Research shows that the Y chromosome may be able to protect itself from extinction in the short term. But what about in a future where we all reproduce artificially?
Health insurance impacts decisions about contraception, marriage and more.
Once young women could access health insurance through their parents, they seemed to make very different decisions about contraception, abortion and marriage.
Trying for a baby? Take it easy on these ones, Dad.
Research is increasingly finding an association between alcohol consumption and sperm health.
Infertility is not just an issue for women.
There's no reason why small families shouldn't become the norm in Africa. But this will depend on improving education opportunities for women and improving birth control policies.
Is it necessary to take supplements for sperm health, and do they work?
Study results examining the effect of antioxidants on sperm health are mixed.
Is this actually a possible future?
The release of TV program The Handmaid's Tale and a study on male sperm numbers have left some worried about the future of human fertility.
Many people with chromosomal abnormalities can’t conceive,
A study in mice shows it is possible to delete extra chromosomes in a range of conditions that are associated with infertility, including Down's syndrome.
Fertility rates have fallen from 2.02 babies per woman in 2008 to 1.81 in 2015.
The baby bonus did its job, encouraging people to have more children at a time when fertility rates were low.
A better understanding of sperm could help develop new fertility treatments and contraceptives for men.
Spirulina is a blue-green algae with multiple uses.
Numerous studies suggest that spirulina could help safeguard fertility.
Australian women are having two or fewer babies over their life-course.
Australia will be left behind without adequate planning and preparation on fertility issues.
If this trend continues, most men will be infertile by 2060.
Many couples undergo multiple rounds of IVF. Our new stats on the chances of a successful pregnancy reflect that.
Women will now be better informed when it comes to deciding whether it's worth undergoing another round of IVF.
Our results are an important gain for couples facing the diagnosis of infertility.
Women have been getting their fallopian tubes flushed for 100 years to help them conceive. Studies show it works, all the better if you use an oil-based liquid.
New legislation provides greater access to sperm and egg donors’ details, while acknowledging some donors’ concerns.
From today, more people conceived with donor sperm or eggs in Victoria will have the legal right to know details about their donor – even if the donation was made anonymously.
Still got it.
Thinking of having a baby? It's not all down to women to get healthy in preparation.
Committing to a safe and active sex life could boost your health in 2017.
An active sex life can promote love and togetherness, drive creativity and build better health.
Pocket your phone without worry.
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Did your holiday gift list include radiation-shielding undies to protect your privates from cellphone radio waves? A radiation expert explains they're unnecessary – your phone won't affect your fertility.
Claims by IVF clinics can be misleading making it difficult to interpret success rates.
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Our recent audit of success rates provided on the websites of IVF clinics’ in Australia and New Zealand identified some common traps in the way these figures are presented.