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Men's 'ticking biological clock' may affect partner, unborn child: Study

Infants born to older fathers were found to be at a higher risk of premature birth, low birth weight, higher incidence of newborn seizures, late stillbirth and birth defects such as congenital heart disease and cleft palate.

How cancer patients can preserve fertility

Major international guidelines (ASCO, ASRM) on fertility preservation in cancer patients recommend that clinicians/oncologists should discuss with their patients the potential impact of anti-cancer treatment on fertility as early as possible, ideally before initiation of therapy.


Male fertility: Men are freaking out about their low sperm count

“Guys are concerned about their fertility from the time they reach puberty...Part of their basic biological role in life is to impregnate and they’re not sure that’s going to work, and there’s fear of testing to find out.”

Cell phones can harm male fertility

Men who keep a cell phone in their trouser pocket could be damaging their chances of becoming a father, a new study has warned.

Gene that affects male fertility identified

SLIRP gene levels in male sperm could help explain why some couples are unable to have a baby.

Drinking,smoking,obesity does not affect sperm count

Number of swimming sperm a man produces appears virtually unaffected by lifestyle choices: research


Coming soon: A gel to boost male fertility?

British scientists claim to be developing a gel to boost male fertility.

Water pollution linked to male fertility problems

A collaborative study has lent more force to the suggestion that water pollution is triggering male fertility problems.