Traditional belief has held that the underlying cause of miscarriage can be found in mothers, but half of recurrent miscarriages have another cause.
Climate change threatens to cause mass extinctions – but how, exactly? New research suggests male fertility may be the weakest link.
Sperm donation websites are the Ubers and Airbnbs of the fertility world. But why are they so popular? New research explains the reasons why some men donate.
A new study shows that as the father’s age increases, so too the chances of the baby being born prematurely, having a low birth weight, or requiring medical intervention after delivery.
Male contraceptives have been under development for at least the past 50 years, because of the success of the female pill and pessimism about men taking a pill.
The news that Victorian sperm donor records from the 1970s and 1980s were preserved and are now accessible creates both challenges and opportunities for both donors and their offspring.
In biology, the study of these very special sperm cells makes it possible to learn more about species such as parasitic worms.
The competition to father young is often most intense behind the scenes.
Research is increasingly finding an association between alcohol consumption and sperm health.
An ancient sexual conflict over mitochondrial inheritance may be responsible for the evolution of the two sexes as we know them.
Health Canada is drafting important regulations for assisted reproductive technologies. Initial documents treat egg donors and surrogates as little more than spare parts and walking wombs.
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.
A better understanding of sperm could help develop new fertility treatments and contraceptives for men.
Numerous studies suggest that spirulina could help safeguard fertility.
If this trend continues, most men will be infertile by 2060.
Doctors should examine more than just sperm count in infertile men.
Thinking of having a baby? It's not all down to women to get healthy in preparation.
In 1997, scientists announced they'd created a healthy sheep cloned from another ewe's mammary gland cell. Two decades on, the technique is being refined and applied to new challenges.
If you're planning to become a parent, better lifestyle habits can reduce the risk of obesity in your children.
Victorian attitudes influenced what scientists thought they were observing about sexual behaviors in the animal world. But modern techniques reveal the myth for what it is.