>Tag: fertility

Declining sperm count

By |2018-10-18T16:42:34+02:00October 18th, 2018|Blog|

Human zero sperm count in the next generation: Really? What are the facts? The aspect of declining sperm count has been debated over many decades and is very controversial. Recently Dr Haqgai Levine presented a paper at the 13th International Symposium on Spermatology in Stockholm that sperm numbers are declining and represent [...]

Questioning abstinence periods

By |2018-01-18T17:04:49+02:00January 18th, 2018|Blog|

Better sperm motility and kinematics after short vs. long ejaculatory abstinence It has long been observed that semen volume, sperm concentration and total sperm counts increase with increasing duration of abstinence; However, recent studies suggest that there is a paradoxical improvement of sperm motility and kinematic parameters with shorter abstinence periods. [...]

Home male fertility test – November 13th

By |2017-11-13T16:02:56+02:00November 13th, 2017|News|

Our company has initiated a collaboration with ExSeed Health to launch a device that allows, with Microptic technology, for easy sperm testing at home in just a few seconds. This state-of-the-art smartphone compatible device works with SCA software and will help give couples all over the world the ability to improve their [...]

Helping families grow and preserving species

By |2017-10-06T09:49:25+02:00July 6th, 2017|Blog|

Helping families grow and preserving species in danger of extinction Whenever friends ask me what I do for a living and I answer: “analyze sperm”, their first reaction is amusing. Some of them just smirk a little bit while others laugh loudly. However, when I go into detail about what we do [...]

Collaborating with Embryotools – June 8th

By |2017-10-06T12:07:49+02:00June 8th, 2017|News|

This year Microptic has started a collaboration with Embryotools, in order to develop sperm analysis in its lab and provide training on CASA system. The SCA® CASA System is now operational in this renowned laboratory, that by the moment is performing the assessment of motility. Thanks to this cooperation, attendees of Embryotools [...]

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