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2011-05-25 18:59:13

Vitamin D is important for optimal reproductive function in both animals and humans. It has long been known that serum vitamin D level is important for reproductive function in various animals, but now researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital have shown that this relationship can also be demonstrated in humans. A new study conducted in 300 normal men showed a positive correlation between the percentage of motile sperm and serum vitamin D levels. The...

2011-04-14 21:03:08

Egg cells failing to properly arrange chromosomes Washington State University researchers have confirmed a critical step in cell division that results in age-related miscarriages and birth defects, including Down syndrome. Writing in the upcoming issue of the journal "Current Biology," the researchers say they recreated the conditions in which an egg cell will continue to undergo cell division without properly arranging its chromosomes, creating offspring with aneuploidy, or an abnormal...

2011-03-22 16:05:48

Two in 10 young people in South East Spain have poor sperm density, which involves requiring more time to accomplish fertilization. The most common means of exposure to pesticides is food and other household products According to a study conducted at the University of Granada, combined exposure to organochlorides significantly alters semen quality in young people from South East Spain. Having a low number of spermatozoa taking the levels established by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a...

2011-03-16 13:54:05

Proteins could be used to develop new approaches for regulating mosquito reproduction, feeding, and behavior Researchers have identified 93 seminal fluid proteins and 52 sperm male-derived proteins that include candidates likely to affect the behavior and physiology of female mosquitoes of the species, Aedes aegypti. The results of this research, conducted by Laura Sirot (now at the College of Wooster) and fellow researchers in the labs of Laura Harrington and Mariana Wolfner at Cornell...

2011-03-03 12:26:01

A new study published in the International Journal of Andrology reveals that semen quality has significantly deteriorated during the last ten years in Finland, a country that previously was a region with high sperm counts. At the same time, the incidence of testis cancer in the Finnish population showed a remarkable increase, following the worrying trends observed in several countries in Europe and the Americas. Led by Jorma Toppari, MD, PhD, of the University of Turku, researchers examined...

2011-02-23 00:00:43

Goliath Labs has reintroduced Ejaculoid, an all-natural male sexual enhancement supplement designed to produce more sex drive, semen volume and erections that last longer to enhance male orgasm quality and quantity. Kingston, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Goliath Labs, which has produced a long line of quality supplements for men primarily focused on bodybuilding, energy boosting, fat burning, and workout recovery, has taken its years of research into male physical performance and developed...

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2011-01-17 09:40:00

Men suffering from flu-like symptoms such as feverishness, runny nose, extreme fatigue and burning eyes immediately after ejaculation could be suffering from an allergic reaction to their own semen. Documented in medical journals since 2002, men with the condition, known as post orgasmic illness syndrome or POIS, get flu-like symptoms immediately after they ejaculate. Symptoms can last for up to week. Marcel Waldinger, a professor of sexual psychopharmacology at Utrecht University in the...

2011-01-14 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting a family the "old-fashioned way" is becoming less common. Only 25% of American households are made up of a husband, wife, and a child. The fertility field is continually growing with advances in scientific technology, and infertile patients have more options for conceiving -- including the use of donor sperm. Along with the medical advances comes the continual need for emotional support for both the parent and children. The American Fertility...

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2010-12-10 13:15:00

A study said that most exercise appears to have little relationship with the quality or quantity of sperm, but men who bike at least five hours a week have fewer and less active sperm than men who did not exercise. Lauren Wise at Boston University, who led the study, said that research among competitive athletes has linked biking to genital or urinary problems and poor semen quality. "However, we were uncertain whether we would find an association among a sample of men engaged in more...

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2010-10-28 09:30:00

Researchers have linked a chemical compound commonly used in the making of plastics to low-sperm counts and other reproductive issues among Chinese factory workers, according to a study published in the latest edition of the journal Fertility and Sterility. The study, which was funded by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and completed at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California, analyzed the urine levels of male workers in China. Those...


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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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