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Study finds that “masculine” looking men have lower sperm quality

Looking for the perfect guy to father your children? It may surprise you to know that appearance may be deceiving. A recent study suggests that “macho” looking men may have lower quality sperm than other men. The study was published in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology, and was conducted by a team of researchers from […]

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London city workers offered low cost fertility testing

A new fertility clinic in London, England, is trying a unique marketing strategy – they are offering city workers the opportunity to have their fertility testing during their lunch break – at a significantly reduced cost compared to other fertility clinics. For £200 the clinic is offering to test women’s fertility using 3D ultrasound and […]

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I’m 24 years old and definitely want to have children, but not likely before I’m in my 30’s. I’m wondering what the safest form of birth control is, to prevent me from getting pregnant now, without impacting my fertility when I’m ready to have children? I’m also wondering if they’ve invented a safe and reliable form of birth control for men?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Beth Taylor, co-founder and co-director of Olive Fertility Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia.  I am glad you are thinking ahead. There are several forms of birth control that are safe and reliable for women.  The birth control pill, Depo-Provera, and intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUCDs) are the three most commonly used, reversible […]

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Might too much cycling affect male fertility?

Should men who are trying to conceive spend less time on their bicycles? Dr. Paul Turek writes about cycling and male fertility in his latest article on Turek on Men’s Health. Dr. Turek highlighted a recent study conducted in the United Kingdom that provides the best evidence on whether cycling can impact male fertility. The […]

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