Male Fertility and Andrology
Male infertility represents a serious health problem that affects over five million Italians and is one of the causes of the low birth rate that occurs in our peninsula. According to a research conducted by the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine, one in three people in Italy are at risk of infertility.
Eating disorders, obesity, but also alcohol consumption, smoking, and environmental factors can lead to a reduction in the level of testosterone and affect the motility, shape, and concentration of spermatozoa, contributing to the reduction of the chances of pregnancy.
Gynaecology and Obstetrics
The hyaluronic acid is a glycosaminoglycan (GAG) consisting of the repetition of disaccharide units of d-glucuronic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine. It represents the main component of the extracellular matrix (ECM) , and it is a very large molecule with a molecular...
Inositol is a 6 carbon atoms cyclic polyalcohol. It was isolated for the first time from animal muscle by J.J. Scherer in 1850. Inositol is found in many foods, particularly in cereals, nuts, fruits, especially melons and oranges, It is not considered a vitamin...
Cocoa polyphenols are natural substances present in the cocoa powder obtained by the working of the Theobroma Cacao tree. Cocoa polyphenols are compounds known since ancient times for their properties, indeed cocoa plant has a very ancient history dated back to Maya...