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2009-06-23 09:28:13

Joel Drevet and colleagues, at Clermont Universit©, France, have identified a protein that helps protect immature mouse sperm after they have been released into a region of the testis known as the epididymis, which is where they undergo maturation. Although male mice lacking this protein, Gpx5, had normal looking sperm and were equally as efficient as normal male mice at fertilizing female mice, an increased incidence of miscarriages and fetal developmental defects were observed when...

2009-06-11 07:07:00

SALT LAKE CITY, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Innovations has launched its new disposable circumcision device, the AccuCirc, to help clinicians provide precise, consistent and reliable circumcision outcomes. Touted as the only significant innovation in circumcision of the past 50 years, the AccuCirc utilizes revolutionary technology to protect the glans, ensure adequate hemostasis, and deliver the precise cut of the foreskin in a single actuation. The AccuCirc uses two innovative...

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2009-06-09 15:25:00

New research from Spain shows that men who eat healthier diets might also have healthier sperm."A healthy, well-balanced diet is not just important for preventing diseases like diabetes, high cholesterol, or hypertension, but it may be useful for preserving or improving your reproductive health too," Dr. Jaime Mendiola of the University of Murcia, the lead researcher on the study, told Reuters Health via e-mail.Mendiola and his team noted in the journal Fertility and Sterility that studies...

2009-06-02 09:52:49

Low antioxidant intake is associated with low reproductive capacity in semen. This is the finding of a new study carried out in two infertility centres in Alicante and Murcia, and which has been published online in the journal Fertility and Sterility."Our previous research study, published in March, showed that men who eat large amounts of meat and full fat dairy products have lower seminal quality than those who eat more fruit, vegetables and reduced fat dairy products. In this study, we...

2009-05-21 13:53:34

Police in Washington state said a suspect used his genitals as a puppet while standing over an air conditioner intake at an apartment complex. The police report of the incident said Timothy Wayne Martin, 44, of Auburn, Wash., was arrested after residents of the Arcadia Apartment Complex in Federal Way called police at about 10:30 a.m. May 13 and reported a man standing over an air conditioner intake wearing only an unbuttoned flannel shirt and was apparently manipulating his penis with a...

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2009-05-14 13:35:00

A new report has linked the use of chemicals found in food, cosmetics and cleaning products to an increased risk of birth defects, testicular cancer and infertility among unborn boys.Professor Richard Sharpe, a reproductive biologist of the Medical Research Council said the chemicals work to "feminize" male infants while still in the womb. The chemicals can block the male sex hormone testosterone, and even mimic the female hormone estrogen.Researchers point to birth defects seen on the penis,...

2009-04-27 09:23:00

LINTHICUM, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies presented at the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) show that adult circumcision reduces the risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the risk of coital injury -- without reducing pleasure or causing sexual dysfunction. The first study, by researchers in Australia, shows that the inner foreskin has the largest concentration of Langerhans' cells, which are the...

2009-04-27 07:02:25

Two studies presented at the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) show that adult circumcision reduces the risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the risk of coital injury - without reducing pleasure or causing sexual dysfunction. The first study, by researchers in Australia, shows that the inner foreskin has the largest concentration of Langerhans' cells, which are the initial cellular targets in the sexual transmission of HIV....

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2009-03-25 07:25:00

U.S. doctors have reported increases of up to 50 percent in vasectomy procedures since the economic crisis deepened in November, CNN News reported. "My staff came to me and said, what's happening? Why are we suddenly having an explosion in guys asking for vasectomies?" said Dr. J. Stephen Jones, the chairman of the Department of Regional Urology of Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute at the Cleveland, Ohio Clinic. Vasectomies, an outpatient surgery considered the cheapest form of...

2009-03-10 19:50:00

Dr. William Groff will perform a PPP laser procedure on The Doctors national show, Tuesday, March 10, 2009. Check local listings for airtime. SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Ltd., a global developer, manufacturer and seller of laser, light-based and radio-frequency devices for surgical, aesthetic, and ophthalmic applications, announced that its UltraPulse CO2 laser will be featured on The Doctors national television show on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 as part of a live...


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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