Scientists to Develop New Infertility Test for Men


Scientists to Develop New Infertility Test for Men

With gradual increase in the field of science, new technologies are being developed that contribute a lot in solving complex tasks. Science has gained a lot of property in past many years whether it is field of engineering or medical science.

According to a new research, scientists in Toronto have identified two proteins that could help men in diagnosing the cause of their infertility. Currently, men have to undergo various surgical treatments in order to determine the cause of their infertility.

Toronto scientists have diagnosed two proteins, ECM1 and TEX101, which will help men in getting same information they now get after having been through biopsy. This study has been published by Dr. Keith Jarvi in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

It has been reported that 7% of men in Canada are suffering with infertility with one or the other reason. Some have low or no sperm production and other have blockage in their male reproductive tract.

Scientists said that they are trying their best to develop a test to evaluate the success of vasectomy. Scientists said that in this test, the two proteins in semen will actually help in finding out, whether man is suffering with obstructive or non-obstructive infertility.

Scientists said that this infertility test for men could be soon as easy as pregnancy tests for women.

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