sperm count

Sperm count in Western men has significantly declined, says study

Sperm count in Western men has significantly declined, says study

Researchers from Hebrew University in Israel and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US carried out the first systematic review and meta-analysis of trends in sperm count.

Jul 27, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Fatherhood dreams? Going to bed before midnight can make your sperm healthier, fitter!

Fatherhood dreams? Going to bed before midnight can make your sperm healthier, fitter!

Previous study revealed that men getting six hours a night had sperm counts that were 25 percent lower than in men snoozing a full eight hours.

May 14, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
Yo Sperm test – Men can now check their fertility using smartphone-powered home kit

Yo Sperm test – Men can now check their fertility using smartphone-powered home kit

The Yo Sperm test works through an app and a microscope attachment that covers the phone's camera and flash, enabling men to keep a check their reproductive health without having to go to the clinic.

Jan 20, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Male infertility: Five foods that can damage your sperm! (Slideshow)

Male infertility: Five foods that can damage your sperm! (Slideshow)

Five foods that can damage your sperm! (Slideshow)

Aug 12, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

Experts warn of malaria's adverse impact on reproductive health

Malaria can have a serious impact on reproductive health, experts said on the occasion of World Malaria Day Saturday, as they pointed out that, although rare, the disease can hamper semen quality in males and increase miscarriage risks in women.

Apr 25, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Men with handsome faces have lower sperm quality

A new study has revealed that men with a handsome face have a lower quality of semen.

Sep 03, 2014, 11:37 AM IST

Now, a kit to test sperm quality at home

Before you rush to buy the pregnancy kit for your spouse, want to know if you are fertile enough to be a father?

Apr 28, 2014, 18:43 PM IST

Being overweight may affect men`s semen quality

Overweight and obese men in a new study showed diminished quantity and quality of semen, suggesting that a weight problem might also affect fertility, researchers say.

Dec 20, 2013, 16:43 PM IST

Sauna visits may lower men`s sperm count

A new study has warned that frequent visits to the sauna may lower men`s sperm count, although the effect appears to be temporary.

Mar 27, 2013, 11:59 AM IST

Men have healthier sperm in winter and spring

Couples trying to conceive a baby, should try during winter and spring, as human sperm seem to be healthier -- with faster swimming speeds and fewer abnormalities -- during those times, a new study has found.

Mar 12, 2013, 11:05 AM IST

Saturated fats behind falling sperm count

Saturated fat may be linked to low sperm counts in men, researchers say.

Jan 08, 2013, 13:29 PM IST

Male fertility under threat as sperm count drops: Study

The reproductive health of the average male is in sharp decline as the number and quality of sperms have decreased drastically during last two decades, a new study has warned.

Dec 05, 2012, 14:45 PM IST

Protein mutation linked to male infertility

Mutations in a protein called RABL2 shortens sperm tails, crippling their swimming ability (motility) and lowering sperm production - all contributing to male infertility

Oct 14, 2012, 13:17 PM IST

Walnuts improve sperm count, quality: Study

Eating walnuts may help increase sperm count in men and improve its quality, a new study has found.

Aug 16, 2012, 13:14 PM IST

City life damages sperm count, study shows

City life also promotes a sedentary lifestyle, and obesity which also negatively impacts sperm count.

Dec 30, 2011, 23:34 PM IST

Want to boost sperm count? Eat mangoes, almonds!

Men who eat diet rich in antioxidants, boost their chances of making a baby than those who don`t.

Jul 21, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Want to boost sperm count? Eat mangoes, almonds!

Men who eat diet rich in antioxidants, boost their chances of making a baby than those who don`t.

Jul 20, 2011, 17:49 PM IST

Overweight men have poorer sperm count

The higher the count in excess weight, the more the sperm quality suffered, especially among those in the obese category.

Jul 05, 2011, 11:27 AM IST

Overweight men have poorer sperm count

The higher the count in excess weight, the more the sperm quality suffered, especially among those in the obese category.

Jul 05, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

SpermCheck technology to let men test sperm count from home

Men could soon be able to test their sperm count from the comfort and privacy of their homes, all thanks to a new technology from the University of Virginia.

Jun 19, 2010, 12:03 PM IST