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03

Dec

Possible male birth control stops sperm in its tracksAny viable anti-sperm birth control method would need to be reversible, and could not cause long-term damage to sperm cells.

Possible male birth control stops sperm in its tracks
Any viable anti-sperm birth control method would need to be reversible, and could not cause long-term damage to sperm cells.

05

Feb


 Too much TV may lower sperm count  



Having a more physically active lifestyle may improve sperm quality.
Having a more physically active lifestyle may improve sperm quality.

14

Jun

Smoking, drinking may not lower sperm countNew research contradicts current advice about male fertility.

Smoking, drinking may not lower sperm count
New research contradicts current advice about male fertility.

30

Jan

Sound waves may be the future of male birth controlRotating high-frequency ultrasound around the testes, scientists killed most of the sperm-creating cells in rats.

Sound waves may be the future of male birth control
Rotating high-frequency ultrasound around the testes, scientists killed most of the sperm-creating cells in rats.

29

Nov

Laptop Wi-Fi said to nuke sperm, but caveats aboundAfter semen was exposed to Wi-Fi, a quarter of the sperm were no longer swimming around and 9 percent of the sperm showed DNA damage.

Laptop Wi-Fi said to nuke sperm, but caveats abound
After semen was exposed to Wi-Fi, a quarter of the sperm were no longer swimming around and 9 percent of the sperm showed DNA damage.