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From TheJournal.ie Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients Bernard Norman Barwin

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients

The 80-year-old doctor did not appear at the hearing, but through his lawyers pleaded no contest.

From TheJournal.ie Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart Swimmers

Weirdly shaped mouse sperm can be used to tell species apart

Being able to better differentiate between species will help researchers fight the spread of diseases they carry.

From TheJournal.ie Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation Opinion

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation

Recent studies on donor-conceived children reveal that an overwhelming number of such individuals want information relating to their donor, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

From TheJournal.ie It's now possible to test sperm quality with a smartphone There's A Fap For That

It's now possible to test sperm quality with a smartphone

An optical attachment analyses video of semen.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm Fertilisation Error

Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm

The clinic said there’s a chance the egg cells may have been fertilised by sperm other than that of the intended father.

From TheJournal.ie Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland Sperm Extraction

Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland

The Cork Fertility Centre has announced the breakthrough.

From TheJournal.ie Sperm has been made from mouse stem cells paving way for treatment of male infertility Offspring

Sperm has been made from mouse stem cells paving way for treatment of male infertility

Scientists say the breakthrough may lead to ‘exciting new’ fertility treatments.

12 facts about sperm everyone should know

Class is in session.

From TheJournal.ie Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws Donors

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws

The new Child and Family Relationship Bill could cause issues for those using anonymous donors of egg and sperm.

From TheJournal.ie Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO Outbreak

Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO

Studies showed that three men who had recovered from Ebola still had the live virus in their semen for over a month after the onset of symptoms.

From TheJournal.ie Do you drink this much alcohol a week? It could be damaging your sperm* Drunk Swimming

Do you drink this much alcohol a week? It could be damaging your sperm*

*If you’re a man, obviously.

From TheJournal.ie Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment Fertility

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

From TheJournal.ie Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's Fast Swimmers

Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's

It’s sperm quality that matters, lads.

From TheJournal.ie The UK has a "major" shortage... of sperm Reproduction

The UK has a "major" shortage... of sperm

The fall in donations could make procedures more invasive for women, it has been warned.

From TheJournal.ie World's oldest sperm found in Australia Spermtastic

World's oldest sperm found in Australia

A researcher described it as a ‘delightfully unexpected surprise’.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should sperm, egg and embryo donors be paid expenses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sperm, egg and embryo donors be paid expenses?

A new bill will allow for payments to surrogate mothers but doctors have said these donors should also be paid expenses. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Scientists launch animal sperm bank to recreate populations on other planets The Future

Scientists launch animal sperm bank to recreate populations on other planets

The scientists in Japan were quick to stress that there is presently no human application for the technology but this may be explored in the future.

From TheJournal.ie Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm Evolution

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm

New research has backed up a theory that females can speed up or slow down ‘male’ and ‘female’ sperm in the reproductive tract to choose the sex.

From TheJournal.ie Sperm from anxious dads produces stress-ready children Stress

Sperm from anxious dads produces stress-ready children

However a study also said that a reduced reactivity to stress can lead to diseases such as anxiety and depression.

From TheJournal.ie Potential infertility cure: stem cells create viable eggs in mice Infertility

Potential infertility cure: stem cells create viable eggs in mice

It’s a long way from working in humans but researchers have made a leap forward.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists grow sperm cells from skin Fertility

Scientists grow sperm cells from skin

Researchers say this discovery means it may one day be possible to treat male infertility.

From TheJournal.ie Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers Walnuts

Walnuts 'improve sperm health' in men, say researchers

A study on men consuming a ‘Western-style’ diet showed that eating 75gm of walnuts a day improved sperm vitality.

From TheJournal.ie New research shows fatty foods impact quality of sperm, fertility Health

New research shows fatty foods impact quality of sperm, fertility

Bad news: eating junk food may well reduce a man’s sperm count. Good news: Fish and plant oils can improve semen quality.

Demand for redheaded sperm in decline... except from Ireland

The world’s largest sperm bank says supply is outstripping demand for sperm from redheaded donors from most countries except Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know before 9am: Man in court over Roscommon stabbing, eateries lose millions in food waste, and the latest institution to ban men with red hair…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: an appeal to consumers to stop buying medicines online; Japanese officials say a large radiation leak may have occurred at the Fukushima plant; and we show some of the best results of our caption competition.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists grow sperm in laboratory Fertility

Scientists grow sperm in laboratory

Japanese researchers have cultivated sperm from the testes of baby mice.