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2012-11-01 10:08:36

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cordoba links moderate physical activity in males with better hormone levels and sperm characteristics that favor reproduction compared to sedentary men. Semen quality at large has dropped in the last 50 years. Amongst other factors, this is due to exposure to external agents and alcohol and tobacco consumption. This decline in sperm properties has caused an increase in reproductive problems. Therefore, experts have studied the...

New Technique Allows Scientists To Track Sperm Movements
2012-09-18 14:50:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new imaging technique is allowing scientists to get more up close and personal than ever before with human sperm. UCLA researchers developed an imaging technique allowing them to track the movements of 1,500 human sperm at one time in 3D. Imaging moving objects like sperm has been difficult to do through microscopes and other tools, so scientists developed the new technique to watch sperm like never before. The new...

2012-09-12 11:37:38

Sex can trigger remarkable female responses including altered fertility, immunity, libido, eating and sleep patterns - by the activation of diverse sets of genes, according to research from the University of East Anglia. Publishing today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers studied how female Drosophila melanogaster - or fruit flies — respond to mating. They discovered that a single protein found in semen generates a wide range of responses in many...

2012-09-03 06:21:50

BOGOTA, Colombia, Sept. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Water buffalo breeding, an industry that actually uses artificial insemination, started using a new variant of the procedure in which the sex of the offspring can be chosen and it is called "Sexed Semen." This experience had never been used for the water buffalo species until this year, when Colbufalos, a company dedicated to buffalo breeding, located in Cordoba-Colombia, and led by Juan Gonzalo Angel, obtained the first successful results....

Semen Protein Prompts Ovulation
2012-08-21 09:17:20

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A brave team of researchers led by Canadian Gregg Adams from the University of Saskatchewan have discovered a protein in semen that acts on the brains of females prompting ovulation, and is the same molecule that regulates the growth, maintenance, and survival of nerve cells, reports e! Science News. The international team of researchers found that male mammals have accessory sex glands that contribute seminal fluid to semen, but the...

New Hope For Male Birth Control Pill
2012-08-17 07:22:08

Watch the Video: Potential New Male Contraceptive Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are many contraception options for women, but until now, there has not been much done in the area of contraceptives for males. Now researchers believe that a small molecule that can move past the barrier between blood and sperm into a space where sperm is processed may become the future of male conception. The compound would be the first successful and hormone-free birth...

Male Fertility Gets Boost From Eating Walnuts
2012-08-16 12:01:44

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) recently discovered that consuming 2.5 ounces of walnuts a day can heighten semen quality in young men. The paper, published in a recent edition of Biology of Reproduction´s Papers-in-Press, included data that showed that 75 grams of walnuts per day could increase sperm motility, vitality, and morphology of men between the ages of 21 and 35. The team of...

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2012-08-10 16:58:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There´s nothing quite like having an instant moment of self-realized clarity when you find yourself Googling the phrase “does oral sex cure morning sickness?” It really makes you take some stock. Actually, scratch that“¦ Having a similar instant of self-realized clarity when you find yourself teasing out the different parts of a decision which begins with the thought, “I sure am pregnant and...

First Genetic Sequence Of Individual Human Sperm
2012-07-20 07:58:23

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sperm cells can look the same with a similar tadpole appearance. However, the cells showcase differences among the genes. Recently, researchers were able to capture an image of the varieties among genes which they say is particularly helpful in understanding the genome and male fertility. The research is featured in the July 20 edition of Cell, a Cell Press journal. The scientists believe that the methods used could help...

New Gene Discovery Could Lead To Non-Hormonal Contraceptive For Men
2012-05-25 09:27:07

Male contraception may be a possibility thanks in part to a discovery of a new key reproductive gene critical for production of healthy sperm, suggests Scottish scientists credited with the discovery. Researchers from Edinburgh University are hopeful their study, which involved mice, could lead to a new type of male birth control that doesn´t disrupt the production of hormones, something which often causes side effects such as mood swings. The researchers found that a gene known as...


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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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