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Unhealthy lifestyle does not affect sperm quality: Study


June 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Lifestyle advice given by doctors to men diagnosed with infertility should be radically overhauled, says latest research. Current guidelines warn infertile men about the dangers of ... Read more...

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Scientists succeed in growing sperm in lab dish


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) For the first time in the world, researchers have grown mouse sperm from a few cells in a lab potentially paving the way for infertile men ... Read more...

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Infertile men face heart disease risk


September 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Men unable to procreate are more likely to die of heart disease than those with children, a study says.Researchers tracking a sample of infertile men for ... Read more...

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First sperm cells grown in lab raise hopes for infertile men


March 24th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yokohama, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is really going to be very happy news for many men that had been considered infertile. Report has it that the first sperm has successfully been ... Read more...

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Hope for infertile men as scientists grow test-tube sperm


March 24th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Japanese scientists have accomplished a feat thought to be impossible - for the first time, they have produced fertile mammalian sperm in a test tube.The technique holds significant ... Read more...

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Key to male potency may lie in bones


February 20th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) The skeleton may be the key to fertility in male mice through a hormone released by it known as osteocalcin, a study suggests, and this could well be ... Read more...

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Male fertility is in the bones, shows mice study


February 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has discovered that the skeleton acts as a regulator of fertility in male mice through a hormone released by bone-osteocalcin.Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, ... Read more...

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Scientists discover male infertility gene


October 1st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists from the Pasteur Institute in France and University College London have discovered the gene that causes infertility in men.Mutations of the NR5A1 gene were found in a ... Read more...

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Maths lays bare sperms’ swimming secrets


July 31st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 31 (ANI): Why do sperm cells move like tiny, surface-seeking missiles? Well, scientists in the UK may have now found a solution to this long time mystery of human fertility. ... Read more...

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Drinking too much cola reduces sperm count?


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Men who drink a litre of cola every day could be harming their sperm count, according to a new Danish study. On an average, these men's sperm counts ... Read more...

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Young infertile men more prone to have prostate cancer


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A new study has revealed that young men who are infertile are at two-fold risk of developing prostate cancer in later life. The study involving more than 20,000 men ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists discover male infertility gene


February 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University's School of Medicine have identified a male infertility gene.The discovery of the gene involved with sperm development could lead to new ... Read more...

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Indian wonder herb can treat male infertility


August 15th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Infertile men can be treated effectively with extracts obtained from seeds of Mucuna pruriens, a plant popularly known as velvet bean, a new study has found.Scientists ... Read more...

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Lock and key mechanism behind human fertility revealed


August 4th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Researchers at Leeds and Bradford have discovered a unique 'DNA signature' in human sperm, which may act as a key that unlocks an egg's fertility and triggers new ... Read more...

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Scientist uncover the secret life of sperm


August 2nd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Discovering a lock-and-key mechanism between sperm and egg cells, scientists may have moved a step further towards sparing infertile couples the pain, anguish and expense of fruitless IVF ... Read more...

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‘Raman spectroscopy’ can to pick healthiest sperm for improved IVF treatment


February 26th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): In a bid to revolutionise in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, Brit scientists have developed a new technology, called Raman spectroscopy, to find sperm with healthy, intact DNA for ... Read more...

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Infertile men at tripled testicular cancer risk


February 24th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Men who are infertile are nearly three times more likely to develop testicular cancer than those who are fertile, says a new study.According to the report in ... Read more...

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Minimally invasive treatment gives male fertility a boost


July 23rd, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Bonn in Germany have found that a minimally invasive treatment for a common cause of male infertility can significantly improve a couple''s ... Read more...

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Minimally invasive treatment improves male fertility


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) A minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins that causes male infertility, can improve a couple's chances of pregnancy, according to a new study. "Venous embolization, a simple treatment ... Read more...

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Scientists urge more careful sperm selection for IVF procedure


July 9th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): US researchers have warned that carelessness during sperm selection for the intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) procedure, where a single sperm is injected into an egg to fertilise ... Read more...

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Stem cells from human teeth offer new hope for infertile men


July 9th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Brazilian researchers say that stem cells from human teeth seem to grow into sperm when injected into the testes of mice.Irina Kerkis of the Butantan Institute, ... Read more...

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New IVF technique doubles infertile men’’s chance of fatherhood


July 7th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Researchers from Italy have shown that infertile men can more than double their chances of fatherhood with a new IVF technique called intra-cytoplasmic morphologically-selected sperm injection (IMSI). The ... Read more...

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Painters, decorators likely to have low sperm count


May 24th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by admin
London, May 24 (IANS) Painters and decorators are more likely to have low sperm counts, thanks to their frequent brush with glycol ethers, according to the latest research. Glycol ethers are widely ... Read more...

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Artificial human sperm could make men redundant: experts


April 7th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg (Germany), April 7 (DPA) Artificial human sperm could come to the aid of infertile men, according to a team of German scientists who have used lab-grown sperm to inseminate female mice. ... Read more...

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