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Men’s fertility awareness understudied

Across medical and social sciences, the reasons men choose to have children and their understanding of fertility awareness have been seriously understudied. Swedish researcher Maja Bodin wants to address the issue in her research paper, “A wonderful experience or a … Continue reading

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Family building for gay men

At RSCNJ, we offer a full range of services for LGBTQIA+ individuals and couples–including gay men seeking to have a child. Fertility testing. Similar to lesbian couples, gay male couples generally do not seek fertility treatment due to an infertility … Continue reading

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Study finds antioxidant supplements do not improve male fertility

Antioxidant supplements do not improve semen quality among men with infertility, according to a new study supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), part of the National Institutes of Health. The study … Continue reading

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Lifestyle changes can improve male fertility: CNN

Women are often the focus when a couple has trouble getting pregnant, but men are the primary reason for infertility in up to half of all cases. Male fertility problems include low sperm count, sperm abnormalities and low testosterone levels. … Continue reading

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Quiet bedrooms lead to healthier sperm, study finds

Listen up, men: For stronger, healthier sperm, keep your bedroom quiet. A study in the journal Environmental Pollution found that men who slept where the noise level was often higher than the noise of a suburban neighborhood had worse fertility than … Continue reading

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Study: Men have limited awareness of their infertility

The first large-scale study of its kind has revealed that men generally lack knowledge about the risk factors contributing to male infertility. Canadian researchers found that men could only identify about 50% of the potential risks and medical conditions that … Continue reading

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Men—get your Zzz’s, increase your fertility

A study out of Boston University’s School of Public Health finds that sleeping too little or too much can affect a man’s ability to impregnate his partner. The study found that among the 790 couples the researchers followed, “we found … Continue reading

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Help us promote men’s health this month

June is devoted to men—and we don’t just mean Father’s Day. Congress has designated June as Men’s Health Month. It’s a time to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and … Continue reading

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Male obesity and infertility: a growing global concern

Obesity is on the rise, and it’s a problem that affects both sexes. A recent study makes clear that dietary habits have an impact on male reproductive potential. A team led by Professor Pedro F. Oliveira at University of Porto, … Continue reading

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Men: Banish bacon for better fertility!

Sorry, meat lovers, but a new study finds that men involved in fertility treatment who ate a lot of processed meats, like bacon and sausage, had poorer success, while those who ate more chicken or other poultry had better outcomes. … Continue reading

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