ARTICLES RELATING TO SPERM

First bit of ejaculate contains more sperm

2015-05-29 12:13

A Spanish study has found that ejaculate is divided into two quite different phases, aimed at achieving two equally important actions in terms of reproduction.

Too much booze may harm your sperm

2014-10-03 11:41

Overdoing the drinks may mean under-doing your sperm count, a study suggests.

Infertile men might need 'sperm shield' boost

2014-08-14 15:03

Men who are infertile for no apparent reason may have something wrong with their germ-fighting 'sperm shield'.

How to boost the health of your sperm

2014-06-09 10:53

Many men have problems with their sperm. Here are a few things you can do to boost the health of yours.

Semen abnormalities linked to shorter lives

2014-05-19 15:16

Men with two or more abnormalities in their semen have a risk of death more than double that of men with healthy semen, researchers say.

Researchers discover how sperm and eggs 'hook up'

2014-04-17 11:56

Researchers said they have identified a protein on the egg cell's surface that interacts with another protein on the surface of a sperm cell, allowing the two cells to join.

Sperm substitution at fertility clinic

2014-01-14 14:23

The University of Utah is investigating a complaint that a convicted felon working at a fertility clinic replaced a customer's sperm with his own.

The best season for sperm

2013-03-11 09:12

Autumn is the time of year most associated with bumper crops of new babies, and that may be because human sperm are generally at their healthiest in winter and early spring.

How 'sticky' eggs capture sperm

2011-08-25 15:45

Scientists have uncovered exactly how a human egg captures an incoming sperm to begin the process of fertilization.

Mouse sperm can help human infertility?

2011-08-11 14:34

Researchers in Japan used embryonic stem cells to grow healthy mouse sperm, a development which could help treat human infertility.

 

Father's sperm may hold clues to autism risk

2015-05-13 13:12

The DNA in the sperm of fathers may hold clues about autism risk in offspring, leading to the belief that autism may be genetic.

Crazy facts about sperm and testicles

2014-10-02 12:24

Weird facts about male bits that will satisfy your curiosity.

Baby mice produced from frozen testicle tissue

2014-07-02 15:22

Scientists have for the first time used deep frozen testicle tissue from mice to produce live offspring, which gives hope to boys facing cancer treatment.

Stressed-out men might have weaker sperm

2014-06-02 16:08

Stressed-out men may have weak sperm and struggle to impregnate women.

Scientists identify chemicals that damage sperm

2014-05-13 12:03

Scientists have identified chemicals, present in food products, textiles, hygiene products, toys, cosmetics and plastic bottles that interfere with male fertility.

Is semen the secret to sexy skin?

2014-03-20 12:31

Apparently the benefits of semen stretch beyond human reproduction. This granny claims it is the key to eternally young skin.

Father's diet before conception affects offspring

2013-12-12 11:07

A study suggests that a father's diet before conception plays a crucial role in the health of his offspring.

Super-dad fathers 74 children

2011-10-18 11:22

One sperm donor’s sperm has been used in 74 successful procedures.

5 facts about sperm

2011-08-11 15:46

Want to know which insect has the longest sperm cells? Or are you curious about what's in your own sperm? Here are the crazy facts.

A mother after death?

2011-08-10 07:56

Who controls a dead person’s reproductive rights? The freezing of a dead woman’s eggs raises ethical questions.

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