Infertility

Lower Quality Semen in Offspring Conceived With ICIS

Lower Quality Semen in Offspring Conceived With ICIS

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection linked with lower quantity and quality of offspring's sperm.

Infertile Men at Greater Risk for Health Problems

Infertile Men at Greater Risk for Health Problems

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Their risk for heart disease and diabetes was, respectively, 48% and 30% higher when compared with fertile men.

Vasectomy Not Linked With Decreased Sexual Intercourse

Vasectomy Not Linked With Decreased Sexual Intercourse

Vasectomized men, women with vasectomized partner have higher odds of weekly sex.

Processed Meat Linked to Lower IVF Fertilization Rates

Processed Meat Linked to Lower IVF Fertilization Rates

Higher fertilization rates among couples in which male partners have highest intake of poultry.

Many Cancer Patients Unaware of Ways to Preserve Fertility

Many Cancer Patients Unaware of Ways to Preserve Fertility

Almost 1 in 3 not told cancer treatment might affect future fertility.

Infertile Men Have Higher Cancer Risks

Infertile Men Have Higher Cancer Risks

Risk of testicular cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, all cancers up vs. men who have undergone vasectomy.

Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men

Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men

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Researchers also found that clinicians prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to men of reproductive age despite the risks.

Physical Labor, High BP, Multiple Meds Affect Male Fertility

Physical Labor, High BP, Multiple Meds Affect Male Fertility

All among the factors that may lower sperm quality and make men less fertile

Pre-Natal Phthalate Exposure May Affect Male Fertility

Pre-Natal Phthalate Exposure May Affect Male Fertility

Shorter anogenital distance has been linked to infertility and low sperm count

Mutated Gene May Cause Infertility

Mutated Gene May Cause Infertility

A single mutated gene may lead to infertility by causing abnormalities in sexual organs.

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Sperm Quality

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Sperm Quality

Men who abstain from eating meat have significantly reduced sperm levels and quality.

Prostate Cancer Risk Not Linked to Fertility

Prostate Cancer Risk Not Linked to Fertility

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Fathering of dizygotic twins, a marker of high fertility, was not associated with increased risk of prostate cancer.

Fertility Treatment Less Effective in Black Women

Fertility Treatment Less Effective in Black Women

Success rates for in vitro fertilization seen in black women are half those of white women.

Caffeine Hinders While Alcohol Aids Infertility Therapy in Men

Caffeine Hinders While Alcohol Aids Infertility Therapy in Men

Researchers suggest male beverage consumption of caffeine and alcohol affects in vitro fertilization results.

Fertility Treatment More Likely in White Women

Fertility Treatment More Likely in White Women

Finding highlights need for better access to reproductive health care for all women.

Fertility Treatment More Likely in White Women

Fertility Treatment More Likely in White Women

Finding highlights need for better access to reproductive health care for all women.

Sugary Beverages Reduce Semen Quality

Sugary Beverages Reduce Semen Quality

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Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption adversely affects sperm motility.

Biking Tied to Prostate Cancer, Not Reproductive Health

Biking Tied to Prostate Cancer, Not Reproductive Health

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal.

Male Fertility May Be Impaired by CP/CPPS

Male Fertility May Be Impaired by CP/CPPS

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Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome negatively impacts sperm concentration and other semen parameters.

Cellphones Can Harm Male Fertility

Cellphones Can Harm Male Fertility

Sperm less viable in men who had been exposed to electromagnetic radiation of devices.

Sperm Functionality Declines After Age 35

Sperm Functionality Declines After Age 35

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Sperm function may have an upper age limit.

Stress Raises Infertility Risk in Women

Stress Raises Infertility Risk in Women

Higher levels of salivary alpha-amylase linked to longer time-to-pregnancy.

Bariatric Surgery Does Not Improve Male Infertility

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The effect of obesity on male infertility has been well established.

CDC: Infertility Rates Lower for Married Women

CDC: Infertility Rates Lower for Married Women

Infertility has decreased for married women aged 15 to 44 years; infertility levels stable for men.

Sperm Banking To Remote Sites

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Infertility is a stressful experience for many couples, a situation made particularly difficult by the need to produce a semen sample in a clinical setting.

New Study Suggests Cell Phone Use May Reduce Male Fertility

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A study by Austrian and Canadian investigators suggests that cell phone use may reduce male fertility.

Retrieved Sperm No Better Than Ejaculated Sperm

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Men with severe oligoasthenospermia may be able to avoid testicular sperm retrieval, data suggest.

Cell Phone Use Could Damage Semen

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Handsets in talk mode while in a trouser pocket could decrease sperm motility, a study suggests.

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