The federal government is setting out new rules on payments and protections for sperm or egg donations and on carrying someone else’s baby — but a Liberal MP says it’s time to overhaul what he calls Canada’s outdated, ineffective laws.
When a team of researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York paged through thousands of scientific studies on human fertility published from 1981-2013, they discovered something shocking: The average sperm count for men in Western countries had dropped by 50 to 60 percent, and so far, experts remain at […]
A woman in Queensland, Australia, has won the right in court to have children using her dead partner’s sperm. She still has to persuade the medics for the procedure to go ahead. Justice Sue Brown delivered the decision – the first of its kind for Australia – in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Wednesday. Brown […]
The United States is known for being the most litigious country on Earth, and home to 80 percent of the world’s lawyers. Some of the most bizarre and frivolous lawsuits in the world have taken place in the US. Today, there are over 1.3 million lawyers across the nation who generate millions of lawsuits every […]
NASA has sent vials of frozen bull and human sperm samples to the International Space Station as part of a study aiming to determine whether mammals can conceive in zero gravity. The frozen supplies for the experiment, dubbed Micro-11, were delivered to the ISS aboard SpaceX’s Dragon capsule. Astronauts will now thaw and chemically active […]
A Liberal MP – backed by his party’s women’s caucus – is pushing to decriminalize the payment of fees to surrogate mothers and sperm donors.
A new study of over 5,000 men has found those with a low sperm count are more likely to suffer from a number of health issues and have an overall increased risk of illness. The study analysed men in infertile couples in Italy to find out if those with a lower semen quality were in […]
Chemotherapy has a lot of terrible side effects and that’s partly because the drugs being used to fight cancer also attack healthy cells. Figuring out a way to deliver drugs to tumors without affecting healthy tissue is a challenge and a problem that researchers are trying to solve. One group working on this problem, New […]
SLEEPING for a certain number of hours could bring sperm up to full fitness, and make conception easier. Daily Express :: Health Feed
WATERCRESS has been identified as the natural remedy to the alarming drop in sperm counts among men. Daily Express :: Health Feed