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2013-06-11 23:27:26

Fertility Centers of Illinois sets the record straight on male infertility. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 In honor of Men´s Health Month this June, Fertility Centers of Illinois is debunking 11 common male infertility myths for men nationwide. Approximately 2,000,000 men per year are diagnosed with infertility in the United States, but through simple lifestyle changes, many men can improve their fertility significantly. For male infertility issues that require fertility treatment...

2013-06-11 11:12:09

Females play a larger role in determining paternity than previously thought, say biologists in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences. Their findings are the subject of a new paper titled "Female mediation of competitive fertilization success in Drosophila melanogaster," published this month by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Stefan Lüpold, a research assistant professor in the college's Department of Biology and...

Hyper And Micro-gravity Affect Processes Involved In Reproduction, Brain Diseases And Cancer
2013-03-14 12:12:58

University of Montreal University of Montreal researchers found that changes in gravity affect the reproductive process in plants. Gravity modulates traffic on the intracellular "highways" that ensure the growth and functionality of the male reproductive organ in plants, the pollen tube. "Just like during human reproduction, the sperm cells in plants are delivered to the egg by a cylindrical tool. Unlike the delivery tool in animals, the device used during plant sex consists of a single...

2013-02-14 23:04:05

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that outlines how reproductive male health is on the sharp decline due to television viewing. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that outlines how reproductive male health is on the sharp decline due to television viewing. As Bel...

2013-02-08 11:46:12

A new report suggests that the concentration of one human cytokine, interleukin 7 (IL-7), in the semen of HIV-1-infected men may be a key determinant of the efficiency of HIV-1 transmission to an uninfected female partner. In their study published February 7 in the Open Access journal PLOS Pathogens, a research group from the Eunice Kennedy-Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) led by Leonid Margolis report that the increased IL-7 concentration in semen...

Gooseneck Barnacles Have The Biggest Penises
2013-01-16 19:20:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While some strive with “male enhancement” pills to increase the size of their manhood, they will never live up to the reputation of the barnacle, which have the largest penises relative to body size. Imagine a redwood tree, sitting on a small rock in a field, then you have the proper outlook on what the sea-dwelling creatures have on you. New research indicates that the well-endowed gooseneck barnacles are able to...

Eating Fatty Foods Reduces Sperm Count
2013-01-08 18:41:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you´ve driven past a McDonald´s lately and you get a tingle of excitement at seeing that the McRib is back, just know that ingesting the saturated fats in that sandwich and the side of fries that inevitably are ordered with it are harmful not only to your health, but also to your attempts at propagating your bloodline. Previous studies into a link between saturated fats and diminished sperm counts have typically...

Sperm Count, Quality In Men Lower Now Than Two Decades Ago
2012-12-05 12:26:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Male fertility is one of the most controversial issues in medical science. Recent studies have shown that some chemicals can harm male fertility while others have shown foods that actually boost it. Despite all the science, it seems sperm counts in men are dropping all around the world. And no place seems more threatened by sperm loss than France. In a new study reported in the journal Human Reproduction, French researchers have...


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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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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