Impact of genetic and egzogenous factors for fertility

Danielius Serapinas Abstract Summary Globally the increasing number of infertile couples makes scientists to study and analyse factors influencing fertility. The paper describes the genetic changes and external factors on male and female fertility. It was found that there are three main genetic causes determining  male infertility:  CFTR gene mutations leading to obstructive azoospermia, Y…

Teaching about fertility and natural family planning in the university setting

Cristina Lopez-del Burgo Abstract Summary Although natural family planning (NFP) methods promote mutual responsibility on fertility care and have very high effectiveness, NFP is not usually included in medical education. Therefore, many physicians have inaccurate knowledge or do not give information about these methods to couples. To improve this situation, NFP teaching was introduced at…