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2014-06-13 08:22:13

RAMALLAH, Palestine, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palestine's first venture-backed gaming company, PinchPoint, is excited to announce the launch of "Spermania," an addictive, fun mobile game in which users race a sperm past acid pools, viruses, bacteria and other sperm to try to fertilize an egg. "Spermania" is available for free download on major App Stores - just in time for Father's Day. "Spermania" is based on the only race that really matters--the journey of a...

2014-06-10 23:16:57

Marijuana use may impact a couple's ability to have a baby. Only Dr. Lani Burkman's LifeCell Dx's Advanced Semen Analysis will give couples the detailed information about the sperm they will need to make informed decisions. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 LifeCell Dx’s founder, Chief Science Officer and Andrologist, Dr. Lani Burkman warns that the use of marijuana can impact fertility – the ability to produce a baby. Dr. Burkman is an internationally recognized...

Mobile Technology May Be Negatively Affecting Male Fertility
2014-06-10 12:58:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men with fertility problems may want to reevaluate what they keep in the pockets of their pants, especially if one of those items is a mobile phone. According to a new study in the Environment International journal, Radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) emitted by mobile phones can reduce sperm mobility and viability. In the study, researchers review data from participants at fertility clinics and research centers....

Size And Shape Of Sperm In Young Men Affected By Cannabis Use
2014-06-05 03:48:01

University of Sheffield World's largest study investigating how lifestyle affects sperm Young men who use cannabis may be putting their fertility at risk by inadvertently affecting the size and shape of their sperm according to research published today (Thursday 5 June 2014). In the world's largest study to investigate how common lifestyle factors influence the size and shape of sperm (referred to as sperm morphology), a research team from the Universities of Sheffield and Manchester...

MagnetoSperm Robots May Soon Be Used For In Vitro Fertilization
2014-06-03 09:41:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors looking to conduct procedures on a microscopic scale have developed sperm-inspired robots that can be manipulated through the use of weak oscillating magnetic fields, according to a new report in the journal Applied Physics Letters. Measuring just over 320 microns in length, the tiny robots are comprised of a head covered in cobalt-nickel and an uncoated tail. When the robot is exposed to an oscillating field of weaker than 5...

2014-05-21 23:05:40

Researchers continue to link environmental toxin exposure to infertility. Fairhaven Health’s line of natural fertility supplements may help to reverse the harmful effects of environmental toxin exposure, and improves overall reproductive health. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Environmental toxins have a bad reputation when it comes to fertility and trying to conceive. Chemicals and air pollution adversely affect human health, and researchers continue to link exposure to...

2014-05-18 12:20:16

Assessment of sperm quality suggests no association with congenital anomalies ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Birth defects do not appear to be associated with the father's semen quality, according to a new study at the 109(th )Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study, conducted by researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, Stanford University and the Texas Department of State Health Services, will be presented to reporters...

Researchers Discover World’s Oldest Petrified Sperm In Australian Cave
2014-05-15 07:40:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online An international team of researchers working at a fossil site in northwest Queensland, Australia have come across a remarkable, unusual and perhaps even somewhat icky find – the world’s oldest petrified sperm sample. According to reports published by NBC News, the sperm came from a tiny crustacean known as an ostracod and dates back somewhere between 16 million and 23 million years to the early Miocene epoch. An ostracod,...

2014-05-13 11:44:47

European Molecular Biology Organization A plethora of endocrine-disrupting chemicals interfere with human sperm function in a way that may have a negative impact on fertilization. These are the findings of a German - Danish team of researchers from the Center of Advanced European Studies and Research in Bonn, Germany, and the University Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark. The work, which is published in EMBO reports, suggests that endocrine...

Male Fertility Relies On A Key Protein That Also Protects Against Disease
2014-05-13 10:58:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Male infertility prevents many couples from being able to conceive a child and a new study published in the journal Nature Communications has found a specific protein that is a major determining factor in determining a sperm’s ability to fertilize an egg. The protein, known as Chd5, is responsible for effectively packaging DNA inside the head of a sperm, where space it at a premium. Each cell in the body contains an entire copy of...


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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...

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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