatment options, survival rates have significantly improved....

    Authors: Roberto Marci, Maddalena Mallozzi, Luisa Di Benedetto, Mauro Schimberni, Stefano Mossa, Ilaria Soave, Stefano Palomba and Donatella Caserta
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:112
  15. During recent years, an increasing percentage of male infertility has to be attributed to an array of environmental, health and lifestyle factors. Male infertility is likely to be affected by the intense expos...

    Authors: Kavindra Kumar Kesari, Ashok Agarwal and Ralf Henkel
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:118
  16. There is growing evidence that lifestyle choices account for the overall quality of health and life (QoL) reflecting many potential lifestyle risks widely associated with alterations of the reproductive functi...

    Authors: Stefano Palomba, Jessica Daolio, Sara Romeo, Francesco Antonino Battaglia, Roberto Marci and Giovanni Battista La Sala
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:113
  17. Male infertility is a widespread condition among couples. In about 50% of cases, couple infertility is attributable to the male partner, mainly due to a failure in spermatogenesis. In recent times, the crucial...

    Authors: Alessandro Ilacqua, Giulia Izzo, Gian Pietro Emerenziani, Carlo Baldari and Antonio Aversa
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:115
  18. This article is a review that addresses the following topics, divided by paragraphs. The first paragraph investigates the effects of physical activity on ovarian function, analyzing in particular the changes c...

    Authors: Sandro La Vignera, Rosita A. Condorelli, Rossella Cannarella, Ylenia Duca and Aldo E. Calogero
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:108
  19. It is universally accepted that lifestyle interventions are the first step towards a good overall, reproductive and sexual health. Cessation of unhealthy habits, such as tobacco, alcohol and drug use, poor nut...

    Authors: Andrea Sansone, Massimiliano Sansone, Diana Vaamonde, Paolo Sgrò, Ciro Salzano, Francesco Romanelli, Andrea Lenzi and Luigi Di Luigi
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:114
  20. In recent decades, the decline in human fertility has become increasingly more worrying: while therapeutic interventions might help, they are vexing for the couple and often burdened with high failure rates an...

    Authors: Andrea Sansone, Carla Di Dato, Cristina de Angelis, Davide Menafra, Carlotta Pozza, Rosario Pivonello, Andrea Isidori and Daniele Gianfrilli
    Citation: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2018 16:3