Reproductive Health Articles


  • A systematic review of Mancozeb as a reproductive and developmental hazard.

    The potential adverse reproductive and developmental effects of Mancozeb, especially in sensitive subpopulations, have not been fully reviewed for this widely used fungicide.

    To review the experimental and epidemiologic evidence for the association between exposure to Mancozeb and reproductive and developmental health outcomes using an adaptation of the National Toxicology Program's Office of Health Assessment and Translation (OHAT) systematic review framework.

    Published November 30, 2016
  • Association between Air Pollution and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: An Ecological Study.

    Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) is a prevalent medical condition; however, little is known about the effect of environmental factors. Therefore, we conducted surveys to examine the association between air pollution and the risk of BPH in South Korea between May 2010 and April 2013, yielding data for 1,734 men.

    Published October 29, 2015
  • Current Status and Clinical Studies of Oriental Herbs in Sexual Medicine in Korea.

    Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common diseases among aging men. Although previous studies have shown that type 5 phosphodiesterase inhibitors (PDE5-Is) are very effective for the treatment of ED, many researchers are currently attempting to identify therapeutic agents from natural sources with comparable or better effects than PDE5-Is.

    Published November 19, 2015
  • Male birthweight, semen quality and birth outcomes.

    What are the relations among birthweight (BW), semen parameters and birth outcomes in a population-based sample?

    BW is unrelated to semen parameters, which are in turn unrelated to birth outcomes.

    Published January 22, 2017
  • Pregnancy among mothers with spina bifida.

    Recognizing the importance of sexual and reproductive health to patients with spina bifida (SB), pediatric urologists have taken responsibility for initiating conversations regarding this topic with adolescent and young adult SB patients.

    Published October 1, 2017