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A clue to the cause of male infertility

A new study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility finds that male infertility as a result of poor semen quality may be associated with specific medical conditions, including hypertension, peripheral artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, non-ischemic heart disease and skin and … Continue reading

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Men, de-stress for fertility success

Stress has been linked to many health problems, including heart disease, asthma, obesity and depression. Now, a new study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility suggests that stress can reduce sperm and semen quality, which could affect for male fertility. Researchers … Continue reading

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Semen analysis: Q&A

When is a semen analysis useful? How does it work? The American Association of Clinical Chemistry answers these and other questions: Q: How does it work? A: A semen analysis should be performed on a minimum of two samples at … Continue reading

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Is spring the thing?

To everything there is a season, and for sperm that season is now. Researchers have found that human sperm are generally at their healthiest in winter and early spring. A study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, based … Continue reading

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