Sleeping too little or too much can affect a man’s ability to impregnate his partner, new research suggests. (more…)
Q: My wife and I have tried to get pregnant for over a year. We’re going to be tested soon to see if anything is wrong. I’m worried that the problem lies with me. What are some reasons for a man to be infertile?
Even though male infertility is on the rise with close to 50 percent men experiencing some sort of reproductive dysfunction, childlessness is usually blamed on the woman in India, said a group of doctors and Bollywood actress Lara Dutta during the launch of infertility clinic, Manipal Fertility, that caters to both men and women on Thursday in Bengaluru. (more…)
Infertility is often viewed as a woman’s problem but when a couple has trouble conceiving, there’s a good chance it’s related to male factors — in fact, that’s the case 40-50 percent of the time. That’s why the male partner should be part of any couple’s fertility assessment.
While it’s super easy to eat them “as is” (think: adding them to yogurt or sprinkling them on a salad), there are plenty of other ways to incorporate almonds into meals and snacks. Here are five of my favorite simple, healthy combinations. (more…)
According to Eurostat, women in Ireland, on average wait until they’re 30 to have babies.
Avocado was all like, “Look at me, I’m the good fat!” and Butter was like, “Show-off!” Trendy, popular and a bit of an overachiever in the health department, avocado is like the homecoming queen of the fats parade. It’s actually a single-seeded berry native to Mexico, but at 322 calories and 29 grams of fat — 10 to 20 times what you’ll find in any other item in the produce aisle — the avocado can arguably be considered more of a fat than a fruit.
Men using a cellular phone for more than one hour a day double the risk of their sperm count dropping to levels too low for procreation, according researchers from the Haifa Technion and the Carmel Medical Center. (more…)