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Researchers say pollution affects our quality of life and impacts our ability to work, learn and contribute to society.
Spanish TV star has surrogate baby using her late son's frozen sperm
Ana Obregón, 68, said only parents who had lost a child have a right to express an opinion on the matter.
1 in 6 people suffer from infertility, new WHO report finds
The World Health Organization is now calling for better access to fertility treatments.
Can’t get pregnant? 'Forever chemicals' in your home may be to blame
A new study links PFAS - “forever chemicals” found everywhere from cookware to toilet paper and period products - to lower fertility in women.
After Roe v Wade rollback, vasectomies go viral on TikTok
As abortion rights are challenged in the US, more men are getting a vasectomy - and dispelling some of the myths surrounding the procedure.
Manual work may boost sperm counts, Harvard study finds
Men with physically demanding jobs were found to have higher sperm counts and testosterone levels than white-collar workers.
Chemical pollution could be increasing average penis length
They say that every cloud has a silver lining. While pollution is a life threatening problem in many places, for some this could be an upside.
‘Game changer’: New contraceptive can switch sperm off on demand
Scientists hope their findings will pave the way to a contraceptive pill that men could take shortly before sex.
This smart toilet can give you health tips and help you get pregnant
U-Scan by Withings is a new device for at-home urine analysis. You place it inside your toilet bowl so it gathers health data from your urine.
Sperm counts worldwide are falling even faster than we thought
Researchers warn of a global fertility crisis that "looks like a pandemic” as sperm counts drop sharply around the world.
Expecting a boy? Pollution may already be harming his future fertility
New research shows air pollution particles and "forever chemicals" are entering the developing organs of unborn babies.
Babies born from frozen embryos may be at higher risk of cancer
The researchers behind the study say we need to know more about the impact of freezing on the health of future generations.
Controversial passage on fertility removed from Polish school textbook
According to critics, the book suggested that children born via IVF would not be loved.
New Polish school textbook provokes anger over section on fertility
According to critics, the book says that no one loves children who are conceived via IVF.
Sperm count down: Urine samples show 'alarming' levels of chemicals
Researchers who studied urine samples from nearly 100 Danish young men said they were "astonished" by a cocktail of hormone-disrupting chemicals.
Infertility cure? Meet the scientist using 3D printing to create sperm
Scientists have 3D printed human testicular cells in the hope of helping men with fertility issues finally produce sperm.
Ukraine war leaves surrogate babies stranded in a Kyiv bomb shelter
Dozens of babies born to surrogate mothers are waiting in a Kyiv bomb shelter for their foreign biological parents to claim them, as the war in Ukraine tears through a once booming cross-border business.
Dutch gynaecologist used own sperm to father 21 children
It is the third known case in the Netherlands of a doctor using his own sperm without patients' knowledge or consent.
COVID can damage sperm and make it harder to get pregnant
Researchers in Belgium found some patients who recovered from COVID suffered a drop in sperm count and mobility.