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Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men’s Sperm Production

July 25, 2014

FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay –
Treatment for lymphoma may lower men’s fertility, new research indicates.
Both Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which are cancers of the body’s white blood cells, often affect young people who are still in their reproductive years. For men, treatment for these cancers can harm or halt sperm production. Although most [...]


Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

July 18, 2014

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.
The findings aren’t definitive, and [...]


How a Breast Cancer Drug Could Help Some Women Get Pregnant

July 10, 2014

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have a better chance of getting pregnant if they take a breast cancer drug instead of the currently preferred medication, a new study suggests.


Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

July 8, 2014

TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research rules out a leading theory on why older women are at greater risk for having a miscarriage or a child with birth defects.
For almost five decades, it’s been widely believed that the first eggs produced in a female’s fetal stage have better connections between chromosomes. [...]


Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

July 8, 2014

TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research rules out a leading theory on why older women are at greater risk for having a miscarriage or a child with birth defects.
For almost five decades, it’s been widely believed that the first eggs produced in a female’s fetal stage have better connections between chromosomes. [...]


‘Generally Reassuring’ Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women’s Cancers

July 2, 2014

WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Use of fertility drugs doesn’t appear to increase a woman’s long-term risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancers, new research indicates.
The findings are “generally reassuring,” said study co-author Dr. Humberto Scoccia, of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Still, he urged that women who use fertility drugs be [...]


‘Generally Reassuring’ Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women’s Cancers

July 2, 2014

WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Use of fertility drugs doesn’t appear to increase a woman’s long-term risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancers, new research indicates.
The findings are “generally reassuring,” said study co-author Dr. Humberto Scoccia, of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Still, he urged that women who use fertility drugs be [...]


Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success: Study

June 30, 2014

MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A sperm donor’s age doesn’t affect the chances of a live birth resulting from fertility treatments using donor sperm, a new study says.
There is emerging evidence that sperm quality declines as men age. However, the new study’s findings support previous research showing that a couple’s chances of having [...]


Carrying Cell Phone in Pants Pocket May Harm Male Fertility

June 10, 2014

Men who carry a cellphone in their pants pocket may harm their sperm and reduce their chances of having children, a new review warns.


Pot Use Might Be Linked to Abnormal Sperm

June 5, 2014

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana use might affect the size and shape of a young man’s sperm, possibly impairing his fertility, a new study claims.
“Our data suggests that cannabis users might be advised to stop using the drug if they are planning to try and start a family,” study author Dr. Allan [...]



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