Oligozoospermia (also known as oligospermia), refers to semen with a low concentration of sperm and is a common finding in male infertility. Often semen with a decreased sperm concentration may also show significant abnormalities in sperm morphology and motility. In short, it is a low sperm count and may include problems with sperm movement and
Health care costs in the United States exceed $2 trillion per year, which represents more than 15% of our GDP. Most industrialized nations only spend about 10% of their GDP on health care. The US ranks 15th out of 19 nations with regard to preventable deaths. It is estimated that 115 per 100,000 people die
ALT stands for alanine aminotransferase; it is a substance that is released into the blood when liver cells are damaged. ALT levels in the serum will give you an idea if there is any liver cell damage occurring. A randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled, 5-treatment, parallel-group, inpatient, diet-controlled (meals provided), longitudinal study of 145 healthy adults, appearing
It is important to reconcile scientific research with natural health approaches. It is sometimes a difficult task. All of the medical journals sell ads to drug companies and it should be obvious that economics help to determine what appears in the journals. But occasional natural health gems appear; they are usually small studies that can
A study involving 104 adolescents was published in BMC Psychiatry (2012 May 9; 12(1):38). The subjects were receiving acute mental health treatment over a 16-month period. Researchers found a relationship between vitamin D deficiency and psychotic feat...