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Deleterious effects of obesity upon the hormonal and molecular mechanisms controlling spermatogenesis and male fertility

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Worldwide obesity rates have nearly doubled since 1980 and currently over 10% of the population is obese. In 2008, over 1.4 billion adults aged 20 years and older had a body mass index or BMI above a healthy weight and of these, over 200 million men and nearly 300 million women were obese. While obesity can have many ramifications upon adult life, one growing area of concern is that of reproductive capacity. Obesity affects male infertility by influencing the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal ax...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.3109/14647273.2015.1070438

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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Davidson, LM
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Human Fertility Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
184-193
Publication date:
2015-07-24
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EISSN:
1742-8149
ISSN:
1464-7273
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uuid:71a941ca-a899-4571-8ce0-2955665bf7f2
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535296
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pubs:535296
Paper number:
3

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