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Gooseneck Barnacles Have The Biggest Penises
2013-01-16 19:20:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While some strive with “male enhancement” pills to increase the size of their manhood, they will never live up to the reputation of the barnacle, which have the largest penises relative to body size. Imagine a redwood tree, sitting on a small rock in a field, then you have the proper outlook on what the sea-dwelling creatures have on you. New research indicates that the well-endowed gooseneck barnacles are able to...

Secret To Fitness For Toad Sperm Is To Mate Frequently
2012-12-04 16:05:33

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna An increasing number of men suffer from fertility problems, especially in western society. The general belief is that many problems may be related to stress but it is possible that some of them may arise because men simply have intercourse too infrequently. This is the intriguing implication of recent research at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, that has just been published in the international online journal PLoS ONE. Fertility...

Variation In Sperm Length Is Not A Good Sign
2012-11-13 16:38:55

Brown University A new study published online in the journal Human Reproduction finds that the greater the inconsistency in the length of sperm, particularly in the tail (flagellum), the lower the concentration of sperm that can swim well. The finding offers fertility clinicians a potential new marker for fertility trouble that might trace back to how a patient´s sperm are being made. Perhaps variety is the very spice of life, but as a matter of producing human life, it could be...

2012-11-01 10:08:36

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cordoba links moderate physical activity in males with better hormone levels and sperm characteristics that favor reproduction compared to sedentary men. Semen quality at large has dropped in the last 50 years. Amongst other factors, this is due to exposure to external agents and alcohol and tobacco consumption. This decline in sperm properties has caused an increase in reproductive problems. Therefore, experts have studied the...

2012-10-17 22:29:53

The characteristic shape of a man's urine can help diagnose urinary problems Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that the characteristic shape of a man's urine stream could be used to help diagnose urinary problems. The research, published in PLOS One today (16 October) is the first study to analyze the specific pattern a man's urine makes and whether it could be used to detect prostate problems. Co-author Dr Martin Knight from Queen Mary's School of...

2012-08-21 21:55:22

Procedure linked to prevention of sexually transmitted infections and related cancers A team of disease experts and health economists at Johns Hopkins warns that steadily declining rates of U.S. infant male circumcision could add more than $4.4 billion in avoidable health care costs if rates over the next decade drop to levels now seen in Europe. In a report to be published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine online Aug. 20, the Johns Hopkins experts say the added...

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2012-08-21 17:24:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has shown that fewer Americans are opting to have their baby boys circumcised and, if this trend continues, our Nation could end up tacking on an additional $4.4 billion to our avoidable health care costs. Once a routine operation, many parents are choosing to leave their sons “al fresco” as the debate between “to snip or not to snip” wages on. "We find that each circumcision not performed will...

2012-08-03 23:00:08

Excitement for Promescent as the leading solution for premature ejaculation continues to build, with more than 200 physicians now recommending the product. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Considered by many physicians of sexual medicine as the leading solution for premature ejaculation, Absorption Pharmaceuticals' Promescent will be featured at the SMSNA/ISSM conference in Chicago, August 26-30. Initially introduced at the SMSNA conference in Las Vegas in November 2011,...

2012-07-31 13:46:31

Men with large waists urinate more frequently than their slimmer counterparts, according to research in the August issue of the urology journal BJUI. Researchers from Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, found that men with waists measuring 100cm plus reported up to three times more urinary problems than men with waists of 90cm or less. They also found that larger waist measurements were associated with a greater prevalence of high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease,...


Latest Male reproductive system Reference Libraries

Prostate
2013-03-04 15:21:55

The male prostate gland acts as an exocrine gland in the male reproductive system. It is a firm, partly muscular, chestnut sized gland near the neck of the urethra in males. Formation and Orientation The prostate is usually formed within the ninth week of the embryonic stage in reproductive development. The prostate can be separated into either “lobes” or “zones”. When looking at a prostate divided into zones, there are four distinct regions. The first zone is the Peripheral...

Testicles
2013-03-04 15:03:13

The testicles are the male reproductive organs that serve as a part of both the nervous and reproductive systems, acting as the ovaries’ counterpart. The testicles work to produce sperm and introduce chemicals such as testosterone. Formation and Orientation There are normally two testicles in the average male anatomy. These can be found in the protective sack called the scrotum. Two phases mark the growth of the testicles. During the embryonic stage, there is a possibility of this...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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