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Following a heart-healthy diet can help improve sperm quality, finds study

The American Heart Association recommends the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet or a Mediterranean-style diet to help prevent cardiovascular disease. Both diets emphasise cooking with vegetable oils, eating nuts, fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, whole grains, fish and poultry, and limiting red meat and added sugars and salt. In the study of 209 […]

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Want to boost your sperm quality? Try tomato puree 

Healthy men who took the equivalent of two tablespoons of (concentrated) tomato puree a day as a supplement were found to have better quality sperm. Male infertility affects up to half of the couples who cannot conceive. Fertility experts said more studies were needed involving men known to have fertility problems. National Health Service (NHS) […]

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Sexual health: How much semen is considered normal?

It’s silly, embarrassing and oftentimes built by a male-dominant culture, but it’s time to admit it: Men really do compare the size of their members, whether it’s up to ‘standards’ or simply just ‘average.’ However, experts are starting to argue that if men should be measuring something in their reproductive system, it shouldn’t be penis […]

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Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at risk

The study, which reviewed 40 years of research on the effect of parental age on fertility, pregnancy and the health of children, was published in the journal Maturitas. “While it is widely accepted that physiological changes that occur in women after 35 can affect conception, pregnancy and the health of the child, most men do […]

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Male pregnancy could be a reality with a new medical procedure

Male pregnancy could be a reality with a new medical procedure

Using ordinary skin cells, scientists were able to create artificial sperm and eggs in the laboratory. The process, tested in animal subjects, appeared effective in growing a baby with genes from parents that donated skin cells. This might help male pregnancy become a reality. The induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) were first reported effective to […]

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Male contraceptive pill crosses the human clinical trial hurdle

Male contraceptive pill crosses the human clinical trial hurdle

The findings of the study were presented on March 24 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual conference. The results of the study are published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Volume 104, Issue 3, March 2019. The team announced that the new drug called 11-beta-MNTDC, has passed a 28-day trial with the […]

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Indian scientists develop injection which acts as a new male contraceptive

When it comes to birth control, women usually stick to the pill or the partner uses a condom during coitus; there are however alternatives to prevent pregnancies. Birth control is not purely a woman’s responsibility; men too have means to prevent pregnancies. Now, Indians scientists have made a new male contraceptive option which can ensure […]

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Recurrent miscarriage linked to faulty sperm, reveal researchers

Recurrent miscarriage linked to faulty sperm, reveal researchers

The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London, investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had suffered three or more consecutive miscarriages. The research, published in the journal Clinical Chemistry, revealed that, compared to men whose partners had not experienced miscarriages, the sperm of those involved in the study had higher levels […]

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