Dr Ángela Llaneza is incredibly passionate about her work and loves having a job that truly motivates her, day in, day out. She discovered her interest in medicine just a year or two before she had to choose what to study at university. Whilst she does have relatives who are doctors, she had not really shown […]
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Mistaking ovarian follicles for oocytes is one of the most common errors made by patients.
During ovarian stimulation, whether this is for regulating ovulation for insemination or for in vitro fertilisation, patients are administered different types of medicines depending on each case. However, there is one common aim: predicting and causing ovulation. This can be just once for patients attempting managed sexual intercourse and […]
Instituto Bernabeu has managed to determine which genes cause recurrent pregnancy loss and implantation failure. The findings are the result of four years of research and the clinic’s commitment to helping patients who suffer from infertility issues of this kind. These problems are incredibly frustrating for the people who suffer from them. The findings have opened up […]
Celiac disease is an intolerance to gluten, a
plant-based protein found in cereals such as wheat, spelt, Kamut and so on1 2.
The World Health Organization (WHO) classes Celiac disease as a chronic illness that occurs in people who are genetically predisposed to it. It consists of inflammatory reactions in the mucous of the small intestine following intake of […]
Vaccinations are essential for good health at all times, but they are particularly important during conception and pregnancy, both from the point of view of protecting the mother and from the point of view of protecting the foetus and newborn child since immunity can be achieved through the placenta.
Women are at a heightened risk of infections […]
An increasing number of couples have issues having a child naturally. It is currently estimated that in 50% of all cases, the reason for infertility is poor semen quality.
The causes can be immunological, genetic or anatomical factors but there are also external factors that we can, to some extent, control. Highlighting the main common reasons for poor semen […]
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 the embryo stage, humans need the number of chromosomes to be normal in order for them to develop correctly. If […]
Use of the intracytoplasmic spermatozoa injection (ICSI) technique began in the 1990s. It has been successfully used to resolve most severe cases of male sterility. Here is some information about when we use the ICSI technique:
1. Male Sterility:
Oligozoospermia and criptozoospermia: a severe decrease in the number of spermatozoa.Asthenozoospermia: a severe decrease in […]
What is vaginal
A number of microorganisms consisting of bacteria, viruses and fungi co-habit in the vagina meaning that this area of the body is not sterile. These microorganisms are what are known as vaginal flora. They are essential for balancing our organism’s homeostasis and they protect us from other microorganisms that could cause illnesses.
Lactobacillus is the […]
The World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that a man has hypospermia when the semen sample he produces when he ejaculates is below 1.5 mL. A semen analysis needs to be performed in order to obtain a diagnosis. This test measures different semen parameters such as the volume of the ejaculate, the number of spermatozoa, sperm mobility and so on.
In order […]