Entries by Dr. Jones

Sperm Motility – How Can It Be Boosted?

What is sperm motility? Sperm motility means sperm movement. It is a very important factor for male fertility.  Low sperm motility, which Doctors also call “asthenospermia” is therefore characterised by insufficient forward sperm movement. If sperm is unable to effectively move through the cervix and towards the fallopian tubes then it cannot facilitate egg fertilisation.  This […]

Could taking paracetamol impair male fertility?

LIFE research The National Institutes of Health has conducted a long-term study in the United States called the Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment (LIFE). This research has been investigating fertility data associated with 501 couples from Texas and Michigan. The study was conducted between 2005 and 2009. Now researchers have began analyzing this […]

Puberty timing affects adult fertility

The link between pubertal onset & sperm quality Is there a link between the timing of puberty and male reproductive health? Danish researchers from Rigshospitalet and EDMaRC believe so. In new groundbreaking research scientists have found that the quality of semen is influenced by when males experienced puberty. This recently published study suggests that a […]

Is Vasalgel the answer to male birth control?

Non-hormonal male birth control trial underway in 2016 Earlier this year we brought you a story about a possible new male contraceptive device that’s essentially a ‘sperm switch’. This small device is designed to give men the option to ‘turn-off’ and ‘turn-on’ sperm flow. If you missed the article, you can catch-up here. Now there […]