male fertility

Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring
Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring October 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother’s previous sexual partner – in flies at least. This confronting idea, known as telegony, dates back to ancient Greek times, ... Read More »

Male-female communication at conception shapes the health of offspring
Male-female communication at conception shapes the health of offspring February 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A father’s input is important for his child’s future health right from the moment of conception, with the quality of his seminal fluid playing a major and unique role in that process, according to new research from the University of ... Read More »

Infertility problems? Here are some eating tips to boost fertility
Infertility problems? Here are some eating tips to boost fertility November 2, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who watch their weight and closely follow a Mediterranean-style diet high in vegetables, vegetable oils, fish and beans may increase their chance of becoming pregnant, according to dietitians at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). “Establishing a healthy eating pattern ... Read More »

14 tips for boosting male fertility
14 tips for boosting male fertility March 26, 2013 (7 votes, average: 4.57 out of 5)

Conception can take time, but men can speed things up by boosting their fertility and improving the health of their sperm. If you and your partner are trying to get pregnant, here are 14 things you can do to increase ... Read More »

20 hours of TV a week almost halves sperm count
20 hours of TV a week almost halves sperm count February 16, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Healthy young men who watch TV for more than 20 hours a week have almost half the sperm count of men who watch very little TV, indicates a study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Conversely, men ... Read More »

Men with erection problems are three times more likely to have inflamed gums
Men with erection problems are three times more likely to have inflamed gums December 11, 2012 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Men in their thirties who had inflamed gums caused by severe periodontal disease were three times more likely to suffer from erection problems, according to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Turkish researchers compared 80 men aged ... Read More »

Sperm length variation is not a good sign
Sperm length variation is not a good sign November 19, 2012 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study published online in the journal Human Reproduction finds that the greater the inconsistency in the length of sperm, particularly in the tail (flagellum), the lower the concentration of sperm that can swim well. The finding offers fertility ... Read More »

Male fertility can be restored after cancer treatment
Male fertility can be restored after cancer treatment November 15, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An injection of banked sperm-producing stem cells can restore fertility to male primates who become sterile due to cancer drug side effects, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Magee-Womens Research Institute. In their animal ... Read More »

New insights into male fertility and contraception
New insights into male fertility and contraception October 26, 2012 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

New insights into swimming skills of sperm shed light on male infertility, which affects one in 20 men, and could provide a new avenue to the development of a male contraceptive pill. In a study published in the journal PLoS ... Read More »

“Kick-starting” male fertility
“Kick-starting” male fertility October 8, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Adding a missing protein to infertile human sperm can ‘kick-start’ its ability to fertilise an egg and dramatically increase the chances of a successful pregnancy, a team of University scientists have uncovered. The team from the School of Medicine first ... Read More »







 
 
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