Latest Semen quality Stories
Researchers in France reported Sunday that couples have more difficulty conceiving when the man is over 40 years of age than if he is younger.
British scientists warn male painters exposed to glycol ethers they may be more likely to have poor semen quality.
Researchers found that, on average, the longer men used their cell phones daily, the lower their sperm count and the greater their percentage of abnormal sperm. The findings were published in the journal Fertility and Sterility.
Increasingly, researchers around the globe are also looking at toxic chemicals, many of them commonly used at home, as potential causes of these and other ailments that make it difficult or impossible for women to get pregnant.
Exposure to hot baths or hot tubs can lead to male infertility, but the effects can sometimes be reversible, according to a new study led by a University of California, San Francisco urologist.
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sperm declines in quality as men age, swimming more slowly and becoming more genetically defective, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.
Sperm declines in quality as men age, swimming more slowly and becoming more genetically defective, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.
New research has found that as men age, the quality of their sperm deteriorates, making it more likely they will have trouble becoming fathers and increasing the possibility of having a child with dwarfism.
Even though success rates in achieving pregnancy with frozen sperm are high, not many men take advantage of sperm preservation before they undergo cancer treatment that can make them sterile, Spanish investigators report.
LONDON (Reuters) - Toxic man-made industrial chemicals in the environment can damage sperm but do not seem to dramatically effect male fertility, scientists said on Thursday.
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