Zika and Reproductive Health

zika virus and pregnancy

The Department of Health and Human Resources through the Centers of Disease control has issued a travel warning regarding the Zika virus to pregnant women and couples contemplating pregnancy to the Miami-Dade County areas of Florida. It is not clear how far Zika and reproductive health have been affected. Further, it remains unknown whether the mosquito […]

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Women Attempting Pregnancy Should Not Travel to Zika-Affected Areas

zika virus pregnancy

The CDC has announced that pregnant women and women attempting pregnancy should not travel to Zika-affected areas which includes South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean including Puerto Rico. Since the reports that the Zika virus can be sexually transmitted the CDC has also announced that pregnant women whose male sexual partners have recently […]

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Growing Sperm from Germ Cells

Scientists at the Institute of Reproductive Medicine in Munster, Germany recently reported on their ability to grow mouse sperm from germ cells.  For men with azoospermia (zero sperm), this technology may, in the future, permit germ cells from a man’s testicle to produce sperm for fertilization.  Currently men with no sperm in either the ejaculate […]

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