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Male Fertility Statistics and Common Types of Male Infertility

Here’s a look at some prominent male fertility statistics, grouped by category. Pulling from various resources, we’ve gathered some data that will help you — and those you love — understand that male infertility is [...]

Improper Implantation: Ectopic Pregnancy

The ideal journey from ovulation to pregnancy sees the egg travel from the ovary, through a Fallopian tube to the uterus, where it implants and grows. However, in rare cases, this journey is interrupted and [...]

Understanding Natural Killer Cells, What Are They?

That’s a scary term: Natural Killer Cell. But these white blood cells are actually very important to the immune system, serving as a first line of defense against viruses and even cancer. Their relationship with [...]

Counting Down: Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

Counting Down: Primary Ovarian Insufficiency For most women, their supply of viable eggs begins to run out after the age of 40. Their menstrual periods become irregular, signaling the onset of menopause. But for some, [...]

Male Fertility Testing and What You Need To Know

If you and your partner haven’t been able to conceive after a year of trying (or 6 months if they’re over age 35), both of you may be ready to start exploring your options for [...]

Combat-Related Injuries and Male Fertility

When soldiers return from war, we can see the obvious scars of combat. But there are injuries and effects that can be much harder to notice. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in [...]

What Are Some Causes of Male Infertility?

Before we can effectively address the causes of male infertility, it’s important to know what must occur in the male reproductive system in order for the sperm to fertilize an egg. Here’s a quick overview: Healthy [...]

Getting Answers: Tests for Infertility

The World Health Organization defines infertility as “the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.” But that just describes the effect. How can you find out [...]

Age and Fertility: How Does Age Impact Your Fertility

Most women are not strangers to the idea of their biological clock ticking away. When you’re trying to conceive, this concept can make the pressure to get pregnant now even more intense. Though fertility is [...]

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