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Male Infertility

Scientists Find Surprising Link Between Handsomeness, Semen Quality

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Science

Sure, he looks good. But how about his sperm? That might not be such a ridiculous-sounding question, now that a new study has identified a link be...

Soda Warning: May Be Hazardous to Your Sperm

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Spread the word! Soda rots our teeth, makes us fat, fattens our livers, blocks our arteries, and raises our blood pressure. It may also interfere with our fertility.

Everyday Chemicals Just May Damage Sperm Cells, Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.12.2014 | Science

New research suggests that so-called endocrine-disrupting chemicals in many foods and household items put the whammy on human sperm cells, potentially...

25 Ways to Support the Infertility Movement

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Barbara Collura

Having infertility can feel embarrassing and isolating, but you can help your friends feel less misunderstood and alone by resolving to know more about infertility this week, April 20-26, during National Infertility Awareness Week.

25 Ways You Can Raise Awareness

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Barbara Collura

One in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility. This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table.

25 Things to Say (and Not to Say) to Someone Living With Infertility

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Barbara Collura

Did you know that 1 in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility? This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table.

What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People with Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 3)

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Barbara Collura

In the 25 years since then, technology has evolved and the Internet has emerged. Medical advances have been made and there is now a wealth of information about infertility, medical treatments, alternative treatments, support groups, blogs about fertility, social media, you name it, all available online.

What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People with Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 2)

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Barbara Collura

"In general, infertility is now a subject that can be talked about. But when I came into the field there was lots of secrecy around the subject of infertility. People would even keep their infertility from their relatives."

What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People With Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 1)

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.17.2014 | Women
Barbara Collura

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), RESOLVE reached out to experts in the field to get their opinions about what has, and hasn't, changed for people with infertility in the past 25 years.

The Question That Gives You A 1 In 8 Chance Of Being An Insensitive Jerk

Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo | Posted 06.17.2014 | Women
Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo

Maybe I'm naïve or maybe it's because I went through years of infertility treatment but I'm continually stunned at how many people ask the question, "When are you going to have kids?"

Aging Sperm? Not the World's End

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gregory

Judith Shulevitz's recent New Republic essay on how later parenthood is "upending American society" claims that delaying kids could lead us down a rabbit hole of genetic decline. The piece gathers much of its energy from new studies suggesting that male sperm quality decays with age.

11 Surprising Sperm Zappers

Posted 09.20.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're a man trying to impregnate someone, you may know it's best to stop smoking, get your laptop up off your balls and give your sperm plenty of ...

Do Fertility Treatments Cause Birth Defects? Researchers Find Answers

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.07.2012 | Parents

-- Test-tube babies have higher rates of birth defects, and doctors have long wondered: Is it because of certain fertility treatments or infertility ...

World's First At Home Male Fertility Test To Hit Stores In April

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.27.2012 | Women

For couples struggling to conceive, tackling fertility issues often falls to the woman. But now there's a new way to pinpoint fertility problems wi...

Reduce Chemicals to Increase Fertility

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Because we now know that chemicals in every day products can lead to low sperm counts, there are simple steps that men can take to avoid them.

Artificial Testicle Coming Soon?

Posted 01.19.2012 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 01/18/2012 05:20 PM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Researchers in Californi...

Is He Just Too Old for This?

Melanie Notkin | Posted 12.10.2011 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Men are responsible for 40 percent of all fertility problems among American couples, so why is all the pressure (read: judgment) on women for reproductive health and timeliness?

First Sperm Successfully Grown Outside The Body

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After nearly a century of trying, scientists have successfully grown sperm outside the body. Researchers from Yokohama City University in Japan we...

Infertility: Have You Checked Your Sperm?

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

About 40 percent of infertility is due to a male factor. Unfortunately, many couples and even doctors neglect to evaluate the male partner, leading to unnecessary testing on the female.