Obstetrics & gynaecology

Are some sex lubricants really 'sperm-friendly'?

Lubricants are used by couples during sexual intercourse for numerous reasons, and several lubricants are promoted as "sperm-friendly," suggesting that they do not negatively affect sperm motility. Results from a study published ...


Air pollution found to reduce sperm motility

A small team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in and around Shanghai, China, has found evidence that men who live in heavily polluted areas may experience poor sperm motility. In their paper published in ...

Medical research

Sperm quality study updates advice for couples trying to conceive

Could doctors at fertility clinics be giving men bad advice? Dr. Da Li and Dr. XiuXia Wang, who are clinician-researchers at the Center for Reproductive Medicine of Shengjing Hospital in Shenyang in northeast China, think ...


Nuts may boost male fertility: study

Eating nuts "significantly" boosted the number and health of sperm in young men in a scientific trial, researchers said Wednesday.

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