Sperm

Attention Men: Your Weight Could Be Affecting Your Sperm Count And Quality

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you think you may want to have children in the future, it could be time to start watching your weight. According to new research, being obese may ...

Plummeting Sperm Counts Could Result In Human Extinction, Doctor Warns

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A doctor has warned that rapidly declining sperm counts could result in humans becoming extinct. Dr Hagai Levine led a team of researchers who analyse...

Sperm That Were Sent To Space Have Passed A Fertility Test

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Tech

Researchers have successfully bred a litter of mice pups using sperm that was frozen and then stored at the International Space Station. The scientist...

Guys, This Is How Your Sleep Patterns Could Be Affecting Your Fertility

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you burn the candle at both ends, or even sleep too much, you might be harming your fertility. That’s according to a new study which found sleep...

12 Things You Never Knew About Sperm

Dr Seth Rankin | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Seth Rankin

With Valentine's Day around the corner, love is in the air. Up and down the country romantic gestures are being planned, lavish gifts being bought and petrol stations are gearing up for record last minute flower sales.

Why 'Procreation' And 'Pleasure' Should Go Hand In Hand When It Comes To Falling Pregnant

Emily Street | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents
Emily Street

Through no fault of their own, for many couples who have been trying to conceive for a long period of time - often for many months and even years - the actual physical act of sexual intercourse can become quite perfunctory or regimented.

Men, Did You Know That These 8 Things Might Be Damaging Your Sperm?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether or not you’re imminently considering parenthood, discussions surrounding fertility so often focus on women. But what about men? According to...

Hope For 'Tomato Pill' Which Could Boost Sperm Quality By 70%

SWNS | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A nutrient found in a 'tomato pill' could supercharge sperm by up to 70% and offer new hope to couples who are struggling to conceive, scientists beli...

Men With 'Super Sperm' Offered Free IVF Course For Friends Or Family

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Parents

A fertility clinic is offering men with good quality sperm the chance to nominate a friend or family member for free IVF treatment. Privately-run Bou...

Keeping Your Mobile Phone In Your Trouser Pocket May 'Cook' Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Men who carry their mobile phone in their pocket could be inadvertently "cooking" their sperm, a new study has suggested. A group of scientists b...

'We Need Sperm!' Facebook Appeal From Lesbian Couple Who Want To Start A Family

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Parents

A same sex couple in New Zealand who hope to become parents are appealing on Facebook for sperm. Ashleigh Habgood, 28, and Alley Williams, 29, mad...

Mass Sperm Freezing is Not an Answer: Fertility Education Is the Solution

Dr Geeta Nargund | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Parents
Dr Geeta Nargund

I was deeply concerned to read the proposal by Dr Kevin Smith last week, that young men should consider freezing their sperm, around the age of 18 with the promise of artificial fertility even in old age.

Desperate Palestinian Prisoners Resorting To Sperm Smuggling

The Huffington Post UK/Al Jazeera | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Desperate Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons are resorting to smuggling their sperm to start families. Around 4,700 Palestinians reside in th...

Does Bigger Sperm Make Getting Pregnant More Likely?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Longer sperm means a greater chance of fertilisation, according to scientists. Experts observed that male zebra finches with longer sperm cells wer...

How Being A Vegetarian Is Affecting Your Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Although a diet packed full of fruit and vegetables can boost your immune system, avoiding meat completely can have a negative effect on fertility. ...

Seven Things George Clooney Can Do to Boost His Fertility at 53

Dee Armstrong | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dee Armstrong

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, all to contain some protein to help balance blood sugar throughout the day, plenty of leafy green veg, not too much sugar etc etc - you know the drill. You don't have to deny yourself the treats you love but eat more of the good stuff and the rubbish will be crowded out.

Everything You Need To Know About Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

While semen is undeniably part of sex, talking about sperm is something we tend to shy away from - let's face it, it's not the sexiest subject in the ...

Behold: Killer Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered a new kind of 'killer sperm' which stops a female from being able to mate with another species. Luckily, it's only femal...

Engineers Create Robot Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Tech

Engineers have created a robot sperm that can be controlled using something as simple as a fridge magnet. The minuscule robot is made using a super...

If You Like Your Sperm The Way It Is, Don't Smoke Cannabis

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Men, if you smoke cannabis (or tried a joint in your youth) listen up - the drug may have an unexpected side effect on your sperm.... Research has...

How Soap, Sunscreen And Toothpaste May Be Damaging Your Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An unprecedented study has revealed that the chemicals in everyday products including sunscreen, toothpaste and soap, could be damaging human sperm. ...

67-Year-Old Sex Expert Credits Her Youthful Looks With Regular Sperm Facials

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Snail slime, sheep's placenta and 'vampire' facials - we've heard it all in the name of beauty. But even we draw the line at scooping up our partn...

Woman Battles Over Right To 'Harvest' Fiancé's Sperm

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A woman has launched a legal battle for the right to "harvest" her seriously-ill partner's sperm so that she can have his children. The High Court ...

10 Baby-Making Sex Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unlike unclogging the sink or visiting your in laws, baby-making sex is one necessary task that seems like it should be straightforward and fun. But t...

20 Sex Facts That Will Blow You Away (No Pun Intended)

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like the time we watched A Nightmare On Elm Street aged 8, we're not quite sure we'll ever look at life quite the same way again. Did you know tha...