Male Fertility: Can Masturbation Cause Low Sperm Count?

Find out how masturbation affects a man's sperm count and how it may affect fertility. ... read more »

Male Infertility Testing With SpermCheck Fertility Test

There is now a way to test for low sperm count in the privacy of one’s own home. A new product from Fairhaven Health, the SpermCheck Fertility Test, accurately confirms if a man has a normal sperm count. ... read more »

Infertility Guide: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

Your guide to infertility – learn about problems getting pregnant, diagnosis, and treatment. ... read more »

Cytokines Responsible for Infertility in Men with Metabolic Syndrome

Leucocytospermia is a condition where leucocytes affect male fertility, but men with metabolic syndrome may suffer infertility even if they do not suffer from leucocytospermia, according to researchers. ... read more »

How Infertile Men Can Cope With Father’s Day

For many men, Father’s Day is just another reminder of their struggles with infertility. Here are tips to help cope. ... read more »

Are Plastic Diapers to Blame for Increased Male Infertility?

About 13 years ago a study was published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood claiming plastic diapers increased testicular and scrotal temperature and could be a contributing factor in the rise of male infertility. ... read more »

Boxers vs. Briefs and Sperm Count

Could boxers or briefs really make a difference in a man's fertility? ... read more »

5 Most Common Myths about Male Infertility

Infertility among men is more common than you might think. And,while we read and hear an awful lot about female infertility and itscauses and treatments, we don't hear nearly as much about maleinfertility. ... read more »

Smoking and High Fat Diet May Increase Infertility in Men

Smoking and consuming high fat diets may be responsible for infertility in men, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Newcastle School of Environmental and Life Sciences. ... read more »

Men Without Children At Increased Risk of Heart Disease

Researchers recently revealed that having children decreases a man's risk of cardiovascular disease. ... read more »

Dad’s Biological Clock Just as Important as Mom’s

A major study that compared the psychiatric health and academicachievement of siblings gives strong support to the theory that dad'sbiological clock exists and may be just as important as mom's. ... read more »

Sperm Coating Could be the Cause of Male Infertility

A connection between the outer protein coating of sperm and male fertility has been found. A defective gene that inhibits the production of DEFB126, also known as the protein coating on sperm, has been found to effect fertility.  ... read more »

Occupational Causes of Decreased Male Fertility

There are occupational hazards that may lead to decreased male fertility, according to researchers from the University of Copenhagen, but research into these toxicants is inconsistent. ... read more »

Flame Retardant Associated with Decreased Semen Quality is Found in Urine Samples

Thirty years ago a flame retardant called chlorinated tris was usedon children's clothing. The flame retardant was removed from the market, but it continues to be used in polyurethane foam often found in officebuildings. ... read more »

Converting Skin Cells to Stem Cells to Create Viable Sperm

A team of research scientists at Stanford University was able to convert skin cells of infertile men into human sperm cells. ... read more »

Vasectomy Reversal Leads to Rare Identical Triplets

During his first marriage Chad Ross had two children, a boy and a girl, and thought his family was complete. He had a vasectomy. His newwife, Amanda, really wanted to have a baby of her own someday. ... read more »

Marijuana Can Deform Sperm, Contribute to Infertility

Samples from men who were 18 to 30 years old who had used marijuana in the three months before producing sperm samples were more likely to be of poor quality. ... read more »

SNPs in KIT and KITLG Genes Play a Role in Oligospermia

The signaling system between KIT and KITLG genes is important in sperm production, which means it could play an important role in infertility and impairment of sperm production. ... read more »

Garlic as a Potential Remedy for Male-Related Infertility

The show discussed several different experimental approaches to treating male infertility, but the one I found the most interesting was garlic. Could eating a lot of Italian food really be the solution to not conceiving? ... read more »

UK Gets DIY Sperm Count Test

Men in the United Kingdom can now turn to their local pharmacy to test their sperm count. Boots UK, a pharmacy chain numbering almost 2,500 retail outlets, just started carrying a do-it-yourself sperm count test. ... read more »

Overheated Car May Reduce Male Fertility

Heated car seats can decrease sperm counts. ... read more »

Overweight Men Are Less Fertile

Men with excess body weight are at increased risk of infertility. ... read more »

Antioxidants Affect Semen and Sperm Quality

Antixidants are good for sperm. The lower the antioxidant levels in the man's diet, the less potent their semen (or sperm) may be. ... read more »

Effects of Adolescent Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy on Fertility

Based on a recent study published in the European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, adolescent boys treated surgically for varicocele have a good chance of fertility in reproductive years. ... read more »

What is Infertility?

Infertility is defined as someone who can not get pregnant within a 12 month time period. ... read more »

Snowballs Fertility Pack Claims it Cools Family Jewels to Aid Fertility

Gentlemen, heat is your enemy. That's the message behind a new product said to enhance a man's fertility by cooling down the family jewelsto promote healthier sperm. ... read more »

Spermanalysis and Abstinence

How long should we keep abstinence before we do the sperm analysis count test? ... read more »

Infertility Treatment and Male Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers from the Institut de readaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montreal in Quebec wanted to find out just how effective assisted reproductive technology (ART) is for men with spinal cord injury (SCI). ... read more »

How Frequently are Males Evaluated for Infertility?

Women were once blamed for 100% of infertility problems, but science and medical research soon reported that both men and women were equally to blame. ... read more »

Galactosemia, Cryptorchidism and Low Semen Volume

There appears to be a direct correlation between galactosemia and male infertility, according to researchers from the Department of Clinical Genetics out of Maasstsricht University Medical Center. ... read more »

Large Nuclear Vacuoles, Semen Quality and Male Infertility

Researchers from the Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences for Research in Toyama, Japan recently published a study on the possible correlation between large nuclear vacuoles and male infertility. ... read more »

Male-mediated Infertility in Sons of Building Painters and Gardeners

A study completed by researchers in Denmark aimed to inspect a possible correlation between paternal job one year before birth and infertility of offspring. Participants in the study (offspring) were born between 1965 and 1984. ... read more »

Varicocele Repair for Infertility: What is the Evidence?

There is great controversy over varicocele repair and overall impact on pregnancy rate and fertility among men diagnosed infertile. ... read more »

Biotech Company Produces First Ever Complete Human Sperm in Lab

A biotech company based in France has recently announced their ability to grow human sperm cells in the lab, a breakthrough expected to help many couples overcome male-related infertility issues. ... read more »

Prostate Cancer, Sexuality and Infertility

The treatments currently used for patients with prostate cancer will affect overall sexuality and fertility. Different treatment options have different effects on overall health, sexuality and vitality, but all treatments affect fertility. ... read more »

How to Collect a Semen Sample

Collecting a semen sample is a necessary and common method for men who are testing their fertility, and there are special precautions that can be taken to make it easier to do it correctly. ... read more »

How to Increase Sperm Count

More than 40% of couples who are unable to have children are unable to do so because of problems with the man's sperm. Learn how to increase sperm count and factors that may contribute to a low sperm count. ... read more »

Male Fertility Testing: Sperm Analysis, Semen Analysis And Sperm Count

A sperm analysis or sperm count is necessary to evaluate the man's male fertility. Finding out about his fertility is the second most important thing to know when trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Sperm Leakage: Is It Normal for Semen to Leak Out of the Vagina?

Sperm leakage happens. Some women notice some discharge immediately after sex and think that sperm and semen leaking out of the vagina is the cause of infertility. Is it? ... read more »

Androgen: Male Hormones

Androgen, or androgenic hormones, is normally produced in both men and women though their presence is usually much higher in men. Increased levels of androgen may lead to fertility problems in both men and women. ... read more »

Male Fertility Infertility Tests - Sperm Count Sperm Semen Analysis

Finding out about his fertility is the second most important thing to test when trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Does One Testicle Affect Fertility?

Twelve years ago my husband had his right testicle removed following a sport-related accident when he was 14 years old. I am 24, and we have been TTC. Does having one testicle effect fertility? ... read more »

Postcoital Test - Abnormal

What could be the cause of an abnormal postcoital test? ... read more »

10 Ways to Improve the Sperm Count

You can improve the sperm count by following these 10 simple steps which include less sex and masturbation. ... read more »

What Causes Low Sperm Count?

Experts suggest that over half of all male infertility is due to a low sperm count. ... read more »

Scientists Insert Nanoparticles into Sperm to Better Understand Male Infertility

Researchers at Oxford University have developed a new way to insert special nanoparticles into sperm. This new technique could someday help doctors discover, diagnose and treat the underlying causes of infertility. ... read more »

Abnormal Sperm Morphology

One way to describe the shape of sperm is “sperm morphology.” It’s one of the three things a fertility specialist will be looking at when sperm is analyzed. ... read more »

Vasectomy: What Is It and Why Is It Done?

After a vasectomy, sperm cannot move out the testes. Vasectomy may be recommended for men who are certain that they wish to prevent future pregnancies. ... read more »

Male Infertility

Male infertility is responsible for about 50% of all infertility causes. ... read more »

Causes of Male Infertility

Male infertility affects about 50% of all infertile couples. In about 15-20% of couples it takes longer than one year of trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

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