You have likely seen the news: A new study in the journal Human Reproduction Update provides further evidence that men’s sperm counts are in a deep, global decline. The researchers found that from 1973 to 2011, sperm [...]
Sometimes bigger isn’t better. Enlarged prostate is one of the most common health issues facing men today. But the prostate is also one of the most important parts of a man’s reproductive system. To understand what can go wrong and what to look out for, let’s first understand what the prostate does and why you want to take care of it.
A lot of men have asked if masturbation lowers sperm count or fertility. Learn how frequent masturbation can impact a man's chances of conception.
If DNA is the cookbook that cells can use to "build" your body, epigenetics is the cook that helps the body read and mix together our genetic recipe. Epigenetics is the study of how external and environmental factors can impact our DNA’s gene expression without changing the DNA itself. New research shows that epigenetic markers on sperm can assess risk for male factor infertility and poor embryo development.
Does frequent ejaculation cause any health problems? We receive a surprising number of emails asking about this. Particularly, there quite a few guys who worry about frequent masturbation. Does it harm reproductive health? We asked urologist and male fertility specialist Dr. Kathleen Hwang this question. See what she had to say.
Is semen an acid or a base? Could your semen pH be impacting your fertility? Get the facts about semen pH and learn what you can do to improve it.
A marvel of biological design, the cremaster muscle optimizes temperature, comfort and safety for the testes.
Urologists often order scrotal ultrasounds to confirm suspicions about abnormalities that they discover during a physical exam or to discover abnormalities that may be too small to detect by other means.
The first step is a hard one. The curious biochemistry behind pitching a tent. Learn the abc's of how erections work and common causes of erectile dysfunction.
Like islands just off the coast of a big city, testicles have a few bridges to the mainland. They are outfitted with a complex network of pipes designed to bring oxygen, nutrients and hormones in and send out sperm and testosterone produced in the testicle out.