Tag Archives: COVID-19

COVID-19 alters levels of fertility-related proteins in men, study suggests

Many people who recover from COVID-19 experience long-term symptoms, such as brain fog or heart problems. Increasing evidence suggests that the virus can also impair fertility. Now, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology have analyzed protein levels in semen … Continue reading

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COVID infects male genital tract, study finds

Multiple tissues of the male genital tract can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in large animal models. The study, in SARS-CoV-2 infected-rhesus macaques, revealed the prostate, vasculature of testicles, penis and testicles were all infected … Continue reading

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COVID-19 infection, not the vaccine, may reduce male fertility

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t impact a couple’s chances of becoming pregnant—but skipping the shots and landing a coronavirus infection might reduce male fertility. Those are the findings in study in the American Journal of Epidemiology by researchers at the Boston University … Continue reading

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More reassurance that COVID-19 vaccination does not affect fertility or early pregnancy

Vaccination against COVID-19 did not affect fertility outcomes in patients undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF), according to a new study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, adding to the growing body of evidence providing reassurance that COVID-19 vaccination does not affect fertility. Investigators … Continue reading

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COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility, study finds

COVID-19 vaccination in either partner does not appear to affect fertility, according to new research led by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) investigators. Published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, the prospective study of couples trying to conceive found … Continue reading

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Updated podcast: Dr. Martinez talks about the Covid vaccine and pregnancy

Information is rapidly growing about the Covid-19 vaccine and how it relates to women who are pregnant or thinking of getting pregnant. Given this new knowledge, Dr. Alan Martinez has updated his earlier podcast discussion of the Covid vaccine and pregnancy, including … Continue reading

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AMA: COVID-19 vaccines don’t affect fertility

The evidence shows that COVID-19 vaccines are highly safe and effective at reducing the risk of severe disease, hospitalizations and death, according to an American Medical Association-produced column that dispels misinformation and has been posted by news outlets around the … Continue reading

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‘Absolutely no evidence’ vaccine affects fertility

In a recent interview with Fox News, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked point blank: Does the COVID-19 vaccine affect fertility? “The bottom line is there is absolutely no evidence that the vaccine has an impact on your fertility, whether you are a man … Continue reading

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British study debunks fears over COVID-19 vaccines

The proliferation of misinformation, especially on social media platforms, about COVID-19 vaccines’ harmful effect on the fertility of women has prompted a new study that found no evidence that these allegations were true. The study was conducted by the British … Continue reading

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New data should encourage pregnant women to get Covid vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its recommendations encouraging pregnant women to be vaccinated against Covid-19. The CDC noted that new data found no increase in the risk of miscarriage among women who were immunized during the first … Continue reading

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