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The Effect of Polyphenols on Male Infertility

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 10 May 2022

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  • Guest Editor

    Stefania D'AngeloE-MailWebsite

    PhD, Department of Movement Sciences and Wellbeing, University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy

    Interests: Oxidative stress; Effect of polyphenols on health; Antioxidant action of phytochemicals; Health and wellness

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

I invite you to contribute to this special issue of the Journal of Men’s Health dedicated to polyphenol and male infertility.

Many environmental factors can cause infertility, such as nutritional deficiencies, oxidative stress caused by pesticides and industrial chemicals, tobacco smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and heat exposure to the testes, which can damage semen quality. Supplementation of exogenous antioxidants can improve sperm quality throughout life by reducing oxidative stress. Polyphenols represent a group of chemical substances that is common in plants and is structurally characterized by the presence of one or more phenol units. Polyphenols are one of the most abundant antioxidants in the human diet.


The focus of this special issue is to evaluate the effects of polyphenols and their possible mechanisms in semen motility and sperm concentration, and how their use as supplements can support the treatment of infertility, through their strong capability to neutralize reactive oxygen species, regulate DNA damage, and improve fertility.

Dr. Stefania D'Angelo

Guest Editor


Polyphenols; Male fertility; Spermatozoa; Oxidative stress; Pollution; Antioxidant; Diet

Manuscript Submission Information

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed by experts in the field. Rapid peer review and prompt editorial decisions will ensure that quality manuscripts are published on time. The manuscript has not already been published or submitted elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). If similar work has been published or submitted elsewhere, you must provide a copy of the submitted manuscript. You may not submit your manuscript elsewhere while it is under consideration at the Journal of Men's Health. All manuscripts undergo thorough double-blind peer-review. To check the suitability of the special issue for publishing your manuscript, please read the journal's aims and scope and read or download the guide for authors. You may also send a brief abstract of your work (about 100 words) to the Editorial Office at A guide for authors and other relevant information for manuscript submission is available on the Instructions for Authors page.

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All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Men's Health are assessed according to the journal standard editorial criteria. If accepted for publication, an Article Processing Charge of 1250 USD applies.

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