Handedness Score in Unexplained Infertility, a Contribution to the Debate on Neuronal Function in Fertility
Rifat Taner Aksoy, Mehmet Cinar, Aytekin Tokmak, Enis Ozkaya, Ali Irfan Guzel and Nafiye Yilmaz
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 27, 2018
An estimated 15% of couples remain childless after one year of unprotected intercourse, which represents approximately 140 million people worldwide. Despite proper diagnostic work-up and as our knowledge of the events involved in normal conception is still limited, we fail to determine the cause of infertility in nearly half of these cases. Sometimes abnormalities are likely to be present, but are not detected by conventional approaches....
Optimal Paradigms for Measuring Peak Serum Relaxin in Eumenorrheic, Active Females
Ellen Casey, Travis Anderson, Laurie Wideman, Frances F Shofer and Sandra J Shultz
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: August 25, 2018
Sex disparity in anterior cruciate ligament injury is multifactorial. Sex hormones, such as relaxin, may play a role in the increased risk of injury in female athletes. In order to fully investigate this relationship, optimal strategies for capturing serum relaxin concentration across the menstrual cycle must be determined. The aim of this study was to describe the variability in the timing and magnitude of relaxin concentration changes across the menstrual cycle. ...