‘Laptop use on laps can affect sperm count’

Indore :  If you’re a technology savvy and use to work by keeping your laptop on your lap, then stop this habit as soon as possible. Because the laptop heat can affect your sperm count and leads you to infertility.

This fact was revealed by renowned embryologist Dr Dinesh Jain while addressing media persons on Friday. He also revealed that now, the embryologists are working to develop the technique of uterus transplantation.

Dr Jain said “not only laptops but there are many factors which are affecting the sperm count and due to change in life style, the patients of infertility have been increasing continuously. People are going through a stressful life and busy in their work due to which most of the couple didn’t get time to meet each other.”

He also informed the media about the third conference of Academy of Clinical Embryologists (ACE) which will be held from August 8-10. Experts will share their experiences and case studies to increase knowledge and development during the conference.

The conference will have four workshops, several panel discussions and presentations on new technologies that can revolutionise the science of embryology and infertility.

Retired Justice of Rajasthan High Court VS Kokje and deputy director of ICMR Dr RS Sharma will inaugurate the conference.

“During the conference, 60 infertility specialists from various countries like Sweden, USA, Brazil, Israel, UK and India will share their experiences. The four workshops are on the topics of Mechanics of Manipulator and quality control in IVF lab, batch IVF practical aspect, vitrification practical aspect and conventional lVF, basics and troubleshooting.

The main attraction of the conference will be a lecture on uterus transplantation by Prof Mats Brannstrom, the pioneer in surgical technique who performed world’s first successful uterus transplantation. Also there will be an oration on genetics of male infertility by Dr K Thankaraj.

The ACE will also facilitate Dr B N Chakravarti with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his contribution to the field of embryology.

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