Steroidogenesis decline is reported to be one of the mechanisms associated with obesity‐induced male factor subfertility/infertility.
We explored the possible preventive/therapeutic effects of orlistat (a medication prescribed for weight loss) on obesity‐induced steroidogenesis and spermatogenesis decline.
Materials and methods
Twenty‐four adult male Sprague Dawley rats...
Diabetes mellitus is one of the risk factors for male subfertility/infertility. Malaysian propolis is reported to decrease hyperglycaemia in diabetic state.
The present study investigated the protective effect of Malaysian propolis on diabetes‐induced subfertility/infertility. Additionally, its combined beneficial effects with metformin were investigated.
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