2404, 2015

The Great Sperm Race Part one – the Cervix

April 24th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Have you ever wondered why men need to produce so many sperm? Women typically release only one egg per month, but when men ejaculate many millions of sperm are unleashed. If a man produces too [...]

1004, 2015

Smoking affects fertility – in many different ways

April 10th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You may have heard from many sources that you should quit smoking if you’re trying to conceive. Is there any scientific background behind this claim and how does tobacco affect fertility? Dozens of studies have [...]

2303, 2015

Fruit and vegetables high in pesticides can lower sperm quality

March 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Two interesting studies have appeared last year, both examining the effect fruit and vegetables have on sperm quality. The first study was performed in the Massachusetts General Hospital between April 2007 and June 2012. This [...]

1603, 2015

Optimal nutrition for fertility and longevity

March 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

For decades scientists believed that animals need to make a sacrifice in order to reproduce – they can either choose fertility and to have offspring, or they could have a long and happy life. Not [...]