male fertility

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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Gel soon to perk up male fertility


April 15th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Scientists have discovered chemical compounds that boost the swimming ability of sperm cells, opening the way for a new gel to help couples conceive naturally. Male ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Antioxidants boost sperm health


July 19th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) Antioxidants vitamin E and beta-carotene help maintain male fertility and offer the best protection against sperm damage. In a study of crickets, researchers found that a ... Read more...

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New male infertility test could ‘bring hope to millions’


June 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A groundbreaking new test for male infertility, which will save time, money and heartache for couples around the world, has been developed by Northern Ireland's Queen's ... Read more...

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Cell phone use can wreck male fertility


May 20th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Men -- particularly those wishing to become fathers -- risk wrecking their fertility if they don't curb their cell phone use. Researchers have found that while ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Radiation would nix sex in space: NASA


February 15th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Cosmic radiation hitting human bodies would nix sex in space, NASA scientists assert. Researchers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Ames Research Centre found that without ... Read more...

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Are Cell Phones Health Hazards? New Studies Indicate So


January 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a lot of controversy on the effects of cell phone usage on human body and health and the proponents and detractors of the ... Read more...

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Laptop Usage Leading To Male Infertility


November 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news that using laptops for prolonged hours and keeping it on the lap can make men infertile is nothing new. After using for a period ... Read more...

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‘Faithful men with healthy sex life live long’


November 8th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A healthy sex life makes men live longer, provided they remain faithful to their partners. Italian medical researchers carried out a series of studies and found that ... Read more...

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Eating a banana every 3 days ‘can improve male fertility’


October 11th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 11(ANI): A Singaporean urologist has claimed that eating a banana every three days can improve fertility in men, according to a report.According to Sin Chew Daily, the fruit can ... Read more...

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‘Go green’ with male herbal contraceptives


October 9th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Oct 9 (IANS) Men could soon be popping contraceptive pills made of plants if the results of experiments carried out at Rajasthan University are anything to go by.The zoology ... Read more...

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Are mobile phones really a health hazard?


October 6th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Could mobile phones be giving us brain cancer? Academic and toxicologist Devra Davis, who was in the group that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, says yes.According ... 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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‘The Couples’ Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant’


July 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new book has shed light on some pregnancy myths and offers tips to couples who want to get pregnant.'A Baby at Last!: The Couples' Complete Guide to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early-life exposure to BPA may harm testis function in adulthood


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new study conducted in animals has shown that exposure to environmental levels of the industrial chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, in the womb and early life may ... Read more...

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SpermCheck technology to let men test sperm count from home


June 19th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Men could soon be able to test their sperm count from the comfort and privacy of their homes, all thanks to a new technology from the University of ... Read more...

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Inbred sperm fertilise fewer eggs


June 16th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Males with genetically-related parents have been found to have sperm that fertilise fewer eggs when compared with non-inbred males, according to a latest research. Inbreeding is the reproduction from ... Read more...

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Inbred sperm fertilize fewer eggs


June 16th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Inbred male sperm fertilise fewer eggs when in competition with non-inbred males, found a new study by the University of East Anglia.Research into the breeding habits of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What to Expect Before You’re Expecting


June 4th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 4 (ANI): Do you really believe that the missionary position can increase your chances of getting pregnant? Well, women trying to conceive are often surrounded by such questions as there ... Read more...

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Sperm identification could improve male fertility


May 29th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a method to select sperm with the highest DNA integrity that is likely to improve male fertility. The method is comparable to that of the ... Read more...

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Test to identify ‘best’ sperm developed


May 29th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): A method to select sperm with the highest DNA integrity in a bid to improve male fertility has been created by Yale researchers.The method is comparable to that ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acid in diet can make men fertile


April 13th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) The introduction of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet may help in restoring fertility in males, a new study says. The three most nutritionally important omega-3 fatty acids ... Read more...

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Fatty fish may help treat male infertility


April 13th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Besides keeping the heart healthy, omega-3 fatty acids may also have implications for treating male infertility, say researchers.Fatty fish are a very good source of omega-3 fatty acids."In ... Read more...

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Danes take aim at chemicals in sex toys


April 13th, 2010 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 13 (DPA) The Danish government is planning action against potentially harmful chemicals in dildos and other sex toys made of plastic. In a written response to parliament, Environment Minster Karin Ellemann ... Read more...

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Fertility chip can accurately count sperm


February 17th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) A new fertility chip, developed by researchers, can accurately count sperm even at home. This is an important step towards the development of a compact device for reliable ... Read more...

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Home test for sperm count raises ethical concerns


February 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A new lab-on-the-chip technique, which could determine male fertility in few seconds, has raised ethical issues as researchers feel that diagnosis without professional advice could do more harm ... Read more...

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Coming soon, ‘the Pill’ for men


December 1st, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Manipulating testicular hormone levels can turn male fertility on and off, giving way to a new strategy for developing 'the pill' for men, say researchers.According to a research ... Read more...

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Stress exposure in the womb ‘affects male fertility’


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Exposure to stress in the womb might affect a man's fertility in later life, finds a new study.The research team from the University of Edinburgh and Medical Research ... Read more...

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Gene linked to male infertility identified


September 16th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Scientists from Virginia Commonwealth University have identified a gene that may contribute to male infertility.The research team hopes that the new findings would lead to new approaches to ... Read more...

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Male and female chromosomes do communicate with each other


September 11th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): Scientists in the University of Leicester's Department of Genetics have for the first time revealed that the male and female do truly communicate -at least at the fundamental ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Environmental contaminants affect fertility, weight in male newborns


June 16th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Environmental contaminants have led to an increase in birth weight and frequency of genital malformations in male newborns (e.g., un-descended testes) as well as a decrease in male ... Read more...

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Excessive laptop use can fry up your chances of becoming a dad


June 12th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Excessive laptop use may impact men's ability to become dads, says a new study."Laptops are becoming increasingly common among young men wired into to the latest technology," said ... Read more...

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Spraying DDT indoors to fight malaria may affect human health


May 5th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A review of recent studies on the link between DDT and human health has determined that the current practice of spraying the pesticide DDT indoors to fight malaria ... Read more...

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