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New Vision for Male Birth Control: Don't Let Sperm Swim

Control over sperm motility could help infertile men, too

(Newser) - Male fertility comes down to one thing in many cases: sperm motility. If they're not good swimmers, fertility can be an issue, reports the Independent . But researchers at the University of Wolverhampton in the UK are reporting (though not yet in a peer-reviewed scientific journal) that they may have... More »

Boys Conceived via Fertility Treatment May Inherit Dad's Poor Sperm

The findings are no reason for prospective parents to avoid ICSI, scientists say

(Newser) - Men conceived using a common fertility treatment appear to pass lower-than-average fertility onto their sons, reports New Scientist . Researchers found that the first generation of male babies conceived via a technique called intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection had lower sperm counts when they reached adulthood. ICSI injects sperm directly into an egg... More »

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