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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...

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,...

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...

2014-04-02 23:02:57

According to RF Safe, cell phone radiation has now been linked to erectile dysfunction (ED), lower sperm count, and male infertility in the Environmental Health Trust's latest newsletter. RF Safe provides men several proven ways for reduced excessive cell phone radiation exposure. Las Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 As news of the Environmental Health Trust's latest March 28th, 2014 newsletter links cell phone radiation to male reproductive problems. The report reviews...

2014-03-18 00:20:22

First win for Singapore in annual GE Healthcare Life Sciences cell imaging competitionSingapore, 3/18 - Mouse spermatocyte[1] stained for two proteins - KASH-5 (red) and SCP3 (green) - and DNA (blue) illuminates understanding on fertilitySingapore, Mar 18, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Drs Graham Wright and Henning Horn from A*STAR's Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) are the Asia-Pacific winners in the microscopy category at the 2013 GE Cell imaging competition. With over 23,000 votes cast by...

New Findings Could Lead To Novel Diagnostic Tests And Treatments For Male Infertility
2014-02-19 10:38:25

American Institute of Physics To better understand the causes of male infertility, a team of Bay Area researchers is exploring the factors, both physiological and biochemical, that differentiate fertile sperm from infertile sperm. At the 58th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, which takes place Feb. 15-19, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif., the team will present its work to identify and characterize proteins known as ion channels, which are crucial for sperm fertility and expressed within a...

2013-12-13 23:19:41

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements taking place in society today. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 DMG Productions proudly announces the upcoming airing of Innovations on Friday, December 27, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. EST via Discovery Channel. In this episode, viewers will be taken behind-the-scenes to look at Benjamin Moore's Natura line, labeled the greenest paint available. This zero-VOC waterbone colorant system was designed to work exclusively with their newest...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.