Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that contains the genetic information used in the development and functioning of organisms and is present in all human cells except red blood cells. In the case of human […]
Is it advisable to have sexual intercourse after the embryo transfer?
One common question that is often asked after the embryo transfer is whether it is advisable to have sexual intercourse or not while you wait for the pregnancy to be confirmed. The fact is that during the […]
The postcoital test: what is it and how is it useful?
The postcoital test was originally conceived as a way to determine whether cervical factors caused sterility. As it has been demonstrated over the years that only in a very small percentage of patients are cervical […]
Oligoastenozoospermia and its treatment to achieve pregnancy
Oligoasthenozoospermia consists of a decrease in the concentration and percentage of motile spermatozoa in a sperm sample and is determined by means of a sperminogram or sperm analysis. The sperminogram is currently a basic tool […]
Hypogonadism; What is it, symptoms and treatment
What is hypogonadism? Hypogonadism is understood to be when the gonads (testicles in men and ovaries in women) produce low amounts of hormones or none at all or when the hypothalamus is incapable of producing …
Mumps, what is it? Parotitis, more commonly known as “mumps”, is a contagious viral disease that affects one or both parotid glands (major salivary glands) situated behind the ascending rami of the mandible. It is caused by the mumps […]
Genetic Incompatibility between the couple, does this exist?
It is thought that about 20% of the reproductive problems are genetic or chromosomal. That is why the genetic testing is now an essential part of the fertility study carried out on couples who come to our centre for help to […]
Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumour found in women and it is the main cause of death in women due to cancer in the world. Over the last few years, there has been an […]
How to be a parent after vasectomy?
Vasectomy acts as an obstructive azoospermia which means it achieves the absence of spermatozoa and spermatogenic cells in the sperm and urine after ejaculation, due to a bilateral obstruction of the seminal ducts. It is […]
Human beings have 46 chromosomes (23 pairs) and these chromosomes contain all the genes in the genome. Half of the 46 chromosomes come from our father and the other half come from our mother. Right from […]