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Men on crash diet may have poor seminal fluid quality

Studies reveal that aspiring fathers need not to go on crash diet.

21 Oct 2019 9:39 AM

Sperm production could be possible in transgender women

Study shows sperm production could be possible in transgender women.

06 Aug 2019 9:48 AM

Canada doctor’s license revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients

The 80-year-old doctor did not appear at the hearing, but through his lawyers pleaded no contest.

26 Jun 2019 1:49 PM

Sperm donor is child’s legal father, Australian court rules

It is unclear, given the specifics of this relationship, whether the case could set a precedent for future judgements.

19 Jun 2019 3:34 PM

Exposure to cannabis may alter genetic profile of sperms

As legal access to marijuana continues to expand scientists are studying effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in teens.

21 Dec 2018 11:36 AM

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Dietary, nutritional supplements may improve sperm quality

Infertility affects 15 percent of the world population and is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a global health problem.

27 Nov 2018 6:58 PM

Regular yoga practice can improve sperm DNA quality, says study

Adoption of yoga has shown to lower OS, reduce DNA fragmentation, and thus improve genomic integrity and normalise sperm transcripts.

19 Oct 2018 12:08 PM

Child abuse leaves 'molecular scars' in victims' DNA

Difference in methylation between those who had been abused and those who had not might one day be useful as a biomarker for investigators.

03 Oct 2018 8:01 PM

Men who don't eat enough protein have poorer sperm, likely to have obese children

Study says this is because of dietary imbalance of protein that affects quality of DNA that is being passed down from father to child.

30 Aug 2018 8:13 PM

Single woman, who longed to become mum, had baby girl with gay best friend

Kerry Allen and Ali Thomson gave birth to Lanah in May, after carrying out artificial insemination at home.

28 Aug 2018 5:16 PM

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Here’s the reason your penis is shaped like it is

Experts believe the penis evolved to become a ‘tool’ with a ridge to remove semen of love rivals.

15 Aug 2018 11:54 AM

Want to be a dad? Wear boxers, not skin-tight briefs

It is a simple measure to wear boxer shorts when there is uncertainty regarding fertility.

09 Aug 2018 2:10 PM

Loose underwear may be good for sperm production

Men who most frequently wear boxers have higher sperm concentrations, total sperm counts when compared with men who do not.

09 Aug 2018 9:09 AM

Key molecule identified that helps sperm locate egg cells

Eggs from marine invertebrates release a chemical factor that attracts sperm by a process called chemotaxis.

08 Aug 2018 10:24 AM

Molecule identified that helps sperm find egg cells

Sperm swims up to reach the egg, assisted by a pulsatile rise in calcium ion concentration in the sperm tail that controls its beating.

06 Aug 2018 7:04 PM

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Eating a handful of nuts daily improves fertility in men, says study

Nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, which are known to benefit sperm.

05 Jul 2018 2:03 PM

Antioxidant supplements do not improve sperm quality, says study

Antioxidants have long been used to treat male infertility as they are thought to reduce oxidative stress on sperm.

03 Jul 2018 6:39 PM

Daily yoga practice improves sperm quality: AIIMS study

This could be explained by increase in levels of certain chemicals which increase neuroplasticity.

11 Jun 2018 1:41 PM

Woman’s tongue gets ‘pregnant’ after eating squid sperm in raw calamari

Woman, from South Korea, was left with severe pain after squid injected sperm into tissues of her mouth and had to be rushed to hospital.

07 Jun 2018 4:18 PM

Doomed white rhino could save species from beyond grave

Scientists have made progress with rhino IVFs and in just few years have successfully harvested female eggs and fertilised them in labs.

26 May 2018 12:11 PM

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