Can the size of the testicular tubule reflect the best area of sperm production? Dr. Schlegel provides expert commentary on Practice Update, discussing the value of seminiferous tubules for predicting sperm retrieval: Read More
Can antioxidants improve male factor infertility? Dr. Schlegel was featured on Practice Update for expert commentary, discussing what research has suggested regarding the link between antioxidant intake and male infertility:
Is there a link between diet and male fertility? Dr. Peter Schlegel was featured on Practice Update for expert commentary, discussing what research has suggested about how food and lifestyle choices can impact sperm production and quality:
The New York Times reported on various responses to a recent study suggesting that sperm counts have been dropping for decades. Dr. Peter Schlegel, former Chairman of Weill Cornell Urology, is featured for commentary, noting that male infertility is not rising at an alarming rate.
Marc Goldstein, MD, is fond of saying, "I have a son and two granddaughters, but every time I get a call that one of my couples who I've treated is pregnant, it feels to me like it's one of my own. So, when anyone asks how many children I have, I tell them I have 5,000!"
On January 29, 2018, The Department of Urology hosted a symposium for patients on the newest treatment approaches for severe male infertility. This includes men with no sperm in the ejaculate (azoospermia) because of low sperm production as well as men with this condition of non-obstructive azoospermia that have failed attempts at testicular sperm retrieval (detection & removal of sperm from the testicle using microTESE.)
Dr. Peter Schlegel, former Chairman of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine, was featured in Newsweek, discussing the potential for a male birth control pill that would temporarily stop sperm production. Dr. Schlegel comments on recent research that lays a "genetic foundation for male birth control" in an animal study. He also explains some of the biological barriers that make the development of a male birth control pill a complex task: