Posts tagged “Male Infertility”

Increase In Male Infertility

May 12th, 2014
Increase In Male Infertility

It is often assumed that one of the main reasons that couples struggle to conceive is due to issues with female fertility. However, infertility is a major problem for both genders. Nevertheless, it seems that male infertility may be a bigger factor than originally believed. And it is on the rise. Male infertility is known […]

Male Infertility A Greater Problem Nowadays

January 28th, 2014
Male Infertility A Greater Problem Nowadays

According to fertility experts, male infertility seems to be the main problem nowadays. This startling statement was made during an international conference in India. For many years, it was assumed that any problems in conceiving were largely thought to be a woman’s problem. Yet scientists now believe that 60% of conception problems are now down […]

Viral Infections Possible Cause Of Male Infertility

May 16th, 2013
Viral Infections Possible Cause Of Male Infertility

Infertility isn’t something that affects women. It can also affect men. In fact male infertility is on the rise in many parts of the world, but the causes are still a matter for research. One possible cause maybe viral infections, in particular latent Herpes. Herpes is a complex virus, the most common version being Herpes […]

Breakthrough in Male Infertility?

January 11th, 2012
Breakthrough in Male Infertility?

There has been a potential breakthrough in male infertility research. Medical scientists from Ben-Gurion University, Israel and the University of Muenster, Germany, operating in a joint venture have managed to grow sperm in the laboratory. While solving the infertility problem in men is likely still to be some years away, this new research does seemingly […]

The end of male infertility?

August 22nd, 2011
The end of male infertility?

Male infertility is a major problem worldwide, but the latest research may hold out a cure to this. Although most infertility problems currently relate to women, 40% are male related. But Japanese scientists believe they have found a solution; they have managed for the first time to grow artificial sperm in the laboratory using mice […]

Very High Incidence Of Infertility In Gulf Region

March 25th, 2011
Very High Incidence Of Infertility In Gulf Region

A study by researchers at King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia has found a very high incidence of infertility in the Gulf. As high as 20% in fact. Addressing a medical conference in Riyadh, Dr Hassan Jamal, a gynaecology and obstetrics professor at King Abdul Aziz University in the western Red Sea port of Jeddah […]

Fresh Fruit and Vegetables In Delhi Causing Alarm

March 15th, 2011
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables In Delhi Causing Alarm

It seems citizens in Delhi who go shopping for fresh fruit and vegetables are getting more than they bargained for. Not just that it can have a devastating effect on fertility. Apparently, much of the fruit and vegetables being bought and sold in Delhi markets contain contaminants including four banned pesticides and even rat poison. […]

Male Infertility A Bigger Problem Than Many Realise

March 1st, 2011
Male Infertility A Bigger Problem Than Many Realise

Research by Swedish health professionals believe that males are 30% responsible for a couple’s infertility problems, with around 10% of these being due to problems connected with blocked azoospermia. However Swedish scientists say that the relatively new technique called Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is having a beneficial effect. The Swedish researchers asked 8 men who […]

New Potential Male Infertility Cure On The Horizon

January 24th, 2011
New Potential Male Infertility Cure On The Horizon

Recent research has found that antioxidants may play a crucial role in helping male infertility. It is well known that antioxidants are helping to prolong life, so it is interesting to note it might just help in creating life. Infertility has a number of causes, some being environmental, but one cause – oxidation – is […]

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