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Is climate change a threat to male fertility?

Yes, according to new research from the University of East Anglia, UK. New findings published in the journal Nature Communications reveal that heatwaves damage sperm in insects, with negative impacts for fertility across generations. The research team says that male infertility during … Continue reading

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Scientists create ‘digital roadmap’ to unlock male infertility

Millions of couples who have trouble conceiving may get relief from new research led by scientists at The University of Texas at San Antonio. The researchers have developed a high-resolution genetic map showing how men produce sperm cells. Their effort … Continue reading

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New test measures male fertility more accurately, researchers claim

At a time when more than half of male infertility cannot be explained by current methods, a new test is able to measure male fertility, according to researchers at Cornell University. The proprietary Cap-Score Male Fertility Assay is based on … Continue reading

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Male depression may lower fertility odds in couples

Among couples being treated for infertility, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances, while depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate of live birth, according to a study funded by the … Continue reading

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Prenatal exposure to plasticizer may harm future male fertility

Scientists have noted a substantial drop in male fertility in recent decades. A new study in mice suggests a possible cause. Chemicals found in a variety of routinely used consumer products may be contributing to the drop in sperm counts … Continue reading

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New podcast examines male infertility

The male role in fertility by itself affects up to 40 percent of couples. The most important goal in male infertility is to establish the correct diagnosis. At the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey, we usually work with each … Continue reading

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Stem cells may restore male fertility

Infertility, which affects as many as 4.7 million men in the United States, is a key complication of cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy. New research out of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has found rare stem … Continue reading

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How lifestyle affects male fertility

It has long been known that poor lifestyle habits such as smoking and high-fat diets have a negative effect on fertility. A new study out of Australia may have found why this is so in men. Scientists found that such … Continue reading

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Testosterone therapy may lower fertility

Ads for supplements that supposedly treat “low T”—the new marketing term for low testosterone—flood TV and radio channels these days. They claim to help increase energy and sex drive. But they also have potential side effects, including actually lowering male … Continue reading

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