Fertility information

Azoospermia: wrong diagnosis

Last week, we received a couple struggling with fertility problems. Doctors had already attempted to retrieve spermatozoa directly from the epididimys  (PESA) because they could not find any spermatozoa in his sperm. Unfortunately, it did not work. Spermatozoa would then have to be looked for by testicular

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The Conseil du statut de la femme du Québec meets Nasci!

Dre Massicotte and I have recently been interviewed for an article in « La Gazette des femmes » which is the journal of the Conseil du statut de la femme du Québec. In this article, we discuss about the mission of Nasci and the importance of realizing an early and

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Observing the acrosome reaction during a spermogram : what a luck!

This week, as I was performing a fertility spermogram and a strict morphology evaluation, I was lucky enough to catch an acrosome reaction « on the fly »! This is a privilege granted only to those who observe tens of thousands of spermatozoa each year and I thought it

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Infertility : a word we should not use

Hello! Here is a link to our first article for the Motherforlife.com website. For the time being, it is only available in French but a translation should be available anytime soon. We hope you will enjoy it. Click here to read the article. Thank you! Dr Mathieu

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Fertility clinic: the journey

Fertility clinics are able to do little miracles. But the journey is difficult and success is obviously not 100% guaranteed. Radio Canada has recently followed a couple with fertility problems through the steps they have undertaken at the fertility clinic. Ovarian stimulation, punction of the oocytes, production

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Antisperm antibodies : detection is now available from Nasci

Nasci Biologie Médicale is proud to announce that antisperm antibodies detection is now part of its service offer. Indeed, more and more doctors involved into reduced fertility diagnosis and treatments require that an antisperm antibodies detection assay be performed from the very beginning of the investigation addressing

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Fertility spermogram : why do we have to run? (Part 3)

Fertility spermogram : why do we have to run? (Part 1) Fertility spermogram : why do we have to run? (Part 2) In the first two parts of this serie of articles, we explained that a clinical evaluation like a fertility spermogram requires reference values to be

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Fertility spermogram : why do we have to run? (Part 2)

Fertility spermogram : why do we have to run? (Part 1) In the first part of this article concerning fertility spermogram you were able to understand that in order to obtain spermogram results that can be compared to reference values, the spermogram has to be executed in

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Fertility spermogram: the importance of morphology evaluation

Sperm morphology is evaluated during a fertility spermogram and today, I wish to explain to you a bit more why it is so. First, you need to know that even if an analysis called « fertility spermogram » is offered by many laboratories, all these analyses are

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Fertility spemogram, why do we have to run? (Part 1)

Today’s article will discuss about fertility spermograms. Many patients who visit us for their fertility spermogram ask about why it is so important to bring their sample to the laboratory so quickly. During the fertility spermogram analysis, each result has to be compared to what would be

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Research

Nasci Biologie Médicale Inc. is actively conducting several research projects on human fertility. Because of that, our laboratory is constantly seeking sperm donors in order to continuously improve the analyses offered and to develop new ones for the future. If you are interested in helping future clients and contributing to the success of our business, please contact us by clicking ici