Medical research

Nut consumption may enhance fertility for men, suggests study

Eating nuts may enhance male fertility, a Monash University-led research review has found. The authors now want more research into the potential benefits of nuts for male and female fertility after finding only two intervention ...


Ending THC use may reverse its impacts on male fertility

A 2022 study from Oregon Health & Science University researchers confirmed that chronic use of cannabis may greatly impact male fertility and reproductive outcomes in nonhuman primates—but it was unclear whether the effects ...


Mutations in CCIN cause teratozoospermia and male infertility

In mammalian spermatogenesis, drastic shape changes occur during the maturation of spermatids into spermatozoa. The morphology of mature sperm is one of the important indicators to evaluate male fertility, and clinical evidence ...

Oncology & Cancer

Restoring men's fertility after cancer

A tragic side-effect of chemotherapy might soon be a thing of the past, with researchers uncovering a vital pathway to restoring men's fertility after cancer.

Medical research

New fertility hope for the sons of IVF

Infertility concerns have eased among men conceived by the most common form of IVF, with new research showing little or no difference in their reproductive health compared to men conceived naturally.

Medical research

COVID-19 alters levels of fertility-related proteins in men

Many people who recover from COVID-19 experience long-term symptoms, such as brain fog or heart problems. Increasing evidence suggests that the virus can also impair fertility. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Omega have ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study finds that COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility

New findings by Boston University School of Public Health investigators indicate that COVID-19 vaccination does not impair fertility—but males who become infected by the coronavirus may experience short-term reduced fertility.


An autoimmune disorder may underlie male infertility

Investigators have found that the absence of autoimmune regulator (Aire) in mice results in fertility problems similar to those affecting men with autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS-1). Aire-dependent central tolerance ...

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