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Marijuana causes testicular cancer


September 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Using marijuana could have really damaging consequences as it causes testicular cancer, for instance, which only gets worse with time, a study says.The University of Southern ... Read more...

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Gene alteration turns male embryos into female, shows study


December 7th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Alteration of a single gene could turn some male embryos into female ones, according to a study that may help treat males who develop feminine appearance.The study will ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mechanism that may trigger degenerative disease discovered


June 26th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists say that a mechanism, which regulates stem-cell differentiation in mice testes, suggests a similar process that may trigger degenerative disease in humans.By manipulating STAT3 - a protein ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrasound could be used as a male contraceptive


May 12th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): University of North Carolina experts believe a blast of ultrasound to the testes can safely stop sperm production for six months.The boffins, in fact, are beginning to conduct ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why some chickens are half male and half female


March 11th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): A new study have solved a puzzle that has baffled scientists for centuries - why some birds appear to be male on one side of the body and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sterile male cancer survivors can now father kids


January 16th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Men rendered sterile by aggressive cancer therapy may still be able to father children, says a new study. Paul Turek, former professor at the University of California-San Francisco and ... 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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Scientists discover key to regulation of puberty


December 12th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Cukurova in Turkey have found the key in the brain that controls the onset of puberty. Scientists found ... Read more...

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Diabetes affects male fertility


July 10th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Diabetes has an adverse affect on mens reproduction function, says a new study.The study led by Dr. Con Mallidis from Queen''s University, Belfast, UK, has found ... Read more...

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Diabetes directly affects sperm quality, male fertility


July 9th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Researchers from Queen's University have shown that excess sugar in the blood directly affects sperm quality and consequently male fertility, overturning popular perceptions. The increasing number of youths ... Read more...

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New study shows ovaries age in a different way from testes


June 3rd, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A new study in mice has not only shown that reproductive organs age in a different way to other body tissues but also that ovaries age in ... Read more...

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