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Experts from Durham University have identified a new gene that could help the development of fertility treatments in humans in the future.
Treatments for childhood cancers are increasingly successful with cure rates approaching 80%, but success often comes with a downside for the surviving men: the cancer treatments they received as boys can leave them sterile as adults.
Men's diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they eat, could be associated with their semen quality.
The speed at which the calcium concentration in the cell changes controls the swimming behavior of sperm.
It had long been assumed that the human sperm cell’s mission in life ended once it had transferred its freight of parental DNA to the egg.
According to a 2003 study by German and American scientists, a component of the Lily of the Valley scent known as Bourgeonal alters the calcium balance of human sperm and attracts the sperm.
Yale researchers have discovered how the "guardian of the genome'' oversees quality control in the production of sperm — and perhaps in many other cells as well.
The perfect male birth control contraceptive would be cheap, reliable, and reversible. It would have few side effects and would be long lasting.
Is there a simple, inexpensive, reversible male contraceptive coming to a clinic near you soon? A quick visit to a doctor’s office may soon be all that is needed for males to do their part for contraception.
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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).