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Table of contents

Volume 15, Issue 2 (Mar 2013)

Editorial | Opinion | Research Highlight | Review | Original Article |

FALLING SPERM COUNTS AND GLOBAL ESTROGEN POLLUTION: LESSONS LEARNED 20 YEARS ON
(Guest editors: Prof. David J Handelsman and Dr Trevor G Cooper)
The March 2013 special issue of Asian Journal of Andrology discusses the claim that falling sperm counts worldwide are due to global estrogen pollution, which, when published in 1992, raised the most public, fervent and durable controversy in the short history of Andrology. This special issue is provided in order to enable readers to arrive at their own conclusions. We warmly welcome further discussion and dialogue on this topic and any other controversial issues. Further background information on this important topic is available through the accompanying web focus which links to related articles from across Nature Publishing Group. Please see articles marked

Editorial
Falling sperm counts and global estrogenic pollution: what have we learned over 20 years?
David J Handelsman1 and Trevor G Cooper2
Asian J Androl 15: 159-161; 10.1038/aja.2013.8
Abstract | PDF [709]| Full Text@Pubmed Central
Opinion
Finland is following the trend-sperm quality in Finnish men
Helena E Virtanen, Sergey Sadov, Matti Vierula and Jorma Toppari
Asian J Androl 15: 162-164; 10.1038/aja.2012.142
Abstract | PDF [711]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
The silent spermatozoon: are man-made endocrine disruptors killing male fertility?
Bradley D Anawalt
Asian J Androl 15: 165-168; 10.1038/aja.2012.148
Abstract | PDF [756]| 中文摘要
Trends in global semen parameter values
Harry Fisch and Stephen R Braun
Asian J Androl 15: 169-173; 10.1038/aja.2012.143
Abstract | PDF [839]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Ignorance but not bliss: too little is known about the determinants of semen quality
WCL Ford
Asian J Androl 15: 174-178; 10.1038/aja.2012.158
Abstract | PDF [703]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Counting your sperm before they fertilize: are sperm counts really declining?
Alexander W Pastuszak1,2 and Dolores J Lamb1,2,3
Asian J Androl 15: 179-183; 10.1038/aja.2012.105
Abstract | PDF [1679]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Sperm crisis: what crisis?
Eberhard Nieschlag1 and Alexander Lerchl2
Asian J Androl 15: 184-186; 10.1038/aja.2012.90
Abstract | PDF [748]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Are sperm counts declining? Or did we just change our spectacles?
Pacey,Allan A
Asian J Androl 15: 187-190; 10.1038/aja.2012.165
Abstract | PDF [748]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Endocrine disruptors and falling sperm counts: lessons learned or not!
Stephen Safe1,2
Asian J Androl 15: 191-194; 10.1038/aja.2012.87
Abstract | PDF [748]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Misconceptions about falling sperm counts and fertility in Europe
Egbert R te Velde1,2 and Jens Peter Bonde3
Asian J Androl 15: 195-198; 10.1038/aja.2012.122
Abstract | PDF [704]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
On environmental threats to male infertility
Allen J Wilcox1 and Jens Peter E Bonde2
Asian J Androl 15: 199-200; 10.1038/aja.2012.153
Abstract | PDF [684]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Electromagnetic pollution: another risk factor for infertility, or a red herring?
Alexander Lerchl
Asian J Androl 15: 201-203; 10.1038/aja.2012.104
Abstract | PDF [735]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Falling sperm counts twenty years on: where are we now? FREE
R John Aitken
Asian J Androl 15: 204-207; 10.1038/aja.2012.167
Abstract | PDF [1707]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Editorial
Falling sperm counts and global oestrogenic pollution: postscript
Trevor G Cooper1 and David J Handelsman2
Asian J Androl 15: 208-211; 10.1038/aja.2013.17
Abstract | PDF [696]| Full Text@Pubmed Central
Research Highlight
Glutamate, a metabolic biomarker of aggressiveness and a potential therapeutic target for prostate cancer FREE
Shahriar Koochekpour
Asian J Androl 15: 212-213; 10.1038/aja.2012.145
Abstract | PDF [841]| Full Text@Pubmed Central
Hidden gems in the niche: a new approach to the study of spermatogonial stem cells FREE
Kate L Loveland1 and Eileen A McLaughlin2
Asian J Androl 15: 214-215; 10.1038/aja.2012.150
Abstract | PDF [670]| Full Text@Pubmed Central
Functional sperm produced after spermatogonial stem cell transplantation into rhesus FREE
Ellen Goossens1 and Herman Tournaye1,2
Asian J Androl 15: 216-217; 10.1038/aja.2012.155
Abstract | PDF [788]| Full Text@Pubmed Central
Opinion
Prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer: benefits for patients with highly aggressive prostate cancer
Hui-Jie Jia1,2, Yang Li1, Jin-Guo Wang1, Ling Zhang1, Hai-Tao Zhang3, Xue-Jian Zhao1 and Masaaki Kuwahara4
Asian J Androl 15: 218-220; 10.1038/aja.2012.130
Abstract | PDF [705]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Review
Does alcohol have any effect on male reproductive function? A review of literature
Sandro La Vignera1, Rosita A Condorelli1, Giancarlo Balercia2, Enzo Vicari1 and Aldo E Calogero1
Asian J Androl 15: 221-225; 10.1038/aja.2012.118
Abstract | PDF [1803]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Original Article
Prostate Disease
miR-21, miR-221 and miR-222 expression and prostate cancer recurrence among obese and non-obese cases
Ernest K Amankwah1, Evelyn Anegbe1, Hyun Park1, Julio Pow-Sang2, Ardeshir Hakam3 and Jong Y Park1
Asian J Androl 15: 226-230; 10.1038/aja.2012.160
Abstract | PDF [723]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
An elevated serum miR-141 level in patients with bone-metastatic prostate cancer is correlated with more bone lesions
Hai-Liang Zhang, Xiao-Jian Qin, Da-Long Cao, Yao Zhu, Xu-Dong Yao, Shi-Lin Zhang, Bo Dai and Ding-Wei Ye
Asian J Androl 15: 231-235; 10.1038/aja.2012.116
Abstract | PDF [781]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Detection rate of clinically insignificant prostate cancer increases with repeat prostate biopsies
Bumsoo Park1,2,3, Seong-Soo Jeon1,2, Sung-Ho Ju1, Byong-Chang Jeong1,2, Seong-Il Seo1,2, Hyun-Moo Lee1,2 and Han-Yong Choi1
Asian J Androl 15: 236-240; 10.1038/aja.2012.123
Abstract | PDF [780]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Perioperative complications of radical retropubic prostatectomy in patients with locally advanced prostate cancer: a comparison with clinically localized prostate cancer
Xu-Dong Yao1,*, Xiao-Jun Liu2,*, Shi-Lin Zhang1, Bo Dai1, Hai-Liang Zhang1 and Ding-Wei Ye1
Asian J Androl 15: 241-245; 10.1038/aja.2012.120
Abstract | PDF [750]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Incidence rate of prostate cancer in men treated for erectile dysfunction with phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors: retrospective analysis
Anthony H Chavez1, K Scott Coffield1, M Hasan Rajab2,3 and Chanhee Jo2
Asian J Androl 15: 246-248; 10.1038/aja.2012.162
Abstract | PDF [657]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Serum prostate-specific antigen as a predictor of prostate volume and lower urinary tract symptoms in a community-based cohort: a large-scale Korean screening study
Dong Soo Park1, Jong Jin Oh1,2, Jae Yup Hong1, Young Kwon Hong1, Don Kyung Choi1, In Hyuck Gong1, Jin Ho Hwang1 and Sung Won Kwon3,4
Asian J Androl 15: 249-253; 10.1038/aja.2012.132
Abstract | PDF [1009]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Tamsulosin alters levofloxacin pharmacokinetics in prostates derived from rats with acute bacterial prostatitis
Guo-Dong Qin1,*, Ming-Zhao Xiao1,*, Yuan-Da Zhou2, Jing Yang3, Hai-Xia He2, Yue He1 and Yang Zeng1
Asian J Androl 15: 254-260; 10.1038/aja.2012.134
Abstract | PDF [758]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Male Fertility
Brief maternal exposure of rats to the xenobiotics dibutyl phthalate or diethylstilbestrol alters adult-type Leydig cell development in male offspring
Richard Ivell1,2, Kee Heng1, Helen Nicholson3 and Ravinder Anand-Ivell2,4
Asian J Androl 15: 261-268; 10.1038/aja.2012.138
Abstract | PDF [910]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Role of TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) in the pathogenesis of varicocele-induced testicular dysfunction
Orcun Celik1, Omer Kutlu2, Merih Tekcan3, Ciler Celik-Ozenci3 and Ismail T Koksal1
Asian J Androl 15: 269-274; 10.1038/aja.2012.112
Abstract | PDF [765]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Male sexual function/ED
Corporoplasty with small soft axial prostheses (VIRILIS I?) and bovine pericardial graft (HYDRIX?) in Peyronie's disease
Alessandro Zucchi1, Mauro Silvani2 and Stefano Pecoraro3
Asian J Androl 15: 275-279; 10.1038/aja.2012.156
Abstract | PDF [937]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
Others
Exploration of functional health, mental well-being and cross-sex hormone use in a sample of Thai male-to-female transgendered persons (kathoeys)
Louis J Gooren1,2, Tanapong Sungkaew2 and Erik J Giltay3
Asian J Androl 15: 280-285; 10.1038/aja.2012.139
Abstract | PDF [934]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
The relationship between anogenital distance and the androgen receptor CAG repeat length
Michael L Eisenberg1, Tung-Chin Hsieh2, Alexander W Pastuszak2, Matthew G McIntyre2, Rustin C Walters2, Dolores J Lamb2 and Larry I Lipshultz2
Asian J Androl 15: 286-289; 10.1038/aja.2012.126
Abstract | PDF [1034]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
N-acetylcysteine protects against cadmium-induced germ cell apoptosis by inhibiting endoplasmic reticulum stress in testes
Yan-Li Ji*, Hua Wang*, Cheng Zhang, Ying Zhang, Mei Zhao, Yuan-Hua Chen and De-Xiang Xu
Asian J Androl 15: 290-296; 10.1038/aja.2012.129
Abstract | PDF [856]| Full Text@Pubmed Central| 中文摘要
 
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