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Eating nuts can improve male fertility, study finds

The inclusion of nuts in a regular diet significantly improves the quality and function of human sperm, according to results of a randomized trial. The findings, say the investigators, “support a beneficial role for chronic nut consumption in sperm quality.” … Continue reading

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During Men’s Health Month, learn about male infertility

Many people think that infertility in a couple is most likely due to a female issue, but that is not the case. According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, about half of all cases of infertility involve an element … Continue reading

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A woman’s guide to Men’s Health Week

This week is Men’s Health Week, so what does men’s health have to do with women? Plenty, says the Men’s Health Network: “Men’s health issues don’t affect only men; they have a significant impsact on everyone around them. And because … 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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Study links low sperm count to other health problems

A man’s semen count is a marker of his general health, according to the largest study to date evaluating semen quality, reproductive function and metabolic risk in men referred for fertility evaluation. “Our study clearly shows that low sperm count … Continue reading

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Study links high doses of ibuprofen with impaired fertility in men

Ibuprofen, the active ingredient in medications like Advil and Motrin, is a common and generally safe pain reliever and anti-inflammatory. But new research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that taking ibuprofen in high … Continue reading

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June is the month for men’s health

Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country every June with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage … Continue reading

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Study finds obese men can impair couple’s fertility too

Couples in which both partners are obese may take from 55 to 59 percent longer to achieve pregnancy, compared to their normal weight counterparts, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health that appear in Human … 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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