Association of obstructive sleep apnea with risk of male infertility

January 21, 2021

What The Study Did:
A large health insurance database in Taiwan was used to investigate whether obstructive sleep apnea is a risk factor in male infertility and if treatment for sleep apnea is associated with risk.

Authors:
Ping-Ying Chang, M.D., Ph.D., and Wu-Chien Chien, Ph.D., of the National Defense Medical Center in Taipei, Taiwan, are the corresponding authors.

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