Again, scientists have warned that the human race might go into extinction and face a reproductive crisis if action is not taken to tackle the drop in sperm count, after ascertaining the alarming rate of decline.
9 Jun 2022
Male infertility is a situation whereby a man is either wholly or partly responsible for infertility in a union. It has become so common that it accounts for 40-60 percent of cases.
27 Feb 2020
The Indonesian official who claimed that women could get pregnant by swimming in a pool where a man with "strong sperm" had ejaculated is facing possible sanctions. Sitti Hikmawatty, a child protection commission member, drew controversy and online ridicule after her unscientific comments to a major media outlet last week. During a video interview on teen…
26 Feb 2020
The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) commissioner for health, narcotics and addictive substances, Sitti Hikmawatty, has caused an uproar after she reportedly claimed women could get pregnant from swimming in the same pool as men with “an especially strong type of male sperm.” Her unfounded claim that was made during an interview with local news site Tribun Jakarta…
26 Jan 2020
Men should be allowed to donate sperm alongside their organs and other body parts, after they have died, doctors have said.
11 Sep 2019
Scientists warn that sex ratios could be skewed even further by the discovery of physical differences between sperm. The finding that some chemicals slow down sperm that carry the X chromosome could lead to gels for home use that make a couple less likely to conceive a girl, scientists have warned.
30 Apr 2019
Scientists have found infertile male mice lack a crucial ‘repair gene’ - and they hope it could provide answers for drops in sperm counts and sperm...
7 Apr 2019
A Gynaecologist, Dr Kenneth Adedugba, of Life Care Hospital, Egbe, Lagos, on Sunday said men do not experience menopause like women, but would produce sperm until old age.
Chemicals found in carpets, floors, clothes damage sperm, make them weaker swimmers in both men, dogs
11 Mar 2019
Chemicals found in household items are damaging the sperm of both men and their dogs, research has found.Sperm quality in men has fallen by 50 per cent in the past 80 years.
7 Jan 2019
Multiple miscarriages may be linked to the poor quality of a man's sperm, suggests new research. The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London, investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had suffered three or more consecutive miscarriages. The research, published in the journal Clinical Chemistry, revealed that, compared to men whose…
1 Nov 2018
Scientists have shown how a father's poor diet, lifestyle and trauma is passed onto his children. Sperm carries 'epigenetic' marks that inform how the baby's germ cells develop, researchers at University of California (UC) Santa Cruz, United States (U.S.), have shown. The study, published in Nature Communications, is one of the first to explain how…
23 Oct 2018
Scientists have shown how a father's poor diet, lifestyle and trauma is passed onto his children.