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Can I Test My Fertility At Home?
Can I Test My Fertility At Home?
Patients often ask “can I test my fertility at home?” At-home fertility tests are available over-the-counter, however, it is important to note that this does not replace the testing that…
How Much Sperm is Enough for Pregnancy?
How Much Sperm is Enough for Pregnancy?
Understanding your body and what is happening is important if you are trying to conceive. Fertilization can feel like an overly complicated process and questions like how much sperm is…
New Structure Discovered in Human Sperm Tails
New Structure Discovered in Human Sperm Tails
Sperm are essential for reproduction. Normal sperm parameters (count, motility and morphology) are important for fertilization to occur following intercourse. In order for sperm to be motile, a highly effective…
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Overlooking the Sperm
When a couple is trying to conceive, the focus is often on the female partner. Many women will learn to track their periods, check for ovulation, and identify their fertile…
zika virus semen
Zika Virus in Semen
Researchers from Great Britain have reported that Zika virus can be detected in semen for 62 days after initial infection. They were unable to grow live virus from these samples…