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# sperm - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients
# Bernard Norman Barwin
# Bernard Norman Barwin

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients

Jun 26th 2019, 10:05 PM 25,146 Views 40 Comments

The 80-year-old doctor did not appear at the hearing, but through his lawyers pleaded no contest.

# sperm - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart
# Swimmers
# Swimmers

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart

Jan 1st 2019, 8:30 PM 13,873 Views 5 Comments

Being able to better differentiate between species will help researchers fight the spread of diseases they carry.

# sperm - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation

Jun 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,678 Views 50 Comments

Recent studies on donor-conceived children reveal that an overwhelming number of such individuals want information relating to their donor, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

# sperm - Monday 27 March, 2017

It's now possible to test sperm quality with a smartphone
# There's A Fap For That
# There's A Fap For That

It's now possible to test sperm quality with a smartphone

Mar 27th 2017, 6:15 AM 20,267 Views 20 Comments

An optical attachment analyses video of semen.

# sperm - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm
# Fertilisation Error
# Fertilisation Error

Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm

Dec 28th 2016, 9:55 PM 20,533 Views 20 Comments

The clinic said there’s a chance the egg cells may have been fertilised by sperm other than that of the intended father.

# sperm - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland
# Sperm Extraction
# Sperm Extraction

Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:05 AM 15,208 Views 6 Comments

The Cork Fertility Centre has announced the breakthrough.

# sperm - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Sperm has been made from mouse stem cells paving way for treatment of male infertility
# Offspring
# Offspring

Sperm has been made from mouse stem cells paving way for treatment of male infertility

Feb 25th 2016, 9:34 PM 9,033 Views 26 Comments

Scientists say the breakthrough may lead to ‘exciting new’ fertility treatments.

# sperm - Sunday 19 July, 2015

12 facts about sperm everyone should know
# Swimmers
From The Daily Edge
# Swimmers

12 facts about sperm everyone should know

Jul 19th 2015, 8:15 PM 275,295 Views 5 Comments

Class is in session.

# sperm - Friday 27 February, 2015

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws
# Donors
# Donors

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws

Feb 27th 2015, 6:08 AM 19,416 Views 18 Comments

The new Child and Family Relationship Bill could cause issues for those using anonymous donors of egg and sperm.

# sperm - Friday 28 November, 2014

Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO

Nov 28th 2014, 6:58 PM 9,887 Views 16 Comments

Studies showed that three men who had recovered from Ebola still had the live virus in their semen for over a month after the onset of symptoms.

# sperm - Friday 3 October, 2014

Do you drink this much alcohol a week? It could be damaging your sperm*
# Drunk Swimming
# Drunk Swimming

Do you drink this much alcohol a week? It could be damaging your sperm*

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 19,505 Views 49 Comments

*If you’re a man, obviously.

# sperm - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment
# Fertility
# Fertility

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Aug 3rd 2014, 2:43 PM 12,441 Views 23 Comments

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

# sperm - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's
# Fast Swimmers
# Fast Swimmers

Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's

Jul 2nd 2014, 9:48 PM 14,972 Views 22 Comments

It’s sperm quality that matters, lads.

# sperm - Sunday 29 June, 2014

The UK has a "major" shortage... of sperm
# Reproduction
# Reproduction

The UK has a "major" shortage... of sperm

Jun 29th 2014, 6:30 PM 17,823 Views 48 Comments

The fall in donations could make procedures more invasive for women, it has been warned.

# sperm - Thursday 15 May, 2014

World's oldest sperm found in Australia
# Spermtastic
# Spermtastic

World's oldest sperm found in Australia

May 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 20,256 Views 27 Comments

A researcher described it as a ‘delightfully unexpected surprise’.

# sperm - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Poll: Should sperm, egg and embryo donors be paid expenses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sperm, egg and embryo donors be paid expenses?

Apr 9th 2014, 9:58 AM 7,348 Views 41 Comments

A new bill will allow for payments to surrogate mothers but doctors have said these donors should also be paid expenses. What do you think?

# sperm - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Scientists launch animal sperm bank to recreate populations on other planets
# The Future
# The Future

Scientists launch animal sperm bank to recreate populations on other planets

Aug 28th 2013, 9:30 PM 5,834 Views 24 Comments

The scientists in Japan were quick to stress that there is presently no human application for the technology but this may be explored in the future.

# sperm - Monday 15 July, 2013

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm
# Evolution
# Evolution

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm

Jul 15th 2013, 9:45 PM 14,683 Views 28 Comments

New research has backed up a theory that females can speed up or slow down ‘male’ and ‘female’ sperm in the reproductive tract to choose the sex.

# sperm - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Sperm from anxious dads produces stress-ready children
# Stress
# Stress

Sperm from anxious dads produces stress-ready children

Jun 12th 2013, 10:45 PM 12,034 Views 27 Comments

However a study also said that a reduced reactivity to stress can lead to diseases such as anxiety and depression.

# sperm - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Potential infertility cure: stem cells create viable eggs in mice
# Infertility
# Infertility

Potential infertility cure: stem cells create viable eggs in mice

Oct 4th 2012, 7:46 PM 3,322 Views 12 Comments

It’s a long way from working in humans but researchers have made a leap forward.

# sperm - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Scientists grow sperm cells from skin
# Fertility
# Fertility

Scientists grow sperm cells from skin

Aug 29th 2012, 8:58 AM 4,920 Views 27 Comments

Researchers say this discovery means it may one day be possible to treat male infertility.

# sperm - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers
# Walnuts
# Walnuts

Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers

Aug 16th 2012, 5:56 PM 5,554 Views 16 Comments

A study on men consuming a ‘Western-style’ diet showed that eating 75gm of walnuts a day improved sperm vitality.

# sperm - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

New research shows fatty foods impact quality of sperm, fertility
# Health
# Health

New research shows fatty foods impact quality of sperm, fertility

Mar 14th 2012, 4:15 PM 2,839 Views 23 Comments

Bad news: eating junk food may well reduce a man’s sperm count. Good news: Fish and plant oils can improve semen quality.

# sperm - Monday 19 September, 2011

Demand for redheaded sperm in decline... except from Ireland
# Gingers
From The Daily Edge
# Gingers

Demand for redheaded sperm in decline... except from Ireland

Sep 19th 2011, 12:31 PM 5,726 Views 18 Comments

The world’s largest sperm bank says supply is outstripping demand for sperm from redheaded donors from most countries except Ireland.

# sperm - Friday 25 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Mar 25th 2011, 8:04 PM 1,665 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: an appeal to consumers to stop buying medicines online; Japanese officials say a large radiation leak may have occurred at the Fukushima plant; and we show some of the best results of our caption competition.

Scientists grow sperm in laboratory
# Fertility
# Fertility

Scientists grow sperm in laboratory

Mar 25th 2011, 10:13 AM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

Japanese researchers have cultivated sperm from the testes of baby mice.