Smart Asset, January 15, 2016
According to the CDC’s 2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, 12% of American women of reproductive age (that’s 7.3 million women), or their husbands or partners, had sought fertility treatment services in their lifetime.
Uro Today, April 12, 2016
It is estimated that over 73 million couples globally are infertile. Almost half involve a male factor. Standard semen analysis diagnoses only about half of these cases. A new test of sperm function adds important complementary information to the traditional testing model, and may become a new standard of care.
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ, April 4, 2016; PRNewswire — Androvia LifeSciences, a biotechnology company engineering solutions for the advancement of male fertility, today announced that data related to the company’s proprietary technology, the Cap-Score™ Sperm Function Test, will be presented at the American Urological Association (AUA) 2016 Annual Meeting, to be held May 6 – 10 in San Diego, California.
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ, April 4, 2016; PRNewswire — Androvia LifeSciences, focused on male fertility, today reported results of four new studies that use its proprietary technology to quantify the ability of sperm to fertilize. The Cap-ScoreTM Sperm Function Test offers a ranking where the fertilizing ability of a semen sample is compared to that from a population of fertile men and could potentially have implications for the management of human infertility.
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ, March 16, 2016; PRNewswire — Androvia LifeSciences, a biotechnology company engineering solutions for the advancement of male fertility, today announced that data related to the company’s proprietary technology, the Cap-Score™ Sperm Function Test, will be presented in an oral session at the 41st Annual Conference of the American Society of Andrology (ASA), to be held April 2 – 5, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Three additional studies related to the Cap-Score Sperm Function Test will be presented in poster sessions.
Male Fertility Doc, January 27, 2016
Coming soon, a company named Androvia will be releasing a new test that assesses the fertilizing ability of a man’s sperm. Prior to fertilization, an individual sperm must complete three tasks: “capacitation”, “hyperactivation” and the “acrosome reaction”. Androvia uses technology that identifies the ability of sperm to undergo capacitation.
The Guardian, December 23, 2015
A nine-year-old boy with a brain tumour has become the first person in the UK to have testicular tissue frozen in the hope that he can have children later in life.
Huffington Post, December 14, 2015
A new – and admittedly, small – research study from the Harvard School of Public Health found a difference in the fertilization rates of sperm between men who consumed more processed meats such as bacon, sausage and canned meat and those that did not.
NBC News, December 9, 2015
Dr. Alex Travis and a team at Cornell University have created the first test-tube puppies with the goal of removing disease-causing genes and perhaps to someday help save endangered animal species.
Science 2.0, June 24, 2015
A new study links male infertility to the body’s autoimmune reaction.