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Why Men Should Think About Their Biological Clock Too

The concept of the female biological clock is no secret. Seemingly everyone knows—and likes to remind women of a certain age (trust me) that the bell starts to toll towards the mid-thirties, gets louder and more urgent in the late thirties and early forties, and falls completely silent at menopause, around age 50. The male biological clock, on the other hand, is rarely mentioned, and why should it be? After all, Al Pacino had a baby at 83, Robert De Niro at 79, Mick Jagger at 73. It’s easy to... Read More

Microplastics in testicles may play a role in male infertility, study suggests

Multiple factors contribute to infertility, including environmental factors.Researchers are seeking to understand how various components of the environment impact male fertility.A recent study confirmed the presence of microplastics in dog and human testes. Further analysis of dog tissue suggests microplastics may impact sperm count and testis weight.Male infertility continues to be a worldwide problem, but it is not always clear what factors contribute to it.Due to increasing evidence that... Read More

Dr. Goldstein speaks with the Washington Post about the uptick in vasectomies following the overturn of Roe v. Wade

Tagged: In the Media
Men rush to get vasectomies after Roe rulingBy Meena VenkataramananJune 29, 2022 at 3:12 p.m. EDTA vasectomy is a form of permanent sterilization that prevents sperm from flowing through the vas deferens and combining with semen. The National Center for Health Statistics reported that in 2002, the main reasons women provided as to why they were relying on a vasectomy as a form of birth control is that they or their partners already had all the children they wanted. But from 2011 to 2015, other... Read More

COVID-19 and Fertility

Tagged: In the Media
As COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues, many have expressed concerns and questions about taking these vaccines for men & women trying to have a family.  Consulting with your physician is always important to personalize your medical decisions.For males, the benefits of vaccination and avoidance of COVID-19 illness that can substantially limit fertility (at least temporarily) is considered to far outweigh the temporary, limited risks of vaccination.  For more information, please visit: ... Read More

Dr. Goldstein interviewed on the use of Telemedicine for Inverse Magazine

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Dr. Marc Goldstein, the Matthew P. Hardy Distinguished Professor of Male Reproductive Medicine, and Urology, and Surgeon-in-Chief of Reproductive Medicine and Infertility speaks with Ali Pattillo of Inverse Magazine about the increasing use of Telemedicine in men's health."This is a whole new area, and they're sneaking in before there are any regulations," Goldstein says. Goldstein adds that, despite his own positive experience using telehealth in his practice, he and his colleagues are "... Read More

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