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Depression in men reduces couple's chances of getting pregnant by 60 per cent

Study also found that taking certain kinds of antidepressants may raise risks that a woman would miscarry.

21 May 2018 1:56 PM

Taurine deficiency could make men infertile, says study

Scientists claim a lack of the vital amino acid deforms sperm.

12 May 2018 12:59 PM

Now, a male contraceptive sans side effects

Condoms and surgical vasectomy are the only safe forms of birth control currently available for men.

21 Apr 2018 4:32 PM

Now, a male contraceptive pill without side effects

Currently, condoms and surgical vasectomy are the only safe forms of birth control currently available for men.

21 Apr 2018 9:46 AM

NASA sends human sperm to space to see if astronauts can conceive in space

Carried on Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, sperm will be used for experiments to see how space, low gravity affect male sex cells.

12 Apr 2018 1:58 PM


Sperm facials help get rid of spots, claims sex blogger

Blogger from Nigeria, Angela Nwosu, wrote that she tried the bizarre beauty facial and she is now converted.

16 Mar 2018 8:52 PM

How infertility treatment has left sperm science behind

Without understanding the biology of how normal sperm work, we can’t possibly understand how they don’t work, or how to correct the problem.

13 Mar 2018 9:53 AM

Stress changes a man's sperm raising risk of depression and PTSD in children

The body releases three hormones when under stress which send it into fight or flight mode.

19 Feb 2018 5:17 PM

Infertility not just a 'woman's problem'

The basic test to determine male infertility is semen analysis.

18 Jan 2018 7:56 PM

New sperm-sorting device could improve IVF success

Microfluidic device uses a field of three-dimensional posts that create an obstacle course for the swimming sperm cells.

04 Jan 2018 9:24 PM


Scientists create hybrid sperm that may help combat cervical cancer

Scientists found they have exploited swimming power of sperms to ferry a cancer drug directly to a cervical tumour in lab tests.

26 Dec 2017 8:46 AM

Watching excessive TV reduces sperm count, says study

According to researchers, watching excess TV is attributable to eating high calorie junk food and laziness.

22 Dec 2017 1:32 PM

Semen quality linked to air pollution fine particles, says study

Particulate matter contains many toxic chemicals which have demonstrated harmful to semen quality in laboratory and animal studies.

12 Dec 2017 7:42 AM

Study sees link between pollution and sperm size, some sceptical

The team stressed the link was merely "observational", which means they cannot definitively state that air pollution was the cause.

22 Nov 2017 10:10 AM

Fertilization is not random, say scientists

Study is in sharp contrast to scientists portraying sperm as active fighters battling their way towards a passive egg.

18 Nov 2017 1:33 PM


This vitamin might lead to better live rates in pregnant women!

A new study has discovered a strong link between Vitamin D and live birth rates in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatment (ART).

15 Nov 2017 3:14 PM

Here's how alcohol affects a man's fertility

According to research, both men and women should cut out booze if they want to conceive.

09 Nov 2017 9:49 AM

Excess weight causes low sperm count and quality

Efforts focusing on male weight loss before conception are warranted for couples seeking infertility treatment.

22 Sep 2017 6:00 PM

Marijuana makes sperm mellow as well

According to study, marijuana makes men feel lazy and chilled out, an effect that goes on to include their sperm as well.

02 Sep 2017 9:05 PM

Sperm cells are created in the lab offering hopes of cure from infertility

Scientists create stem cells from ear tissue that become fully functional sperm cells on introduction to mice testes.

18 Aug 2017 1:19 PM