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BPA plastics chemical causing sperm count decline

2/26/2015 - A recent study conducted by researchers from Washington State University substantiates earlier claims regarding the connection between endocrine mimickers, such as bisphenol A (BPA), and fertility complications in men and women, according to a report by the Press Association. Hormone disruptors,...

Maca: the perfect food for balancing our hormones

11/17/2014 - In today's world of widespread pollution and gender-bending chemicals, it can often be difficult to keep our hormones in balance. Even the most health-conscious of us are assaulted on all sides by a large number of poisons, such as BPA, that can disrupt our endocrine systems and cause havoc in our bodies....

Roundup herbicide damages sperm cells, affects reproductive system

11/11/2014 - Men exposed to even trace amounts of the Monsanto herbicide Roundup are at a serious risk of sperm damage and reproductive problems, according to a new study. Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini and his colleagues from the University of Caen in France found that short-term exposure to Roundup at levels frequently...

Woman has twins with ex-boyfriend's stolen sperm, courts rule ex to pay child support

10/4/2014 - As a society, we no longer chastise a woman for having sex outside of (or before) marriage. The double standard of the experienced male and the virginal female is, thankfully, outdated. But our new societal mores has not ended the practice of females purposely getting pregnant in order to hook their...

Cell phones linked to male reproductive issues in new study

6/22/2014 - Cell phone use in men is associated with lower sperm quality, according to a study led by researchers from the University of Exeter and published in the journal Environment International on June 9. The researchers believe that the effect probably comes from men carrying their mobile phones in their...

Cell phone radiation - is your cell phone killing your sperm?

6/19/2014 - Storing your cellphone in your pants pocket might be killing your sperm, and it might also explain the global drop in sperm count due to exposure to radio frequency (RF) electromagnetic radiation emitted by your cellphone, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Exeter in the UK found...

Boost male fertility with the right foods

4/5/2014 - As if people needed another reason to eat healthy, whole foods, studies show that the right diet is also a vital factor in male fertility. It's simple: There's a correlation between consuming bad foods and low sperm count. But make healthy choices, and guess what? Sperm counts do anything but wane. One...

Exposure to chemicals could reduce sperm count

2/25/2014 - More reports detailing the damaging effects of exposure to chemicals have been released. Though important to both women and men, this particular finding is especially important to men. This includes their partners if they are wanting to start a family someday. While much has been made about overheating...

Absurd! Sperm donor to lesbian couple ordered to pay child support

2/1/2014 - A Kansas court has ordered a man who volunteered to act as a sperm donor to a lesbian couple to pay child support, despite a contract he and the couple signed absolving him of any parental obligations. In March 2009, William Marotta answered a Craigslist ad from a lesbian couple seeking donated sperm....

Men: Eating conventional, chemical-laden bacon could destroy your sperm

10/24/2013 - You are what you eat and so is your offspring, suggests a telling new study on fertility out of Harvard University. Researchers there determined recently that men who regularly eat heavy portions of processed meat products such as chemical-laden bacon could be destroying the quantity and integrity of...

Deranged UK mother forces 14-year-old daughter to get pregnant from donor sperm just to gain fourth child

5/9/2013 - An American divorcee living abroad in the U.K. has been sentenced to five years in prison for child cruelty after she reportedly forced her oldest daughter, who was a minor at the time, to get pregnant from donor sperm in order to provide her mother with the fourth child she always wanted. As reported...

TV viewing leads to lower sperm counts

2/12/2013 - Men who watch more than 20 hours of TV per week have a sperm count nearly half that of men who rarely watch TV, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. To examine the effect of physical activity...

Sperm quality in young Spanish men declines by 38 percent in 10 years

2/4/2013 - A worldwide decline in sperm quality has been a pressing concern for a long time, and there is no shortage of studies to verify this worrying trend. According to a new study by researchers from the Department of Preventative Medicine and Public Health at the University of Murcia in Spain; however, the...

Your sperm are what you eat: Poor diet linked to poor sperm count

1/18/2013 - Correlations between lifestyle and male fertility have been made in numerous studies over recent years. Some show that well fed sperm cells are most likely to achieve successful fertilization, while others confirm what most of us already suspected: that bad diet and lifestyle choices are an important...

The case of the disappearing sperm: French men's sperm count plummets over last 16 years

12/14/2012 - The world is becoming an increasingly hostile place for the survival and persistence of masculinity, particularly with regards to male fertility and vitality. A deadly combination of estrogenic toxins in the food supply; harmful chemicals in the environment, and poor lifestyle is causing an ongoing...

Walnuts improve the health of sperm, research suggests

8/23/2012 - Eating a couple of handfuls of walnuts a day can improve the health of sperm, according to new research just published in the medical journal Biology of Reproduction. According to the study, sperm shape, movement and overall vitality improved in men who added walnuts to their diets over the course...

Study vilifying 'fat' as cause of low sperm count in men flawed

3/24/2012 - The myth that all saturated fat is harmful to health continues to make the rounds, as a new study published in the journal Human Reproduction equates saturated fat with "junk food," and claims that eating it reduces men's sperm count. But this study, which is being repeated throughout the echo chambers...

Maca enhances libido, increases sperm count, and reduces post-menopausal symptoms

3/18/2012 - Maca (Lepidium mayenii), also known as Peruvian ginseng, is a favorite herb in South America to increase sexual desire in both men and women. It only grows high in the Andes mountains in Peru. While traditionally prepared as a root vegetable similar to radishes, maca is used primarily in powder form...

FDA now regulating free online sperm donation

2/10/2012 - The burgeoning world of online social media has now tapped the fertility market, with free sperm donation websites that match willing donors with infertile couples quickly growing in popularity. But according to a recent report by ABC News, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not approve...

Bill Gates funds technology to destroy your sperm

2/1/2012 - Mass vaccination is apparently not the only depopulation strategy being employed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as new research funded by the organization has developed a way to deliberately destroy sperm using ultrasound technology. BBC News reports that the Gates Foundation awarded a grant...

Wi-Fi radiation from laptops may cause infertility in men

12/2/2011 - Laptops with wi-fi technology have given us the capability to connect to the internet almost anywhere, but now researchers say wi-fi radiation may also be giving us more infertility by decreasing sperm motility and damaging DNA in sperm. Is Your Wi-Fi Laptop Hurting Your Sperm? Published in the...

Sperm counts continue to plummet, say researchers

4/11/2011 - Environmental pollution, plastic chemicals, pharmaceutical drugs, pesticides, unhealthy diets, radiation-emitting technologies -- these and many other factors are contributing to an epidemic decline in sperm counts among modern men, say researchers. According to reports, an estimated eight million US...

Scientific reviews suggest antioxidants may boost male fertility

2/7/2011 - A recent review of studies done on infertility suggest that male fertility may be improved by taking antioxidants. A number of studies on male infertility were reviewed by researchers in New Zealand and reported in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The review focused on 34 controlled trials...

Plastics chemical BPA reduces sperm health

1/31/2011 - Exposure to the ubiquitous industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) has once again been linked to decreased sperm health, this time in humans, in a study conducted by researchers from Kaiser Permanente and published in the journal Fertility and Sterility. The findings are of particular concern because...

Radiation scientists agree TSA naked body scanners could cause breast cancer and sperm mutations

12/3/2010 - The news about the potential health dangers of the TSA's naked body scanners just keeps getting worse. An increasing number of doctors and scientists are going public with their warnings about the health implications of subjecting yourself to naked body scanners. These include Dr Russell Blaylock (see...

Study: BPA destroys sperm

11/16/2010 - Results from a five-year trial on the effects of bisphenol-A (BPA) in human males has revealed that the popular plastics chemical destroys sperm. One of the few BPA studies involving humans, the trial sheds more light on the obvious harm BPA causes on male reproduction, and the need to immediately remove...

Obesity linked to poor sperm quality

8/19/2010 - Young men now have a new incentive to stay lean and fit. According to a new report in the journal Fertility and Sterility, overweight young men have poorer sperm quality than their peers of a more healthy weight do. The findings reveal that not only do overweight men have lower sperm counts, but...

Women: Before getting pregnant, check out your man's diet

8/3/2010 - The day will soon come that informed women will refuse to date, marry or have children with men who follow poor nutritional habits. "You eat junk foods? Put your pants back on and get out!" You see, scientific evidence is mounting on the relationship between food choice and genetic integrity. Men...

Widespread male infertility sweeping the globe

7/12/2010 - Nearly 20 years ago, Danish scientists first broke the news to the world that men from Western countries seem to be slowly becoming infertile. Recent research seems to back this up as well, with average sperm counts having dropped to half of what they were 50 years ago. According to reports, nearly...

New research: omega-3s may treat male infertility

5/4/2010 - (Natural News) More than two million married couples in the U.S. are unable to conceive a child and, according to the National Institutes of Health, male infertility is the cause about 40% of the time. Now a University of Illinois (UI) study recently published in the Journal of Lipid Research offers...

Modern Medicine Solves World Sperm Shortage (Satire)

7/8/2009 - Scientists are now claiming a breakthrough in finding a new way to create sperm. This is being hailed as an amazing medical technology breakthrough that could help treat infertility. But hold on... Is there really a shortage of sperm in the world? And for that matter, is there a shortage of people?...

SSRI Antidepressants Linked To Male Infertility

6/21/2009 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning a few years ago that pregnant women taking the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant paroxetine risk giving birth to infants with major birth defects, including heart abnormalities (http://www.naturalnews.com/021225_Paxil_pregnant_women_SSRIs.html)....

Pomegranate Juice Consumption Boosts Sperm Quality, Motility

1/20/2009 - Pomegranate juice may improve the health and mobility of sperm when consumed regularly, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Firat University in Turkey and published in the journal Clinical Nutrition. Twenty-eight male Wistar rats were divided into four groups, and given either...

Modern Birth Control: Blessing or Barbarism?

1/5/2009 - Throughout history women have found many interesting ways to practice birth control. There is evidence of women in ancient Rome tying a pouch around their left foot that contained a cat's liver in the belief that it would prevent pregnancy. Some would spit in the mouth of a frog three times in hopes...

Obesity Decreases Sperm Quality

12/24/2008 - Men who are obese have lower quality sperm than men of healthy weights, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and presented at the meeting of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology in Barcelona. Researchers examined the semen...

Chemical in Household Paint Linked to Low Sperm Quality

9/19/2008 - Men who are regularly exposed to a common ingredient of water-soluble paints are 250 percent more likely to have a specific sperm abnormality, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Universities of Manchester and Sheffield in the United Kingdom, and published in the journal Occupational...

Dietary Folate Boosts Sperm Quality, Boosts Fertility

9/2/2008 - Men who consume more folate are significantly less likely to produce sperm with the chromosomal abnormalities that can lead to birth defects, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California at Berkeley and published in the journal Human Reproduction. A high intake...

Fertility moves online as egg, sperm donors use clicks to connect with recipients

11/28/2006 - People desperate to have a child are turning to the internet to find a faster and more discreet way to find egg or sperm donors. But at the same time, this new approach is risky, according to fertility experts. "It's not surprising that much of this business is migrating into cyberspace. Most people...

Mobile phone use linked to sharp decline in sperm quality

10/24/2006 - Prolonged cell phone use may damage sperm in male users, suggests a study by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio. The findings -- presented at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine conference in New Orleans -- were based...

Antidepressant drugs reduced sperm count of patients to near zero

10/24/2006 - Antidepressant drug use could severely lower men's sperm counts, according to a case report presented at yesterday's American Society for Reproductive Medicine conference in New Orleans. Dr. Peter Schlegel of the Cornell Medical Center in New York, along with a colleague, recently treated two men...

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