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New Scientific Paper: Male Factor Intertility and Risk of Multiple Sclerosis: A Register-based Cohort Study

Nov 27, 2017

Clara Helene Glazer, PhD student at the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Bispebjerg hospital recently published a study in the Multiple Sclerosis Journal.

The aim of the study was to evaluate the association between male factor infertility and incident as well as prevalent multiple sclerosis based on information from all men whose partner had undergone fertility treatment in Denmark between 1994 to 2015. The study found an association between male factor infertility and multiple sclerosis which may be due to underlying common etiologies such as hypogonadism, shared genetics or an autoimmune component. Alternatively, the results could reflect the autonomic effects that multiple sclerosis may have on male reproductive health.

 

Read the scientific paper here

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