Embryo created from stem cells without egg, sperm
Scientists have made a major step forward to creating life in the laboratory without using sperm or eggs. Two different kinds of stem cells were combined in a dish - and they grew into an early form of embryo. Creating embryos from stem cells would create an unlimited supply of identical embryos, which would be…
‘Male contraceptive that blocks sperm, boost libido soon become a reality
A hormone-free male contraceptive pill could soon become a reality. Australian scientists claim the reversible treatment is 100 per cent effective and may be available in supermarkets in just five years. The drug, being developed by Monash University researchers, will stop sperm from leaving the penis during ejaculation. It blocks two key proteins in the…
Here Are Four Things You Need To Avoid For Healthy Sperm
Men tend to be very confident about their little swimmers and that's probably because scientifically speaking, a normal healthy male produces a lot of sperm on a daily basis. However, research has shown that as with everything else, eating habits, exercise and rest go a long way to determine how healthy sperm is. Here's a…
Huge drop in sperm count could lead to human extinction, researchers find
Humans could face extinction if sperm counts continue to drop as fast as they have done in the last four decades in Western countries, a study warns.
Mouse sperm survives in space, but could human babies?
Freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has been used to produce healthy rodent offspring back on Earth, Japanese researchers said this week.
‘Too much TV makes men less fertile’
The Olympics may be providing a vibrant festival of sport for armchair fans the world over. But for men hoping to become a father at any point in the future, the games could spell problems ahead.
Smoking ‘damages sperm, reducing chances of fertilization’
But, now a new study adds weight to the evidence in favor of advising fathers to stub out their habit as well.