Moderate alcohol consumption ‘boosts male fertility’

Moderate alcohol intake is linked with higher semen volume, sperm concentration, and total sperm count, according to new research published…

Sperm counts are falling dramatically – but only in the West

Sperm counts in men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have halved in less than 40 years, according…

That ‘fertility cliff’? It may be more of a gentle slope

The study that identified 35 as a cut-off year was based on 17th-century church records. More modern evidence is available

20 Oct 2016

Acupuncture ‘helps women fall pregnant’: the Sun has got this badly wrong

Does acupuncture help women get pregnant? According to a recent article in the Sun online, the answer to this question…

No, mobile phones are not ‘cooking’ men’s sperm

Men who keep their mobile phone in their pockets are ‘cooking’ their sperm, lowering their gamete count and raising the…

Fast-track to fitness: do fasting diets really work?

Regimes like the 5-2 can help shed pounds – but can they help with infertility, diabetes, ageing, arthritis and even cancer?

18 Feb 2016