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|9/27/2016 - If you are like most other men and keep your smartphone in your front pocket, chances are cellphone radiation is frying your sperm. According to a new systemic review, there is conclusive evidence that men should find another storage spot for their mobile phones.
The researchers from the University...|
|8/3/2016 - New research has revealed that neonicotinoid pesticides reduce the sperm counts of male honeybee drones, a fact that may at least partly explain the rapid decline of bee populations over the last decade.
For several years now, experts have been aware of a link between the widespread use of neonicotinoids...|
|7/27/2016 - The size of a man's package isn't nearly as important as the quality of his sperm. When it comes to reproductive health, appearance is one thing, but what matters most is a properly functioning hormonal system and a healthy sperm count. Several synthetic contaminants can inhibit a man's natural hormone...|
|5/29/2016 - Researchers have found that a myriad of ultraviolet (UV) filtering chemicals in common sunscreens disrupt the functioning of normal sperm cells and mirror the effects of the female hormone progesterone.
Head author of the study Niels Skakkebaek, MD, DMSc, a professor at the University of Copenhagen,...|
|2/26/2016 - A new scientific study has revealed yet another health hazard associated with mobile phones: A drastic reduction in viable sperm cells was found in nearly half of men tested who carry their phones in their pants pockets or near their testicles.
The study, which was conducted by a team of specialists...|
|2/18/2016 - New research looking at what appears to be a major contributor to male infertility, aluminum, has powerful implications for the safety of childhood vaccinations and flu shots, which are loaded with the toxic metal. Researchers from both the UK and France found that the higher the level of aluminum inside...|
|2/16/2016 - New research out of the University of Rochester in New York has found that the plastics chemicals lurking in furniture, food packaging and many other consumer products are directly linked to decreased libido and lowered sperm counts in humans.
Presented at the recent annual conference of the American...|
|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.
|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....|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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.
|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...|
|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....|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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?...|
|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 (https://www.naturalnews.com/021225_Paxil_pregnant_women_SSRIs.html)....|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
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|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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