Male factor

The International Journal of Molecular Science publishes IVF-Life’s Latest Research on Phospholipase C Zeta in Spermatozoa, Key in Tackling Male Infertility

IVF-Life professionals, in pursuit of representing another milestone in their constant commitment to science and development, have presented their latest study in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Phospholipase C Zeta in Human Spermatozoa: A Systematic Review on Current Development and Clinical Application. Through this publication that joins the scientific literature, the authors Alessandra Parrella (embryologist), Llanos Medrano, IVF-Life Alicante Laboratory Director, Jon Aizpurua, president of the group, and María José Gómez-Torres, head of the Human Fertility Department at the Universidad de Alicante, open up a new research avenue to identify and address male infertility. What is the Origin of

Male factor

IVF-Life and the Importance of Diagnosing the Male Factor

Contrary to popular belief, infertility and sterility diagnoses associated with the male are the cause of a large number of fertility treatments indicated by specialists in reproductive medicine. In fact, according to the latest National Activity Registry of the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF), 19.9% of in vitro fertilisation treatments with the patient’s own oocytes were carried out due to the male factor and 21.5% were linked to mixed causes, i.e., both male and female. At IVF-Life, as a clinic that approaches reproductive medicine in a global manner, we always advocate thoroughly studying all aspects that may be preventing the achievement

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Egg donation

Does exercise improve fertility?

Part of our duties as health professionals is to advocate for a healthy lifestyle and for exercise in general. Today we spoke to Dr. Alejandra García-Villalba, gynaecologist and fertility specialist at IVF-Life Alicante, about the impact of physical exercise on fertility.

male factor
Male factor

What is the male factor infertility?

The male factor infertility represents approximately 40% of all causes of infertility. The abnormal quality of the sperm affects practically half of the couples that present fertility issues. Since in these cases the chances of achieving a natural pregnancy are significantly reduced, the male factor must be meticulously evaluated. In this article, we want to get you in contact with the so-called ‘male factor’ in more detail: its causes, diagnosis and treatment.

Female factor

How to reduce the stress caused by fertility treatments?

Infertility can push you into a roller coaster of emotions. Feelings of guilt, shame, anger, helplessness and uncertainty can become a constant source of stress for patients. They try to understand why something seemingly easy and natural for some, can be a struggle for them. It is also hard when something so private and intimate like a pregnancy is turned into something medical.

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Female factor

Lifestyle before, during and after a Fertility Treatment

During a fertility treatment such as in vitro fertilisation – with your own eggs or with the help of a donor – patients go through a rollercoaster ride of emotions. In the hope of achieving pregnancy in the least number of attempts.  And bearing in mind that the success of a fertility treatment and, therefore, of the embryo’s implantation depends on many factors.

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