Faculty of medicine participates in the 10th conference on men’s infertility at Nahrain University
Faculty of Medicine at University of Baghdad participated in the 10th conference held at the faculty of medicine, at Nahrain University with a paper entitled (induction poster) on exposure to fire in environment and infertility of men submitted by both assistant Prof. Dr. Hanan Loai al-Omari and Dr. Zainab Muthana al-Awad from the department of physiology. The study included the cases of (53) infertile men at Baghdad Educational Hospital. Samples of semen were examined to study the level of hormones (FSH – LH) in blood after exposure to fire. The researchers found that there were high levels of lead in the blood of these men as well as a negative correlation between the level of lead and their fertility.