Latest Spermatogenesis Stories
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.
A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher has achieved a significant breakthrough in male fertility, producing normal sperm from mouse cells.
Reproductive researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and The Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphia have succeeded in isolating and transplanting pure populations of the immature cells that enable male reproduction in two speciesâ€”human spermatogonia and mouse gonocytes.
Findings may lead to development of novel approach for male contraception.
The testicles are the male reproductive organs that serve as a part of both the nervous and reproductive systems, acting as the ovaries’ counterpart. The testicles work to produce sperm and introduce chemicals such as testosterone. Formation and Orientation There are normally two testicles in the average male anatomy. These can be found in the protective sack called the scrotum. Two phases mark the growth of the testicles. During the embryonic stage, there is a possibility of this...