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A new type of male contraceptive could be created thanks to the discovery of a key gene essential for sperm development. This could lead to alternatives to the conventional male contraceptives which rely on the production of hormones, such as testerone.
The first study using cultivation independent sequencing of the microorganisms in the adolescent male urinary tract has revealed that the composition of microbial communities colonizing the penis in young men depends upon their circumcision status and patterns of sexual activity.
Infections are known to cause cancer, and in males, sexually transmitted infections may contribute to the development of prostate cancer.
A new analysis led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that circumcision before a male's first sexual intercourse may help protect against prostate cancer.
A new study published Monday in the journal Cancer finds that circumcised men may have a slightly lower risk of developing prostate cancer than those who still have their foreskin.
It had long been assumed that the human sperm cell’s mission in life ended once it had transferred its freight of parental DNA to the egg.
The perfect male birth control contraceptive would be cheap, reliable, and reversible. It would have few side effects and would be long lasting.
Is there a simple, inexpensive, reversible male contraceptive coming to a clinic near you soon? A quick visit to a doctor’s office may soon be all that is needed for males to do their part for contraception.
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...
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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