Sperm tales: Infertility issues

Male infertility affects one man in 20, contributes to half of all infertile relationships and accounts for 40% of assisted reproductive treatments (ART).

It represents a major health problem and carries a heavy burden, in terms of the psychosocial impact on the man and the couple, and the significant financial impact on the community.

Semen analysis is the most important laboratory investigation for men when assessing the infertile couple. Advances in IVF techniques, particularly intra-cytoplasmic sperm