FNA Mapping: A Tool for the Trade

FNA Mapping: A Tool for the Trade

Do you have a favorite tool? Maybe a great cooking pot or utensil that really works for you. Possibly a shiny, worn and weathered but perfectly performing baseball glove, or a dinged and pockmarked surfboard that handles virtually every swell. Whether you’re a carpenter and fan of curly maple, or a car hobbyist who likes […]

Walking For Hope and Adding Heartbearts to Life

Walking For Hope and Adding Heartbearts to Life

Do you know what’s running through my mind when taking care of men every day? How about asset allocation, expense ratios, compound interest and amortization. Although not possessing a finance degree, I see myself as a financial planner of sorts… for heartbeats. Increasing the number of heartbeats that men have over a lifetime is my […]

Behind Every Egg is A Sperm

Behind Every Egg is A Sperm

It’s a tenet of American culture that if you try hard, you’ll succeed. Hard work pays off. The early bird gets the worm. No goal met without sweat. But, try telling this to sperm. It’s always been thought that the best looking, fastest moving sperm wins the egg. It’s why Woody Allen in Hannah and […]

Artificial Sperm Reinvented

Artificial Sperm Reinvented

Do you really know that the world isn’t flat? C’mon, tell the truth. In fact, debate raged on whether the earth is flat or spherical from the 8th century BC well into the second millennium (1520) AD, well over 2000 years! Magellan and scientific proof ended up nailing the truth. In the mystical words of […]

A Good Year for Sperm

A Good Year for Sperm

You know about what happened to oil prices last year. And you know about the Paris and San Bernardino shootings. There was also the marriage equality ruling by the Supreme Court and the Baltimore protests. All newsworthy by any measure. But did you know that it was also a big year for sperm? What’s in […]

A Trip to the White House

A Trip to the White House

It was a “seminal” event, and by The White House invitation. The topic? The future of men’s health. Why are men medically underserved in America? What cultural factors are at play that we can change? Who should be involved? Seeds of Change An impressive array of stakeholders was present for the dialogue. Hats off to the […]

How to Help Men Live Longer

How to Help Men Live Longer

He was desperate, despondent and depressed. Both his life and marriage were falling apart, literally unraveling right in front of him. He mustered the strength to reach out and seek help. And he was cured of his disease. Sounds like the “C” word, eh? Nope, he was cured of the “I” word: Infertility. Read it […]

Limericks on My Mind

Limericks on My Mind

I’ve written a lot of limericks in my day. That’s what one listener called them, although they could simply be poems. But not the strict iambic pentameter kind. Much more relaxed than that. They are written about people who move me in some way and they typically pour forth the night before they are read. […]

Are Men an Endangered Species?

Are Men an Endangered Species?

How come men don’t live as long as women? Is it because they do things like big wave surfing, base jumping in squirrel suits or highlining between buildings? Maybe we have a testosterone-fueled, Evil Knievel gene within us, right next to the air guitar and channel surfing genes, and are simply destined to break 433 bones, […]

What You Need To Know About Sperm Mapping From Its Inventor

What You Need To Know About Sperm Mapping From Its Inventor

Since Dr. Turek first described and published it in 1997, using FNA mapping to find sperm in infertile men with azoospermia has matured beautifully as a valuable, workhorse tool in the field.

Since Dr. Turek first described and published it in 1997, using FNA mapping to find sperm in infertile men with azoospermia has matured beautifully as a valuable, workhorse tool in the field.